Forget Facebook and Twitter, this season it's all about getting down and dirty and writing an actual letter in more than 140 characters.
Check out our round up of the coolest stationery, perfect for sending that special someone a little something.
Best For… Snail Mail
Step away from the keyboard and embrace your inner poet by sending your nearest and dearest a handwritten letter. These adorable scallop-edged Sugar Paper notecards and envelopes take your sentiments literally from your post to theirs.
Best For… Thank You Cards Worth Keeping
These handprinted Marby and Elm notecards are made on a vintage press in Clerkenwell, which means they must be cool, right?. Trust us when we say, send your grandma one of these thank you cards and you'll be guaranteed favourite grandchild for years to come.
Best For… Adding A Bit Of Personality
Add some much needed bling to your paper correspondence with these Just Your Type gold stickers. Perfect for when you're feeling a little bit fancy.
Best For... Your Boyfriend's Nephew's Last Minute 5th Birthday Do'
Have you ever seen a more adorable birthday card? Well, we haven't. It's not very often we come across a 3D pop up extendable cartoon sausage dog card with balloons and frankly, we're pretty chuffed we did. Keep this one in store for those last minute obscure family birthdays that you definitely didn't forget...
Best For... Designer Deskware
Outdo everyone in the office with this luxe Kate Spade notebook. Simultaneously inspirational and outlandishly stylish, enjoy the looks of envy when you take this baby out at the next Monday morning meeting.
Best For… Feeling Like Shakespeare
Embrace your inner Bard and let the words of genius flow from your fingertips with this Maison Martin Margiela quill. High fashion and practical? This might just be the most exciting new addition to our speedily expanding pencil case.
Best For... Outdoing Everyone Else's Wedding Invites
We all know that when it comes to weddings you want yours to be the best. That means the best dress, the best venue and yes, the best Save The Dates. Enter Lucy Says I Do. Your one stop shop for completely bespoke (and completely beautiful) wedding stationery. From watercolour maps of the reception to unique invites and RSVPs, Lucy has got you covered. Our top tip? Settle down with a nice cuppa and some slippers for this one, you'll be on her website for a while…
Best For… Feeling Intellectual
Impress your fellow intellectuals with these The School Of Life pencil sets. Subtly letting everyone know just how into old school literature you are, these are pencils you'll want to lend out. Just watch out when their next question is, 'So what are your thoughts on the role of the bildungsroman?'
Best For…If You Decide To Make The Presents This Year
We all remember the infamous Friends episode where Monica and Chandler decide to 'Make the presents!'. Avoid the dreaded bunny sock hand puppets this year and go for a simpler, more artsy approach with these super cute Noolibird rubber stamps. Our top tip? Invest in some high quality hand made ivory paper and use the stamp to create your own print. Bob's your uncle, home-made, completely unique wrapping paper that still counts as making the presents. You sneaky mom, you.
By George Driver/@iamgdriver