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…

Lovely Design is creating another edition of their beautiful Pocket and Journey books. Using an assortment of papers, envelopes and tidbits between two bookcloth-covered covers, each of these “blank” books is a beautiful place to start your next story – be it words or pictures. They sell out quickly so check back. I got one…

Rag & Bone handmade blank journals are extraordinarily beautiful. Made with deckle edges and filled with bright white paper, weight toothy stock that should handle any writing tool you try. Cover options range from graphic cotton prints to dupioni silks. 6”x9”. $29 each. via www.ragandbonebindery.com

Smythson of Bond Street is the absolute cadillac of paper goods. Their blank books feature gilt edged pages, gold foil stamping, bound in lambskin covers. Choose from an array of classic bright colors and snappy sayings like “Wit and Wisdom,” “Scribbles and Sketches,” “Be Happy” and many others.