Kawaii Journaling Gift Guide

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Today I’m here to bring you a kawaii journaling gift guide, whether you would like to pick up this hobby yourself or send some nice gifts to someone else for the holidays. All of the shops listed here ship worldwide, and as there are still a lot of shipping delays around the world, it would be ideal to order as soon as you can.

Hobinichi journal

JetPens (US) started off selling gel pens and other writing instruments from Japan, and they have since expanded to other stationery items such as journals, including this lovely ‘Wish Upon a Star’ by Yuka Hiiragi Hobonichi notebook available in A5 and A6 sizes.

Kawaii Journaling Gift Guide - ring binders
Kawaii Journaling Gift Guide - pastel inserts

Itching for a change from regular bound notebooks? Then why not check out the selection of 6-ring binders from DuruNaru (SK), such as the Archive Zipper Ring Cover and Planner Refills. The store also has memo pads, planners, and other Korean stationery items that are all around cute, colorful, and kitschy.

Kawaii Journaling Gift Guide - diary stickers

Cute Things from Japan (JP) is headed by sisters Ayako and Junko who first started with an Etsy store that continued to grow until they eventually opened their own web shop and brick-and-mortar store in Tokyo! This limited edition Mizutama 2022 calendar sticker set is just one of the cute things you’ll find in their shop.

Kawaii Journaling Gift Guide

Aside from toys, snacks, and accessories, Blippo (HK) also has a slew of kawaii stationery items you can use for school or office, such as these Kirby mystic lipstick pens.

Kawaii Journaling Gift Guide - lucky bag

Orikaru (SG) has a wide offering of cute and authentic Japanese stickers, memos, and washi tapes. If you’re not too sure what to pick out yet, check out the Japan Lucky Surprise Bag which comes with free worldwide shipping! What’s more, shop owner Lydia lovingly includes handpicked freebies with every order and gives personal updates whenever your happy mail is sent out.

Kawaii Journaling Gift Guide - planner clips

Most of the items you’ll see in Sweet Supplies Store (JP) have a lot of cute bird themes. For example, take these budgie clips which you can use to help keep your journal in place when it’s getting thick and chunky.

Kawaii Journaling Gift Guide - Stickii Club

Stickii Club (US) is a monthly sticker subscription that also partners with independent artists for some of their stationery items. You can also purchase individual items and even past packs, such as the November 2021 pack perfect for the holidays or the July 2021 pack that depicts a kawaii version of daily living.

Kawaii Journaling Gift Guide - stationery stamp

Lastly, show your love for stationery as you write about your day with this stationery-themed date stamp from Rainbowholic Shop (JP)! They’ve also been an official partner of Karel Capek since 2020, so it’s the perfect chance to score some cute flavored teas that you can sip while you journal.

Hope you like this kawaii gift guide and happy shopping!

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