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National stationery week: World stationery day ✨

I saw that today is world stationary day for national stationery week. I figured that I should lay all of my stationery out and take some pictures… I now regret the explosion of mess. Saying that while I sat around everything I have I couldn’t help but smile, I am rather lucky to have a job and be able to splurge when I fancy a new pen or print. I am also lucky to be moving into a new home that I can have my own space (bigger than my last little corner) to fill with the things I love.

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I have a lovely collection of washi tape, notebooks, storage boxes, prints, stickers and just everything that I have over time collected. I think that half of everything in my pictures is from the great subscription boxes that I get. Do you feel lucky with how much stuff you have? I also can’t help but think how lucky I am as I notice each item that was also gifted to me by family and friends.

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Today I thought that I would give you a peek inside my storage boxes as well as how I choose to store my stationery. In the bottom draw I store my pens and pencils.

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A few years ago I use to take all of my pens out of their packets and stored them in a box. I did buy a tsum tsum pencil case but that recently broke so now my pens have there own little draw, plus my four highlighters and glue have joined them. I found a stamp storage folder yesterday in The Range that I am going to buy on payday to store my loose stamps, for now they are safe in a draw next to my pens.

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Over Christmas I loved to take pictures with my candles so back then they got there own draw. I always forget they are there so I plan to label the outside of each draw so I can easily remember, do you label your boxes if you have any? I am keeping my pegs there so I can use them, I have a few things I plan to glue onto the pegs when I buy a glue gun. I love, love, love those craft pearl effect tubes, so much that I brought six more yesterday in different effects and colours, have you ever tried them? If not you can find them in poundland! Or in The Range.

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My second storage box has four draws. In the bottom two draws I have all of my sequins that I like to use in pictures and in the other draw you will find all of my stickers.

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I have so many letter sets for my lightbox so they needed a draw, it is such a pain to find a letter I need in the right colour though. The last draw is for my foils.

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I got my storage boxes from WHSmith on offer for buy one get one free awhile back, they are so sturdy and so colourful which I love. I saw some filing box things this week on offer for buy one get one free so I had to pick some up, I plan to place my Blogosphere magazines in them as I noticed a few dents on the covers. I learnt my lesson after loosing and breaking everything, since looking after my stationery better I can actually find something I need and keep it all in order. How do you store your stuff?

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