Mid-Year Planner Review

Mid-Year Planner Review

At the beginning of the year, I posted about my planner set-up for the year¬†which included the Midori B6 Pocket Planner in the Clover design ($23.50, out of stock but a Birds edition is still available)¬† tucked into my leather B6 cover from Bassy & Co ($81 and up) with my Stalogy Editor’s Series 365…

Notebook Review: Traveler’s Short Trip Passport Size

While at the California Pen Show, I was able to score a few samples from the Traveler’s/Plotter table. Not that I needed any Traveler’s Notebook samples. I’ve been a loyal fan of Traveler’s for …. hmmmm… over a decade now! But it was a delight to revisit some of the classic refills. Because Traveler’s is…

DesignWorks Vegan Suede Folio in Blush Pink

DesignWorks Vegan Suede Folio in Blush Pink

The DesignWorks Vegan Suede Folio in Blush Pink ($25, also available in black) is a soft, suede-like notebook cover like the Traveler’s Notebook. It ships with a lined notebook refill with 48 pages and a gold-tone ballpoint pen. From the online description and photos, this looked like an awesome alternative for someone looking for a…

A Deep Dive into Elastic Planner Systems (AKA Traveler’s Notebooks/Fauxdori)

A Deep Dive into Elastic Planner Systems (AKA Traveler’s Notebooks/Fauxdori)

Following our previous posts about Ring-Bound Planner Systems and Discbound Planner Systems its time to tackle the “elastic planner” AKA the Traveler’s Notebook (TN) or, when not made by the Traveler’s Notebook Company, the “Fauxdori”. The name Fauxdori arose several years ago when Traveler’s Notebook was still under the Midori branding and was refer to…

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…

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…