Posts Categorized: Pencils

A Baron Fig Extravaganza!

If you follow Baron Fig at all, you may already know that they have released a pretty extraordinary amount of products over the last few months. I reviewed their Archer Pencils back in January, and the Askew notebook in March, but since then they have released so many products that I haven’t been able to keep up! So… Read more »

Pencils According to… Me, on the CW Pencils Blog

Just a very quick one from me today. I was recently very excited to be asked by Caroline Weaver, of CW Pencil Enterprise fame, to do a little pencil related interview for the CW Pencils blog. Of course I said yes, and worked my way through her questions such as “If you could only use… Read more »

Review: Archer Pencils by Baron Fig

Baron Fig are best known for their notebooks, starting with an incredibly successful Kickstarter for The Confident, back in 2013. Since then, they have extended their range of notebooks, released several special edition items, and some writing instruments. The latest of their writing instruments is The Archer pencil. The first thing that struck me was the packaging…. Read more »

A few nice things…

It’s been a little while since I shared some nice things from around the internet, so here’s some cool stuff I’ve seen recently: Comp. This Kickstarter is a new, modern take on the American classic Composition notebook. It’s only got 3 days to go and has already reached it’s goal, but it looks pretty good to me… Read more »

Moustache Stationery: Shabby Chic

I’m going to start by saying that I think Shabby Chic is the wrong name for this Moustache Stationery box… I think it should be called “Lifestyle Blogger’s Dream”. I mean, look at it, there’s rose gold, perspex, blush, mint, geometrics, pastels. Even the card saying what was in the box had marble print. Need… Read more »

Pencil Shaving Flowers by Haruka Misawa

A photo posted by Haruka Misawa (@misawadesigninstitute) on Mar 5, 2016 at 5:57am PST Via Colossal, I saw these beautiful paper sculptures by Japanese designer Haruka Misawa. You can read about the idea behind it here, but essentially she noticed when sharpening pencils that the shavings resembled flowers and decided to try and reconstruct this… Read more »

Stationery “staples”: Bic & Staedtler

The folks at National Stationery Week sent me a bag of goodies, including brands like Bic and Staedtler, which I consider to be office supply/stationery cupboard staples (no pun intended). These aren’t my normal bag – I’m a bit picky about my stationery choices, I like items that have been thoughtfully designed and aren’t necessarily… Read more »

Ohh Deer, Ohh Deer!

I blogged about Ohh Deer in my very early days of blogging (I won’t link to it, I was pretty bad back then!) with a bit of a wish list. Well now my wish came true! Ohh Deer sent me a few bits to share with you guys. Some I chose, and some is stuff… Read more »

NYC Stationery Shopping: CW Pencil Enterprise

Last time I went to New York in 2014, I did a bit of a round up of stationery stores I went to, along with some vintage finds at Williamsburg Flea Market. This time, given that I was there on my honeymoon, I didn’t want make my husband traipse around tooooo many stationery shops however… Read more »

Stationery at My Wedding

HOORAY! After almost 11 years together, Harry and I finally got married on 28th November. I try not to share too much personal stuff on here, but I thought you guys may appreciate seeing a little bit of how I incorporated stationery into my big day – of course I had to! We had an… Read more »