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1 Imprint paper by Cambridge Imprint. The patterns are inspired by the 19th-century Arts and Crafts movement and it’s printed in London using a litho press.
cambridgeimprint.co.uk

2 Winter paper by Esme Winter. Founded seven years ago, Esme Winter’s geometrically patterned stationery is of the highest quality.
esmewinter.co.uk

3 Masking tape by MT. Japanese brand MT creates durable, decorative tape from traditional washi paper, with a choice of seasonal prints available.
masking-tape.jp; thejournalshop.com

4 Imprint paper by Cambridge Imprint. Add a splash of colour under the tree with these cheery crimson patterns.

5 Japanese rotating stamp by Luiban. Berlin-Mitte stationery mecca Luiban has an affinity for Japanese office supplies. It’s one of the only places to find this date stamp that prints “Merry Xmas”.
shop.luiban.com

6 Tags by Choosing Keeping. English stationery shop Choosing Keeping’s adhesive labels help avoid awkward gift mix-ups.
choosingkeeping.com

7 Ribbon by VV Rouleaux. London’s foremost shop for trimmings is a treasure trove for those seeking a flourish to their gifts.
vvrouleaux.com

8 Fountain pen by Kaweco. This German stationery brand’s classic pocket-sized Sport pen was first created in 1935.
kaweco-pen.com; papersmiths.co.uk

9 Brass scissors by Hay. The Danish brand’s sharp blades cut cardboard as easily as paper and have pleasant plastic grips.
hay.dk

10 Cards by Choosing Keeping. Printed using traditional techniques on handmade paper, these colourful cards spread festive greetings.

11 Gift ribbon by Fabrikat. Zürich-based retailer Fabrikat offers “working goods for good working”, including home-sourced and international accessories with a cheerful touch.
fabrikat.ch

12 Open Me tape by Marby & Elm. This tape is emblematic of the playful designs that are sold at the family-run London studio of Marby & Elm.
marbyandelm.com

13 Tape dispenser by Penco. This Japanese stationery brand makes everything from clips to notebooks, plus these metal tape dispensers.
hightide.co.jp; londongraphics.co.uk

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