Stationery So Nice You’ll Want To Write Someone A Letter
Yeah yeah, so we all know it’s the digital age and if you can’t do something on your phone, it basically doesn’t exist.
But let’s get hipster and imagine a simpler time pre-emails, texts and yes, even pre-fax, when sending a letter was the preferred method of long-distance communication. Sure, it might take ages to get from Point A to Point B, but there’s something kind of romantic in the sentiment, right?
Even tho’ these days the art of letter writing might be dying out (or is it coming back?), there is actually some truly fine stationery out there for those who are thinking of picking up a pen and kicking it old-school.
Here are some of our favourites from around the world broad web.
For adorable, joy and affordable designs, you can’t go past kikki.K. Their joy Pen Pal kit has everything you need to get began, including:
- 20 writing sheets
- Ten envelopes
- Five postcards
- 1 refillable ballpoint pen
- 1 sticker sheet
For those who want ‘joy’ but don’t necessarily want cartoon cats and stickers all over their correspondence, Kate Spade’s stationery range is a superb place to look.
The larabee dot assorted notecard set features:
So while it might not be a ‘letter writing set’ per se, it’s certainly enough to send someone a quick note to say thanks, glad bday or even just a quick hello.
There are so many lovely An April Idea writing sets to choose from, we couldn’t pick just one.
According to the website, “each product features an original arm drawn design or illustration, and is handmade with love”, plus they’re all Australian, so what’s not to like?
Each writing set includes:
Based in Melbourne, ‘Ask Alice’ is the brainchild of designer Sass Cocker and has a strong emphasis towards ethical and sustainable concerns — so you know your letters will be sourced from local, recycled and fair-trade materials.
This nice letter writing kit contains:
Colourful, funky and oh-so-cheap, you can’t go past Typo’s ‘Palm’ writing set as a budget-friendly option to kick-starting your pen-pal career.
Each set includes:
Cheap and cheerful as this may be, we’d recommend ordering this baby online, because as any stationery tragic knows, it’s unlikely to venture into a Typo store without taking home every 2nd thing you see.