Posts Categorized: Notebooks and Diaries

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 »

Kickstarter: Sticky Page Markers

Only time for a quick one today but wanted to share the Kickstarter for Duncan Shotton’s brilliant Sticky Page Markers. The idea is that the sticky notes can be used to bookmark pages, and multiple sticky notes in the same book can build up to create a scene. There are 10 different packs, which you… 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 »

Mini MUJI Haul

I popped into MUJI on Thursday without any intention of buying stationery. I was queuing up to pay for my pyjamas and before I knew it I was paying for a load of stationery too (they cleverly put the stationery right in front of the till)… Here’s what I got: B5 Lined Notepad, £1.25, Lined… Read more »

Smythson Pocket Notebook: Want list no more

Well, my want list series is proving as a bit of a gift list! I received a late birthday present from my boyfriend’s lovely parents. It arrived in the post like this: Which opened to this: A beautiful Smythson Pocket Notebook, with a lambskin cover, à la my recent WANT LIST post. It’s pretty lovely… Read more »

How do you use your notebooks?

Until a few days ago, I’d never really thought about this before, but I noticed I have a very definite way in which I use notebooks. I’m going to name it the Mullet technique, i.e. business in the front, party in the back. When I say party though, I kind of just mean messy… I… 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 »

Rifle Paper Co.’s New Website

Pretty dreamy isn’t it? I love the redesign and going on the site is very dangerous as I want EVERYTHING! How that they even made a boring old legal pad look desirable?! I just a quick look look through the new pages and these are my top picks: This last one is mainly because I’m… Read more »

WANT LIST: Smythson Pocket Notebook

I’m starting a new series, the WANT LIST. My problem at the moment is that I keep buying all the stationery things I want, rather than just covet them. So in the interest of not being bankrupt, I will be posting about lovely things I have seen but don’t necessarily NEED to own. So, my… Read more »

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Shop Visit: Pedlars

A couple of weeks ago, I FINALLY got myself over to Pedlars, just off Portobello Road. I’ve been meaning to head over for ages, as they seem to be one of the few places that stock Blackwing pencils. I can’t recommend the shop highly enough really, it’s great looking and the staff are really friendly… Read more »