The Meticulous Stationery Nerd Gift Guide

The third in our series of gift guides is for the beloved stationery nerd in your life (or in our case, ourselves). Below are 10 carefully chosen items, from stocking fillers to extra special gifts and everything in between.

1. Iconic Pencase - £15

A cherished collection of pens deserves a good home with this smart pencase by Korean brand Iconic. The slim design features a top-opening system with a metal closure button that matches the subtle, elegant branding on the front. Choose from 3 stylish tones, each finished with coordinating exposed stitching.

2. Foiled Personalised Correspondence Cards - £35

The joy of a hand written note made extra special with personalised stationery. Choose initials, a name or even a favourite quote and it’ll be typeset by hand and then printed using shiny copper foil onto satisfyingly sturdy card. The set of 10 correspondence cards comes with 10 tissue-lined envelopes in your chosen colour, all packed smartly in our signature box set.

3. ABC Alphabet Stickers - £2.50

Great for bullet journalling and general sticker-ing needs, this pack of alphabet stickers by Korean brand Livework is a perfect little stocking filler. Available in 2 colours with a very cool gradation effect.

4. Meticulous Ink Leather Notebook Cover - From £70

We’ve teamed up with a local leatherworker artisan to create these luxurious leather covers made specially to fit perfectly around our Meticulous Ink Custom Notebooks and Date-Free Diaries. Make it an extra special bespoke gift by adding embossed personalisation to the front - choose from either a subtle blind deboss or a stylish copper foil.

5. Hightide Clip Ruler - £9.50

This handy little ruler from Japanese stationery brand Hightide slides neatly onto notebooks to keep your place, or use it to clip papers together. It comes in a beautiful golden yellow aluminium with a laser engraved scale. The flawless combination of beauty and function.

6. Modern Lettering Kit - £25

Our Modern Lettering Kit is a wonderful hands-on gift to encourage making and the enjoyment of the creative process. Packed full with 4 different alphabet styles, 2 paint pens, lots of examples, practice paper and rainbow paper, the kit is all about playing with the visual shapes of letters. It makes a perfect introduction to the world of hand lettering and the techniques can also be used with brush or dip pens.

7. Kaweco Liliput Fireblue Fountain Pen - £120

This absolutely stunning metal fountain pen makes a truly special gift (or a treat for yourself!) that will last a lifetime. It has beautifully distinctive colouring with a stunning mix of blue, purple and copper tones (tempered by blowtorch!) and it’s hand finished, making each one unique. We can confirm that it is positively a joy to use. Plus it comes presented in an elegant metal gift tin, making it an all round impeccable present. 

8. Cavallini Canvas Pencil Case - From £12

We absolutely love all things Cavallini and these wonderful canvas pouches are no exception. Available in 2 sizes and 4 different vintage designs, they make an outstanding pencil case, or anything-else case for that matter.

9. Iconic Double Line Pen Set - £7.50

Add a whole new dimension to writing with these double lined pens by Iconic. Smartly presented as a 3-pack, each pen features a double rollerball tip with 2 different colours. Depending on how you angle the pen, you can use both tips at once or just one tip making it perfect for lettering fun, diaries or bullet journalling.

10. Brass Seal - £18.95

Make your correspondence truly complete with an initialed seal! Perfect to finish envelopes, on invitations or even to add a really special touch to gift wrapping. Choose from individual script initial letters or 3 symbols. Add some colourful sealing wax to make a ready-to-use present that is sure to delight the stationery lover.

Check out our other gift guides for the Meticulous Designer and the Meticulous Calligrapher. Stay tuned for our next gift guide, specially made for kids - big and small!

Athena Cauley-Yu