Box Swap: A Stationery Exchange With Envy Fisher.

Happy Christmas Day everyone!

I do appreciate that not everyone will be online today; so, continuing with the ‘Blogmas’ theme, I thought I would show you my festive box swap!
Envy Fisher is a Blogger at Lost In Translation; she is also my pen pal. At her suggestion, the theme was Stationery-and, as a compulsive writer and notebook fiend, I could not have been happier.
(I also really enjoy reading her travel posts; someone, sign this lady up as a travel writer already!)

What I got:

I got…

  • Four notebooks
  • Two pens
  • A stamp
  • A Christmas card (handmade, I might add!)
  • Cat Stickers
  • A post card
  • Three envelops

The envelopes:

The envelopes are particularly special; Envy runs a small shop, and these are one of the products you can buy. She make them herself-and you can add specifications about what sort of paper, what pattern, etc. Don’t believe me? Read this.

What I plan to do with the stationery:

I am always in need of a new notebook it seems, though I never get to the end of them…. Hmm.. Anyway: The spiral bound brown notebook is now my jotter. (I cart a notebook round with me everywhere I go, to jot on-the-go; I could miss some important idea, people! That cannot happen!)

I also plan on keeping a poetry album throughout 2018.. because I always find scraps of verse that I have been working on, and it could all go into one volume. Besides, it’s a poetry collection in the making!
Envy is also trying her hardest to teach me Dutch via our letters. (I’m a terrible student. Better stick to writing!) I may take up a notebook with my ‘lessons’. Go old school.
I also love the pens; they are quite unlike anything I have seen before! I thought that they were pencils-but you click what you would have thought was the Rubber, in order to get to the biro… My handbag has a collection of pens. In they went!

Happy Christmas everyone!



  1. December 26, 2017 / 9:48 pm

    Looks like a great swap. I also love pretty notebooks and pens!

  2. January 9, 2018 / 7:05 pm

    Hi, looks like a fab swap love the notebooks, enjoy creating your poems.

  3. January 9, 2018 / 7:12 pm

    That’s literally my dream! All that stationery looks so lovely!
    Ellie xx

  4. January 9, 2018 / 7:15 pm

    These are some really lovely things you got there. I love a good notebook.
    Lea, xx

  5. January 9, 2018 / 7:20 pm

    This is such a cool idea! I’ve always wanted to do a gift/box swap with a blogger friend! Definitely something I’ll need to make happen for Christmas 2018!
    Chloe ❤

  6. January 9, 2018 / 7:23 pm

    I adore stationery of every type so really enjoyed this post 😃

  7. January 9, 2018 / 7:39 pm

    This is such a cute idea! I’m a huge stationery nerd and I love posts like this hahah. Those enveloped are beautiful. X

  8. January 9, 2018 / 7:40 pm

    This looks great. I love the idea of a stationery swap! The items look lovely. I find planners and stationery something that’s so easy to get carried away with x

  9. Lisa's Notebook
    January 9, 2018 / 10:09 pm

    Aw, what a lovely box swap, and how talented is Envy? Those pen/pencils look great, how clever, and perfect for you and your shorthand 😘 x

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