Flea Market Finds #1: Antique Advertising Dip Pens

I got these 2 for $4! All the guy said was that they were OLD. They’re wooden advertising dip pens and I haven’t had much luck finding out when they’re from. I reckon maybe 1920s or 30s. The captions are brilliant: Hotel Morgan Only Fireproof Hotel In The City Morgantown, W. VA. Ask For Butter-Nut… Read more »

Williamsburg Flea Market

Last NYC post for a while I promise!! But before I shut up about my trip, I just wanted to share my  visit to the Williamsburg Flea Market. On our last day we got the subway over to Brooklyn, specifically Williamsburg, and wandered around the shops, before having brunch cocktails at The Bedford, and tipsily… Read more »

New York Stationery Shop Crawl

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 »

Anthropologie presents: TAPED

On Saturday in New York, after wandering over the High Line, we thought we have a quick look around Chelsea market, and what did I find in the Anthropologie store, but a whole MT Tape extravaganza! They had carts full of amazing washi tape throughout the shop. The whole of the downstairs of the shop… Read more »

ACE Hotel NYC

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 Picture Post: Pencils

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.

Hobonichi Planner 2014: Update

As my Hobonichi Planner 2014 post has been one of my most popular posts to date, and we are now, well, THIS much through the year I thought it was time for an update. Now, I would absolutely love to be decorating my Hobonichi as brilliantly as these guys, but I just don’t have time (I wish… Read more »

New Brand Find: by | n

Uber cool Japanese design studio Nendo have launched their own stationery line, under their in house brand “by | n”. My boyfriend has always admired their furniture, so he’s had his eye on them for a while and we were excited to see them going down the stationery route, for obvious reasons. Here are my… Read more »

The School of Life: Mood Notebooks

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 »

National Theatre Bookshop Haul

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 »