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Bordeaux Craft & Stationery Shopping

One of my most popular posts is the one about the shopping delights of Hamburg. With this in mind, I thought I’d write a bit of a follow up post, this time about the fantastic craft shopping in France, specifically Bordeaux. For my summer holiday this year Ed and I went camping in a beautiful place called Montalivet. It was hot, sunny, had a beautiful beach and was a lovely quiet place to spend a week. Naturally, we ended up spending a couple of days in the local city, Bordeaux.  ...

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Papergang August Review

I was so excited for this month’s Papergang! The sneaks on Instagram told me it was being designed by Gemma Correll. She’s a designer whose illustrations I’ve loved for a while. The prospect of a whole box of her goodies sounded amazing! I patiently waited for the end of the month when it would arrive… I was anticipating a whole heap of red and while it’s not my favourite colour, I loved this pile of goodies on first sight! It was pretty much exactly what  ...

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Filofax The Original Personal Fuchsia Sept 17 planner set up

I don’t tend to switch up my planner set up too often. If you caught my post last month about planning your planner set up, you’ll know I recently rejigged my planners. I needed something to help me focus on the my Etsy shop and blog more. This ended up with me moving out of my old A5 Kikki K and setting up my Personal Fuchsia as my shop/blog planner. I love a good planner set up (both to read and to write) so I couldn’t resist sharing my new set up with you. The planner  ...

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Latest Etsy Planner Stickers Haul

I’ve had a little Etsy splurge I’m a sucker for sales and with Christmas in July comes sales and coupon codes! I picked up some more stickers from a shop I know and love, and found a new UK shop to try! Samantha Mae Sticks I picked up some great stickers from this shop a while back. Thanks to the quality and originality of her stickers, I knew I needed more! Using a thank you code I had from that previous order, I picked up a few more of her stickers to add to my collection.   ...

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