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Celebrating National Stationery Week

National Stationery Week takes place in April from the 20th-26th. It is a celebration of the written word and all things stationery. The goal is to get more people putting pen to paper, writing by hand more often, and spelling stationery correctly with an ‘e’!

The truth is, technology has merely distracted us from the joy and importance of writing, but it hasn’t replaced it. In fact, according to YouGov research commissioned by National Stationery Week, 92% of adults think that writing by hand is important and 97% think it is important for children to be taught to write.

There is still something special about stationery and receiving a handwritten letter or card and handwritten stationery is regaining its popularity, especially with the rise of hand lettering and calligraphy. On the 29th April, the UK will celebrate National Stationery Day, a day devoted to pens, pencils, rulers, rubbers, and everything else in between!

Our 5 Favourite Stationary Pieces for National Stationery Week

After the success of National Stationery Week 2019, we are sharing five of our favourite stationery pieces this year to help you prepare before this year’s National Stationery Week:

1. Ted Baker Black Opal A5 Sticky Notes

Who said sticky notes have to be yellow squares? These Ted Baker Sticky Notes bring sophisticated and beauty to even the most boring reminders! You can even pair them with the matching Ted Baker Opal Mini Notebook and Pen.

2. Campo Marzio Paper Cutter

This beautiful letter opener makes opening envelopes a breeze. Not only does it add an element of class to any desk, you’ll wonder what you ever did without one!

3. kikki.K Leather Pencil Case Signature

Pretty in pink, this kikki.K leather pencil case is fresh and delicate, perfect for spring! Your stationery deserves somewhere nice to live, so keep it organised in this neat and tidy pencil case.

4. Montblanc Fine Stationery 149 Lined Flannel Sketch Book

This Montblanc sketch book was made in Italy from fine Saffiano leather. Its pages are high-quality 100g/m paper and are watermarked with the Montblanc emblem.

5. kikki.K A5 To Do List Pad Essentials

New stationery provides the perfect excuse to get organised! This to-do list pad has three sections for your to divide your tasks by priority.

There’s more to life than a hurried text message or email, so why not take the time to send a friend or relative a handwritten card, to show you care.

We have pens to suit every taste and budget, so why not take a look at some of our brands here. Or if you’re looking to buy a gift for someone else, we’ve put together what we think are the best gift ideas.

Celebrate National Stationery Week 2020 in style with The Pen Shop!

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