• SCURRY FEATURED IN RED MAGAZINE!

    Well, friends.  I am very pleased to announce- THE SHOP HAS BEEN FEATURED IN RED MAGAZINE!!!!  The magazine feature was released on Scurry Home & Paper’s 2nd birthday, which was particularly special.  Red Magazine has an ethos of connection, encouragement, and empowerment wrapped in style-  that is the heart of Scurry Home & Paper as

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  • THINGS TO ADD TO YOUR PLANNER

    One of my favourite things to kick off the new year is setting up my fresh, new planner.  Honestly, I get giddy.  I’m not a terribly organised person, so it carries with it the zeitgeist of “this year’s the year!”  I also love going through last year’s planner and thinking through all our wee family

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  • BOOK DARTS: A REVIEW

    Its funny how a sliver of thin metal folded back on itself can change everything.  (Okay- dramatic.  Can change everything bookwise.  Still…) Book Darts have done it. Book Darts are page markers of archival quality, so no fear of damaging your book. They easily slip on and stay put until you pull it out later

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  • If you like Mad About the House, you’d also like…

    In my most recent Netflix binge, I’m in Season 4 of Friends.  Chandler is in love with Joey’s girlfriend, Ross’s girlfriend has gone bald, Monica is peed upon by Joey after a jellyfish sting, and Rachel Green is a personal shopper at Bloomingdales.  What a fun job- to be a personal shopper.  The whole thing

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  • ECO-FRIENDLY CHRISTMAS WRAPPING

    Ho, Ho, Hold it… If we are trying to reduce plastic and waste- does that mean our  eco-friendly Christmas wrapping will be just a mass of boring brown paper??  I suppose you have newspaper- but that is really only pretty if you are super artsy.  What are the rest of us talentless plebs to do? 

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  • ECO-FRIENDLY LEATHER ACCESSORIES AT SCURRY HOME AND PAPER

    All accessories at Scurry Home & Paper are ethical, sustainable and eco-friendly leather. I worked hard to find a company that I could be proud of to stock.  When looking for pen cases and laptop bags, there were many that were gorgeous, but their tanning practices were unacceptable.  Some companies, I couldn’t decipher the ethical

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  • WHY I CHOSE REAL LEATHER VS VEGAN LEATHER

    THE PROBLEM WITH REAL LEATHER In the shop I made a purposeful decision not to stock vegan leather accessories.  Prior to this decision I did a lot of research on real leather vs vegan leather, vacillating between the two.  I came to conclusion finally, and thought I’d share what has shaped my thinking as I

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  • HOW TO PROTECT LEATHER BAGS AND CASES

    This post shows you how to protect leather bags and cases you get from Scurry Home and Paper.  The bags you get from the shop eco-friendly- as such they are vegetable tanned and have no synthetic finish.  Do not get so excited about your new accessory that you run off using it without protecting it. 

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  • HOW TO WRAP GIFTS WITH FABRIC

    This article is all about how to do one of the eco-friendly gift wrapping techniques we’ve talked about- wrap gifts with fabric.  This is inspired by the Japanese art of furoshiki.   Roughly translated, furoshiki means “save time and avoid the stress of not being able to find your cello tape because it’s underneath a massive

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