Craft Make by Emily Dawe
With one month to go until the first day of advent, we thought – let’s make our own advent calendar!
Write & Shine runs a programme of workshops & online courses gathering people to write together in the morning light. They welcome busy Londoners seeking space for creativity in their lives. The sessions are open to everyone, whether you’re new to writing, have some experience or simply want to enjoy an energising & inspiring start to your day!
Here is a note from founder, Gemma Seltzer, on how we can all use our creativity to slow down the pace and reflect and explore the corners of our mind!
The run up to Christmas can be a hectic and busy time, so to avoid the stress and embrace the pace of the season, we’ve created some Christmas Journal Spreads to help you be your best organised self.
We have partnered with Mind, the mental health charity, to encourage you to ‘Write it Down’ for better mental health. Author of ‘A Million Lovely Letters’ and ‘Write a Letter’ Jodi Bickley’s inspiring story is a true testament of how important it is to take some time out from your mind and write it down. Read Jodi’s inspiring open letter below.
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