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What to write in a Wedding Guestbook

What to write in a Wedding Guestbook

We’ve all been there; you’re relaxing and enjoying yourself at a wedding, when suddenly the guest book is in your hands, and the pressure is on. If it’s not passed to you, you’ll no doubt be asked several times during the wedding party if you’ve signed it, so there’s no…
12 Amazing Ballpoint Pen Artists

12 Amazing Ballpoint Pen Artists

There are many excellent ballpoint pen artists out there, but sadly I can’t share all of them with you in this blog post, so here is a selection of 12 – these are some of my favourites, and I’ve purposefully chosen contrasting styles to show a wide selection of artistic approaches. Below…
Anne Frank & Her Beloved Fountain Pen

Anne Frank & Her Beloved Fountain Pen

Who Was Anne Frank? Anne Frank was a German Jewish girl who was living in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands, during WW2. The family moved from Germany to Amsterdam as a preventative measure when the Nazis came into power in Germany. The Nazis then went on to occupy the Netherlands from…
My Online Pens & Stationery Gift Exchange

My Online Pens & Stationery Gift Exchange

I recently participated in my first ever online gift exchange and as the theme was ‘Pens & Stationery’ I decided to share my experience with you, fellow stationery lovers, here on our blog! I have known about Reddit’s Gift Exchange for some time, and been rather curious. However, when I…
7 Fun Facts About Valentine’s Day

7 Fun Facts About Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is now the second biggest card-giving celebration in the world, next to Christmas. In the UK we go crazy for all the red, floral and cuddly goodies available in shops in the run up to 14th February (and afterwards, probably in the sale section of the aisles!) As…
Three Gadgets that will dominate 2015

Three Gadgets that will dominate 2015

Over the past 12 months there have been a vast array of spectacular gadgets that have dominated the market. From smart devices that you wear on your wrist, to ones that you wear in the form of headwear, we’re pretty sure that the smart market is moving away from jean…