Stationery Makeover for Your Desk

Stationery Makeover for Your Desk

As a photographer and blogger, seeking inspiration can sometimes be fraught with many difficulties. Having the occasional stage where you mind just goes blank for no apparent reason. I will be sat at my desk trying to plan out my next photography project or simply trying to figure our my next blog post. Planning can take a long time and having a decent writing pad and pen on your desk, not always easy to come by.

So when I was given an opportunity choose my own note book and Pen from Pen Heaven. I jumped at the chance of having stationary with my own name on them. Not only that. I chose colours which inspiration which would inspire mood, emotion productivity. This is one Stationery Makeover for your Desk which will help any creative blocks you have or currently experiencing.

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Pen Heaven believe certain colours can have effect on your mood and how you reach your potential. As part of Pen Heavens ‘Happiness happens Month’. Pen Heaven have put together a collection of colours which can have a huge impression on our working day.

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Why The Choose the Colour I did

I chose an orange Ravello Journal with a Jotter Pen in the matching colour. Orange is a great colour which is designed to encouraging creativity and happiness, this shade increases oxygen to the brain and stimulates mental activity. A photographer, I need all the help I can get. A provocative colour which will help stimulate my creative processes. Having my own name etched on the journal and pen, just adds to the level of personalisation which Pen Heaven offer.

According to an article found on the Huffington Post. Orange is a colour of stimulation and enthusiasm. Orange is a nice mix of red’s passion and yellow’s joy. Research has found that orange increases oxygen supply to the brain, produces an energising effect, and stimulates brain activity.

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The journal is bound with exquisite Italian leather. All Pen Heaven’s Journals and books are made from recycled paper. The journal is secured with a black elastic strap and helps the pen in place when not in use. For that extra personal touch, you can have the journal and pen etched with your own name. This comes with an extra cost, but I think it is well worth it.

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Having this note pad with personalised pen on my desk where I do the most of my blogging and photography editing. They will help with thought-provoking activities which will be of be of great assistance to me, when I am looking for new photography projects to explore and new blog titles to consider.

These type of journals or note pads are ideal for any office and would be an ideal gift for a friend, an enthusiastic family member who has a great talent or creative mind, this could also be a gift for a grateful boss.

Please like and Comment below.

John M

*Disclosure: I was sent the Pen and journal in exchange for a review.

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  1. 17 August 2017 / 8:49 pm

    I’ve never heard of this brand before. I like the color of the notebook too

    • 17 August 2017 / 8:56 pm

      Luckily I have. They do a lot of personalised journals and pens. Although they are not cheap, their service is VERY good indeed.

      John M

  2. 17 August 2017 / 11:08 pm

    How gorgeous is your note book, I do love a personalised journal I have one from Pen Heaven as well so I know how good a quality they are too.

    • 17 August 2017 / 11:09 pm

      Cool. I really liked the look of these journals and pens. It was an opportunity too good to miss.

      John M

  3. 17 August 2017 / 11:18 pm

    I like that journal a lot. That color really stands out 🙂

    • 18 August 2017 / 10:55 pm

      I love them too. Thats the reason I got this colour. It makes the journal stand out. 😉

      John M

    • 18 August 2017 / 10:58 pm

      In one of my old jobs, I used to write everything down. I need to get back in the habit of doing that again.

      John M

  4. 18 August 2017 / 1:35 am

    Growing up I actually did not like the color orange but as an adult I LOVE it! This journal with my name in gold and the orange pen would look perfect on my desk.

    • 18 August 2017 / 10:56 pm

      I think looking back, I was nearly the same. I didn’t really like the colour, but now. I think I like in certain products. Even better when it has my name on it. 😉

      John M

  5. Claudia Krusch
    18 August 2017 / 2:42 am

    These is nothing like opening a new notebook and pens. I would love to have one with my name on it. I will have to check out Pen Heaven. It would make a great gift as well.

    • 18 August 2017 / 10:57 pm

      They have Lots of different things you may like. Pen Heaven is now my Go to Place for stationary.

      John M

  6. Lindsey
    18 August 2017 / 4:10 am

    I love the color orange and my kids think I am obsessed with office supplies. I will have to check these out.

    • 18 August 2017 / 10:54 pm

      LOL. My wife is the exact same. I am always being asked to go and get a new note book from Tesco’s or when we see a stationary shop. We always duck in to have a look and see there is anything she can buy. /sigh…..

      John M.

  7. 18 August 2017 / 9:37 am

    Having a notebook nearby where you work is so helpful to jot down ideas, I love the orange colour x

    • 18 August 2017 / 10:52 pm

      Oh yes, I totally agree. Having it in a colour you love and like very much, also help a lot too.

      John M

  8. 18 August 2017 / 10:54 am

    God, I love stationery. I always have multiple note pads for multiple things, especially at work. I like going for something bright and bold so this is ideal.

    • 18 August 2017 / 10:51 pm

      I have two journals on my desk but both have different uses. But I like stationery more with my own name on it. 😉

      John M

  9. 18 August 2017 / 3:35 pm

    Ooh..Orange is one of my favorite colors! Such a happy & stimulating color – looks super hip & stylish on a desk too!

    • 18 August 2017 / 10:49 pm

      Yes it is. I love orange too.

      John M

  10. Family Review Guide
    18 August 2017 / 4:41 pm

    I painted my entire hallway orange!

    • 18 August 2017 / 10:47 pm

      Cool. Do you enjoy the colour?

      John M

  11. 19 August 2017 / 4:46 am

    With technology becoming so integral to daily life, I find myself missing a good journal and pen. This looks like a great set!

    • 19 August 2017 / 4:15 pm

      I don’t think you could ever get rid of the pen and a good old note pad. Nothing like having a trusty note pad on your desk.

      John M

  12. 19 August 2017 / 3:24 pm

    Love bright & bold colors. They cheer me up when working & my notebook right now is purple. Your orange color is pretty nice too

    • 19 August 2017 / 4:21 pm

      I wasn’t always in to bright colours until I got this notebook. I think this is now growing on me a lot more.

      John M

  13. 19 August 2017 / 6:21 pm

    This is such a great journal! I love pretty stationery and would love to have this around my house 🙂

    • 26 August 2017 / 2:40 pm

      If you love this just as much as I do, I am sure you love this too.

      John M

  14. 19 August 2017 / 11:51 pm

    I had a car that orange color. I love it. Personalizing seems to make things more fun to use.

    • 26 August 2017 / 2:33 pm

      I love it too. The personalisation options just adds that extra layer of panache.

      John M

  15. 22 August 2017 / 2:53 am

    I absolutely love good stationery and a good notebook like this one is a must!

    • 26 August 2017 / 2:09 pm

      Oh it is. I love my new Journal and pen. I think you would love these too.

      John M

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