We are encouraging you all to take a break from tech this month and swap your daily scroll for the more classic paper scroll. We all know that too many digital influences in your life can increase anxiety, affect your self esteem and reduce productivity. We have teamed up Jodi Bickley, the author of one million lovely letters, to remind you all how good it feels to be someones (or your own) pen pal.
Do you love stationery? Are pens your thing? Do you study in the UK? Do you take a mean flat-lay? Does your heart say you need new stationery but your student loan say no? Are you still reading? If you’ve answered every question with yes, we have a super exciting opportunity for you! We are looking for 5 students around the country to become Paperchase student ambassadors. Read on to find out how!
We are working with mental health charity Mind to encourage everyone to focus on getting creative, writing things down, taking a break and sharing your feelings. There are many proven mind and soul benefits of journaling such as reducing anxiety, helping you focus on your thoughts and feelings, improving mental clarity and organising your thoughts.
We’ve created some creative journaling spreads to help and encourage you to get organised to be kind to your mind.
We caught up with Luna, the winner of the ‘On the Cards’ competition to ask her where she gets the inspiration for the ‘weird little children’ she designs. Her Herby Friends cards that are stocked in our flagship stores and online include seeds so that you can grow your own, at home! … INTERVIEW WITH ‘ON THE CARDS’ WINNER LUNA PASZKIEWICZ
We all know getting a message on social media saying HBD just isn’t the same as receiving a witty card. For Mark at Brainbox Candy, the ruder the better. The Power of The Card is that you can bring a little giggle to anyone at any time of day. Sending a gif of a grumpy bunny is cute and all, but sometimes you’ve got to think outside the hutch.
The art of gift and card giving is founded on the basis of celebration. Everyone should feel represented on each occasion they choose to celebrate, but unfortunately, at times that isn’t the case. Kitsch Noir founder, Cherelle Brown, tells us about the shortage of cards in the industry that represent people of colour, and how she initiated change by building a brand that caters to everyone.
Sometimes there’s an occasion to be made where you least expected it.
If you didn’t know you needed a sarcastic Merry Brexit card, now you do. We want to inspire you to send a personal note to someone to remind them you’re thinking of them, even at the most unexpected times.
To celebrate the ‘Power of the Card’ we asked Dean Morris about his inspirations and why he wants to send a card to the queen…
To celebrate Pride, we’ve teamed up with In Your Dreams, in lots of locations across the country, to come to our stores armed with all their face painting tools to create you the perfect look for Pride. For free!
We caught up with Adrienne, who is a personal trainer, adidas global ambassador, mentor and inspirational speaker. She shares her passion for fitness, as well as encouraging and motivating women by writing, creating videos, and speaking at events and workshops.