Fountain Pen Inks and Bleach reviews the new Cornaline d’Egypte ink!

Fountain Pen Inks and Bleach did a great review of the new Herbin Anniversary ink Cornaline d’Egypte with writing samples and shading examples. In the review they note that Emeraude de Chivor was so good, all the subsequent metallic inks have a lot to live up to. How do you think this one compares? The […]

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New Herbin 1798 Anniversary Ink: Cornaline d’Egypte!

I am very happy to announce the new HerbinĀ 1798 Anniversary ink: Cornaline d’Egypte! This new ink is a reddish orange with silver sheen to add richness and depth. Click here to see a video of this new ink in action! The new Herbin 1798 Cornaline d’Egypte ink will be available later this summer! Check in […]

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Writing Wednesday: Journals as historical records

Personal journals often give insight or provide firsthand accounts of significant historical events. Examples include soldiers’ diaries recording specifics of battles, and Samuel Pepys’ diary where he wrote about the plague and the Great Fire Of London. The fact that people took the time to record events in detail is interesting to me. This indicates […]

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How to transition from digital to paper planning

There’s an article that’s been bouncing around in planner groups since it came out after the first of the year: The Case for Using a Paper Planner. If you haven’t read it yet, it’s definitely worth a read. The article notes advantages of using a paper planner: writing by hand increases memory retention; the tangible […]

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New Herbin products coming this year!

Last week I wrote about my trip to Paris to see the new products coming out this year. I also saw some gorgeous Herbin products that will be released this year! I saw the sealing waxes and brass seals, shown in the photo above. There are loads of different waxes including traditional, metallic, pearlescent, king’s […]

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Writing Wednesday: Write as someone who loves you

Today on this day dedicated to love, let’s focus on you! Today’s writing exercise is to write a letter to yourself, as if it is from someone who loves you. Imagine you are someone else who loves you. What nice, warm, loving things would they say about you? Write a letter, journal entry, or even […]

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Quo Vadis Journal 21 day per page planner as inspiration book on Well Planned Life!

Susan was one of the winners of our day per page planners giveaway last year! She chose a Journal 21 day per page planner with a refillable turquoise Club cover. Recently she emailed me the link to her post on her blog Well Planned Life describing how she is using her Journal 21 for her […]

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