Mindsong music therapy

New year, new charity

It was an absolute pleasure to support Allsorts during 2019 and we wish them all the best for the future. For 2020, we’ll be fundraising for another Gloucestershire charity, Mindsong. Mindsong is a charity working in care homes, day centres and private homes throughout Gloucestershire, with people who have advanced and complex dementia.  They provide…

Spotlight Stationery at the Cheltenham College Christmas Fair

Spotlight on the road!

Along with our sister business, Stationery & Art, we’ll be selling our gorgeous stationery at several gift markets in the run up to Christmas, so if you’d like to come along and say hello and solve all your Christmas present problems! Where to find us: 22nd November, 7.30 – 9.30pmLadies Pamper EveningThe Holiday Inn, Barnwood,…

Ruby stationery collection, Spotlight Stationery

Ruby

We chose the theme “Ruby” for our April 2019 box as it marked our 40th box – where did the time go? Castelli have launched several new designs quite recently, including the Harris range. The dark red version was the perfect fit for this box and it has a flexible cover, a first for Castelli.…

Journal startionery collection from Spotlight Stationery

Journal

For our March 2019 theme we chose “Journal”, but whether that was a bullet journal, gratitude journal, art journal… we left that up to our subscribers! Legami notebookWith squared paper, numbered pages, an index, yearly goals and more, this journal is perfect for whatever type of journal you keep, or want to start. StalologyStalology products…

Retro wooden pencil box

Who is JB Cutter?

When I saw this retro wooden pencil box in a vintage market in Gloucestershire, I couldn’t believe my luck; I’d been looking for one for a long time! I used to have a pencil box just like this when I was very young so it immediately brought back a lot of memories. They were quite…

Meet the Illustrator – Dominique Kirkby

Isn’t this tropical fish illustration wonderful? We asked Dominique about her work and ambitions: What first got you interested in illustration as a career? My interest in portraiture and replicating imagery with pencils began in 2009, and from that, grew my love of realism. Although the majority of my courses were academic and drawing remained more…