Been doodling in regular old Navneet notebooks from the stationery shop across the street? Looking for a cute gift for your friend’s birthday?
Well, we’ve got your back! Here’s a carefully curated list (=of web stores other than Chumbak (because, well, everyone shops there nowadays!) that will ensure you never have to write in a plain ol’ notebook again.
A range of products designed by professional artists ensures that you’ll end up with something beautiful in your cart. And if you’re feeling extra indulgent in the writing-materials department, go for one of their luxurious notebooks which have a handcrafted wooden veneer cover.
Budget: ₹269 – ₹429
Also good for: Printed stoles, semi-precious stone bracelets, bags
These designs perfectly bridge the gap between minimal and colorful. What a glorious combination indeed! This site also allows you to choose if you want the pages of your notebook to be plain or ruled.
Budget: ₹295 – ₹900
Also good for: T-shirts, phone cases, mugs
If you’re looking for something quirky with a desi flavor, your search ends here. Witty Hindi typographies = heaven! Plus, the cheekily unique product descriptions make it even more fun to shop on this site.
Budget: ₹99 – ₹500
Also good for: Ashtrays, beer mugs, bean bag type cell phone holders (you won’t even know you needed these cute little things until you see them!)
Okay, so maybe we’re cheating a little with this one because it isn’t technically an Indian website. But they do deliver to India at dirt cheap shipping prices, and their products are to die for! Their designs are an irresistible combination of beautiful paintings and quirky graphics.
Budget: ₹860 – ₹1400
Also good for: Laptop/iPad skins, apparel, home décor
This website leaves you spoilt for choice with a seemingly endless list of collections like chic, ethnic, kiddie, music, and – Bollywood junkies, hold your breath – YRF. That’s right, you can get your very own DDLJ-themed notebook here!
Budget: ₹295 – ₹495
Also good for: Looks like this website has a singular dedication to notebooks.
We’ve never quite seen anything like their designs before. A Lego-inspired notebook with moveable bits? Yes please! This website also has various collections, like Indian kitsch, moustache, chalk art etc. to pick from.
Budget: ₹90 – ₹750
Also good for: Handmade paper, funky ice trays, mouse pads
Love bright colors and quirky Bambaiyya designs? Look no further. This site has a long list of collections for you to choose from, like peacock, Mumbai meri jaan, paisley, Goa beaches, and more.
Budget: ₹250 – ₹495
Also good for: Umbrellas, kullad sets, table lamps
Desi themed stationery seriously doesn’t get cuter than this! And how adorable is this website’s name?
Budget: ₹100 – ₹350
Also good for: Posters, shot glasses, bags
Looking for something hipster and totally hatke? This website’s got just the right stuff for you.
Budget: ₹250 – ₹500
Also good for: Temporary tattoos, phone cases, dreamcatchers
Their stuff is awesome for anyone who loves cute, cartoon-ish prints!
Budget: ₹225 – ₹500
Also good for: Laptop sleeves, kitchen magnets, drinking games