A Stationery Shop for every day of the week

A Stationery Shop for every day of the week

It’s National Stationery week this week, and what better way to celebrate than by sharing our favourite stationery shops from Belfast to Brighton. 

 

May 21, 2022 — Nona Hencken-Spurling
Modern calligraphy with loose curves and full loops

A History of Calligraphy - From Rome to Home

Take a stroll down calligraphy lane with us as we look through the history of calligraphic styles and how they came to be.
March 15, 2022 — Nona Hencken-Spurling
The Meticulous Kids Gift Guide

The Meticulous Kids Gift Guide

Meticulous Kids Gift Guide

Rounding off our series of gift guides with our top 10 recommendations for Meticulous Kids! Perfect for big and small alike.

December 17, 2021 — Athena Cauley-Yu
The Meticulous Stationery Nerd Gift Guide

The Meticulous Stationery Nerd Gift Guide

Meticulous Stationery Nerd Gift Guide

Continuing with our series of Meticulous Gift Guides, we've rounded up 10 delightful recommendations for all the stationery nerds in your life, or as a treat for yourself.

December 10, 2021 — Athena Cauley-Yu
The Meticulous Calligrapher Gift Guide

The Meticulous Calligrapher Gift Guide

Meticulous Calligrapher Gift Guide

Next up in our series of Meticulous Gift Guides is our gift guide for calligraphers, with 10 specially selected items that are guaranteed to bring delight.

November 18, 2021 — Athena Cauley-Yu
The Meticulous Designer Gift Guide

The Meticulous Designer Gift Guide

Meticulous Designer Gift Guide

Introducing our new series of Meticulous Gift Guides! First up is our gift guide for designers, with 10 specially selected lovely items.

November 05, 2021 — Athena Cauley-Yu
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The Independent Awards by Holly Tucker MBE - or how we won the People's Choice Award against all odds!

The Independent Awards by Holly Tucker MBE - or how we won the People's Choice Award against all odds!

Independent Awards 2020By some miracle we won! Here's my experience of being nominated and my tips on winning.
7 Things I've Learned From Running a Shop for a Decade

7 Things I've Learned From Running a Shop for a Decade

Meticulous Ink turns Ten!We made it to ten! Here are some things I've learned over the past ten years.
November 02, 2020 — Athena Cauley-Yu

Learn Calligraphy at Home!

Some Copperplate Calligraphy practice!Watch our tutorials and learn calligraphy in the comfort of your own home.

March 23, 2020 — Athena Cauley-Yu
Which Fountain Pens Use Standard Cartridges?

Which Fountain Pens Use Standard Cartridges?

Kaweco fountain pens

Not all fountain pens use will accept international standard size cartridges. We list the popular brands that do and don't.

March 06, 2020 — Athena Cauley-Yu
How to Prepare a New Calligraphy Nib.

How to Prepare a New Calligraphy Nib.

Here I share four methods for preparing a new nib for optimum calligraphy fun.

January 31, 2020 — Athena Cauley-Yu
How to Run a Successful Creative Business.

How to Run a Successful Creative Business.

Athena having a jolly good laugh

It's been nine years since I opened the doors of Meticulous Ink. In this post I share nine super important things I've learnt in building a successful creative business.

 

January 23, 2020 — Athena Cauley-Yu