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18 Little Things That Are Mildly Thrilling To Stationery Addicts

Getting the first page of a new notebook just right.

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1. The start of a new year when you can go and buy a planner, or two, or three.

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2. Finding a pen that makes your handwriting nice.

3. Sorting your pens by colour.

4. Organising your desk to perfection.

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5. Getting the first page of your notebook just right, with no mistakes.

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6. Getting a nice curl of shavings when you sharpen your pencil.

7. Finding highlighters in more ~unusual~ colours.

8. Admiring a to-do list that you've completed.

9. Finding a sale on a stationery website and buying lots of stuff you don't really need.

10. Or a shop bringing out their new range for the season.

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11. Trying out pens on the little pad they have at stationery shops and making sure your squiggles are nicer than everyone else's.

12. Finding a notebook that perfectly matches the task you want to use it for.

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13. Buying a new stock of stationery every school year, even when you're not in education anymore.

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14. Running your hand over something that's been letterpressed.

15. Having to buy a greetings card so you can spend ages choosing the most beautiful one.

16. Accidentally matching your stationery.

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17. Getting a brand new set of Sharpies...and maybe smelling them a little.

18. And finally, going into stationery shops and looking at all the colour-organised card.

Truly a thing of beauty.
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Truly a thing of beauty.