As it is National Stationery Week we have decided to celebrate the written word in all of its Emoji-free glory.
Paper, pens, pencils and even ink pads – we have compiled everything the stationery obsessed will need to pen the perfect missive.
All images: Caroline Leeming. Stylist: Claire Brayford. Travel Journal notebook, £9.95, Rifle Paper Co; pink bow notecards, £20, Kate Spade New York; eraser set, £12, Kate Spade New York; Important Notes notebook, £.95, The Art File; Bon Voyage notebook, £14.95, Rifle Paper Co; alphabet rubber stampes, £17, Cavallini & Co; bow notecards, £20, Sugar Paper; ‘Thank you’ notecards, £27.95, Sugar Paper; pen, £30, Kate Spade New York; black and white spiral notebook, £12, Kate Spade New York; scissors, £4.25, Tinc (Available at Fenwick Kingston and Bond Street)
So why not rest your thumbs for a while and savour the pleasure of writing a thoughtful note, a thank you card or even a love letter, rather than another text.
There is just one problem, you may find this stationery simply too pretty to use.