• Syntactical

Cool Writing-Themed Gift Ideas #2

Updated: Mar 30, 2021

Despite the plethora of difficulties that 2020 gave us, there were a few positives.

For example: In the midst of some really hard times, the #supportsmall movement gained a lot of traction. And we were proud to be even the tiniest part of that trend.

Last year, we published a blog post - "Cool Writing-Themed Gift Ideas" - which highlighted some exciting small business creations. And I had a blast doing it. It was one of my favourite blog posts to research and write.

So, I'm back. Ready for another dose of small business magic?

If you're looking for original, creative products from original, creative people, look no further...

1. VENT for Change

VENT for Change is an eco-friendly stationery company based in Bristol, founded by Evan Lewis.

With beautiful notebooks AND incredible recycled pencils on offer, this stationery is attractive, sustainable and charitable.

VENT donates proceeds from every purchase to global education programmes.

You can find VENT for Change's wonderful selection (prices from £3.98) right here.

(Images from VENT for Change's Instagram)

2. Victoria Mae Designs

Before I sit down and start a day of writing, I can't not make myself a cup of tea. So a gift that combines writing AND tea? Things couldn't get any better.

Victoria Mae is a Belfast-based surface designer who specialises in printed pattern and illustration.

Do yourself a favour and browse her incredible array of tea-themed gifts, including her Book Lover's Tea Set.

With prices starting at just £5.50, Victoria Mae's products can be purchased from her website or her Etsy page.

(Images from Victoria Mae Designs' Website)

3. This Girl is Mighty

If you're wondering whether I wrote this hoping that someone would buy me these things, you're not totally off-base. I love everything that's listed, and if my partner gets any ideas from this post, I won't complain.

But the thing is: I've got good taste. If I want it, you can bet that the writer in your life will want it too.

This Girl is Mighty (killer name!) was created by Heather Elliot, and sells ethically-made stationery and homeware aimed to inspire women.

This Girl is Mighty's amazing collection, starting from £3, will almost definitely contain the perfect gift for the coolest wordsmith queen in your life.

Check it out for yourself on Etsy.

(Images from This Girl is Mighty's Instagram)

4. Nabu

Nabu, created by Bonita Poole in 2016, specialises in the production of creative, unique gifts for literary lovers.

You're bound to find what you're looking for, because Nabu sells everything from bookmarks to jewellery. You might even find stuff you weren't looking for, but should have been!

Browse the entire shop on Nabu's website. Prices start as low as £1.95.

(Images from Nabu's Instagram)

That was Cool Writing-Themed Gift Ideas 2!

If you're a small business looking to attract well-deserved attention, don't hesitate to get in touch. We'd love to chat.

Lily x