End of Summer Life

End of Summer Life

Life has been a lot these days, too much, just enough, not enough.

 

 

I’m banishing Caleb and Naomi to the outside world so the baby can nap without their howling and shattering and glee. No one is doing ...

September 25, 2022 — Liz Chan
Pentel Energels

Pentel Energels

We have welcomed the Pentel Energel family to the shop! What fun!

 

 

I have been waiting for these pens for ages, Jon having required some encouragement to get going on this somewhat fastidious and haphaz...

September 23, 2022 — Liz Chan
Open Journals: Guided Journal Writing in Community

Open Journals: Guided Journal Writing in Community

 

Once upon a time, I held journal writing workshops in the Studio Shop. What a thrill! To be writing with people. Something I did not understand the delight of until the pandemic happened—or, maybe, no...

 

September 19, 2022 — Liz Chan
Chicken and Tuna in Sticker Form

Chicken and Tuna in Sticker Form

 

We are carrying Chicken and Tuna face stickers! What a world we live in.

 

 

As someone who runs a stationery shop, and therefore attracts all sorts of interesting stationery people, and who also has a pub...

September 18, 2022 — Liz Chan
First Day of School Jitters

First Day of School Jitters

It was back to school week, and if you sent someone back to school or if you went back yourself, I hope it was a great start, full of good energy and ideas and new relationships and community. Summer ...

 

September 07, 2022 — Liz Chan
Ah, Technology

Ah, Technology

I had a baby and got an e-reader. The world is upending itself, I’m trying hard to keep up.

 

 

We recently got in a delicious order of new books for the shop that I can’t wait to crack into, waiting for m...

September 04, 2022 — Liz Chan
TheCoffeeMonsterzCO Tapes

TheCoffeeMonsterzCO Tapes

We are so excited to launch these super special washi tapes designed by TheCoffeeMonsterzCO! These are collaboration tapes available through us and on her website(where she also offers so many other cut...

 

September 01, 2022 — Liz Chan
Babysitting

Babysitting

Life continues on its disaster mode, as evidenced by Caleb supervising baby while eating pork rinds out of a small pot while reading an overdue library book while his cello remains open, unpracticed, ...

 

August 29, 2022 — Liz Chan
Chicken’s Corner: A Losing Popularity Contest

Chicken’s Corner: A Losing Popularity Contest

We’ve returned from band camp, and, to my surprise and confusion, all the things that were on the to-do list before we left are, unpleasantly, still on the list. Were my stationery elves not busy doin...

 

August 24, 2022 — Liz Chan
A New Blackwing Eras Pencil

A New Blackwing Eras Pencil

The Eras are a series of special edition pencils outside of their quarterly Volume releases, and which celebrate an era of history in this famous pencil, and the

 

newest Blackwing Erasis one of my favou...

August 22, 2022 — Liz Chan