Stationery in the workplace - what's your take?

Stationery in the workplace - what's your take?

by Andy Youings December 08, 2017

Whether you’re a stationery addict or not, we’d love to hear your thoughts on how you use stationery at work. And best of all, each completed survey will be automatically entered in to a prize draw to win a stationery hamper worth over £50!
The power of doodling

The power of doodling

by Andy Youings September 22, 2017

In honour of National Doodle Day, we look at the power of doodling and how it can help you to switch off, clear your mind and relax. So, if you haven’t given it a go yet, here are Top 5 benefits we find from grabbing our pencil and notebook to get doodling.
New term, new stationery

New term, new stationery

by Andy Youings August 25, 2017

The start of the new academic year is just around the corner. Whether you’re about to embark on a new term as a student or a teacher, if you’re a stationery addict like us there is only one thing on your mind and that’s the purchase of a new collection of notebooks, pencils and highlighter pens!

An ode to stationery

An ode to stationery

by Jill Pinner August 15, 2017

After years of thinking a love of stationery was a little strange, our founder Jill realises she’s not alone. So, now that the truth is out there, Jill’s in celebratory mood and has written her own little ode to stationery. We think fellow stationery addicts will enjoy!
FlipFlop Pocketbook feedback

FlipFlop Pocketbook feedback

by Andy Youings June 29, 2017

Since the launch of the FlipFlop pocket notebooks we've started to receive some lovely feedback from the like-minded folks out in the stationery community - so we thought we would share these with you in order to provide some independent feedback on our newest product. 
House & Garden Festival Part 2

House & Garden Festival Part 2

by Andy Youings June 23, 2017

We've been busy at the House & Garden Festival this week, our first 'proper' event since launching Say Nice Things. We've loved meeting our customers and learnt a lot. Here’s our top 5 reasons why it’s important to get out there and meet consumers at events.

Come and say Hi at House  & Garden Festival

Come and say Hi at House & Garden Festival

by Andy Youings June 19, 2017

House & Garden Festival is taking place at London's Olympia from 21-24 June 2017. Offering visitors a wondrous and eclectic treasure trove of 550 beautiful garden, interior and lifestyle brands - we'll be there (Stand J37) with our entire collection. Come and get your hands on our beautiful stationery and grab a FREE GIFT, too!
Introducing FlipFlop pocket notebooks

Introducing FlipFlop pocket notebooks

by Andy Youings May 26, 2017

Designed to go wherever you go, these fabulous little A6 pocket notebooks were created for life-on-the-go. Each book is reversible with both lined and grid page layouts...simply 'flip' the book to switch between the two! From shopping and to-do lists to mini journal and habit tracker - FlipFlop can be used wherever and however you require. 

House & Garden Festival 2 for 1 offer

House & Garden Festival 2 for 1 offer

by Andy Youings May 15, 2017

We’re really excited to invite you to join us at brand new summer event - House & Garden Festival, 21-24 June at Olympia London. We'll be there with the complete Say Nice Things collection for you to see and purchase. The show will also be the first public outing for some new products due in the next few weeks...we can't wait to share them with you.

Still mad about stationery

Still mad about stationery

by Andy Youings May 05, 2017

We loved National Stationery Week 2017 but unfortunately, like all good things, it had to end. In this week’s blog, we look at the best bits from the seven days of stationery and look forward to the other reasons to get passionate about paper during May. 
Seven Days of Stationery

Seven Days of Stationery

by Andy Youings April 21, 2017

If you are a stationery fanatic then we’re sure you are aware that National Stationery Week is just around the corner and the perfect excuse to celebrate just about everything to do with paper, your pen pot or pencil case. So, whether you’re nerdy for notebooks, jolly about journals or have a penchant for pencils, this is the week for you.
Adding the personal touch

Adding the personal touch

by Andy Youings March 10, 2017

It can be hard to find a gift that really shows your Mum how much you appreciate everything she does. We look at how you can personalise a Say Nice Things journal with a few little touches to add extra thought and love to your gift this Mother's Day.


Review round up

Review round up

by Andy Youings January 20, 2017

We understand that it can be hard to choose a product based only on what you can see on our website; sometimes you'd like to hear what other people have to say. Since our launch we've been lucky enough to receive some very nice feedback from the lovely folks out in the stationery blogging community so we thought we would share these with you in order to provide some independent feedback on our products.
Favourite Fictional Diaries

Favourite Fictional Diaries

by Andy Youings December 09, 2016

The journal or diary is a hugely popular format that has been widely used to great effect, with writers deploying the familiar structure to tell powerful personal stories. Using first person prose creates a strong feeling of intimacy and connection with the protagonist, helping readers to get inside the mind of the narrator and increasing the believability. In no particular order, here are some of our favourite fictional journals of all time.

Lives in print

Lives in print

by Andy Youings December 02, 2016

Millions of people keep journals to record their hopes, fears and ambitions alongside the more humdrum details of their lives. Most are never read by anyone but the author, they are private works written for personal pleasure or a little bit of therapy. But some, either by accident or by design have been transformed from confidential accounts into international best sellers. Here is our pick of some of the most iconic journals and diaries of all time.

Say it with swirls

Say it with swirls

by Andy Youings November 25, 2016

Remember studying the Tudors back when you were eight years old, drawing pictures of Henry VIII and all his wives, you used a nice thick black calligraphy marker pen to make it look authentic didn’t you? Well if you’re like us, you haven’t picked up one of those pens since. But it seems they’re not only back, but they’ve been upgraded.
10 Reasons why we love autumn

10 Reasons why we love autumn

by Andy Youings September 22, 2016

Ok, let’s get one confession out of the way before we start. There’s nothing we love more at Say Nice Things than making lists in our notebooks; they help us to get stuff done and keep us motivated. So here's the Top 10 things we love about autumn.
World Stationery Day

World Stationery Day

by Andy Youings April 27, 2016

Wednesday 27th April marks a very special day for us and is possibly our favourite day of the year (not including Christmas, of course). Yes, it's World Stationery Day when we all share our passion for all things stationery and the written word.