Posts Categorized: Desktop

Welcome to my new site!

As I hope you’ve all noticed, my website has a lovely new face! I thought it only right to welcome you in, give you a little tour and point out my new features. PEN PALS On the right hand side you should be able to see my new pen pals section. This is other stationery… 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 »

Rock, Paper, Scissors

Ok, there’s no Rock… Or Paper… But this post is all about Scissors! Maybe this is strange but I think there’s something really beautiful about scissors. Plus they are incredibly useful. I’ve just scoured my favourite websites for the best ones I could find. In fact, these are all so good, I need to seriously up… Read more »

Pencil Pot Desk

I found my boyfriend’s old portfolio the other day and came across this picture. It was for a job years ago designing the office of Innocent smoothies and he was coming up with ideas for cool desks. There were other fun designs like a connect 4 desk partition but obviously this was my favourite. Anyway,… Read more »

A Proper Pencil Sharpener

Yet ANOTHER birthday present I’m afraid (I might even have one more to post about…), this time from my boyfriend, Harry. He got me a Boston 200 desktop sharpener from the 70s. It’s not the prettiest of items, but there’s something I really like about it. It’s totally just made to be fit for purpose,… Read more »

Back to the 90s with a Tele-index and a rad pencil case

Sorry I was a little quiet last week, I’ve just got back from my best friend’s hen do (I think that’s a bachelorette party for those of you in the US/canada) in Marrakech. It was AMAZING, but the planning for that got in the way of blogging towards the end of last week. Anyway, I’m back… Read more »

Parcel labels, and lots of them

As I mentioned in my last post, I found a great independent stationers (which I can’t remember the name of and isn’t google-able). As well as cards, I’ll also grabbed a couple of bundles of parcel tags, which were a total bargain! The manilla bundle (of about 50) was £3.25 and the Turquoise bundle (also… Read more »

1940s Parsons Desk Calendar

It was my birthday on Friday, and a few of my lovely friends went down the same route with presents and I ended up with several amazing vintage stationery pieces. I wanted to share these items with you, and I’m starting with this Parsons Desk Calendar which Ashley bought me. Here it is in all… Read more »

Pensée Sticky Note Roll

A colleague left something on my desk last week with a note on it and I practically chased her down the corridor to find out what this amazing post-it thing was! She showed me, and told me she got it in Paris, so of course I saw that as a challenge to get my hands… Read more »

Flea Market Finds #3: Wooden & Brass Extension Rule

The last item I bought from Williamsburg Flea Market was this wooden and brass extension rule, which I got for $4. There were quite a few of these in the market, so they can’t be that rare, but this was the only one I saw with a brass inlay, and I really liked that detail…. Read more »