Back to School: Time To Get Get Organised!
As the heat of the summer abates, and September finally makes an appearance, we begin to think about getting ourselves organised for the start of a new academic year. And whether you’re a student or not, we love how the end of summer heralds a fresh start when it comes to getting organised, getting back on top of things after the holiday season… and getting the opportunity to dive headfirst into some gorgeous stationery! That’s right, nothing says September like a brand new back to school notebook, whether you’re going back to school or not! And as crafters, it’s not only an opportunity to get organised… it’s an opportunity to get CRAFTY! Check out our pick of back to school supplies and projects below, and get yourself super organised now!
We just LOVE these sticky notes from Webster’s Pages – not only are they super stylish and glam, but they actually provide a fantastic way for you to organise your diary or notebook – use them to highlight special dates, separate topics or add info to pages in an instant.
This is a super clever little collection of punches from We R Memory Keepers. If you already own a spiral-bound planner, you can use these fantastic little punches to create more pages which you can add! So there’s no need to worry about running out of pages, or last-minute additions to your well-organised life… we’ve got you covered!
Planning for the future is one thing, but what about all those amazing memories you made over the summer? Enter Project Life. These fantastic scrapbooking kits enable you to organise your summer photos and mementos into beautiful memory books to be treasured for years to come. And with all your summer memories neatly organised, you can focus on the rest of the year ahead!
It doesn’t matter how digital the world gets – there’s nothing like putting pen to paper – which is why we know the good old notebook will never go out of fashion! So we just love sharing ways you can get creative with yours – whether it’s your diary, your meal planner, your shopping list or your journal, we think it packs a far more personal punch if the cover has been created by you! Check out Louise Dunbar’s fantastic project right here, and discover how to get creative with your planner, journal or notebook, and make it your own!
If you’re one of the thousands of stationery addicts out there, you’ll know just how fabulous it feels to treat yourself to a new notebook! But some notebook covers can be less than inspiring, and it’s tricky to know how to get creative with them to create something you really WANT to write inside! The answer? Washi Tape! This fantastic tape is taking the craft world by storm, as it’s SUCH an easy way to add colour and charm to a whole range of materials and projects in an instant! Not only can you use washi tape to give the outside of your notebook instant personality, but you can go on to use it on the inside too, making it a craft cupboard essential. Here, Sue Hardman takes you step-by-step through how to transform a plain notebook using washi tape… and the results are fabulous!