Notebook Review: Uglybooks

Notebook Review: Uglybooks

Review by Tina Koyama For years, I tried every pocket-sized notebook on the market, hoping to find one with paper that I could use for both writing and sketching with fountain pens, water-soluble colored pencils, brush pens and maybe even watercolors. Frustrated, I even made my own for a while. Eventually, instead of continually being…

Product Review: Nebula Guide Sheet Set

Nebula is the notebook/stationery brand for Colorverse. Many folks may have tried the Nebula notebooks but did you know they created a set of Guide Sheets? The Nebula Guide Sheet set includes five pages, printed on cardstock with guides printed on both sides of the sheets. The sheets fit into A5 notebooks. This set is…

Notebook Review: Inky Converters Traveler’s Notebook

Notebook Review: Inky Converters Traveler’s Notebook

When I saw the Ink Bottle Traveler’s Notebook ($40) from Inky Converters at the St. Louis Pen Show I bought it without a second thought. I love Angela’s illustrations and she just so fun. The Features:     There are some fantastic details beyond the darling ink bottle pattern Angela created for the cover. There…

Paper Review: Plotter Inserts

Paper Review: Plotter Inserts

If you have been anywhere within shouting vicinity of me over the last couple of months, you’ll know that upon seeing the new Plotter products, I have been yelling, “It’s a fancy Filofax!” As someone who never abandoned the allure of ring binders like Filofax, I am delighted to see that the planning trends have…

Notebook Review: Curnow A5 NEW PAPER Inserts

Notebook Review: Curnow A5 NEW PAPER Inserts

One of my favorite vendors at pen shows is Curnow Bookbinding and Leatherwork. Unfortunately, they only attend two shows per year: St. Louis and San Francisco. So, if you’re lucky enough to attend either of these shows, I recommend making a beeline to their tables to stock up on traveler-style notebook inserts and handmade leather…