Clip bored…

Generally I think of clipboards as this: Now, there’s nothing wrong with that I suppose, but it’s pretty boring and doesn’t inspire me much. Then recently, I came across this picture… …and saw how great clipboards can look! They can be used really effectively to display things, whether it’s art; you could clip a print… Read more »

Pilot Pen Set… Help!

Am I going mental?! I have such a vivid memory of a Pilot Pen Set that my best friend got for Christmas when we were younger… Maybe 10 or, so this is mid ’90s. I was SO jealous. It was an assorted set that had every pilot pen you could possibly dream about… or at… Read more »

‘TACHE CARDS

How great are these! And my favourite: Doo Daa Studios are based in Brooklyn, NY and I think their Moustache cards are prettttty fun! They’re a tad pricey at $5.50 each, but they do do a set of 8 for $27.50 (about £17).

SMUG visit

I visited SMUG  a few weeks ago to do a Lino printing workshop and slightly fell in love with it, so thought I’d go back for a proper visit last weekend. It’s in the lovely Camden Passage in Islington, and here is what it looks like: It’s run by Lizzie Evans (you can read all… Read more »

Masking (a window with) tape

I walked past this window in Islington the other was and was impressed by this novel way of using stationery! This person has created a cool (and cheap!) pattern using masking tape to act as a sort of window shutter to stop people on the street staring in! They probably didn’t appreciate me taking a… Read more »

Rain, rain go away…

All this horrible weather (for those of you reading elsewhere, the UK has been even rainier than usual of late) has got me thinking about notebooks that can handle the wet weather. So after a bit of research, here’s my picks: And I’ve written about this one before: They’ve also recently made a series of… Read more »

Write on! Fun pencils

So I’ve been doing a bit of pencil research for an upcoming post and stumbled upon these  Earmark quotes/funnies pencils:

Been there, done that!

Look what was in today’s Do Something magazine in The Guardian. I’m so on trend after last week’s Lino Printing Workshop. Sorry for the wonky pic, I took it in a rush…

The Valentine’s Edition

The time is approaching, so here are my picks of the best Valentine’s card (mainly from Etsy): Starting things off with Rifle Paper Co. (stocked in Paperchase and lots of other UK stores, check their stockists page). Next up, SnoogsAndWilde on Etsy. Made in Connecticut, they have lots of lovely watercolour cards and prints (I particularly like this feather print)…. Read more »

Field Notes: From Seeds

This is a great video from Field Notes, explaining where their product has come from. Field Notes co-founder Aaron Draplin shows his vast collection of the agricultural memo books that inspired their range of note books. His passion is infectious, as you’ll see, he’s so watchable! Here are the ones I have: The manila ones are… Read more »