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Valentine’s Day Cards at The Paper Parlour

If you are looking to show your love, appreciation or pure admiration to someone special this Valentine’s Day then look no further we are here to help! Here at the The Paper Parlour we are firmly against oooey gooey shmaltzy verses so all of our Valentine’s Day Cards have been selected for their humour and sincerity. We […]

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Royal Nymphenburg

Here at The Paper Parlour we had seen various examples of this porcelain before and we loved it but we never knew anything about the creators and makers behind it. Thank goodness we stumbled across a book called ‘The Craft and The Makers – Tradition with Attitude’. This book is a wonderful source of inspiration and […]

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Joana Rosa Bragança

I have just come across the work of Joana Rosa Bragança, an artist and illustrator from Portugal. I am quite taken with her quirky and humourous illustrations. Above is a 3D beach scene and is part of a set of brilliant illustrations. Click here to view more. The above work was for an exhibition at […]

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The Wonderful World of Mister Finch

A while back I was shopping in York and found two wonderful stores called The Imaginarium and The Yorkshire Soap Co. If you are ever in the area you should definitely go, they sell some fantastic and very unique gifts. The shop designs are beautiful but the other really great thing about them is that they display the […]

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Into the woods…

I have just come across the wonderful work of Amy Hamilton. I am completely  smitten by her illustrations and especially her woodland creatures like this sweet fawn above. Above are a few of my favourite woodland inspired items we have in at the moment. Firstly we have the Cavallini Flora and Fauna Stamp Set, then You’re a […]

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Min Lee Ceramics and Illustration

I came across Min Lee today, she is a brilliant ceramicist and illustrator. Below is just a snippet of her work, to view more you can go to her Etsy page or her website. I hope you like her work just as much as I do!  

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New in from Cavallini & Co.

We have recently got a few new items in from Cavallini. These stamps are a new mini size which are perfect for taking everywhere with you.  I thought they would be good for people who are about to go traveling and want to keep a creative journal as they go. Cavallini have also finally brought out […]

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When will Spring arrive?

I have become slightly obsessed with bird motifs and I think it is due to my need for Spring to arrive! I came across this first image via Pinterest and the picture eventually took me to here. The combination of birds and cross stitch made my head spin! Below is another colourful and cute birdy Pinterest find. I think his/her colours are beautiful. Next up […]

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Eggcelent Easter Goodness!

I am very sorry about the title but I could not help it. For the last few weeks I have seen some genius crafts, baking and art work all inspired in a round about way by Easter and Spring. I have got a few of these brilliant images together below. From the top left going clockwise we […]

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Distaster Designs

We have just got some really lovely items in from Disaster designs. We have got lots of new journals in different sizes which would be perfect for scrapbooking!

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