Jet Pens video of Cornaline d’Egypte ink!

Jet Pens did an excellent video showing the new Herbin Cornaline d’Egypte ink! The short video explains the origin of the name of the ink, describes the color very well, and shows writing samples with wide and fine nib pens. You can find the Herbin Cornaline d’Egypte ink with more sample photos at Jet Pens […]

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New Sunset Rose covers!

Show off your dark side with our new Sunset Rose covers! The soft material features gold-foil rose detailing. These soft, refillable covers can be used on your planner year after year. The Sunset covers will be available only on the academic year Scholar, Academic Minister, and University planners, and the calendar year Minister, Hebdo, Space […]

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Writing Wednesday: The Well Appointed Desk reviews the new Herbin ink Cornaline d’Egypte!

The Well Appointed Desk did an excellent and very thorough review of the new Herbin ink Cornaline d’Egypte! There are lots of photos of writing samples, shading, and comparisons with other inks. The writing sample is a very nice history of Herbin inks! Cornaline d’Egypte is part of the Jacques Herbin 1798 collection and is […]

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New Seashells covers!

Keep that summertime feeling all year long with our new Seashells planner covers! The seashell pink material features gold-foil seashell details. These soft, refillable covers can be used year after year. The Seashells covers are only available on the following planners: academic year Textagenda, and University; calendar year Notor, Business, and Executive. Click on the […]

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Setting up your new Life Noted planner

Today is the first day in the Life Noted academic year planners! Now is a good time to decide your annual goals (if you haven’t already), and to fill in your August Forecast page (more in that in this post). An Academic Planner did a wonderful post called Making Self-Improvement Plans with Quo Vadis’ Life […]

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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 Herbin 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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