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How to write a congratulations card

How to write a congratulations card

If someone you know or love has been working hard towards something and accomplished it, then you’ll no doubt be over the moon for them. What a great feeling that is, to see someone you love chasing their dreams and succeeding in life. Sending a congratulations card is a lovely…
When to send a greeting card

When to send a greeting card

When there is a special occasion on the horizon — whether a national event such as Valentine’s Day or a more personal event such as a birth or anniversary — it is a lovely gesture to send a greeting card. However, many of us get confused about when exactly we…
5 alternative uses for pencils

5 alternative uses for pencils

Here at The Pen Company we love pencils, as do many of our customers. However, did you know that a standard, cheap pencil can come in useful for many tasks other than just drawing or writing? Here are five handy tips for solving everyday issues with the humble pencil. Loosen…
How to master the to-do list

How to master the to-do list

The to-do list may seem old-fashioned, but it is still just as relevant in today’s society as it has always been – perhaps even more so with our busy lives, full of digital distractions. So, what is the best way to use a to-do list? Should you write one or…
Pen Habits: what do yours mean?

Pen Habits: what do yours mean?

We all use pens to write, but did you know that your behaviour regarding your pen can tell others a lot about your personality? The way you interact with your stationery can reveal more than you might think! How you hold your pen, which hand you write with, and if…