Look up

I am obsessed with space. There are very few things that are as humbling as looking up to the heavens on a cloudless night. I don’t think it’s possible for us mere humans to fully grasp the magnitude of the universe because there no words to adequately describe it. If you get a chance, take a walk tonight and look up. Marvel at everything you see.

All these illustrious worlds, and many more,
Which by the tube astronomers explore:
And millions which the glass can ne’er descry,
Lost in the wilds of vast immensity;
Are suns, are centres, whose superior sway
Planets of various magnitudes obey.

– Sir Richard Blackmore, The Creation

Space
Anewall Decor

Space
Ditty Drops

Space
The Op Spot

Space
Dangerdust

Instagrammer of the week #004

I loooove kikki.K – it’s one of my favourite stores. I have a few kikki.K planners (I’m obsessed) and I find all their products are really well made and lots of fun.

A photo posted by kikki.K (@kikkik_loves) on

A photo posted by kikki.K (@kikkik_loves) on

A photo posted by kikki.K (@kikkik_loves) on

Thumbprint Portraits

I am quite enamoured by these thumbprint portraits created by artist Cheryl Sorg.

Cheryl creates the portraits using your own thumbprint and the titles of your favourite fifty or sixty books. “This custom work is especially for the avid reader and the resulting artwork will be a truly one-of-a-kind portrait that captures you, through the things you’ve read and loved, been transported and transformed by.” What a unique idea!

Thumbprint portraits

Thumbprint portraits

Thumbprint portraits

GET READY FOR CHRISTMAS – 15 GIFT WRAP IDEAS

Christmas is just around the corner! Yay! I’ve already completed half of my Christmas shopping (I know!) so my thoughts have turned to cute paper to wrap it all in. There is so much to choose from – we really are spoiled for choice. I’m really into space so my favourite is the paper by Norman’s Printery below. Do you have a fave?

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Norman’s Printery

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Handmade and Heritage

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Prism of Starlings

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Dandelion Paper

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Wrap and Revel

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Nocturnal Paper

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Lily and Val

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Wrappily

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Birds in Hats

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Elly Hartley Designs

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Newton and the Apple

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Brand by Name

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Blessing and Honour

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
La Vie Peinte

Christmas Wrap Ideas 2015
Viva La Press

Beautiful black wedding stationery

I really like the look of predominantly black wedding stationery (wedding invites, save the date cards etc). Black conjures up feelings of elegance and refinement. Black also lends itself really well to some Gatsy-esque art deco accents in gold (like the invitations by Rachael Ree and Slade Studios below).

What do you think about black invites? Are you a fan too?

Beautiful black wedding stationery
The Colour Studio

Beautiful black wedding stationery
Hanging Willow

Beautiful black wedding stationery
Slade Studios

Beautiful black wedding stationery
Your Party PA

Beautiful black wedding stationery
Creatif Designs 4 You

Beautiful black wedding stationery
Adore Lifestyle

Beautiful black wedding stationery
The Colour Studio

Beautiful black wedding stationery
I Do It Yourself

Beautiful black wedding stationery
Paper Bound Love

Beautiful black wedding stationery
Rachael Ree

Old English Company – notepads

Are you a list maker? I think lists are so important for productivity. It’s really hard to be efficient when you’ve got a bajillion tasks floating around inside your brain. My motto is – write them down to get them done. Of course, you’ll need a pretty notepad to write all your to-dos on, right? These ones are from Old English Company.

Old English Company
Notes Floral notepad

Old English Company
Skills Bills notebook

Old English Company
A5 Important Things Notepad

Old English Company
Brilliant Ideas notebook

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