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Giveaway alert: calling all stationery addicts!


I recently treated myself to something that made my pulse race. Shall I give you a clue? It was all butter-soft tan leather and white, clean, crisp lines. No, not a designer dress or handbag, but a personal organiser and it’s hardly left my side ever since.

What is it about a new notebook, a beautiful pen, a gorgeous letter-writing set or a cheeky and fun notecard that unleashes such powerful emotions – especially in us women? Well there’s loads of theories out there about this fetishism – all tied up with childhood, escapism, creativity and fresh beginnings. For me, they just look *so* damn pretty.

So if you, like me, also worship at the altar of stationery you’ll love this range of quintessentially British correspondence cards and notes from Kent-based Fraser & Parsley. And, oh joy, to celebrate National Stationery Week (Mon 25 April to Sun 1 May) they are kindly giving you Muddy readers the chance to win 25 of these super cute Cottontail Rabbits correspondence cards and 10 matching mini notes (worth almost £70) which can be personalised to match your family.



Best friends, business partners and working Mums, Rachel Fraser and Josie Parsley founded their company in 2008 inspired by their mutual adoration of classic, beautifully designed stationery. Their bespoke range is all gorgeously traditional – strawberries, teapots, wellington boots – that kind of thing. You choose the colour and exact design.teapot Fraser & Parsley

And of course, in this age of digital communications there’s nothing better than receiving a thoughtful hand written note, that says somebody cared enough to take the time out of their day to write. That is, if you can bear to give them away!


You can enter up to 3 times:

  1. Sign up to my newsletter. You MUST complete this step if you are not already signed up to the newsletter.
  2. Optional extra way to enter: Follow me on twitter and RT ‘I want to win the Fraser & Parsley stationery!’
  3. Optional extra way to enter: Like me on FB and comment – whatever you like as long as it’s clean!
If you are already signed up to my newsletter feel free to enter via Twitter or Facebook.
I’ll pull the winner out the hat on Wed 20th April.

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