I woke up on Sunday morning to the smell of birthday candles. My boyfriend, who turned 21 on Sunday, sat on the edge of the bed and reminded me of something fantastic: "That Etsy made local fair is today. It's about 15 minutes away from the house." I toiled with keeping my response to an 'oh, cool' … Continue reading The Etsy Made Local Event in Glasgow
(Stationery 'Sundays' aren't just for Sundays.) Who would have thought that when we read about the Wise Men’s questionable gift choices, the only thing we’d take from the Holy celebration would be the ‘gift’ element. Working in an art store, I sell Christmas cards, decorations and gifts to hundreds of customers every shift. The scene … Continue reading Build yourself a merry little Christmas
Ugh, I just love fresh magazines. There's something so pleasurable in familiarising yourself with the contents in each new edition - getting to witness crisp, glossy (or matte) pages turn grubby under your finger tips. The filthier they get, the greater the testimony to good reading. As you may have seen in one of my previous posts, I … Continue reading Top 3 Magazines You Should be Reading
Typography; is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable, and appealing when displayed. The arrangement of type involves selecting typefaces, point size, line length, line-spacing, letter-spacing, and adjusting the space within letters pairs. ~ Bing Typography is just wonderful. From the wet spiralled ink - carefully, delicately, specifically ringed … Continue reading Let’s talk about TYPOGRAPHY
There has been many-a-time when strolling through shopping centres people have remarked upon the emptiness of them - and, by 'empty' I mean that the quality of shops on offer in many shopping malls now has reduced drastically over the recent years, most particularly in regional areas. I'm talking about £1 shops, 'c'mere till I fix … Continue reading Stationery Sunday: The Works really has the works!
Damon Salvatore, Neville Longbottom and Eponine to name a few - all responsible for the destruction of our hearts through nothing but the power of the English language (French - if you're Eponine)...
This haul is far smaller than what I'm used to, but did you know that Paperchase, Glasgow, has a second floor?...
Welcome! My first stationery blog comes in the form of a Wax Sealing Kit. Taking it all the way back to 1645...
n this month's edition of The Student Advertiser we will be looking at the misconceptions surrounding the beauty industry - more prominently, 'pageants' and the clear differences between these and Mr/Miss... competitions. And so, to complete this process I spoke to Lanarkshire's very own Miss Julie Govan about the truth behind such issues and her experience in … Continue reading Interview: Julie Govan, Miss Scotland 2015 Finalist
'18 Occasions...' was published in Cult Noise Magazine in July, 2015. You can read it here! (Jennifer, Zoe? This one's for you.) The days of matching outfits and coordinated bedrooms may have, at last, passed on to reveal the true foundations of a good relationship with our siblings – lets just call them friends. But, there were times when the ever-present … Continue reading 18 Occassions You Vowed NEVER to Speak to Your Siblings Again