Posts Tagged: pencils

Pencil Shaving Flowers by Haruka Misawa

A photo posted by Haruka Misawa (@misawadesigninstitute) on Mar 5, 2016 at 5:57am PST Via Colossal, I saw these beautiful paper sculptures by Japanese designer Haruka Misawa. You can read about the idea behind it here, but essentially she noticed when sharpening pencils that the shavings resembled flowers and decided to try and reconstruct this… Read more »

NYC Stationery Shopping: CW Pencil Enterprise

Last time I went to New York in 2014, I did a bit of a round up of stationery stores I went to, along with some vintage finds at Williamsburg Flea Market. This time, given that I was there on my honeymoon, I didn’t want make my husband traipse around tooooo many stationery shops however… Read more »

Stationery at My Wedding

HOORAY! After almost 11 years together, Harry and I finally got married on 28th November. I try not to share too much personal stuff on here, but I thought you guys may appreciate seeing a little bit of how I incorporated stationery into my big day – of course I had to! We had an… Read more »

Koh-I-Noor Magic Pencil

About a month ago my boyfriend came home with a treat in his bag for me and it was a Koh-I-Noor Magic Pencil. It’s not exactly “magic” but it’s a colour pencil, in which the lead has several different colours, and it makes a cool effect. It’s fun looking too. It’s quite a fat pencil,… Read more »

Harry’s Old Colouring Pencils

My boyfriend studied design at university and we recently re-found his coloured sketching pencils from our uni days. I thought they looked pretty cool so I’d share a few pictures: I love that they’re all different lengths, and all in the wrong order. I love that some colours have been used so much that there… Read more »

i am a: stationery to make you smile

As with a lot of brands, I first saw “i am a” on their Instagram. They got in touch to ask if they could send me some samples, and of course I said yes, as their stuff looks so cute! Their tag line is “we make you smile” and as soon as I picked the package… Read more »

Mini MUJI Haul

I popped into MUJI on Thursday without any intention of buying stationery. I was queuing up to pay for my pyjamas and before I knew it I was paying for a load of stationery too (they cleverly put the stationery right in front of the till)… Here’s what I got: B5 Lined Notepad, £1.25, Lined… Read more »

WANT LIST: Tanner Goods Pencils

So, I know I probably seem a bit pencil obsessed at the moment, but I saw these yesterday and couldn’t help but add them to the want list. I really like Tanner Goods as a brand. My boyfriend discovered them a year or two ago (starting a small obsession with anything made in Portland, Oregon),… Read more »

What’s the best everyday pencil?

This was one of the first posts I wanted to write when I started this blog, and 7 months later – here I am! It took a bit of time to get a collection together in order to hopefully answer this question. I will be looking at 9 pencils, all HB (where possible), to try… Read more »