Paper and Pens

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Field Notes alternative pocket notebook maker Word. has just announced a new set of notebooks that have covers that are inspired by topographic maps of the earth. Word. Terrain notebooks are available in three colors including orange, green and ivory. Each colored set comes with three notebooks of the same color. The 3.5 x 5.5… Read More

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I've been using a paper journal on a daily basis for the past year. I'd tried digital journals in the past, but I've always enjoyed using analog tools more than apps on my smartphone. The advantages to using a digital journal over an analog journal are the ability to archive them and the ability to… Read More

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Do you get excited by notebooks and journals? If you do, you're my kind of person and you're going to be interested in these high-quality notebooks from Germany. The X17 and X47 series of notebooks may remind some people of Midori Traveler's Notebooks because they feature removable inserts. That's where the comparison ends though because… Read More

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I love my smartphone, but when it comes to to-do lists, bullet journals, diaries and other note taking, I prefer a good old fashioned paper notebook. Putting a pen to paper and watching a notebook become worn as it fills with info, ideas and memories makes me smile. I'm kind of a notebook addict and… Read More

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If you get your creativity kicks by putting a pen to paper, or a stylus to your electronic device, but want to do it in the accurate colors of your world, your wish may have just come true.  The Scribble Pen uses “smart ink” technology to accurately mix the ink to the color you select with the RGB… Read More

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If you love notebooks and journals as much as I do, it's probably not a stretch to say that you also love pens. Finding the perfect pen for the perfect journal is a quest that can take a long time to complete. I have a favorite pen, but I'm not sure it's my perfect pen… Read More

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If you enjoy keeping a diary, bullet journal, travel journal, sketch book, etc., you know that in addition to choosing the right pen for the task, that you also put a lot of thought into choosing the right notebook. When it comes to notebooks, they come in a variety of page types, colors and sizes. But… Read More

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Have you ever stapled anything only to pierce your finger on the misshapen staple? Perhaps you've experienced a staple snagging a favorite shirt. Or maybe you're frustrated with having to fix a jammed stapler or having to refill it. It's time to consider purchasing a stapleless stapler like the Kokuyo Harinacs Japanese Stapleless Stapler. This gadget… Read More

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Refillable notebooks have been around for decades, but reusable notebooks are completely new. Imagine buying one notebook that you can use over and over again. Let me introduce you to the Wipebook. It's like having a book made of whiteboard pages. A notebook like this obviously isn't something you would want to use for a… Read More

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Today (January, 23rd) is National Handwriting Day, an annual celebration which was started three years ago in 2013 by Moleskine. To celebrate this occasion, you're encouraged to temporarily put down your smartphones and computer keyboards, and use your favorite pen and notebook to write a note. Then use your phone to take a picture of your… Read More

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I love a good pen.  It's something that I use every day along with a good notebook, so having a good writing instrument is important to me.  Olixar has released the Hexstyli 6-in-1 pen that has various gadgets built into it. Let's take a look and see what it has. Note: Images can be clicked to view… Read More

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For those of you like myself, who enjoy using a paper journal / notebook, do you love the notebook that you're currently using? Joe and Ryan of First Draft Co. set out to create a notebook that they would love to use. They sent me one of their US made notebooks to see if I would love… Read More

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TEC Accessories is now offering a new version of their PicoPen which I reviewed back in 2009. Their original EDC pen was made of stainless steel and was pretty tiny. This new version is the PicoPen Ti and it's longer, wider and stronger. Let's take a look. The new PicoPen Ti is noticeably larger when… Read More

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We used to have a bad habit of buying meat, sticking it in the refrigerator and forgetting about it until it was spoiled. I finally got tired of wasting money and bought a small dry erase board that I mounted on the kitchen wall next to the refrigerator. Now we make sure to write down… Read More

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Coloring books for adults have been gaining in popularity this year and now one of the biggest names in notebooks and journals is offering one. The Wandering City Coloring Book from Moleskine is a 96-page book with 50 lined drawings by award-winning illustrator Carlo Stanga. The book features drawings of plants, people, buildings, faces and… Read More