papercut notepads from mr. yen


My love of notebooks and notepads is well documented, but sadly, so is my failure to actually use them. For some reason, I love to buy small notebooks (they’re the perfect bite-sized piece of affordable design) but I find myself stockpiling them as if they’re an endangered species. And well, I’ve found a new one for my collection: Jonathan from Mr. Yen’s new papercut notepads. Jonathan’s whale prints were a favorite of mine this summer, and now these sweet little handmade papercut-covered notepads (with crossed, dotted, gridded or lined paper) are on my wish list. Each notebook is available right here for $10 and would make a great “just because” or stocking-stuffer gift. xo, grace


Alice

Lovely idea, so simple, yet gorgeous! I have a serious notepad addiction too…the only problem is I never remember what is in which notepad!

Bonnie

It so classy looking and fun! I love note books and stationary. I’m almost as addicted to buying journals, notepads, and pretty stationary as I am to buying fabric.

Thank for posting this, it’s going on my Christmas list!

Molly Payne-Hardin

I love that papercutting is back in vogue! I hadn’t found Mr. Yen yet — thanks for the info! So glad that I’m not the only one hoarding tiny notebooks :).

sally

grace, i do the exact same thing with little notebooks! in fact, i just went through my stockpile of them and was astounded by how many i have and how few are used! japantown here in sf is my major weakness. i had the ‘problem’ before, but once i started hitting j-town’s dollar / stationary / book stores…well, my desk has been piled up even more ever since! :)

jessica

yup guilty of collecting wonderful little notebooks, but loving moleskins.
this stencil one is nice, i could see myself doing the stencil thing on papers, while talking on phone.

Kim

OMG I’m so glad I’m not the only one who hoards little notebooks and then never uses them! Before my last move they comprised nearly half of my enormous book collection.

Tanya

These are so cute! It’s funny that you say you buy notebooks, but don’t use them…I am the same way! It’s crazy! I fall in love with a book and the new fresh crisp pages, but then it’s like I don’t want to mess it up or something. Sheesh! Maybe therapy would help?!

Julie

Hah, I know the feeling, after a while I just stopped buying them. Now I just keep to my Moleskines…

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