Posts Categorized: Pencils

Review: Palomino Blackwing Pearl

I hadn’t come across anywhere selling singles of the Palomino Blackwing Pearl pencil before going to the new National Theatre Bookshop, and I didn’t want to buy a 12 pack so I hadn’t tried it… Until now! The Blackwing Pearl was made to sit between the 2 previous models, so firmer than the original Blackwing… 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 »

A stationery themed proposal…

This isn’t the usual thing I’d share on this blog, but I thought a few of you may appreciate it, so here I go… On Friday morning, my boyfriend said he’d been allowed to go into work late (as he’d worked late the night before) and asked if I would like to join him for breakfast… 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 »

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 »

Caran D’Ache Couleurs Fluos Pencils

I was in Knightsbridge for a dinner the other day with some time to kill so I popped in Harrods to checkout their stationery section. About 20 minutes later I came out having spent £14 on 4 pencils. Oops! Could have been worse I suppose… I got 4 Caran D’Ache Couleurs Fluos Pencils, which are… Read more »

Kickstarter: The Six Mile Pencil

I saw this this week and really love it: It’s the Six Mile Pencil, by Sheffield-based designers Lyon & Lyon. The concept is that the pencils contains 6 miles (or 10km) of graphite and as you sharpen the pencil you can measure how much you’ve written or drawn, or as they say “how far your… 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 »

Stationery Tatts

Like me, you’re probably pretty into stationery. Perhaps enough to thinking about getting a pen or pencil tattoo? But you’re still not 100% sure and you’d like to test the water? Well, I’ve got JUST the thing for you! These temporary tattoos are by Tattly who, in their words, are a “temporary tattoo store for… Read more »