Posts Categorized: Reviews

Review: Say Nice Things Journal

How lovely is this pastel geometric design? So pretty. Say Nice Things are a UK based company selling notebooks and journals, and they are very proudly designed and manufactured in the UK. This has been on my to-review pile for such a long time – which is completely a reflection on me, not the notebook!… Read more »

Mini Review: Robert Oster Fire & Ice Ink

Continuing my series of Tessa-talks-about-the-thing-everyone-is-talking-about-but-a-few-months-afterwards, I’ve had a play around with the much-hyped Fire & Ice Ink by Robert Oster. I’ve called this a mini review, because I’m no ink expert and I can’t give you much more insight other than how it looks and a little bit about how it behaves. If you’re looking… Read more »

Review: Baron Fig Askew Notebook

In classic All Things Stationery style, here I am talking about the product that everyone is talking about…. Except I’m talking about it about a month later. Gah. I can’t keep up. Baron Fig’s Askew seems to have been a bit of a contentious one, and a lot has been said about it already. It’s… Read more »

Review: Artline Stix

I like to think I don’t get drawn in by things like this too often but I saw a facebook video a few weeks ago, which I think was this one, showing someone using Artline Stix and promptly ordered a few from Tiger Pens. I didn’t want to buy a big pack so I just got… Read more »

Review: Mossery Planner 2017

I’m feeling a little paper-overwhelmed at the moment (as in, I have more than I can possibly ever use), but like any good addict when Malaysian brand Mossery got in touch asking if I’d like to try their 2017 planner notebook, I couldn’t say no! I’ve always been curious about this brand, as I’ve seen… Read more »

My Bungu Box: Japanese stationery subscription

I first heard from Kuv just under a year ago when she made some suggestions for my stationery shop map in Japan, where she lives (after growing up in the UK). This was really useful as my map where fairly low on Japanese spots, which, given that it’s the stationery capital of the world, seems a… 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 »

Book Review: Stationery Fever

Stationery Fever: From Paper Clips to Pencils and Everything in Between. Written by John Z. Komurki, edited by Angela Nicoletti and Luca Bendandi. Published by Prestel. I think if I’m 100% honest, my main emotion about this book is jealousy. I feel like I almost could have created this, had I put my mind to… Read more »

Book Review: Cut It Out! by Poppy Chancellor

A few weeks ago I went to TWO celebrations to mark the launch of Poppy Chancellor‘s incredible new book, Cut It Out! I went to the launch party, where we celebrated with Prosecco and Vicky’s Donuts (so good!), and then the next morning I was up bright and early to head over to Penguin’s HQ… Read more »

The Dreamday Pattern Journal

The Dreamday Pattern Journals have been sat on my desk for a little while, as I haven’t had much time to blog lately. As some of you know, I’ve been working on a different project, which has meant lots of time sat at my desk, mulling things over (and freaking out a little bit). During… Read more »