What's happening At Rock Paper Bears

Why supporting small and local businesses is just so important.

Top reasons why it is better to shop small and local  It's no surprise I am such a huge supporter of local and small businesses. That's where I got the inspiration for this website. It's so important whether it is supporting the local independent coffee shop or helping your friend by testing her make up etc. There's so many ways. If you know a small business that would like to expand and stock on this website please get in touch.   (The statistics on this blog are from America as they were easier to find. I will post about statistics...

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Why we don't use SLS in our Bath Bombs

If you have the suspicion that washing your face is making your skin dry, or that shampooing is giving you an itchy scalp or making your eyes sting, or that cleaning your teeth is giving you mouth ulcers, sodium lauryl sulfate is the likely culprit. In studies, there are “significant correlations” (in the words of one) between SLS and contact dermatitis. The Journal of the American College of Toxicology says that it has “a degenerative effect on the cell membranes because of its protein denaturing properties”. The Journal adds that “high levels of skin penetration may occur at even low...

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Why We Love Note Books

The act of writing down my thoughts and ideas is the simplest way to push them out from my brain. Creating and compiling a personalized notebook of learning experiences, new knowledge, insights, sketches, illustrations, creative writing, reflections, and more! This is like a scrapbook of things learned. The notebook takes on the personality of its author – the student – as she decides what content to include, how to present it, how to organize it, and how to shape what she’s learned. The notebook captures the journey of learning. It doesn't matter whether you are fan of simply black and white, or you...

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Count Down To Christmas

Count Down To Christmas

As you know, Christmas is just around the corner. What better way to show your affection for your loved ones with a handmade personalised gift. From christmas countdowns, to personalised baubles we have all sorts of lovely products to help you make this christmas the most magical ever. 

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Colours don’t clash in nature.

beautiful colour flowers inspiration nature products

Here at Rock Paper Bears we love colour. My personal favourites are lime green and citrus yellow. Together. However, there seems to be so many rules on what should and shouldn't go together. So imagine my delight when I found this beautiful blog article on colour.  Written by Cheryl over at  https://allroundcreativejunkie.com Find her on Facebook  and Twitter It seems like there are so many rules about colour, especially in fashion and interiors. Who decided that blue and green should never be seen? Or that you can’t put red with green and purple?  Colour inspiration is everywhere with nature being...

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