This has come far far too late, and is potentially still too little (especially that I am disabled and a passionate advocate for accessibility) but I’m very excited to announce one of our site’s new accessibility features.
We’re in the process of rolling out image descriptions for all images on the site, and in the mean time we have found what seems to be the perfect ‘Accessibility’ hub.
To the left of your screen, there should be a blue circular badge. If you click the badge, a drop-down menu will appear offering the following accessibility features for the website:
One click, and the changes are made not just for the page you are currently on, but for all the pages you click through to on the site. Depending on your cookie preferences, it can also remember your access features on this site for up to 12 hours, so things should be as you prefer them if you decide to pop back later.
First Pink Pig Sketchbooks, and then Ohh Deer. We have been very very fortunate to work in partnership with such wonderful and well-respected companies. Stationary N’ Stationery is very excited to be able to add a NEW partner to our record, Vertellis.
What are they about? Simple; they encourage taking yourself offline, putting time aside to think, be and make connections with those around you in meaningful ways.
“Our products are designed to encourage time offline, make space for self-reflection, and spark honest conversations with people you care about.”
You can now order our own special edition ‘Super Sly’ bundle, which comes with a random-designed artist’s fineliner pen (black ink) as well as an beautiful, geometric tote bag.
You should know by now how much I love journals, and believe in the importance and practice of journaling. Which means you should ALSO know that I am not a fan of shmushy mushy, non-critical, non-realistic and non-evidence-based faux mindfulness and self-realisation. Which is why I’m going to write the description for the Vertellis Chapters Diary myself.
In short, it is absolutely great. It’s hardback black, faux-leather cover makes it sleek enough to be appropriately visible in your ‘important person bag’ (work bag/briefcase) meaning you can take the time to go offline and do some thinking with you anywhere. There are many beautiful diaries that have self-questioning prompts out there, but not all of us would feel comfortable sat at a meeting or in an interview with a bright blue “YOU’RE AMAZING UNICORN EVERYONE ELSE IS HATER UR GREAT: HOW TO REMAIN MINDFUL” notebook poking out of our bag.
The inside pages are mono-tonal, on thick and high-quality paper that has somehow retained the aesthetic feel of newspaper pages.
The questions are direct and simple, with simple response options. However, as you work through the diary, however often that is, there are small tasks suggested for you which aim to put into practice some of the restfulness and mindfulness that you’ve been working with throughout the book.
What is my favourite thing about planners? No dates!
The Vertellis Chapters Diary is not dated and has no day/month/seasonal names in its pages, meaning that you can sit and write on any day, wherever you are and about whatever you are feeling in that moment.
It doesn’t rush you, and fits in with you and wherever you are right now.
I’m a psychology academic alongside the owner of this bonkers little shop, and am often critical of the governmental tendency to recommend Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for all mental health issues, essentially because it is cheap & quick to deliver, and offers short term improvements without addressing any deeper issues or providing ongoing support, like longer term psychotherapy. This is a personal view that I am expressing for a reason; CBT is such an important and powerful concept to be able to work through with yourself. With practice, one can develop coping strategies that can really change for the better how negative emotions and experiences are dealt with. I strongly believe that journals and worksheets are wonderful for this, and one of the great things about the recent prominence of mindfulness and ‘self-care’ is that people are getting into the habit of learning about, using and habituating truly helpful coping mechanisms from the realms of CBT and other practices.
So the wonderful and lovely Ohh Deer have not only provided us with more of the SOLD OUT Zodiac linen daily planner, but also some of my personal favourite from their Papergang subscription series! I didn’t think we would ever be able to stock some of these limited print planners, tote bags and journals, however now I can say that we are proud sellers of a huge range of work from Ohh Deer’s multitude of collaborating artists.
Chunky, linen covered daily planners
We now have ALL best-selling linen daily planners – undated and timeless, therefore perfect – in stock plus 3 x new designs. Choose from bright block colours and beautiful intricate artwork as we can now boast the following amazing designs:
These are very difficult times for everyone, but we want you to know that Stationary N’ Stationery is still open for business and will be for as long as the post offices remain open!
The site’s stock count is mostly up to date, however we are currently only able to regularly access just one of our two storage facilities. If there are some items I am not able to get your requested quantity of, I will be in touch ASAP via email with the options of a full refund, or waiting until the stock is back in with a voucher to say thank you for your patience.
We hope that our reasonable prices allow you and your loved ones to treat each other from a distance in this bizarre period, and allow you to work from home with style.
Any concerns or queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Much love <3
These are very difficult times for everyone, but we want you to know that Stationary N’ Stationery is still open for business and will be for as long as the post offices remain open. You can use the code CHEERMEUP10 to access 10% off your basket total, and we’ll have at least two dispatch dates per week.
We work with a lot of Britain-based, small but brilliant suppliers, which means that we have luckily been able to continue making orders from their warehouses despite the current coronavirus restrictions on business practice.
We would just ask that you be patient with us if, for example, an item that you order from our site turns out to be on backorder, as there may be a delay in us getting it in before getting to you. If this were to happen, you obviously will be informed immediately and given the option to either receive a full refund, or wait until we get a delivery. In the mean time, fear not! We have a big ol’ treasure trove of stock at the ready, just waiting to go to a new home.
Who invented the word ‘bonanza’ and what does it mean? Was it just for marketing? I reckon so. I will look it up in a dictionary and then write it in my notebook in my heavenly limited edition Mint Glaze Lamy Safari fountain pen because, yes, as we promised, we have got a FABULOUS collection of carefully chosen cartridge-based fountain pens in!
I’ve chosen four models of pen, which fall under four categories of feelings regarding the luxury scale of your pen:
The rose gold barrel is nicely weighted and the cap sports a polished chrome pocket clip engraved with ‘Helix Oxford’. The steel nib has iridium tipping for smooth writing with a certain degree of flex, and writes a 0.6mm line.
Our dark starry planner is here to organise your life! Inside are several handy features to help optimise your organisation efficiently, for both the list-maker and note-taker in mind! Each page is undated, taking off that pressure to complete an entry every day so you can just pick up where you left off. You can easily find your last log too, as each planner comes with a ribb…
The planners have blank boxes for days and dates, so there is no need to worry about what year it is, or which days you do or don’t use the planner. It won’t go out of date at the end of the year, and you won’t have that annoying feeling of buying a diary part way through the year and the first few months being empty. (At least, I think that is really annoying, maybe other people aren’t as bothered…)
Below are some example images of the inside of the planner.
Our most positive reviews are of these planners, and they are what we have sold most of both around Christmas and post-New Year.
Enjoy the bargain as they are now only 11.95 each with FREE P & P – for free postage and packaging, just add the code ‘sillychorlton’ at check out.
We are SUPER excited to be able to introduce the work of SugaryBenny to our shop both online and at our pop-up events, starting from THIS TUESDAY where we will be at The Tap with our wares 4.30-9.30pm!
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