Writing Wednesday: How do they make those gorgeous ink splatters in reviews?

On many fountain pen ink reviews you’ll see splatters of ink on a page. This shows the sheen/ shimmer of the ink, as well as shading and depth. Turns out there’s more to it than just dumping ink on the page; there’s a technique for applying the ink to the paper using a minimum amount […]

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30 Day Challenge update: How Tiffany is using her Trinote weekly planner

Tiffany was one of the winners of our 30 Day Challenge: Apps to Paper Planner Giveaway! She sent me some excellent photos of how she is using the Trinote weekly planner she won. She had this to say: I just wanted to give you a quick update on how I’ve been using the planner! I […]

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Quo Vadis planners love on Instagram!

There’s been lots of love for Quo Vadis planners on Instagram lately! Click through the links to see photos of everyone’s planners. Student athlete @menleystudies shows us how she uses her Minister weekly planner. Despite a hectic schedule of classes, studying, and training, she got all A’s her first semester at university! Congratulations! @jojo_eliece calls […]

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Sandra Bartholomew’s published book of her comics!

You might remember Sandra Bartholomew and her comics she draws in her Quo Vadis Scholar weekly planner (which we featured here). She has turned these comics into a book! BEGIN AGAIN – Quo Vadis (Where are you going?) is available now from blurb.com. The book is a unique take on comics; the daily sketches become […]

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Writing Wednesday: Writers and their notebooks

In The Writers, The Artist, The Notebooks, Anna Iltnere interviewed five authors to ask them about their favorite notebooks and pens. She writes: For writers and artists who travel overseas, in reality or in their imaginations, a notebook is an island, somewhere to anchor, a map of thoughts, a memory tattooed on paper, sometimes a […]

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Brighten up cold winter days with a colorful planner cover!

Brighten up your days with a colorful planner cover! All Quo Vadis planners come with a variety of cover colors from bright and cheerful to subdued and professional and everything in between. There’s also different textures, from pebbly to smooth. Quo Vadis planner covers are refillable and can be used year after year. Or, swap […]

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Video showing how Clairefontaine paper is made!

I really liked this video showing how Clairefontaine paper (used in Quo Vadis planners, Clairefontaine notebooks, and Rhodia notebooks and writing pads) is made! The Executive Vice President of Exacompta Clairefontaine, Jean-Marie Nusse, talks about PEFC certification and why it’s important to the company and our customers. The video is in French but you can […]

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TheRamblingPlanner’s color coding in her Life Noted planner!

Check out Katie TheRamblingPlanner‘s photo on Instagram showing her pens and color coding in her Life Noted planner! Unfortunately I can’t post the photo itself here because you have to perform some sort of HTML magic to copy photos from IG to post elsewhere. You can see a photo of the Life Noted weekly pages […]

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Sandra Strait’s art using the new Cornaline d’Egypte ink!

Sandra Strait did a wonderful review on Doodlewash of the new Herbin 1798 ink Cornaline d’Egypte! In her review, Sandra shows excellent photos of the shading and silver shimmer in this ink. Most ink reviews show writing samples, which she does include, but she also shows several amazing photos of her art using the ink. […]

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