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Today is World Stationery Day! What better way to celebrate than to share a new Dingbats product with all your fellow stationery and notebook lovers out there!
World Stationery Day was created in 2012 to help make sure that the art of writing did not become extinct as some feared it might due to the technological advancements which have made writing a much less practical method of communication. National Stationery Week has become a celebration of stationery and the art of writing.
By using a bullet journal and notebook for my blog posts as well as a journal, I still get to put pen to paper and write. I love not only writing, but it can be so therapeutic to write in a journal; that’s just one way I look after my mental health.
Dingbats is an eco-friendly stationery brand which makes handmade notebooks using vegan, recyclable and biodegradable materials. Dingbats are actually the first and only notebook brand to hold the EU V-Label certification that they are 100% vegan. You can use the notebooks as bullet journals, diaries, executive notebooks, sketchbooks or even as a simple notepad. Their range of notebooks are suitable for everyone’s needs.
Dingbats has recently released their Dingbats Pro Collection. This notebook is available in two motifs – the Bee and the Cactus. Each is associated with the importance of respecting the natural world. Dingbats chose the Bee for embodying precision and the Cactus for symbolising endurance and strength to survive. Great characteristics that they hope you can relate to.
Dingbats Pro B5 160GSM Bee Notebook
You can choose this notebook to have a dot grid (5mm dots) or plain pages. It is a B5 size (17.6cm x 25cm). The pro collection comes with a hard cover that is bound with a textile which is made from renewable resources. The journal is black with a unique Bee printed with an illustrative design of bee wings in gold. There are 64 sheets (128 pages) and like all Dingbats notebooks, this notebook opens flat. The paper used is acid-free and helps to preserve your pages. The notebook has an inner pocket, 2 bookmarks, an elastic closure and a pen holder.
I have been bullet journaling for 3 years and have always used an A5 dotted journal, but I would find the designs that I wanted to create wouldn’t always fit on the pages. This is why I am excited to use this B5 notebook for journaling; I will be able to create bigger designs and experiment with different art supplies. I love the black and gold aesthetic; it is such a classic look. The end sheets have such a beautiful design and really pull the elegant notebook all together. I don’t know about you, but whether I am writing or bullet journaling, I only like bright, white paper. So, if you are like me, you should be looking at the Dingbats range. The paper is 160gsm and is not only super thick but it has a soft finish which I love. There is no ghosting or bleeding through which is a huge plus for me as I hate having to design, or write on pages, where you can see the previous page’s designs.
Having worked on a Veganuary series on my blog back in January, I shared the best vegan stationery on the market where I featured another Dingbats notebook. If you want to become more eco-friendly or becoming began, remember to change your stationery too!
If you are looking for the perfect 100% vegan notebook for writing, bullet journaling or even a sketch book, this new collection from Dingbats is for you.
Have you tried the new notebook from Dingbats? What would you use this notebook for? I’d love to hear in the comments.
I didn’t know there was a whole week to celebrate stationery! I had heard of them in your precious post but it comes at a great time as I was looking for a nice present for someone that loves to put everything on paper, thanks for sharing x
That’s great. I hope you manage to find something as a gift x
oh wow this looks so amazing!! I am such a stationary lover, it’s like an addiction. I’ve only heard of this brand from you, but this notebook looks perfect for my everyday musings!
Della Driscoll says
I’m a sucker for a pretty notebook and I love the look of this! Great post x
I love your tulips! What a great way to show off your notebook.
I have not heard of this brand before, but wow it is so pretty! Plus it is great that it has made its way to be eco-friendly and 100% vegan! But I definitely am a writer and I love having a diary to hand write it because it just feels better for me. Thank you for sharing xx
This is honestly such a cute notebook and I love that it is vegan and eco-friendly! I always prefer to hand write things so I’ll be checking this brand out, great post as always x
I prefer to write things also. I definitely recommend the brand. Thank you for reading and commenting. X
I use a notebook everyday and certainly could use this one. This one is a quality piece and looks great. Thanks for sharing,
Jasmine | Poppies and Jasmine says
Beautiful notebook! I’m a notebook/office supply hoarder, so I love a new brand!
Thank you. Can you link your blog if you have one so I could read ☺️
Oh my gosh, this is gorgeous! You can never go wrong with new notebooks, but I love the design for this one and the fact that it’s vegan is even better. Great review!
Thank you for reading and commenting.
Oh wow, love it. I love that it’s vegan, love the design, it’s absolutely gorgeous, I want it. Thanks for the great review xoxo
Thank you lovely. Can you link your blog xx
Thanks for asking, and don’t laugh but, can you tell me how to link my blog LOL
Just click the url on a webpage and copy and paste
I love the thought they’ve put into the motifs – I think the cactus one would be for me. These are super cute!
Your photos are also fab! x
Thank you for the lovely post. Can you link your blog?
Tiffany McCullough - Metaphysical Mama says
I love it and even more so that it is vegan and that they donate to the WWF! I love writing, so I have a bit of a weakness for notebooks. The little bee is so cute and it looks great with the tulips! Thanks for sharing!
I’ve been keeping an eye out on the Dingbat notebooks but have yet to purchase one. Do you think they would work well with fountain pen ink? I love the look of the Dingbats Pro B5 160GSM Bee Notebook.
Absolutely! The pages are super thick they even with stand paints according to the company and I have seen people water colour in their journals with no bleeding.
Heidi Bruaw says
I love that this notebook is vegan! I will have to tell my bestie about it as she is vegan. It is so lovely too! Thank you for sharing.
It is amazing!
Can you link your blog so I can read? Thank you for reading and commenting.