In today’s technology driven world, pencils seem totally retro. But gift someone with these gorgeously designed pencils from Rifle Paper Co. and they’ll quickly revert to pencils and paper for jotting down notes and making lists. This set comes with 24 pre-sharpened No. 2 pencils. Writing Pencils, Rifle Paper Co., $22.
Everyone needs a journal to jot things down in. This beauty from Minted can be specially designed with the gift recipient’s name for a truly personal touch. Also available in this same design are address books as well as weekly and monthly planners. Artsy Journal, Minted, $16.
Pear salt and pepper shakers
We LOVE this pretty pair of pears! These stoneware salt and pepper shakers are available in both a bronze finish and a speckled glaze and will make an adorable addition to any table year-round. Pear Salt and Pepper Shakers, West Elm, $13.