I was doing a Fred Aldous order the other day and I saw this carpenter’s pencil and felt compelled to order it, even though I’m not exactly a carpenter and have no real use for it. It was only 77p so I popped it in my basket. As it turned out, the day it arrived,… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Pencils
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 »
I got these NFL Team Pencils by Faber Castell at Williamsburg flea market for $7. Now, in case you’re not American or a sports fan, just to clarify, NFL is the National Football League (American football that is, not PROPER football). As with the dip pens, I’m not sure when they’re from, but judging by… Read more »
Most people probably do a bar crawl if they go to New York for the first time. Not me, I did a stationery store crawl. I didn’t see as many as I would’ve liked to, as we had limited time, but here’s what I did see: Greenwich Letterpress Greenwich Letterpress is a lovely little store… Read more »
Sorry I’ve been quiet for a few days, my amazing boyfriend took me to New York for a surprise weekend! As you would imagine, as soon as I arrived I started my research on the best stationery shops in NYC. I did a few shop (or should I stay store) visits, as well a fruitful… Read more »
A quick picture post today, really love this picture by Patrick Ng. The pencils are by CARAN d’ACHE and I like them A LOT.
A friend was showing me the sights in Stoke Newington a couple of weeks ago and we wandered into a really sweet shop called Search & Rescue. It has loads of great stuff, but of course I was drawn straight to the stationery section. I was looking for a present for my soon-to-be-qualified-as-a-teacher best friend,… Read more »
What’s in this crumbled bag, I hear you ask… Well, the other day I was wasting time on the Southbank before meeting some friends and I thought I’d pop into the new National Theatre Bookshop. What I didn’t know however is that they have some AMAZING stationery! So of course I couldn’t help myself and… Read more »
Not much time for posts this week! So before I get back on it, here’s a great picture of some coloured pencils, sharpened the old school way, the way my dad still does it.
I will be celebrating with lots of stationery related posts, as usual, so keep your eyes peeled!