Pen Review: Esterbook Lilac Slim Estie

Pen Review: Esterbook Lilac Slim Estie

I couldn’t resist styling the new Esterbrook Estie Lilac Slim (MSRP $185US) with my most matchy-matchy handbag. Can you blame me? Seriously though, I was very excited to hear about the new Estie Lilac and to find out that they had introduced a smaller, slimmer version was an added bonus. But first, let’s cover all…

Guest Post Ink Review: MontBlanc Ladies Edition Pearl

Guest Post Ink Review: MontBlanc Ladies Edition Pearl

Guest Review by Jaclyn Myers (AKA Inkpothesis) Typically my opinion of an ink forms long after I have opened it. Assessing the important characteristics of an ink requires a pen to be filled, a nib to be dipped, and my Col-o-Ring collection to be expanded by yet another swab. Other times, the presentation of an…

Eye Candy: Diamine Inkvent Calendar (and Giveaway)

Eye Candy: Diamine Inkvent Calendar (and Giveaway)

For several years, we try to do a 12 Days of Inkmas here are The Desk. But Diamine had the genius idea to take it even further and create in the Inkvent Calendar for 2019. Inside the paperboard windows are 24 sample sized vials (7ml each) of unique, holiday-themed ink colors plus one larger 30ml…

Link Love: The Gift Guides Cometh

Link Love: The Gift Guides Cometh

I can’t believe its the middle of November already and holiday music is being played in stores and holiday decorations are being hung. It also means that Gift Guides are starting to be published, including the all-important stationery and pen-related gift guides. Oh, and if you’re knit-inclined Mason-Dixon Knitting is hosting a Giftalong knitting challenge…