Posts Categorized: Cards and Gift Wrap

WHAT’S IN YOUR PENCIL CASE? Carol Maxwell

Carol Maxwell is the designer behind the gorgeous Max Made Me Do It cards. You can see her story here. Here’s her stationery set-up: Tell me about how you use stationery in your day to day life? Lists, list, lists! I could not survive without writing lists, so whenever I sit down to work the… Read more »

NEW BRAND FIND: Studio Sarah

I say new… But I’ve been well aware of Studio Sarah’s gorgeous stationery for some time now, via Instagram. They recently got in touch to let me know that they’ve launched their new online shop, which you can check out here. I think my favourite thing about Studio Sarah is that although they have fairly simple… Read more »

Shop Visit: Papier Tigre, Paris

On my recent trip to Paris, I did a good stationery shop crawl. This is the first of a few posts I’ll be making over the next few weeks about the stores I visited. First up, is Papier Tigre. It’s a really beautiful shop, which great, design led stationery. The prices are fairly high, but they… Read more »

(New) National Theatre Bookshop Visit

I’ve posted before about visiting the National Theatre Bookshop, when it was in its temporary home earlier this year. It’s now re-opened in its permanent home and it looks GREAT! It does feel as bit as though they’ve gone into my brain and chosen all my dream things… Along with a great selection of books… Read more »

The Best Biscuit Cards

I haven’t done a card round up in a while, so I thought it was time. Last time I did a food round up I made a conscious decision to omit one food type, because I thought it deserved it’s very own post, and that food type is: Biscuits (the English kind). It’s safe to… Read more »

Stationery Organised Neatly: Neon

This time, my Stationery Organised Neatly has a Neon/Fluorescent theme. Nice and bright. Items clockwise from top left: Bear Highlighters, £3 for set of five, Paperchase Caran D’Ache Couleurs Fluos Pencils, £3.50 each, Harrods (as featured in Caran D’Ache Couleurs Fluos Pencils) Faber-Castell Sleeve Eraser MT washi tape, £2.75, Present & Correct Faber-Castell Sleeve single hole sharpener… Read more »

The Best Printable Gift Wrap

A few weeks ago I was at work and needed to send a quick gift to a friend. I didn’t have time to get gift wrap so I thought I’d check if there was any I could print off for free, and I was pleasantly surprised! Here’s a selection of the best I found: This… Read more »

Stationery Picks of London Design Week

This year London Design Week unfortunately clashed with an incredibly busy work week for me so I didn’t get to see as much as I’d’ve liked… But I did get to see a few things I’d like to share. First off, these rad pencil sharpeners from The Wish List exhibition at the V&A: The concept… Read more »

Stationery Organised Neatly: Brown & Brass

Here’s the second in my Stationery Organised Neatly series, and this time I’m looking at Brown & Brass.   Items from top left: Wooden HB Pencil, £1.45 for 6, Muji (as featured in What’s The Best Everyday Pencil?) Tout Simplement Magnetic Pencil, £3 (as featured in National Theatre Bookshop Haul) Vintage Wood & Brass Extension… Read more »

My last birthday present and a reason to visit Paris

This is my last birthday present I’ll be writing about – promise! (this year anyway…) This time from my friend Annie who found a couple of items for me when she went to Paris. Apologies in advance for the photos – a thunderstorm rolled in just as I set up so the lighting is terrible!… Read more »