That’s One Use For Post-Its…

Have you guys seen this? In Brazil someone wrongly parked in a disabled spot and some people decided to teach him a lesson by covering his car in post-it notes… So funny. It doesn’t look like anyone captured them actually doing it, but someone caught on camera the man’s reaction when he got back to… Read more »

Bureau Direct June Haul Part 2: J. Herbin Rollerball

It didn’t occur to me that you could put normal ink into rollerball pens, but that’s the exciting thing about the J.Herbin rollerball. You can choose which colour you want to use, as you would a fountain pen, and change it whenever you like. To go with my rollerball, I got some J. Herbin ink… Read more »

Wait… M&S do Stationery?!

I found out via Forks & Brushes‘ post last week that M&S do stationery! I knew they did cards and griftwrap etc. but it managed to pass me buy thus far that they do a full range of desktop and paper stuff. It does feature some slightly twee and girly stuff, as you might imagine,… Read more »

Grids & Guides Notepads

I love these Grids & Guides Notepads by Princeton Architectual Press. They partner their Grids & Guides Notebook too. As regular readers will know, I always prefer a grid notebook, and there’s something about these other patterns that appeal to me too. Each pad has a useful information bar at the top too; formulas, measurements… Read more »

Shop Visit + Haul: Choosing Keeping

Choosing Keeping is located on East London’s (famous for its flower market) Columbia Road. It’s been around a few years but until a couple of weeks ago, I somehow hadn’t made it inside (probably because I’m usually on Columbia Road during the flower market and it’s so hectic that I just get my flowers and… Read more »

Kickstarter: Mr Bingo’s Hate Mail Book

This wasn’t what I was planning to post today but I saw it a couple of days ago and thought it’s SO good, and actually kind of connected to Monday’s The Importance of a Handwritten Letter post.  So, there’s going to be a lot of bad language in this post so if you get offended… Read more »

The Importance of a Handwritten Letter

We all love getting a handwritten letter, and (for me anyway) it’s quite a rare occurrence these days. I also wish I sent more letters and am always impressed with people who take the time to do it. Pen Heaven have started a Handwriting Matters campaign, highlighting the importance of getting people writing by hand…. Read more »

Bureau Direct June Haul Part 1: Clips Ahoy!

As soon as I saw both of these sets of clips in Bureau Direct’s Stationery Wednesday newsletter a couple of weeks ago, I knew I had to choose them for my June haul. Both are Japanese, and both are very useful. How cute are these?! And very functional too. The OHTO Smile Slide Clippers are… Read more »

WHAT’S IN YOUR PENCIL CASE? Laura from Cardboard Cities

I’m slightly in love with Laura Redburn from Cardboard Cities‘ collages. There’s something about her colour palette and use of florals that makes my heart skip. See: So I thought she’s be a perfect candidate for another What’s In Your Pencil Case! Here’s Laura’s set up: Tell me about how you use stationery in your day… Read more »

Quill Summer Sale Haul

Just a heads up guys… Quill London are having a summer sale and it’s full of lovely stuff. I ordered a few bits as soon as I saw the sale was on! Here’s my little haul: Some really cool additions to my stash. Left to right: Birthday Card, £3.60 (sold out), Bonjour card, £2.90, Cool… Read more »