The Big-Ass List of Awesome Uses for a Blank Notebook

Helpful + Technical

74 clever uses and counting! Got a ton of blank paper pages staring at you, and you’re not sure what you want to fill them with? I’m keeping a running list of all the interesting and helpful ways to fill up a notebook to keep us all inspired and motivated. Habit Trackers Community Service/Good Deeds […]

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Finding Planner Peace

Helpful + Technical

Chances are you’ve probably heard someone use the term ‘planner peace’ in reference to their journal or notebook system. So, what is planner peace, and how does one obtain this level of zen, spiritual creaminess with planners? Planner peace is really just being happy with your set up. The size, the inserts, the appearance, the […]

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Easily Increase & Maintain Your Productivity with Notebooks

Helpful + Technical

It’s time to break up with your phone. How many times have you set out to do something, but realized about a half hour later that you fell down the rabbit-tunnel of “feeds”? Social media is my personal bane, if I go onto Facebook to post an update or check my business page, I have […]

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Comparing 26 Popular Writing Papers Side by Side

Helpful + Technical, Paper

Here I go geeking out about the technical aspect of… well, anything. In this case, we’re talking PAPER! John from Fountain Pen Love did this rad fountain pen-friendly paper comparison between twenty-six different types of writing paper. Basically, he took a pile of familiar writing papers, and wrote the same thing, with the same ink, […]

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Van Der Spek Journal Cover in Progress

Covers, Helpful + Technical

This week Janet, at This Bug’s Life shared photos of her custom, undyed, A5 Nomad being put together by the talented artists over at Van Der Spek. It’s a really neat peak into the amount of work (and leather!) that goes into one of these covers with built-in pockets. If you want spy what goes […]

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20 Poplar Hobonichi Weeks Covers to Compare Side-by-Side


Covers

I’ve said this before, but the Hobonichi Weeks planner size is my favorite of all the notebooks, pocket journals, and planners out there, so I am going to start my comparison posts with covers for it. This is a round up of popular Hobonichi Techo Weeks & Mega Weeks covers; the ones talked about in […]

May 3, 2019

10 Blogs to Follow for Notebook Inspiration


Link Lists

I wanted to share a roundup of my favorite links this month. Not all of them are dedicated to journals, but all of them are inspirational to the hobby. This list doesn’t have any particular order, with the exception that my currently favorite blog to visit is at the top of the list. 😉 Enjoy! […]

April 29, 2019

10 Steal-Worthy Monthly Planner Page Layouts


Pages

Monthly dashboard layouts, planner inspiration, and Instagram feeds to follow, oh my! This is a round up of my favorites right now, and I’ll drop Instagram tags below each photo in this list so you can go follow these awesome planners too. Enjoy the gallery!

April 20, 2019

Adding a Cork Vision Board to Journals and Planners


How To + DIY

There are actually two DIYs in this video I love, but creating a dashboard out of cork is so clever, we’ll talk about that first. In this video Geraldine Jayne shows how she made hers, which allows her to attach and swap out images and notes with decorative brads. I am an incredibly changeable person, […]

April 18, 2019

Finding Planner Peace


Helpful + Technical

Chances are you’ve probably heard someone use the term ‘planner peace’ in reference to their journal or notebook system. So, what is planner peace, and how does one obtain this level of zen, spiritual creaminess with planners? Planner peace is really just being happy with your set up. The size, the inserts, the appearance, the […]

April 17, 2019

Free Calligraphy Worksheets + Beginner Tips


Free Stuff, How To + DIY

This is a roundup of free resources to help you start, or improve, your calligraphy game. If you don’t already have a pen pal, this is a great time to find one and give yourself a reason to practice those penning skills! Fundamentals, Three Main Strokes Understanding vertical downstrokes at a 45% pen angle as […]

April 15, 2019