Give the gift of a personalized journal!

Our popular Habana notebooks can be personalized with a name, date, or short message on the cover. It’s the perfect, personal gift for Mother’s Day or graduation. These elegant journals are available with black, red, raspberry, orange, anise green, or turquoise covers, with lined or blank pages. The ivory paper is fountain pen friendly.   […]

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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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Writing Wednesday: The Well-Appointed Desk reviews Herbin Corail des Tropiques ink

Laura at The Well-Appointed Desk recently did a review of Herbin Corail des Tropiques ink showing side by side inks comparisons with shading examples and writing samples. Laura says, “There are no bright oranges in this one, just peachy coral goodness; the kind that reminds you of the southwest or the beach.” Corail des Tropiques […]

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Daily Journaling Prompts for February 2019

Continuing our series on daily journaling prompts, here is a list of journaling topics for every day in February! This gives everyone some new ideas for journaling, and can help take the pressure off to think of something to journal about every day, especially for people doing our Page Per Day Challenge. Some days are […]

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Writing Wednesday: National Handwriting Day

Today is National Handwriting Day! National Handwriting Day falls on January 23rd every year, which is John Hancock‘s birthday. There are lots of reasons to celebrate handwriting. Studies show that writing by hand makes you smarter and improves memory. Handwritten documents can not only increase your own memory, but preserve your memories for future generations. […]

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