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How many of us are always meaning to start something new - but never find the time? Painting, modelling, crafting, or collecting, we have some super ideas to help your customers get the most out of their newly discovered passion. Great for those already hooked too!

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STICKY TABS

Keep tabs on your favourite things!

Perfect for Posh Planning, this little hardback book of trendy uncoated paper sticky tabs is a great gift for anyone with their nose in a book or magazine. Designed to take ink beautifully and low tack enough to not damage precious books or glossy brochures, these are a better class of sticky note altogether!

Bound like a bookPrinted on nice matt paperLow tack adhesive400 individual sticky tabs per pack6 popular themes available

Range: 419 RRP: £4.99

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Range: 419 RRP: £4.99

BOOKAROO TOOL BELT

Keeps your important things handy.

This smart leather-look PU book strap cunningly hides a selection of elasticated loops – ingeniously designed to grip and hold an eclectic mix of your most important stationery things. And as they stack horizontally on your book, you can get on more than you think! Slip it over the cover of your notebook and fill your loops with whatever tools you might need for the day! For budding artists, students, professionals, hobbyists or just very organised people.

Designed to fit A5 notebooks & journalsFlexible elastic and soft PU strapGrips a variety of sized items securelyWorks horizontally for space savingAvailable in 4 colours

Range: 411 RRP: £6.99

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Range: 411 RRP: £6.99

THE NEW BRILLIANT READING REST

Holds books and tablets better.

An even cleverer and even more colourful way to hold bigger books – and now tablets - in the kitchen, study or office. Due to popular demand we have re-engineered this consistently popular product and added a few extra features which improve both form AND function! And they said you can’t improve on perfection...!

Holds larger books, folds down flatNow with non-slip ledge for tabletsCut out design to allow for charging cablesSilicon feet for secure grip5 smart new colours available

Range: 420 RRP: £29.99

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Range: 420 RRP: £29.99

BOOKAROO PEN POUCH

Never lose your pen again!

Does anyone have a pen? Bookaroo - a very handy little pouch for the front of your book or notebook will guarantee that your pen or pencil will be just where you need them, just when you need them! Definitely the best thing since sliced bread for students, readers, shoppers, hobbyists, stationery lovers and generally anyone who carries a notebook and hates losing things.

Fits A5 notebooks and popular book sizesColour matched elastic for flexibilityHolds up to 3 pens or pencilsSuperior quality leather effect PU5 colours available

Range: 407 RRP: £7.99

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Range: 407 RRP: £7.99

SKINNY READERS (CARDED OPTION)

Thin, lightweight, quality readers.

Read thinner! With their clean, confident lines and minimalist designer looks our new ultra-thin reading glasses are ‘going large’ on style. High quality aspheric lenses and lightweight plated frames ensure that they have the technical substance to match. Carded option presents glasses and case together.

High quality aspheric lensesExtremely thin and lightweightGunmetal grey frame finishTest-tube style case5 lens strengths available

Range: 442 RRP: £9.99

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Range: 442 RRP: £9.99

BOOKAROO HANDY SPECS

A glasses pocket for your phone.

Combining the least misplaced item you own with the most misplaced item in your life is bordering on genius! Keep these tiny flat pince-nez style nippy specs in a neat little pocket on the back of your phone. If you have your phone – you’ll definitely have your specs! With just enough room to slip a credit card or bit of cash in there too.

Great for reading the small printGrips gently onto the noseFits most phone sizesSticks securly but peels off easilyLeaves room for a credit card

Range: 406 RRP: £9.99

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Range: 406 RRP: £9.99

MAGNIF-I LIGHTED HAND HELD MAGNIFIER

Really clear with 6 bright LEDs.

Illumination increases the contrast between the background and the text, image or subject, making it appear even clearer as well as magnified. This hand held magnifier, with 6 LEDS positioned evenly around the lens ensures that the full magnified area is flooded with light. Ideal of reading, hobbies, household tasks or simply when a bit of extra illumination is required to improve clarity.

2x magnificationHigh clarity glass lensLit by 6 bright LEDs70mm large lens areaComes fitted with AA batteries

Range: 45008 RRP: £12.99

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Range: 45008 RRP: £12.99

MAGNIF-I LARGE DUAL FOCUS MAGNIFIER

Versatile with 5x inset lens.

With comfort-hold handle and large lightweight lens, suitable for all types of household and hobby purposes where prolonged use might be required. With higher strength inset lens for tasks that need extra magnification. Ideal for older people, close-up work hobbies and tasks requiring prolonged use such as reading, jigsaws and study. Part of the MAGNIF-i range – a smart coordinated program of well designed magnifying products for essential use.

2x main magnification4x inset lens for extra detailComfortable handle70mm diameterLightweight acrylic lens

Range: 45007 RRP: £9.99

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Range: 45007 RRP: £9.99

MAGNIF-I POCKET LIGHTED MAGNIFIER

Handy LED with 4x inset lens.

An extremely handy pocket sized magnifier with the added benefit of an LED bulb designed to illuminate the subject area and make the image even clearer. Ideal for popping in a handbag or pocket for many everyday uses including reading menus and general small print. Part of the MAGNIF-i range – a smart coordinated program of well designed magnifying products for essential use.

2x main magnification lens4x inset lens for extra detailSwitchable LED lightComes fitted with AA batteriesIdeal for reading menus

Range: 45006 RRP: £7.99

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Range: 45006 RRP: £7.99

MAGNIF-I PROFESSIONAL LOUPE

6x magnification domed lens.

A small domed desktop lens giving powerful 6x magnification. Clear acrylic sides cleverly allow the light to flood in, illuminating the subject matter naturally. Ideal for specialist hobbyists and collectors who require a higher magnification strength for inspecting fine detail on stamps, photographs, samples, maps etc. Part of the MAGNiF-i range – a smart coordinated program of well designed magnifying products for essential use.

Powerful desktop inspection lens6x strong magnification40mm clear acrylic domeSmooth base for gliding over surfacesPerfect for collectors and hobbyists

Range: 45005 RRP: £6.99

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Range: 45005 RRP: £6.99

MAGNIF-I FULL PAGE MAGNIFIER

Larger, distortion-free magnifier.

An extra large, good quality rigid magnifying sheet, designed for those needing to view larger areas with ease. Rigid acrylic construction allows the sheet to be held steadily with one hand. Extremely handy for viewing bigger books, maps, pictures or any larger format subjects. Part of the MAGNIF-i range – a smart coordinated program of well designed magnifying products for essential use.

2x magnificationA4 sized sheetEnlarges whole pagesRigid framed lens so no distortionQuality acrylic for extra clarity

Range: 45004 RRP: £9.99

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Range: 45004 RRP: £9.99

THE LITTLE BOOK LIGHT

Clips to a book or sits on the desk.

Flexible in every way, this stylish little classic will confidently clip to your book and angle to light your page… but is equally at home slipping into its weighty little base and sitting pretty on your desk. Based on a lighting design icon but miniaturised, these super gifty colour-coordinated packaging makes these little chaps very easy to love.

Clips on to a book to readStands up in its weighted baseAngles just like the real thingComes fitted with replaceable batteriesAvailable in 5 funky colours

Range: 443 RRP: £8.99

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Range: 443 RRP: £8.99

THE REALLY FLEXIBLE BOOK LIGHT

Comfortable bedtime reading.

An intelligent little clip-on reading light with some well designed features to make your bedtime reading experience as comfortable as possible. The extra long flexible neck bends to your ideal position, whilst the light dimmer allows you to adjust the light intensity, creating your perfect reading environment. The Really Serious Book Light Range is a co-ordinated collection of reading lights designed to suit the needs of all kinds of book light users.

Great light for prolonged useClips to any book for readingExtra long flexible neck for best lightingDimmable light switchComes fitted with 3 AAA batteries

Range: 398 RRP: £14.99

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Range: 398 RRP: £14.99

BOOKAROO NOTEBOOK TIDY

Keeps everything you need to hand.

A super stylish and ingenious gift for stationery lovers and book carriers of all ages and genders. Perfectly positioned, interwoven, non-slip elastic securely holds all the stuff you need for your day at work, uni, school or trip! Look... no hands! Part of the Bookaroo range of incredibly practical lifestyle accessories.

Keeps important bits tidy and handyFits A5 notebooks and popular sized booksNon-slip silicone backed elasticSuperior quality leather effect PU backerAvailable in 5 colours

Range: 409 RRP: £9.99

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Range: 409 RRP: £9.99

LONDON UNDERGROUND MINI-MARKS

Iconic underground station markers.

Piccadilly Circus, Knightsbridge, Covent Garden - all favourite destinations for the touring traveller. And with these sets of snappy bookmarks, you can take a virtual ride around London's iconic landmarks without having to leave your own comfortable seat. Pick from six busy underground lines. No ticket required!

Little magnets keep your placeMark multiple pagesGloss laminated card6 markers per pack6 iconic station themed packs available

Range: 981 RRP: £2.99

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Range: 981 RRP: £2.99

SNIPPITS® MAGAZINE PAGE MARKERS

Themed sticky tabs for marking.

Themed sticky tabs for projects, shopping, ideas, hints and tips! Whenever you find something you like in your magazine have Snippits® at hand to catch the moment and mark the page. Available in 6 popular themes, these self adhesive arrow markers will help you keep track of the good things in life.

Great for marking noteworthy thingsPrinted on 100gsm paperWith brightly coloured messages100 low tack arrows per pack6 themed magazine categories

Range: 377 RRP: £2.99

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Range: 377 RRP: £2.99

TIN OF SARDINES PAGE MARKERS

Super-jazzy clip-on page markers.

You’ve never seen fish like this! 50 super-jazzy clip-on page markers to decoratively mark your books and magazines. More art gallery than ocean galley, these fun flip-ons will brightly tag the bits you’ll want to find again. Made from twangy laminated card, they can be re-used wherever you need to tab and return later.

Brightly printed card fishesLaminated cardCompletely reusableComes with tin to keep them in50 individual patterns

Range: 953 RRP: £4.99

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Range: 953 RRP: £4.99

THE REALLY USEFUL MAGNIFYING BOOKMARK

Brings all the words up to size.

This dual purpose fresnel lens will quickly de-frustrate the small print and bring the words back into focus as you read. One of those little things that make life so much better. Big things come in bookmark sized packages! Choose from a selection of fun optical designs.

2x magnificationHigh quality fresnel lensA quick and handy magnifierBag and pocket sized8 magnifying designs available

Range: 367 RRP: £4.99

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Range: 367 RRP: £4.99

THE ANYWHERE LIGHT

Your flexible friend for light.

Your friend for Light. With its bendy legs and ‘can do’ attitude, the agile Anywhere Light will grip, grab, hook, hang, cling and clasp where other lights just can’t. Fully flexible to pose and place where you need the light in those hard to get to spots. Readers, hobbyists and DIY-ers take note!

GALA gadgets and novelties award winnerFlexible and multi-positionableSoft touch grippy legs with 360° head rotationComes with batteries fitted4 colours available

Range: 315 RRP: £9.99

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Range: 315 RRP: £9.99

THE BOOK LAMP

Clips to books or sits on the desk.

A design classic gets a modern makeover! Clip it onto your book for reading in low light or just pop it into its weighted base to sit proudly on your desk or shelf. Angles to direct the light where you need it most. High gloss finish in four super-retro colours. It’s hip to clip!

Clips onto hardbacks and paperbacksSits in its weighted desk baseLED light sourceComes with batteries fitted4 colours available

Range: 944 RRP: £12.99

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Range: 944 RRP: £12.99

WOODEN READING REST

Showpiece holder for tablets too.

Our showpiece book rest is equally happy in the kitchen, study or on display anywhere around your home. Holds all manner of fine literature from recipes books to coffee table journals beautifully, securely and with ease. And with the new cut-out ledge design to allow for charging cables, it can now accommodate tablets too!

Beautifully made from European Beech3 adjustable angle settingsHolds heavy books and tablets tooFolds down flat to storeNow with cut-out design for cables

Range: 83 RRP: £29.99

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Range: 83 RRP: £29.99

MAGNIF-I MAGNIFYING BOOKMARK

Multi-functional handy bookmarker.

Conveniently slips between the pages of a book. Includes imperial and metric ruler markings which come in handy for all sorts of study, hobby and DIY uses. Ideal for keeping your place and magnifying the important parts of your book, magazine or document. Part of the MAGNIF-i range – a smart coordinated program of well designed magnifying products for essential use.

2x magnificationConvenient bookmark with ribbonQuality rigid fresnel lensLess image distortion6"/15cm ruler markings

Range: 45002 RRP: £2.99

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Range: 45002 RRP: £2.99

THE REALLY BRIGHT BOOK LIGHT

Extra wide bright page lighting.

A very useful clip-on reading light, featuring an extra wide light beam – ideal for lighting bigger areas including larger format books, plans and maps. Often used by music performers! Combined with a flexible, positionable neck and longer battery life, this is a very practical multipurpose book light! The Really Serious Book Light Range is a co-ordinated collection of reading lights designed to suit the needs of all kinds of book light users.

Extra wide beam for spread lightingClips to any book for readingDimmable light switchFlexible neck to position beam3 AAA batteries for prolonged use

Range: 399 RRP: £16.99

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Range: 399 RRP: £16.99

REALLY USEFUL LIGHT-UP READERS

Illuminated LED reading glasses.

If you need reading glasses and enjoy a little bit of quiet reading when the big lights go out, our illuminated LED reading glasses are designed to give you your own personal reading space. Each arm is independently switchable to cast just the right amount of light for your environment. The benefits of a book light and readers wrapped up in one brilliant idea!

Lights up the page for readingRead without disturbing others3 classic frame stylesAvailable in 3 lens strengthsComes with batteries fitted

Range: 464 RRP: £19.99

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Range: 464 RRP: £19.99

THE REALLY TINY KEYRING

With LED to help you find things.

Find the keyhole. Locate the lock. All in the dark with this super handy LED mini spotlight. The soft coated keyring is pleasingly pebble shaped and has one of those buttons you just love to press again and again. This indispensable essential comes in a range of zippy colours.

Strong metal casingSoft coated finishBright LED lightComes with replaceable battery fitted7 colours available

Range: 50 RRP: £6.99

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Range: 50 RRP: £6.99

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