A good stationery set is a must when it comes to organising your activities for the week, making life easier, or simply adding a personal touch to your office. What’s more, a handwritten “Thank You” note or letter can go a long way in this day and age of digital “e-cards” and emails. Sometimes, it’s good to go back to the old school way of doing things. That’s why we’ve rounded up a few cool accessories for you to stock up on before life gets too hectic.
Here are some notes pads, journals and desk accessories for you to be on trend no matter how busy you may be.
9 stationery essentials to keep you on track with life
1The To Do List
For the everyday reminders and chores checklist, a to-do list is a must. An Organised Life have a set of chic minimalist note pads, journals and diaries to help you stay on track with what needs to get done. We love the little “tick off” boxes at the end of every line, which let’s us know; “mission accomplished”.
2The Monogrammed Stationery
The Daily Edited monogram pretty much anything you would like to have your initials on. But their stationery options are particularly chic thanks to their elegant “Thank You” cards. Your gratitude has never been so personal or stylish.
3The Post-It Notes
There’s nothing like sticky notes to keep handy reminders on your desk and around the house. We love these adhesive notes by Kikki.K, good for your daily planner or simply to send to your work colleagues and friends!
4The (Travel) Journal
We’ve previously mentioned how beneficial it is to journal your everyday life, thoughts and emotions. TYPO have a range of colourful, vibrant journals and travel journals for you to choose from and get inspired to write down all those brilliant ideas. Their artsy travel journals also let you satisfy your wanderlust, even if you’re not ready to jet set just yet …
5The “Just In Case” Note Pad
For the times when you need to jot something down or just came up with a brilliant, spur-of-the-moment idea, it’s always good to have a pen and paper nearby. That’s why this “Stroke of Genius” Kate Spade note pad is a must-have for every desk. You’ll never miss a brainstorming session ever again.
Blacklist Store are always a go-to when it comes to art prints, stationery and greeting cards, which is why we’re loving their 12 month open-dated daily planner. As a bonus, it also features inspirational quotes throughout the book to put a smile on your face week to week. Two organised thumbs up!
7The Goal Pad
What better way to keep up with your goals and hold yourself accountable then writting them down? Whether it’s a deadline at work, a goal weight or a dream holiday, write it down on your goal planner and notice how your motivation grows to complete it. Mi Goals have a range of uplifting note pads and “Get Sh*t Done” lists that’ll have you on top of your game in no time.
What’s a stylish notepad without a stylish pen? Combining quality brass crafstmanship and inspired by classic, timeless pieces, The Sugar Paper Signature Desk Pen is a sophisticated accessory you’ll always have on hand, literally. Choose between pale pink or black for an additional dose of chic to your desk.
9A Touch Of Fun
Miss Poppy Designs knows how to crack a smile on your face thanks to their tongue-in-cheek reminders of how awesome you are. The Pencil sets feature printed text with themes like “The Weekender” pencil set with words such as “Kale” “Yoga” “Activewear” “Soy Lattes” and “Farmer’s Market”. And since you always need to refill on coffee, their “I’m not Bossy, I’m the Boss” mugs are a welcome addition to your warrior-woman arsenal.