Essentials they’ll love this Valentine’s Day

Essentials they’ll love this Valentine’s Day

February 02, 2018

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we present our Essentials stationery collection as the perfect gift choice for the stationery addict in your life.
Make 2018 your year to journal

Make 2018 your year to journal

January 15, 2018

The benefits of journaling are well documented but like all things news, starting a new habit is hard. To help you, we’ve put together some suggested action points that you can start to implement for 2018 to really make this the year you start journaling.
Resolutions…that we probably won’t keep!

Resolutions…that we probably won’t keep!

January 02, 2018

We all try to fill that first, crisp page of our journal with a list of resolutions for 2018 but it doesn't always go to plan. Don’t worry, we’re all guilty of over-ambitious resolutions, so in an attempt to lessen the guilt we thought we’d share some of our most un-kept resolutions of the past.

Making a list, checking it twice.

Making a list, checking it twice.

December 21, 2017

Christmas is a definite ‘hot spot’ for lists. So, here's our pick of our favourite Christmas lists in the form of, you guess it, a list of lists! Enjoy.
Controlling Christmas Chaos

Controlling Christmas Chaos

November 17, 2017

Our guest blogger Culaina tells us why now is the best time to start planning in order to avoid Christmas becoming the ‘festival of chaos’ and how she uses her journal to keep things running as smoothly as possible.
Maintaining end-of-year motivation

Maintaining end-of-year motivation

November 02, 2017

The end of year is a great opportunity to think about you and re-focus on achieving your goals without any distractions. So let’s look at some simple techniques to revisit your goals, evaluate your progress and stay on track for the rest of the year.

Writing hacks for parents

Writing hacks for parents

August 18, 2017

Being a parent is by no means easy, and sometimes it feels more challenging than others, depending on what else is going on in your life. It can also become a little overwhelming. Writing is not the answer to all life’s challenges but we believe that using some simple techniques that can give you the support you need.

Identifying feelings for better mental health

Identifying feelings for better mental health

July 08, 2017

As public awareness of mental health gets better, we look at some simple writing techniques that can by used to help identify and rationalise thoughts and serve as a great way of dealing with issues that could be affecting daily life, both personal and professional.
Organising a family camp trip

Organising a family camp trip

June 10, 2017

As with all things in life, good planning is the key to making things stress-free. With a little organisation you can ensure that you don’t need to take the entire house with you the next time you take the family camping. Here’s our top tips for using a journal or notebook to plan your next family adventure under canvas.

Introducing FlipFlop pocket notebooks

Introducing FlipFlop pocket notebooks

May 26, 2017

Designed to go wherever you go, these fabulous little A6 pocket notebooks were created for life-on-the-go. Each book is reversible with both lined and grid page layouts...simply 'flip' the book to switch between the two! From shopping and to-do lists to mini journal and habit tracker - FlipFlop can be used wherever and however you require. 

Journaling for the self-employed

Journaling for the self-employed

May 19, 2017

If you're self-employed professional, you will appreciate the amount of planning and organisation that comes with working for yourself. We’re here to help with our Top 4 tips to help you stay organised and build a strong business.
House & Garden Festival 2 for 1 offer

House & Garden Festival 2 for 1 offer

May 15, 2017

We’re really excited to invite you to join us at brand new summer event - House & Garden Festival, 21-24 June at Olympia London. We'll be there with the complete Say Nice Things collection for you to see and purchase. The show will also be the first public outing for some new products due in the next few weeks...we can't wait to share them with you.

Writing for emotional intelligence

Writing for emotional intelligence

May 12, 2017

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, a national campaign to help remove the stigma attached to mental illness. With homage to the campaign, we have dedicated this week’s blog post to the topic of emotional intelligence and how writing techniques can be used as part of a self-help approach.
Still mad about stationery

Still mad about stationery

May 05, 2017

We loved National Stationery Week 2017 but unfortunately, like all good things, it had to end. In this week’s blog, we look at the best bits from the seven days of stationery and look forward to the other reasons to get passionate about paper during May. 
What might your handwriting say about you?

What might your handwriting say about you?

April 27, 2017

As National Stationery Week draws to a close, we thought #FountainPenFriday was a great opportunity to delve into the curious world of graphology; the study of our handwriting and what it might say about us. Time to get our research hats on!

How to draw a dog with a story

How to draw a dog with a story

April 25, 2017

It's National Stationery Week so we're celebrating Tuesday's #GetCrafty theme with this cute film that teaches your kids how to draw a dog. #NatStatWeek #7DaysofStationery
Seven Days of Stationery

Seven Days of Stationery

April 21, 2017

If you are a stationery fanatic then we’re sure you are aware that National Stationery Week is just around the corner and the perfect excuse to celebrate just about everything to do with paper, your pen pot or pencil case. So, whether you’re nerdy for notebooks, jolly about journals or have a penchant for pencils, this is the week for you.
Habit track goals into reality

Habit track goals into reality

April 15, 2017

At this time of year many of our News Year’s resolutions can start to become a distant memory. And when the warmer weather arrives along with the promise of al fresco dining, the last thing on our minds is eating healthy or going to the gym. That’s why it’s a great idea to use your Say Nice Things journal to track your habits all year so that you don’t lose focus of your goals.

Easter arts and crafts

Easter arts and crafts

April 07, 2017

Although we love the excuse to enjoy some extra chocolate treats at this time of year, at Say Nice Things we’re all about being creative (and organised, of course). So, here’s our pick of some simple but egg-cellent Easter art and craft ideas for a little fun for everyone at home this half term. Let’s get cracking!
Your creative cooking journey

Your creative cooking journey

March 31, 2017

Being organised with meal plans, recipes and culinary inspiration can really help you to get creative in the kitchen. So, if you’re a real foodie, read on as we serve up some great ideas on how you can use your journal to create the perfect place for everything food related. 
Planning home improvements

Planning home improvements

March 24, 2017

There’s something about the arrival of spring that makes our thoughts turn to improving our lives with some home improvements. So, whether it’s decorating the kid’s bedrooms, giving your garden a makeover or building an extension we share some simple ideas on using your journal to collect your thoughts and piece together your next home improvement plan.

A day to remember

A day to remember

March 14, 2017

Planning your wedding, the most perfect day of your life, is a big deal. But as with any big event there is a lot of planning…and we mean a lot! Here’s just a few handy tips on how your journal can help to take the strain and keep you organised and stress-free for the Big Day.
Adding the personal touch

Adding the personal touch

March 10, 2017

It can be hard to find a gift that really shows your Mum how much you appreciate everything she does. We look at how you can personalise a Say Nice Things journal with a few little touches to add extra thought and love to your gift this Mother's Day.

Organising your family life

Organising your family life

February 24, 2017

Family life can sometimes get hectic. With everyone having different interests, activities and commitments keeping track requires a good organisational strategy.  We look at the ways your Say Nice Things journal can be used to become the second-in-command you need to help whip your squadron into shape.