Art & Crafts

7 fun and easy pencil topper ideas for kids

7 fun and easy pencil topper ideas for kids

Make writing and homework more interesting with these pencil topper craft ideas for kids. DIY pencil toppers are easy to make, with a range of materials to choose from. They also make fantastic party bag fillers and gifts. Spend a rainy afternoon getting your hands dirty with the little ones,…
7 Valentine’s Day cards to make

7 Valentine’s Day cards to make

Showcase your creative abilities this Valentine’s Day and surprise your loved ones with a special handmade Valentine’s card. With lots of artist supplies to assist with your crafting, The Pen Company is on hand to inspire with these Valentine’s Day card ideas. Your secret crushes won’t know what’s hit them.…
5 fun Halloween craft ideas for kids

5 fun Halloween craft ideas for kids

Most children love Halloween, and the annual event offers kids and parents the opportunity to sit down together and bond while getting creative. Halloween is synonymous with costumes and trick-or-treating, so you may like to create a costume together, or instead, you could dive into one of the Halloween craft…
How to make amazing stationery in just an hour

How to make amazing stationery in just an hour

While many of our customers adore all things stationery and love to write letters, it can still be difficult to source beautiful letter writing sets; paper and envelopes that inspire you to get writing. So, in this article, we thought we’d show you how to make your own quality stationery…
What is rock painting?

What is rock painting?

Last week, a friend’s 7-year-old son walked up to me, proudly presenting a rock in his hands and saying, “Check this out!” The rock was about 2 inches long, fairly flat, and decorated in a colourful manner. I asked him if he had made this, and he informed me he…
How to decorate an envelope

How to decorate an envelope

Handwritten letters are a wonderful thing, and after spending time sitting down to write a letter it is nice to also spend some time considering how to present it. The first thing the letter recipient will see is the envelope, so it is worth putting some effort into how it…