Writing Wednesday: Get prepared for National Novel Writing Month!

November 1st is the start of National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo)! People from all around the world will have the goal of completing a 50,000 word novel by the end of November. See the official website NaNoWriMo.org for all the details! There are lots of things you can do to get prepared to crank […]

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Writing Wednesday: Refillable notebooks now available!

A couple of months ago I announced the Refillable Notebooks were coming out soon. I’m very happy to tell you they are now available with a variety of cover options at Paper Bistro! Folks who were interested in white paper Habana notebooks might be interested in these. Even though they don’t have the Habana covers […]

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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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Time management Monday: It’s not too late to get an academic year planner!

If your planner isn’t working well enough for you (or you never got around to getting your planner) don’t worry! There’s still time to get your academic year planner. Click on the links for more information about each planner including cover options and where to buy. Here are some suggestions: If you want a planner […]

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Sneak peek: new Clairefontaine Goldline mixed-media sketchbooks!

The new Clairefontaine Goldline mixed-media sketchbooks are now included in the US lineup! They are available from Paper Bistro. These notebooks have heavyweight 180gsm paper that is smooth on one side and textured on the other, perfect for wet and dry techniques. The Goldline notebooks are landscape orientation and come in small (4 1/4 by […]

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Sneak peek: New Clairefontaine Graf’Book Fine Arts Notebooks!

We are now importing the new Clairefontaine Graf’Book notebooks from France! They have just been added to the US lineup and are now available from Paper Bistro. The Graf’Book fine arts notebooks have a timeless look that combines tradition and modernity. These notebooks feature 100g Clairefontaine paper, perfectly smooth and extra white, designed to resist […]

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Anderson Pens blog thINKthursday Cornaline d’Egypte review!

Chris at Anderson Pens blog did an excellent review of the new J Herbin Cornaline d’Egypte ink on one of their thINKthursday posts last month! You can see the full review here. I was very impressed with the sphynx sketch! There’s also loads of details on drying times, comparisons with similar inks, writing samples, information […]

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