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I’m one of those people that loves to be surrounded by nice things. No item is just a note pad or a coaster or a cup, everything I own has been chosen for it’s function but also it’s form. Old English Company is a brand that excels in the design of these types of items, quirky, yet relatable, pretty but practical. Here are my top picks.

This coaster captures my early morning thoughts exactly and sits on my blokes bed side table as a not so subtle hint! I really like that the daily planner has a to-do list on one side and a dairy/journal page on the other. I wish all diaries and planners had space for you to fill in your own dates like this one does as I think it looks awful when you miss a day or two in the pre-planned ones.

As I don’t drink much tea and didn’t grow up in a household where the kettle was always on, I often forget to ask people if they want a brew. So now this coaster can do it for me.

I was surprised to see that Old English Company also do enamel pin badges and greetings cards as well stationary and homeware. I treated myself to three badges; A cute pumpkin one for halloween as I love pretty seasonal accessories, ‘First coffee, then the world’ and a ‘Coffee first’ pin as I clearly have more coat lapels available than I do cups of coffee. I chose an Xmas card for my Dad (I like to plan ahead) and a birthday card for the Bloke.

A wise person once said ‘Why have plain stuff about the place, when you can have pretty stuff instead.’ Okay, that person was me ^_^



Products mentioned we’re gifted to me.

8 responses to “Old English Company – Quirky Stationary, Homeware and Gifts”

  1. depepi Avatar

    OMG! Everything looks so classy ❤ I'm in love ❤


    1. Vamp It Up Mcr (Chrissie) Avatar

      Yes classy! Bit of change for me tbh lol


  2. Vera Avatar

    So important to surround yourself with pretty things

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Vamp It Up Mcr (Chrissie) Avatar

      I agree, It really does lift your mood!


  3. […] but certainly not least is this charming post about quirky gifts by Chrissie at Vamp It Up Manchester. Her mini haul of Old English Company brand […]

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  4. Hunida Avatar

    Love it all! Especially the planner!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. jstewa243 Avatar

    This stationary is amazing!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Vamp It Up Mcr (Chrissie) Avatar

      Its cool isn’t it. I love it when brands merge stationary and homeware.

      Liked by 1 person

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