Paris cheat sheet: Les Parisettes gift shop

A trip to Paris isn’t complete without purchasing a few small souvenirs for the home front. But let’s be honest, most of the souvenirs are rather tacky and don’t seem so cute anymore once back home. While exploring the 7th arrondisement I stumbled upon a Parisian concept store that sells cute, functional and most of […]

Jot down your Journey’s notes

When two of my obsessions blend together – travelling and journals – it is not a matter of if but when I will buy it. It only took two glances at the Te Neues notebooks to decide I “needed” them. Whenever I travel I journal about my daily experiences. I started this at a very […]

Ikea Paper Shop

This news is hot off the press: IKEA just launched a new concept in the Netherlands called the Paper Shop. For stationery and paper lovers like yours truly a welcome addition because we love notebooks, gift wrapping paper and decorations, don’t we? The new Paper Shop can be visited in the Delft and Barendrecht locations […]

Small Treasures: June and August Notebooks

I was so happy when the mail arrived yesterday including an envelope from webshop Ook in het paars with my June and August notebooks. The charming notebooks (10×15 cm) are small treasures with a delicate feel and exquisite look. The covers are made out of recycled paper such as old schoolbooks, vintage maps and wall paper end […]

L’après midi stationery

I’m a compulsive notebooks collector. The awkward thing is that once I bought them, I don’t use them because I don’t want to spoil them. So I keep them neatly stored in my bookcase to show of the pretty covers. There are two notebooks, however, of which I’m sure most people will reluctantly use them: […]

Set your Schedule in Style + 2 Give-aways

I’m a loyal fan and user of Paperblanks notebooks and organisers. Paperblanks has such a huge assortment of beautiful notebooks, that it’s often hard to choose. Whether you like Moroccan patterns, Indian tiles, or late 19th century arts as a cover, there is something to fit your style. For 2013 I chose a pocket size […]