The 10 best stationery sets
Those thank-you letters won’t write themselves... Make the chore bearable with charming paper and cards
Tuesday 27 December 2011
1. Jan Constantine
Writing thank-you letters is a joy using this fabulous writing set, with the Jan Constantine iconic Union Jack and heart design.
2. Honey Tree
From £34, honeytreebespoke.com
Your only problem will be choosing from the dazzling array of children's and adults' designs.
3. Thursday Press
Each print is hand-inked with vintage wooden blocks on 100 per cent recycled manila card with matching envelopes.
Die-stamped "Thank You" motifs, make these the Rolls Royce of stationery, so save them for people who bought you something nice.
5. Caroline Gardner
So pretty is the lined presentation box housing these 10 large floral note cards that the set makes a great gift all of its own.
6. Inspire Me
This lovely set, featuring five aqua/ pink patterned sheets of writing paper and envelopes, does as its name suggests – inspires.
7. Great Little Trading Co
This Robot stationery box has four designs of writing paper, two designs of postcards, stickers and more – all in a fun keepsake box.
8. Basildon Bond
With 40 sheets of watermarked thick paper for under a fiver, even the most frugal of folk can scribe away on premium quality paper.
Eight contemporary cards made from FSC-approved sources. The Design is both attractive and suitably gender neutral. Blank inside.
Handmade Italian cards are utterly gorgeous. The finest cotton paper, hand-painted, blind embossed and tissue-lined envelopes.
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