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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8 Traveler’s Notebook Hacks to Save You Money


How To + DIY

One video, 8 awesome journal hacks. There is a ton of DIY and hacking gold in this video, but I was the most excited about the notebook dashboards with pockets. Of course that is the last DIY in the video, but I made a handy-dandy timestamp thinngie so you can quickly jump to the parts […]

April 14, 2019

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, […]

April 12, 2019

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 […]

April 11, 2019

5 Fresh Etsy Folder Inserts to Personalize Your Journal


Inserts

Felt, kraft-tex, and paper, oh my! This is a little round up of some really beautiful Etsy folder inserts, whether you’re looking for something new or just surfing for inspiration. We’re going way beyond the standard brown card stock, to really personalize your journal system with these small businesses’ products. The folder insert picks. Turnbuckle […]

April 9, 2019