stationery

You've probably heard the quote from poet Ralph Waldo Emerson, who said: "Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door". That quote made me think about everyday objects that I use and how they can be improved. Take Post-it notes for example. I have a pad of them on… Read More

Have you ever stapled anything only to pierce your finger on the misshapen staple? Perhaps you've experienced a staple snagging a favorite shirt. Or maybe you're frustrated with having to fix a jammed stapler or having to refill it. It's time to consider purchasing a stapleless stapler like the Kokuyo Harinacs Japanese Stapleless Stapler. This gadget… Read More

Remember the Pilot FriXion pens with their erasable ink? Now Pilot is offering FriXion stamps that can be used to decorate your journal, paper calendar, etc. Just like the FriXion pens, these stamps use the same type of thermo-sensitive ink that will disappear with friction. The Pilot FriXion stamps are available in several ink colors… Read More

When I need to remind myself to do something that's not part of my normal routine, I leave a note on the front door.  I don't like taping things to the freshly painted door, and tiny little sticky notes can be overlooked or fall off during the night.  I usually write my reminder or to-do… Read More

This is a Kickstarter project.  NOTEBLOX look like typical bound notebooks, but they have a difference: magnets are buried in the bindings.  These magnets can be used for a variety of purposes, like simply holding the notebooks together in a neat block or holding a pen or stylus to the front cover.  Magnets in the… Read More

Wrapping presents is one of those jobs I don't enjoy.  And as bad as my wrapping skills are, it's an added pain in my house because I can never find where the kids have left the tape. Worry no longer, one of those "Why didn't I think of that?" gadgets is at hand.  The Scissortape… Read More