Blog birthday giveaway!

Blog birthday giveaway. Filofax, Ted Baker pen and stylo, Orla Kiely notebook and OPI nail polish | www.angelinthenorth.com

As you'll know if you popped in earlier in the week, my blog recently had it's second birthday. I've been blogging for a little longer than that, but it was early 2012 when I bought this domain and found my direction. I thought it was about time I shared a little more about myself so I did ...

Ey up! Yorkshire phrases greeting cards

by phylecia yorkshire sayings greeting card

This collection of greeting cards made my thoroughly Yorkshire soul smile. They're actually made by an American, Phylecia Sutherland, who married a Yorkshireman and made West Yorkshire her home. Phylecia said: "It all started with the "eyup love" card. When I moved here it was one of my favourite Yorkshire sayings. When my friends came for our wedding, ...

Ideas for unusual wedding invitations

unusual wedding invitation passport

Receiving a wedding invitation is an exciting thing. It gives you an insight into the nuptials to come and the couple behind it. No one wants their invitation to be an anti-climax, to have guests a bit disappointed that it's just something like they've seen before. Stationery designers and brides and grooms are getting ever more creative ...

Custom design new address stamp

custom new address stamp

It's official: stamps have made a comeback. They're perfect for giving stationery the rustic, homespun feel, that is so loved at the moment. Sad as it may sound to the unconverted and uneducated, I'd been thinking of getting a stamp for a while when I received an email from Stamps Direct inviting me to review one of their ...

New boutique stocking best of British

Yesterday I styled up a really unique brooch set, appropriately enough a pair of angel wings. They were chosen for me by Ria Parkin, founder of new online boutique Let It Reign. Based in the north east and launched in May 2012, Let It Reign is a carefully curated collection of jewellery, accessories, homeware and stationery ...

Brighten up your day with Yuyu

The philosophy behind design company Yuyu is to create work that will brighten your day. What can I say? It works for me. Soon to be married Leeds couple Julie-Anne Hughes and Mark MeKeown are behind Yuyu {such a cute name, right?}. I first saw their work at the Affordable Vintage Fair. Julie-Anne said: “We like to ...