Paper Review and Giveaway: Musubi Cosmo Air Light Notebook

Paper Review and Giveaway: Musubi Cosmo Air Light Notebook

(I promise the giveaway is real and not an April Fools joke. Just happens to fall on the 1st!) Tomoe River has been a paper that is loved by the fountain pen community due to the unique interaction between the paper and ink. Ink shows incredible shading and sheening properties on Tomoe River paper and…

Notebook Review: Archer & Olive A5 Night Sky Neapolitan Dot Grid Notebook

I have my knitting friends to thank for this review! Recently a friend shared her crafting journal with bits and pieces of her knitting, spinning and sewing projects. I was intrigued because it was dot grid, and contained THREE different kinds of paper. And that’s how I bought my very own Archer & Olive A5…

Notebook Review: Princeton Architectural Press Observer’s Notebook: Weather

Notebook Review: Princeton Architectural Press Observer’s Notebook: Weather

I have obtained notebooks over the years for various reasons – interesting paper, a beautiful cover, an interesting size or shape, a great sale, review purposes, gifts. I need very little convincing to pick up a new notebook that catches my eye and I was enchanted when I came across a new line of notebooks…

Notebook Review: Endless Recorder

I always love trying new paper so when Ana presented me with The Endless Recorder to try, I was thrilled. The Endless Recorder (€18.14 or $21.96) is a journal designed in Madrasa and manufactured in India. It is an A5 hard-bound journal, with a leatherette cover available in Deep Ocean (Blue), Infinite Space (Grey), Crimson…

Product Review: William Hannah A5 Notebook

Product Review: William Hannah A5 Notebook

After reading Jaclyn’s post a few weeks ago about her customized William Hannah A5 discbound notebook cover (starting at £99), I realized how much I had always wanted one. Compared with other discbound systems, the William Hannah covers are definitely on the luxury end of the spectrum. The covers are leather, with durable metal rings…

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…