Life Noted Show & Tell Contest Winner October 2018!

Congratulations to the October winner of our Life Noted Show & Tell Contest: @theramblingplanner! You can see how she color codes her days here and how she keeps track of her tasks (and the weather!) here! We are running this giveaway contest every month until February 2019: Show us how you use your Life Noted […]

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Time management Monday: Erase or cross out changes in your schedule?

I normally erase or use correction fluid to cover up schedule entries that need to be changed. But Robert recently had an excellent comment on our What To Write In Your Planner post: Nice intro to using planners! Two additional items I learned hearing Harold Taylor speak in….1996: — Don’t keep two different calendars. — […]

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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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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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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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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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Writing Wednesday: G Lalo Verge de France writing pad review

Dave Hassar (@davehassar) did an excellent review of the G. Lalo Verge de France writing pad on Ed Jelley’s blog. The Verge de France writing pads are available in A5 and A4 sizes in several different paper colors including white, ivory, champagne, lavender, pistachio green, graphite grey, and rose. The Verge de France pads have […]

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