Samantha’s Top Entry Level Fountain Pens

Samantha’s Top Entry Level Fountain Pens

Samantha’s Top Entry Level Fountain Pens I went to a school where regulation knickers but more importantly fountain pens were compulsory. Rollerballs and ballpoint pens were considered to be the work of the devil. So as soon as I left school my head was turned...
Lisa Kirkbride’s Rose Garden Rowan Berry Box

Lisa Kirkbride’s Rose Garden Rowan Berry Box

The Rose Garden Rowan Berry Box was designed by Lisa Kirkbride. Lisa is a graphic designer, illustrator and pattern designer living in sunny Whitley Bay in the northeast of England. Her surface pattern style is heavily influenced by a background in graphic design and...
Aurore McLeod’s Winter Friends Rowan Berry Box

Aurore McLeod’s Winter Friends Rowan Berry Box

I have known the lovely Aurore McLeod for a few years and we have lots of her prints in our home. She first featured in Stationery Box in October 2018. Her cute creatures are well known to fans of Friends in the Leaves. Aurore specialising in super cute creatures. As...
Journaling January Challenge 2022

Journaling January Challenge 2022

Welcome to Journaling January! For the fourth year in a row, we are concentrating on self-care for the first month of the year. We have decided to kick off 2022 with a whole month of journaling prompts suitable for those of you who are totally new to the idea of...
Meet the Team!

Meet the Team!

September was a hectic month for Under the Rowan Trees. We’ve grown from a team of one to three! Meet the team: I accepted a few months ago that I couldn’t keep doing the jobs of 12 people and that something was going to break – I suspected it might...

Acrylograph Pens from Archer and Olive

If you follow Bonnie from Archer and Olive on Instagram, you will have seen sneak peeks of her exclusive new pens for a little while.  Acrylograph Pens are entirely new and not like anything you have ever used before. The pens contain a water-based acrylic ink which...
How to Use a Knitting Nancy

How to Use a Knitting Nancy

How to Use a Knitting Nancy A Knitting Nancy is an early form of loom dating back over 400 years! Usually made from wood, they can also be know as a French Knitting Dolly. As a child, I spent hours creating huge long snakes of knitted cord using up odds and ends...
Which Brush Pens should I buy?

Which Brush Pens should I buy?

Which Brush Pens should I Buy? Brush lettering has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Rather than the strict conventions of traditional calligraphy, brush lettering is more playful and less formal. I started my lettering journey by attending a...

Deeds Not Words Stationery Box Reveal

Deeds Not Words Stationery Box Reveal International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. International...
Am I Using the Right Paper?

Am I Using the Right Paper?

Am I Using the Right Paper? Today, I want to talk to you about paper! After investing in beautiful pens, brushes and nibs, you want to make them last and for them to perform beautifully every time you pick them up. Using cheap copier paper is good for your bank...

January Blues Stationery Box Reveal

In the Great Stationery Addict Survey of 2019 (I’ve added the great but it truly was), I was asked for more letter writing items, more stickers and flat items that can be shared with penpals. You asked, I listened. This box is the first to contain items produced...

Roaring Twenties Stationery Box

Your Roaring Twenties Stationery Box Contains: F. Scott Fitzgerald Bookmark from Quote and Quill. Notebook from Kallos Storm. (RRP £5) Colouring page drawn especially for us by JakeArt. Van Gogh Deep Gold watercolour paint. (RRP £3.95) Van Gogh size 4 watercolour...
Starting a Bullet Journal

Starting a Bullet Journal

Ryder Carroll Explains the system behind creating a bullet journal. What do I need to get started? Notebook Very little! You can buy notebooks specially designed for bullet journalling and I will look at those in more depth in another post but you can use any...