20 sure tell signs that you are addicted to stationery​!

I have always had a massive passion for owning and admiring tons of different stationery. Literally I’m so obsessed with what stationary I own and I have so much of it. My favourite kind of sale is the back to school sales! where there is so much option of what you can buy!

I admit to owning a crazy massive selection of stationary but still always finding an excuse and reason to buy more. Especially notebooks. I store most things on my craft cart but I still end up spreading out to numerous boxes and drawers. Planners, Pens, notebooks, pads, There’s so much to need!

So here are my 20 signs that you are also addicted to stationary…

❥ You already own enough stationary to keep you going for 10 years but you still can’t avoid buying something new every time you get to the stationary aisle.

❥ You see an Instagram of some beautiful stationery whilst scrolling through, to then need to spend hours searching for the same so you can buy it.

❥ You brought a pretty pen but you can’t use it because it doesn’t write very well, but you keep it anyway. So you keep it for a special occasion.

❥ You have the ability to organise your stationery into 100s of different types. (Best, pretty, colour, size. etc.)

❥ When you are starting a new project so need to go out and buy new stationery. It’s not like you already own enough.

❥ You feel fury when the pen you’ve been using has seeped into the next page of your beautiful notebook.

❥ Your collection of unused notebooks is already taking over your room but you just can’t help but buy lovely notebooks. They are all so pretty and maybe one day you will find a use for them all.

❥ When It comes to buying stationery gifts for others that you then like, you need to buy 2 sets because you have to own it too.

❥ You finally need to start a new notebook for your latest project, but before you can start you need to decide which notebook to use, which one’s gonna be perfect for this project. It takes ages to decide because you have way too much to pick from.

❥ Your buying a new notebook that is so pretty that you will never want to write in it.

❥ All your friends and family tell you that you already have enough stationery, and you just can’t believe them.

❥ You have already used too much space for your stationery and you need to make more room for the new things that you keep buying.

❥ You buy more pencil cases then you do handbags.

❥ You feel a rush of excitement when you walk into your favourite shop s to buy stationary and they have a new range in.

❥ You constantly take photos of your stationery looking rather admirable.

❥ having a clear-out of stationery is mission impossible and most likely ends in tears.

❥ You talk about stationary way too much.

❥ half your hobbies revolve around owning more and more stationary and reasons why you need to buy more.

❥ you have a separate place for boring plain stationery and it’s separate to all of the pretty stuff.

❥ going to a new place often means a fancy new pen in the gift shop saying where you’ve been.



  1. Avatar November 12, 2019 / 3:41 pm

    In this modern age of everything being digital it might not be a bad thing to be addicted to stationery. The personal hand-written note seems to be a thing of the past so I am all for this addiction. I still write notes for meetings in a marble notebook and then transcribe them into my PC.

  2. Avatar November 12, 2019 / 9:25 pm

    Girl, I love stationaries. Only because it is my dream job to work in an office. I can not count how many stationaries I have.

  3. Avatar November 13, 2019 / 1:14 am

    You are not alone! I am also a stationery junky… maybe it is because I am a graphic designer. But really I have a few boxes of everything. From letterheads to envelopes I have it in case I need to send out an important letter. And all the different kinds of paper.

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    Kelly Martin
    November 13, 2019 / 5:39 am

    I love this! I’m definitely guilty of buying too much stationery. Browsing stationery stores is one of my hobbies!

  5. Avatar November 14, 2019 / 2:42 am

    I can definitely relate to having notebooks too pretty to use and keeping useless sentimental pens even if they’re out of ink lol. I’m definitely a stationery fanatic

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    Subhashish Roy
    November 14, 2019 / 11:59 am

    I too am still attracted to stationary and love to buy anything that looks creative. My wife is a bigger addict probably being a teacher and loves to gift to children in her class who perform well.

  7. Avatar November 14, 2019 / 7:22 pm

    I fear that I may indeed be addicted to stationary! I absolutely love notebooks and great pens (the smooth writing kind) and have probably spent a small fortune on this stuff. I regret nothing! lol

  8. Avatar November 15, 2019 / 12:51 am

    I haven’t tried out ‘fancy’ stationary for everyday notebooks but your post has inspired me to do so. I typically keep notes in spiral bound notebooks however I wonder if I’d be inspired with new ideas and perspective if I chose something fancier?

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    daphne takahashi
    November 15, 2019 / 12:48 pm

    oh my! I’m super ultra addicted to stationary!!! lol can’t resist them! and when I buy some I usually spend about a week just looking at the new additions before I use them I’m the crazy stationary lady!

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