Category: SANA Stationery & Gifts

  • May 14, 2024

    It was actually only 57 keychains. That’ll be our little secret.

  • May 11, 2024

    We went to the pop up market today. We sold one pen. We bought many things. It was good we went.

  • April 30, 2024

    We started a new series on our Instagram account yesterday called, “Get to Know Me Mondays.” Here’s the first post:

  • Pen Turning: Creating a Pink Lemonade Voyager Ballpoint

    Witness the creation of a captivating Voyager ballpoint pen crafted from a mesmerizing pink lemonade blank. This lathe work video offers a glimpse into the transformation process, showcasing the manipulation of the poly resin blank as it takes shape on the lathe. The vibrant, translucent qualities of the pink lemonade blank, complemented by the matte…

  • April 27, 2024

    I got to the shop today. It felt great.

  • April 26, 2024

    I have to learn bookkeeping. I took a finance course in high school but have since lost my notes. I’m even thinking that I might need to take a course or find a book about how to run a small business. Some guidance would be good for me, because I’m at a point where I…

  • April 24, 2024

    I’m trying to run a Mother’s Day sale and am unsure of how to do it. I made up some Instagram posts with Adobe Express and then posted them to Instagram. Nothing so far. It’s hard, this learning. It’s hard, keeping motivated. It’s hard, the idea of not trying.

  • April 18, 2024

    I finally changed the name of my YouTube channel this evening. It now reflects the SANA Stationery & Gifts brand. Before, it was under my name but the content has largely been business related for the last couple of years, making it the right time to change.

  • April 15, 2024

    I’ve accepted that the pencil boxes will require glue to hold them together. Either, the joints are too tight, making it too difficult to assemble, or they’re loose enough to fit together nicely, but won’t stay together. Glue fixes the second problem. The first one is not as easily overcome. I took some pictures of…

  • Sleek Bocote Capstone Pen

    This Bocote Capstone pen was nice to turn because of the smooth lines of the shape. The character of the wood speaks for itself so there’s no need to add any flair. In fact, that’d probably take away from the natural beauty. The simplicity of this pen, letting the wood shine, is its charm. Shopify:…

  • Chatoyant Cyan Curly Maple Fountain Pen

    Unveiling the Allure: Algonquin Fountain Pen in Ocean Blue Curly Maple Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of the Algonquin fountain pen in ocean blue stabilized Curly Maple. This video showcases the exquisite craftsmanship and mesmerizing chatoyance of this unique writing instrument. Prepare to be captivated by the close-up details of the stunning ocean blue…

  • March 27, 2024

    One of the nice things about having a 3D printer and laser engraver at home is that I can come up with an idea and see it through fairly quickly. I sat down to work on something this evening and ended up making a mobile for a colleague who is going on maternity leave. The…