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#PositiveThinkingDay

The International Positive Thinking Day is celebrated annually on September 13th. Most of us associate the word ‘Positive’ with just being ‘happy’. Well, partly it is, but not just that. Positivity is the practice of being optimistic in attitude, that focuses on the bright side of life, demonstrating joy, hope, gratitude, interest, pride, love and […]

My Son. A 1 in 400,000,000,000,000 chance!

It scares me to think that chances of having this cute little cheerful will-smile-to-anyone-hold-my-hand kiddo were just a 1 in 400 trillion chance!!   The other day, my husband and I were discussing how scientists estimate the odds of us being born at about one in 400 trillion. That’s 1 in 400,000,000,000,000! We’re lucky to even […]

Collaboratink with Dical House

We’re super excited to announce a new collaboration with Dical House… yippie!! When two of your favourite brands join forces… expect some amazing products! We’re pairing some great novelty keepsakes with some super great fine foods… Awesome, huh? Check out the growing range here. This is only the beginning… More to follow 🙂

Top 5 strangest things we’ve been asked for.

As Tinkers, one of the best parts of our job, at The Tink Shop, is getting to meet loads and loads of lovely people daily! We get to meet all sorts of people from all walks of life – some of which have become regulars at our shop and we now consider them part of […]

Creating personalised gifts on thetinkshop.com

  It’s a very simple process. You do not need any particular design knowledge to be able to personalise any of the products on thetinkshop.com. That’s a promise! Here’s a quick video explaining the process; Simply, start off by browsing the category sections or using the search function (located at the top right corner of […]

Our favourite FREE Online Photo Editors

We’re living in 2018, where almost all of us have smartphones capable of taking some pretty amazing pictures. Most phones today, come pre-loaded with very efficient and feature-full camera apps, which allow you to instantly change and enhance your picture straight away – which is great! Moreover, you can download from a series of iOS […]

Say Cheese!

Parmigiano-Reggiano, Old Amsterdam, Maasdam, Gouda, Stilton…. or even plain good old (matured) cheddar!  mmmmmm….. shall I go on? Pure cheese heaven! Don’t you just love all the different types of intense flavours there are to choose from? I heard someone the other day claim they don’t like cheese! Say what?? Is it even possible? I […]

The day my life changed forever!

It’s been a whole year! One roller coaster year! Twelve months! Three Six Five Days! Oh, wait…. Eight Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty Hours! (yes, I googled this one!)   Why all this emphasis you ask? Well, one year ago, my wife was pregnant – the baby was due in mid-September so we had ample […]

In the summertime…

…when the weather is hot…. Lalala…. And it’s really getting hot! 🙂 Well it sure is Summer and we can feel it! While many of you are enjoying the summer heat, we’re already thinking about Christmas! Yes, Christmas!! And yes, we know it’s early but with so much to plan ahead, we have to start […]

Research… At A Tangent

RESEARCH noun the systematic investigation into and study of materials and sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions.   An essential part of our work here entails research and development, and by research I mean a lot of heavy-mind-boggling-nail-biting-teeth-grinding research!   Most often than not, our concepts are born very casually, over […]