Supplies

Siren Call of the Paper Addict

Octopus Notebook Set

The Bell Museum and Planetarium opened this summer in Minneapolis-St Paul and I am thrilled to live close enough to get there once a month or more! On a recent visit I purchased this lovely “Sea Life” three-piece notebook set. These mini notebooks are 4 x 5.5 inches and have one book with lined pages,…

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Letter Enclosed Stamp

letter enclosed written on rubber stamp

I enjoy decorating my envelopes when I send a letter and I think most people like to receive envelopes that have been decorated – I know I do! Recently I’ve been using this lovely “Letter Enclosed” stamp that I purchased at the Well-Appointed Desk shop (online). You can see how the stamped image appears in…

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A Visit to the University of Minnesota Bookstore

University of MN Bookstore, stationery and notebooks

I love a bookstore that has an insane amount of notebooks and pens. Welcome to the University of Minnesota Bookstore (Minneapolis). On the right we have a long aisle of notebooks – all sizes and bindings.This is one of the few places where you can buy a left-handed notebook. On the backside of the same…

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Brillante Pencils

The shimmery brilliance of these metallic colored pencils by designer Louise Fili are called, Brillante, companion to two other pencil sets, the Perfetto and Tutti Frutti.   There set of twelve double-sided pencils comes in six metallic shades in a strong and sturdy keepsake box. The six colors are silver/purple; copper/blue; gold/green.   These pencils…

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Observer’s Notebooks

 Notebooks for visual thinkers. That’s the premise of these unique notebooks published by Princeton Architectural Press. These notebooks, the first in a new series (to be followed by Observer’s Notebook: Weather in spring), went on sale October 4th. First up is the Astronomy Notebook (Amazon / Publisher  / B&N) This sturdy, cloth-bound journal is filled with stunning images and a variety…

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Paper Haul Subscription Box

Looking for a stationery subscription box? Check out this #PaperHaul assortment from Crafty Creatives! Although they’re based in the UK, they do ship worldwide! Sweet! Each month has a new theme. I received this shipment a few months ago, but you can see more of an assortment of their previous packages here. Cards, postcards, stickers,…

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Stamp Box

Besides mail, my other great love is books, which translates to bookstores, libraries, books about books, most anything to do with reading. Like this little gem with the image of the girl reading a book under a tree. I found this small, wooden, compact-like container at a gift shop when a friend (fellow book lover,…

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The Address Book

I found this homemade address book at a thrift store. It has a wood front and back that is lacquered with a picture and the word “Addressory” (I looked the word up in the dictionary- it’s not there). There are photocopied photos separating each section. In the photo below, you can see it says “AB”…

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University Bookstore & Stationery Supplies

I recently went with a friend to the University of Minnesota bookstore. Look at this row of notebooks!! It was notebook heaven! There was also a great selection of pens, but that aisle was too busy to take a photo. But it wasn’t too busy that I couldn’t find a few pens to buy, plus…

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My New Favorite Pen – The Pilot Multiball

I have a new favorite pen that I purchased through JetPens. I always order a few of my trusted favorites and then one or two new, untried pens to get my total to $25 and enjoy the free shipping option. I love a fine point and a generous flow of ink and the Pilot Multiball…

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