If you made a News Year’s resolution to be more organised then these items will come in handy. Diaries and notebooks are a lovely way to keep track of your appointments and activities or to jot down your thoughts and clear your head.
You can’t beat polka dots and this colourful dotted design is sure to keep you cheery through January and beyond.
Polka Dot Compact 2013 Diary, Paperchase £4.50
This cutesy birdie chain slim 2013 diary is handbag friendly so you can stay organised and know when you’re free as a bird and when you’re, well, not so free.
Birdie Chain Slim 2013 Diary, Paperchase £5.00
Both of these Paperchase diaries are FSC accredited which means the paper is responsibly sourced. So you can rest assured you’re doing your bit for the environment and if that was another one of your resolutions…two birds, one stone! OK enough bird related puns.
When it comes to notebooks fun and quirky can be cool, but classic is cooler. Moleskine notebooks are the obvious choice for reasonably priced, quality notebooks. Whether you’re a ruled person or a plain, there’s something for everyone and they come in a range of colours. Keep an eye out for their limited edition designs too.
Large Ruled Notebook, Moleskine £14.95
Looking for something a little more original? Than these gorgeous customised, hand-illustrated Moleskines are just the thing. There’s a choice of ruled or plain, and with each one hand-illustrated you’ll have a unique place for all your little scribbles.
Set of Two Notebooks, ohNorachio at Etsy £14
Back to the classics, you can’t go wrong with a Filofax. Their beautifully crafted organisers will have you making more plans than usual just so you make a note of them in organisers like this one.
Cuban Personal Organiser in Chilli, Filofax £68.00
With 125 years in the business you can count on Smythson of Bond Street for excellent stationary. This calf leather, crocodile skin style diary is gorgeous and with its week to view layout you’ll be able to keep on top of things. It’s part of the Mara collection so you can pick up all matching pieces.
Mara Collection 2013 Panama Diary, Smythson £70.00