At a loss for what to ask for Christmas? Whether it’s letter-writing to loved ones, scratching down your thoughts in a journal, or simply starting to write down your jobs on a to-do list, physically putting pen to paper is shown to increase creativity & wellness. Check out these delicious brands below and cross your fingers you’re on the Nice List.
Rifle Paper Co | With a whimsical love of folk painting, this brand puts the fun back into penmanship. The founder husband & wife combo are painter & musician turned stationery brand legends. Check it out locally in Christchurch at Pepa Stationery.
Bluebellgray | For romantic watercoloured hues, check out these notebooks designed by Fi in Glasgow, Scotland.
Seedlings | This is the fun, slightly kooky sister in the world of stationery, offering personality and a bit of sass. They started with coasters and now they’re a wee empire.
Liberty of London | Traditional prints by Morris and Art Nouveau embossed diaries are some of the gorgeous offerings by Liberty.
Lilly Pulitzer | Outrageous colours in artistic motifs by Lilly, who couldn’t care less about trends and has created a brand that speaks to her opulent & sunny lifestyle.
Mr Boddington | This prim and proper source of paper goods leaves you feeling nostalgic and is downright delightful. For children 4 – 12 years of age there is a free Secret Society of Letter Writer’s with parental tips on helping children write more.