We pondered on Valentine’s Day…

A while back we were planning blog content (because we like to have an excuse to have planner and things). We got to February and made quite a few hmmmm noises before wondering if an early lunch might be an excellent idea. Post lunch we considered post ideas (because...
An Envelope of Snippets part 28

An Envelope of Snippets part 28

On writing a fan letter? And what you might expect to get out of it? Other people’s love letters are fascinating (and filthy!). See what Henry Joyce, Frida Kahlo, Anais Nin and a couple of soldiers had to say. The glory of the handmade valentines including...
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...