What we learnt in 2017

Photo by Steve Halama on Unsplash It's been a year full of all kinds of amazings things. We sent out a stationery selection every month, saw lovely things at trade shows, added mini subscriptions to our product range, turned 5, tried to get more organised and had our...

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Merry Christmas!

You were up bright and early (or the kids were), you've had Bucks Fizz for breakfast and the presents are opened, the cats are having a great time in the discarded wrapping paper, and Christmas lunch is in the oven. It's Christmas, and you absolutely deserve to put...

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It’s nearly Christmas…

It's nearly Christmas so don't get distracted reading blog posts. Do something festive instead: Make a list - things still to do, things to be grateful for, your favourite festive memories Send seasonal greetings to anyone you've missed Eat a mince pie Gather together...

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An envelope of snippets – links for December

  Woo hoo! It's the season for feeling festive. Sending cards and letters with added glitter is a perfectly normal activity. Everyone is making lists (and if they're Santa checking them twice). Plus the new year is on people's minds so diaries and planners are...

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4 questions to ask when planning for 2018

There’s just over a month until 2018 starts which for me means it’s time to start thinking about 2018 and what my plans will be. Plus it’s a handy distraction from dealing with Christmas preparation and worry about what to gifts to buy for the 3 secret santa schemes I...

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Staying seasonally organised

I'll be honest, I mean "seasonal" as in "Christmas", as I write this. I love the idea of having different organisation systems that run with the natural seasons, but frankly I have enough difficulty staying organised as it is! Without wanting to bang on too much about...

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An envelope of snippets for November

The clocks have gone back and it's the cosiest time of the year. Take a breather before you fling yourself into the upcoming festive season and enjoy the nip in the air, the colours of the leaves and the warmth of an extra blanket. Here are 5 links for things we've...

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My Life in Stationery – Tash Jones

This month our stationery/life questions have been answered by wedding and lifestyle photographer, mother of 2, and dreamer Tash Jones. We love the sound of her approach to desk organisation but reckon we'd need a really big basket! First things first, what's your...

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Time for cake – we’re turning 5!!

FIVE. Somehow, five whole years have snuck past and Ink Drops' 5th birthday is on 1st November - eeeek! From that first fateful phone call, it's been an intriguing ride... from letter writing salons to trade shows, trying out different planners to creating new daily...

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I’m a bad penpal

It's confession time. I'm a terrible penpal and as with so many things in life it's because I mean well. When a letter arrives from one of my penpals I open the envelope (with a letter opener, of course). I then devour the contents while my brain buzzes with...

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