September 17, 2017

The cutest back to school stationary... ♡♪

One of my random hobbies is collecting stationary- specifically, anything that is cute whilst also serving a meaningful (or most likely random) purpose in my life.♡ I love characters like Rilakkuma & My Melody, and mostly pastel related things- additionally I'm pretty fussy about what I use, so I can guarantee everything you see will be 100% aesthetic, affordable and (mostly) practical, and really help you to ace revision & class notes, as well as planning essays ofc (゚ノ∀`*゚)゚
I'll also be providing links to where I got (mostly) everything too! ♪
And yes I know it is late for this post but its never too late to buy stationary so.. :>

The first recommendation I have is this set of pastel highlighters and mechanical pencil from Amazon - the specific link is Here ♡

As you can see, the colours are still quite bright but a lot nicer to look at & prettier than the average neon highlighters you get in store. The design of the pen itself reminds me of a vintage flower shop? and yes that is oddly specific...
As for the pencil, there are a lot of good factors about this design. Firstly, the soft grip means you can write faster without hurting your hand (major bonus!) and secondly the rubber & lead are replaceable so it ends up being cheaper than using normal pencils.
I also love how pretty the design is- while sadly you can't find character themed versions of these in the UK, you can at least be assured that it looks smart, sleek and is nice to use ^^ You can find it here!

Probably the best stationary related thing to invest in is a well made pencil case, or just one that's got a fav character on it! Combining both, I tend to prefer a case with plastic coating on the outside as it's easier to clean & a bit more waterproof.

My current pencil case is by the company San-x (creators of Rilakkuma) and I got it from the UK based store 'Artbox' ♡ I chose this design because 4 leafed clovers are supposedly lucky, and who doesn't need a bit of luck? I also thought the mint colour was really pretty and a nice contrast to the brown of Rilakkuma. You can get this case here and view the website here!

I also tend to carry extra supplies with me (washi tape, scissors, etc) which don't fit in the first case & aren't as important to carry with me. That's where the idea of the secondary pencil case was born-  

The case I'm currently using for this is a Betsy Johnson makeup bag in a rainbow gradient colourway. Not only is it super cute, but it fits surprisingly a lot of things! I got this from TK Max in America but I'm pretty sure individual sellers charge affordable prices too.

Here's an overview of the washi tapes I currently have...
As well as having character themed tapes, I tend to find that the pastel rainbow ones are great for decorating diaries/planners and i'd really recommend buying a set of them. These are from Paperchase and you can view the specific tape here - I can't recommend them enough! ★⌒(●ゝω・)

Another stationary related item I like is the classic 4 colour pens you can pretty much find anywhere. Although they don't really offer any writing support, they do come in shiny colours if you look for them hard enough. These are also the standard ink colours you'll need in classes so its a pretty staple piece if you ask me.

Another item I love to carry with me is a memo pad where I can write any random stuff that comes to mind. My current pad is this little twin stars one which I got from Artbox , its super sweet ♪

Moving on to miscellaneous items, here are some of my favourite coloured pens that I have ,。★\(^-^ )♪ The middle two are from Artbox and the outer two are from a friend. I don't use these for note taking often, but more for my diaries and journals.

Another useful item id recommend is a ruler like this one that can snap-out (idk how to say it lol) and also character rubbers are the cutest thing ever. Also, deco tape isn't necessary but.. it is fun to use :>
I hope you've enjoyed reading this blog post as much as i've enjoyed writing it! I'm excited to post more about my stationary finds when I go to Japan since basically all this stuff is imported from there.. XD

Evie xx

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