Category Archives: paper

5 Simple Joys: Quarantine Edition

Well, that was a title I never thought I’d type. But here we are, sheltering-in-place, social distancing, and generally trying to feel productive and purposeful while also trying not to freak out. Just today, I realized that I am wasting wide swaths of time scrolling through Instagram: something I’m certainly going to address, in a […]

5 Simple Joys: Calendars and Planners 2020

1. Moontree Letterpress Leaf Identification Flat Calendar this is the calendar I wait for every year. Artist and designer Rebecca Kutys has an admiral gift for translating our botanical world into simple, charming illustrations. As part of my family room pinboard, it’s a handy, calming resource. (And word to the wise: it regularly sells out.) […]

5 Simple Joys: Boston

So … after three and a half years … I’m back? Hear me out. The faster the Internet proceeds, the more I pull back. (Age, and a general sense of contrarianism could have something to do with it.) But I still feel the pull to share, and the passion for sharing favorite spots discovered over […]

NSS 2016: The Ultimate Planner

The National Stationery Show wraps up in NYC today, and while I wasn’t able to attend in person this year, I’ve been tracking the goings-on from afar. A standout was the introduction of new planners from two of my favorite stationery companies (and people), Sugar Paper and Appointed. If you love a good planner — […]

New from Laura Stoddart

Filed under “Patience Rewarded” is a lovely assortment of new paper goods from Somerset-based artist Laura Stoddart. Launched back in January at Top Drawer London (I was giddy with anticipation in the run-up to the show), the scale of her new drawings differs slightly from her earlier style (the people are slightly bigger these days), […]