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8 great stationery items you’ll want on your desk

Apr 30, 2015

by Alice Young handmade and vintage goods

National Stationery Week is the perfect opportunity to showcase some of the most stylish stationery on Etsy. Nowadays we don’t put pen to paper all that often and it’s a real shame. Sure, it’s super easy to send an email, text or snapchat photo, but there really is nothing quite like writing or receiving a letter. So let’s go all nineteenth century and embrace the power of the written word.


These monochrome beauties are inspired by ink mark-making- the perfect notebook for doodles and scribbles.

If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it at all, right? Fill up these pages with lovely thoughts.


Your profound and insightful prose can’t be written with any old pencil.

Strip things back to basics with these rustic wooden pencils.

Writing sets

The paper in these cacti writing sets is 100% recycled- even the packet it comes in is completely biodegradable.

Floral writing set, you had me at ‘hello’.

Little extras

Who needs emojis when you have these guys?

You’ll never go back to clear sticking tape again.

Will you be writing someone a letter this week? Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @EtsyUK!

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