Ultimate Stationery Giveaway – #ShopStationery – 12th April to 18th April 2021

The past year has been a difficult one for everyone, without a doubt. I for one have lost far too many loved ones and attended too many virtual funerals. As such, blogging kind of took a backseat as my mental health quickly suffered. However, I know I have missed it and there have been a lot of things that I wanted to share with everyone over the coming weeks. However, without further ado, I wanted to kick things off with the Ultimate Stationery Giveaway! For your chance to win over £1,500 worth of stationery goodies, continue to read this post and get involved. It is super easy to do so!

The Ultimate Stationery Giveaway:

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Retailers have suffered heavy losses during these closures. Even when open, they have not necessarily made enough money to recuperate their losses. With this in mind, a new campaign has been created called #ShopStationery to encourage people to go outside, get some fresh air and replenish their stationery supplies! For a chance to win, all you have to do is:

  1. Visit your favourite local stationery store between 12th April – 18th April 2021
  2. Take a picture of yourself shopping for stationery
  3. Use #ShopStationery + tag National Stationery Week
  4. Share this photo on social media!

As if stationery lovers really needed a reason to buy more supplies, right?! But if you did, this is a perfect one! I do recommend that you continue to stay safe, however, by washing your hands regularly, wearing face masks and maintaining a social distance whilst out and about.

Tags for National Stationery Week:

You can find National Stationery week on social media at:

Facebook: @NationalStationeryWeek
Twitter: @NatStatWeek
Instagram: @natstatweek

Even if you do not enter this competition, I’d recommend checking out their social media links anyway! There is so much stationery goodness. It’s perfect for any stationery addict.

#SendALetterDay – Writing Letters is Self-Care

#SendALetterDaySadly, it’s the last day of National Stationery Week today. However, I have an amazing guest post today from a dear friend of mine. I have often spoken about writing letters and the benefits to me, or reasons to write. However,  For #SendALetterDay, Laura talks about how writing letters is a form of self-care for her. I absolutely adore this post and honestly, think it needs no introduction. All I can say is that if self-isolation is getting to you and you’re feeling particularly lonely in these trying times, read this post and hopefully be inspired to connect to people through the art of letter writing.

Find out more about the #SendALetterDay campaign by searching the hashtag on social media. However, without further ado, let’s hear from Laura and why writing letters is important to her.

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Reasons To Use Fountain Pens

For #FountainPenFriday, it seemed entirely appropriate to share the reasons why I love writing with fountain pens. In fact, I actually write most of my journal entries and letters using one. Writing a letter without using one has become a little odd now. It happens, when the paper isn’t right for the fountain pen ink but it is rare. As such, here are my top ten reasons why I use a fountain pen – and hopefully, to tell you why you should too!

Reasons to Use Fountain Pens

I used my Manuscript Curve Fountain pen for this, which I am really enjoying writing with. It has a very smooth ink flow and is very comfortable to hold. This pen is also inexpensive so works for any budget!

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Moleskine Bullet Notebook

Moleskine Bullet JournalMoleskine is a name that most people have heard of – whether or not the individual is a stationery addict. They are a very well known brand in the stationery world. Mostly for their vast range of notebooks but they do have a ton of other products too. In the past, I have tried the odd product of theirs and thought they were decent. However, today, I wanted to share one that I very recently got – and my initial thoughts on it. The Moleskine Bullet Notebook from the Art Collection. This was one of the items from my National Stationery Week package and I am so utterly in love already. Since it’s #LetsGetCreativeDay, I figured I would showcase how I am using mine.

I really do not know how I’ve spent this whole time without one and am super excited to actually use it as a travel journal in the coming year or two – once I actually make some proper travel plans! But I do think it is versatile enough that you can use it for pretty much anything – even as an ordinary notebook.

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My National Stationery Week Bundle

It is World Stationery Day! And what better way to celebrate this wonderful day than my sharing a variety of stationery to meet a variety of needs. I was lucky enough to receive a lovely bundle of items from some of the National Stationery Week sponsors in the past few weeks and I wanted to share what was in the bundle today. Many of these items will also be appearing in their own posts or within other posts so I will share a link with you so that you can see them in action.

National Stationery Week Bundle

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