Four Way Rubber Bands

Scottsdale, AZ based Flying Buffalo makes these 4-way rubber bands, called Box Bands, specifically to hold board game boxes together. Clearly they'd be great for stacks of paper, books or anything else you'd otherwise wrap with twine or multiple rubber bands. They're available in 4, 8 or 10 inch sizes for $5 per pack. You can buy them directly from Flying Buffalo.

The Lamy Scribble

A friend came back from Europe last year toting this Lamy "propelling pencil" and has been addicted to its refined, ergonomic design ever since. A spring-loaded claw grips a 3.15 mm thick lead (also available in a 0.7mm diameters) that produces a smooth, satisfying line and makes the pocket-sized pencil perfect for jotting notes and quick sketches. Well-balanced with a pleasant weight, the Scribble is …

Tape-tastic!

I'm usually a purist when it comes to things like this, but there's always an exception. A welcomed deviation from simple clear packing tape, this colorful pattern can be yours for $6 at fredflare.com. There's also a similarly colorful grid pattern for those who aren't in to the Pucci-esque paisley thing. via design*sponge