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Week of 8-14-17

Week of 8-14-17

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Hobonichi Haul

Hobonichi Haul

How exciting it is to come back from work and find the Hobonichi package that the mail carrier left in front of your door! September 1st was the first day you could order online the 2015 planner and the new covers. September 1st was the day I placed my order. And 10 days later, I … Continue reading

Good Stuff

Good Stuff

    I just received some cool items I have ordered. The white pen is a Lamy Safari with a medium nib [great fountain pen: I already have a red one]. I also ordered a converter because I want to be able to use the J Herbin scented inks. The purple ink is the best: it’s scented with … Continue reading

Thomas Jefferson’s Special Note Taking Gadget

I have a passion for notebook and stationary in general. This passion takes me sometimes to visit blogs covering reviews of this type of items. I recently came across this article on famous men’s pocket notebooks. My favorite part was the description of Thomas Jefferson’s notebook made up of ivory leaves on which he took notes … Continue reading

Celebrate Mother’s Day: checked!

A very tranquil and relaxing day. Just like I like them! A couple of phone calls to mom and family; a few text messages…and the rest of the day at home doing what I like. Of course the highlight was Stephanie’s gift that I received in the mail few days ago, but I kept sealed … Continue reading

One Year Calendar In One Page

I know: it takes very little to get me excited. Like now, for example; I found this website that allows you to create a free printable calendar including up to 52 weeks per page (letter size).And you even have room for a brief comment on each day.I found it here. I also found this annual … Continue reading

Yet Another (Mini) Moleskine.

I could not come back from Italy without one of my favorite notebooks.This is the very new, very little weekly planner for 2011. Measures 2.5″ X 4″ [6.5cm X 10.5cm.]: perfect size to carry with you everywhere. Hardcover offered in several colors: I chose turquoise.It even has the tiny pocket inside the back cover!Viva Moleskine! … Continue reading

My Favorite Fountain Pen [today]

Namiki/Pilot Vanishing Point Fountain Pen Click and the point retracts, just like a ball point pen. Amazing! I love it!! And it writes so well and smoothly… Today I am grateful for fountain pens.

Another Moleskine Celebration

[“Just when I thought I was out… they pull me back in.” Michael Corleone] Just when I thought I owned all types of Moleskine notebooks, here come more great editions! And I cannot resist them! This time they are the limited edition commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival with never-done-before custom cover art. … Continue reading

See Objects In My Studio

I just found it this at the thrift store. Isn’t it so very cool? My Caran D’ache watercolor pencils are now kept in this “fist”. And this is my pink revolving pencils, pens, markers, brushes, scissors, and more holder. With little drawers too. A ceramic owl that holds my reading glasses. Yay! A ceramic kitty … Continue reading

Amazon Delivery

Yay! I received my Amazon order: Danny Gregory’s “An Illustrated Life” [drawing inspiration from the private sketchbooks of artists, illustrators and designers],  and the new, huge, gi-normeous, Moleskine Folio!!! So big! I love it; look: it measures 12″ X 8″. I love those large blank pages…can’t wait to fill them [oh, and that’s my metal … Continue reading

Pink Link 20

I gathered all the pink things on my desk and I photographed them in group. I’ll name them all starting from the top left item and moving clockwise  and concentrically. First is my pink journal, pink ruled too. Next to it, an empty box of Good & Plenty, my favorite candy.  A super cute Vera the Mouse … Continue reading

Pens & Paper Phinds

I was [internet] surfing, looking for pink ink, and I came across these fantabulous items: Scented fountain pen inks: can you imagine? only pen and paper aficionados can understand the excitement. All other will probably think I am nuts.Anyway, it’s made by J. Herbin, the oldest producer of ink in the world, making ink since … Continue reading

Pink Link 16

New year, new journal.Actually, I really do not need the beginning of a new year, to start a new journal: I own several sketch books and journals, and I use them for many different reasons at different times. What can I say? I just like paper products.When I saw the pink journal pictured below, I … Continue reading