What is a Betty Box?
Ever since Birchbox became a household name, We loved the idea! Now it seems like there is a box for every possible taste.
Even though the Betties aren’t in the monthly subscription box business, we wanted to create something that featured fabulous goodies for women entrepreneurs just like you. But those of you who know us, know that we had to do it in our own Betty way.
Each month we personally curate items we’re sure you’ll love. Once we get our hand on them, we use our photography and design superpowers to show you just how awesome they are, and then we give you our honest opinion about each one. These are items we choose because we think they’re beautiful and clever.
If there’s a product you think we should know about, send us an email at businessbetties[at]gmail[dot]com. It could end up being featured!
I used to wait all summer with anticipation for September, the time when I got to shop for school supplies. It’s a few years later (just a few.) and I still follow the same pattern. That’s why, when September’s Betty Box rolled around, there was no question about what the theme would be. Office Supplies. And of course, because this is Business Betties, we’re not going to show you boring office supplies. Our standards are way too high for that. We give you cute and clever with a heavy dose of functional.
Thoughts and Doodles of an Undiscovered Genius Notebook– available at Brit + Co.
We always have notebooks floating around the office, for taking notes during a meeting, writing down to-do lists, and general doodling. Can we agree that work seems a lot more fun when you have a cute notebook? Because it is. This adorable compilation of pages is designed by English artist, Happy Jackson, based in London.
We like to think of ourselves more of “Soon to be Discovered Geniuses” rather than “undiscovered.” It’s only a matter of time, Betties.
The New Black Pencils: available at See Jane Work
Writing instruments with a little bit of sass? They totally have our name all over them. Well, not literally. They say funny things like “Boxed Wine is the New Black” and “Having a Roommate Named Mom is the New Black.” What’s your “new black”?
Lexon Desk Tools in Grey: available at See Jane Work
This combination of calculator, stapler and tape dispenser is the trifecta of mod desk tools. With their cool grey (they are available in brighter colors like green and purple) geometric exterior and labeled in the much loved font, Helvetica, on the top, they are far from boring. They’re also very helpful. Weren’t sure which item on your desk is the stapler? Don’t worry, you’ve got this.
Oh, and isn’t that tape cute? We’re totally bummed that Target no longer carries it.
Do you have an office supply fetish? Let us know some of your favorite products in the comments below.