What is stationery?

What is stationery?

It’s papery things. Things for recording in or on. Notebooks, diaries, journals, planners, receipt books, writing paper, jotter pads, index cards, sticky notes. But probably not floppy disks any more. It’s pens and pencils and things that make a mark....
And relax?

And relax?

I’m keen on the little and often approach to working. Many small tasks scheduled each day. On any given day I’ll be completing a mix of daily, weekly, monthly and yearly tasks. With most of these, I carefully choose the day or date to schedule them to...
A Closer Look – November 2019

A Closer Look – November 2019

Inspired by the clear cold skies and bright stars yellow and blue were theme colours for November. Banana document wallets – document wallets have been a big hit in the Ink Drops office for keeping handfuls of paper under control. Christmas cards to write go in...
An Envelope of Snippets Part 27

An Envelope of Snippets Part 27

Stuck for original gift inspiration? How about buying them a book on how to make their own ink from foraged items? You probably knew that the Post Office issued special stamps but did you know that you can buy postcard-sized versions of the stamps? Given the themes...
A Closer Look – October 2019

A Closer Look – October 2019

Photo by Boxession Our aim with the October selection was to bring you something colourful. While October can be a glorious month, it can also be grey and dull. So what did we choose? Photo by Boxession Our first pick was this kawaii weather pencil case. A pencil case...
Saved for Later?

Saved for Later?

Are you in the habit of saving posts to read later? Even if you have no idea when later will be? When  Twitter was in its infancy I used the like button as a way of saving things I wanted to look at later. I’d read the post or follow up on the link and then...