Notebook Review: Laine My Knitting Notes

In the past year or two, Laine, a company that produces Nordic knitting patterns (magazines and gorgeous books), has also produced a knitting journal. This past weekend when Ana and I went on our local yarn crawl, we decided to pick up a copy and review it! My Knitting Notes (€19 or $25) is designed…

A (Draft) Notebook Set-up for 2021: Planners, Journals, and Blank Pages

A (Draft) Notebook Set-up for 2021: Planners, Journals, and Blank Pages

It’s December (…how?) and after a year that deviated from plans more than anyone could have anticipated, apparently I still feel compelled to “plan” for the upcoming year. I say apparently because it wasn’t until earlier this week that I realized I had five different notebooks that I intended to continue using in the new…

Planner Update: Out with the Old, In with the New

Planner Update: Out with the Old, In with the New

With the start of the new year, it’s time to look at the planners that worked and the planners that didn’t. Some techniques worked better than others. Out with the Old For 2019, I used the Mark’s Edit planner for my work planner and the Hobonichi Techo A6 for my personal logging. The Mark’s Edit…

Journal Accessory Review: Himekuri Sticky Calendar

Review by Tina Koyama I’ve been keeping a journal since third grade, and my journal format has changed as my needs have. The past decade or so, I’ve simplified my journal to more of a log: On most days, I write only a few notes to document places I’ve sketched, friends I’ve seen, books I’ve…

Notebook Review: Catherine Pooler Canvo Journal

Review by Laura Cameron Last month I had the chance to attend the Association for Creative Industries’ Creativation conference. Creativation is an industry trade show geared towards creative businesses and includes everything from knitting and needle arts, to cardmaking, stamping, scrapbooking and other papercrafts, to sewing, macrame, craft supply organizing and more! I spent some…