Posts tagged: Stationery

Jot Down Your New Years Resolutions in These Chic Leather Notebooks From Smythson!

January 10, 2011 Entertaining Essentials

Make it Happen
and Follow Your Dreams notebooks, $75. Be Happy notebook, $60.

Along with a new year comes new dreams, new aspirations and resolutions to improve ourselves and our lives. I recently declared “Make it Happen” my personal mantra for 2011 so when I came across this chic notebook emblazoned with those very words, I wanted it immediately! I’m thinking of getting this as my pe …

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5 Favorites for Social Stationery

October 13, 2009 Entertaining Essentials

My desk

I have fond memories of receiving my first set of personalized stationery. When I was 6 or 7 my mom surprised me with a set of pink, purple and sea green folded note cards, note pads and envelopes with little seashells all over and I thought it was beyond cool that my name was printed on them. I would always find excuses to write notes to people just so I could use it. Nowadays pe …

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John Robshaw for Barnes & Noble

March 24, 2009 Fab Finds

John Robshaw is one of my favorite textile designers so I was excited to learn that he recently launched a collection of eco-friendly stationery and gifts for Barnes & Noble! Below is a look at some of my favorite items. I especially love the elephant notecards! All items are available at Barnes & Nobles stores nationwide or at

Elephant Handmade Paper Notecards, $14.95

Indigo Madu …

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The Smythson Guide to Everyday Stationery

March 16, 2009 Entertaining Essentials

A couple of years ago I picked up a copy of The Smythson Guide to Everyday Stationery, a useful reference book on the art of correspondence by Smythson of Bond Street. I originally purchased my pink leather bound edition shown above as a gift for someone else but loved it so much I ended up keeping it for myself!

The book mainly focuses on etiquette and style but is also is a primer on stat …

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Wild Thing

January 13, 2009 Entertaining Essentials

I always keep an eye out for chic new paper goods and I’m loving these “Wild Thing” note cards from Neiman Marcus. With their leopard print lining and  hot pink script font, these are definitely for someone who wants to show off their sassy side. I just might have to add these to my ever growing collection of stationery! $148 for 50 personalized cards & envelopes. Available here.

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