As an A-Level student, I have to be super prepared when I return to school. After having a few weeks off after my exams in May, I have returned to school, and found myself needing new school materials such as pens, highlighters, notepads etc. Although most of you are approaching the end of the academic year and are not in need of new school supplies, however, come September, we will all be rushing to Staples or Ryman to get our new necessities.
From first-hand experience, going back to school/college is not the most exciting time in the world, especially after a long break off. However, it is something we all have to deal with and maybe we are able to make this ordeal more bearable with the help of some new back-to-school items (plus, it gives you another excuse to go on a shopping trip!) Personally, I love getting new supplies for school (I know this sounds a bit nerdy!), I just think there is nothing better than opening a fresh, new notebook on the first day back and writing with a brand new pen.
So, I decided to design a blog post to show you cool, unique and original school items, so that when you return back to school/college, you are almost excited to try out your new purchases.retrowunderland.tumblr.com
1) Pencil Cases
Everybody needs a pencil case, in order to keep all of their pens, pencils, rulers, rubbers etc in place. So, what better way to start the new school year than with a cute, fresh case. Remember: this will probably last you the whole year, so make sure to pick one you really love.
Sunflower Pencil Case – Urban Outfitters – £10.00www.urbanoutfitters.com
Woodland Multi Pencil Case – Paperchase – £2.75www.pinterest.com
Belle and Boo Pencil Case – John Lewis – £8.00
The Belle and Boo pencil case is my favourite by far, I love the fact it has a little story on the pencil case and is so adorable and original.
2) School Bag
Summersville Satchel – Paperchase – £30.00
Aztec Backpack- Accessorize – £35.00
Tile Print Saffiano Tote Bag- Topshop – £28.00
I am always getting through so many notebooks when at school, although I tend to get the cheap refill pads, instead of splashing out on an expensive pad. Below are some options for notebooks/pads that you could use for school, work, college, university, a gift for a friend or even if you want to treat yourself, here are some options for you:
3D Orange Kitten Notebook- Urban Outfitters – £6.00
I am in love with cats and so when I found this kitten notebook, I had to upload it on here for you guys.
Dragonfly Applique Journal- Paperchase – NOW £4.50 WAS £9.00
Art File Birds A5 Notebook- John Lewis – £8.50
4) Stationary (Pens, Pencils, Ruler, Rubber, Highlighters etc)
As this is a big section of the back to school post, I am only going to put one idea for each piece of stationary mentioned. Otherwise, it could get really long and tedious.
Yummy Scented Pen Set- Urban Outfitters – £10.00
Bear Highlighters Pack of 5- Paperchase – £3.00wanelo.com
All Change Ball Pen Set – 1 Black and 1 Red Pen – Paperchase – £1.25
Iwako Shaped Erasers- Blott.com – Ranging in prices
Biege Biscuit Eraser £1.10
Purple Cat £1.00
These rubbers are so adorable and unique as well. There are so many different shapes and colours to choose from. Including animals, food, objects, vehicles and so many more. I highly recommend looking out for this shop on the high street and having a look for yourself as it is stationary heaven and you can pick up some great original bargains.
30cm Ruler in Green- Blott.com – £1.00
Animals 6 Pencil Set Tin – Blott.com – £3.00
So, there are my back-to-school buys and I hope you found this blog post helpful.