“For things to change, you have to change. For things to get better, you have to get better. For things to improve, you have to improve.” ― Jim Rohn

My school years may be way behind me, but that doesn’t mean I don’t get excited about school supplies…

My personal addiction? Stationery, specifically journals.

While packing for my move this past summer, I asked my best friend to stop me from buying more journals as I had found so many beautiful unused journals.

For some reason, there’s just something about saving a beautiful journal to record the beginning of a new era, the start of a new project/course, or a special milestone.

As school begins for many soon, there’s just something inspiring about this time of the year.

Establishing new schedules and getting back into fresh yet familiar routines while hanging on to the wonderful summer memories is a fine line.

However, when a new school season begins, it feels like a renewed sense of energy. And while we feel like we’re in the third quarter of the game, it’s the promise of a new season. To boot, it also feels like there’s plenty of time to start over and still accomplish your goals before year-end.

Beautiful and Minimal Stationery Brands - She Sweats Diamonds - Huong Vo - Noted Co. Minimalistic Stationary for Planners

As I reflected on my old school days, I realized that as convenient as technology is, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of pen to paper.

I was so meticulous with my paper planner from the local Credit Union when I was in college. Every homework assignment, big project, event, and birthdays were all in it. I accomplished SO much with that method that I wish I had kept at least one planner to look back on my busy yet exciting young adult life.

With a new season here, what better way to organize your life, intentionally fill your calendar with events you want to experience, and check off all your to-dos than with crisp, new, and beautiful minimal stationery?

That said, if you’re like me and share my healthy-ish obsession with beautiful minimal stationery, I hope you’ll like this list!

Below are minimal stationery brands that put out beautiful stationery options for you to organize and plan your life.

Once you see their offerings, how beautiful their designs are, the thought they put into layouts, and the quality, you’ll be happy to know that there are people out there who truly take pride in their work.


Once you see their collection, you’ll see why it’s a minimalist stationery lover’s dream!


I discovered Cloth & Paper in 2020 and never looked back. While I didn’t have a Filofax or agenda cover, I still ordered her inserts. I loved them so much that I used them without a cover, ha! Use my link to get $15 off your $80 purchase!


If you’re looking for a women-owned stationery business, check out Golden Coil, founded by sisters, Trisha and Michelle. They have beautiful linen and leather options as well as colored patterns if that’s more your style.


The perfect minimalist stationery brand if you go through a ton of journals. I mean, how beautiful would they be displayed on a shelf?!


When it comes to lists, I use daily and weekly often. And their weekly dashboard is the best one I’ve seen yet!


If you prefer an elastic band for your journals, Full Focus offers a great range of journals in various sizes, colors, and materials!


If you’re looking for beautiful notepads, look no further. Look at these gold notepads! They also come in rose gold and silver if gold isn’t your color.


If you need some beautiful dividers for your planner, why not support this small business?


The crème de la crème if you’re looking for chic minimalistic stationery for your luxurious planner. Trust me. Use my link to get $10 off your purchase!


I discovered Russell & Hazel at Target a few years back. If you’re looking for beautiful and affordable stationery, this is a great brand.


Once you see their work, you’ll know why they’re my dream wedding vendor. And I don’t even have a husband yet and here I am knowing who I want to do my wedding invites and stationery, ha!

I hope you enjoyed this article so much that you’ll support these small businesses. Also, if you have more willpower than me and are able to resist buying new stationery, it’s okay. I know your willpower won’t last. At least not before the new year begins, ha!


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