Moleskine Monday: Another One Comes to an End

Some nice-looking pages here: Another Moleskine Comes to an End. See more posts about Moleskines at Serenastyle Blog, including this lovely overstuffed notebook: I love how the pasted-in items have made it so chunky, yet the edges are still so tidy!

Notebook Addict of the Week: Brenda Susan

This week’s addict blogs at Walking Butterfly, where she shows off some of her journals: She says: “I have filled dozens of personal journals over the years. I kept diaries when I was in school and continued all through college, single life, and early marriage. Then when I was pregnant with my first child I […]

Gifts From a Reader: Rollbahn and Field Notes

I’ve always depended on the kindness of strangers… well, maybe not really, but I do love it when exciting notebooks show up in my mailbox from people I’ve never met! A reader named June sent me two lovely items– first, a special edition Field Notes: This was the perfect gift, because as I’ve written here […]

Carnival of Pen, Pencil and Paper– Come Join the Fun!

I’ll be hosting the next Carnival of Pen, Pencil & Paper on Feb. 8th. The deadline for submitting posts is Sunday Feb. 6 at 5pm EST. We’ve Future hosting spots are open, so if you have a pen, pencil, or paper-related blog and would like to be a host, please check out the Carnival info […]

Graphic: Inside the Sketchbooks of the World’s Great Graphic Designers

Here’s a book that’s at the top of my wishlist: Graphic: Inside the Sketchbooks of the World’s Great Graphic Designers. You can see more of the book in this article and slide show.

Morgan Library Exhibit: “The Diary”

Here’s an exhibit I plan on checking out in the near future: “The Diary: Three Centuries of Private Lives,” at the Morgan Library in New York. The exhibit includes these lovely items: A diary jointly kept by Nathaniel Hawthorne and his wife, Sophia Peabody Hawthorne: John Ruskin’s chess diary: You can see more images in […]

Moleskine Monday: Sketches by Chaosboy

I like this collection of faces, all done in a reporter-style Moleskine: See more at chaosboy industry – Milan, Italy – Moleskine sketches collection.

Notebook Addict of the Week: A Paperback Writer

This week’s addict posts this photo of some colorful notebooks: She says: This is my current stack of new notebooks, as my in-use notebooks are all too grimy and worn-looking to make a decent photo. Of course I think grimy, worn-looking notebooks make great photos and wish she’d shared them! Read more at A Paperback […]

Kompagnon Notebook with Pen Loop

For those who like pen loops, here’s a nice-looking German notebook sold by a British online retailer. If I’m not mistaken, this is the same brand as one of the notebooks I bought in Istanbul (see yesterday’s post), which I really liked other than finding the paper a little less smooth than I usually prefer. […]

Notebooks Bought in Istanbul

I previously posted some snapshots of notebook sightings during my travels around Istanbul, but now let’s get into the details of the 5 notebooks I actually purchased there. Below is the first notebook I purchased, the Elastic Notebook/ Bloknot by Le Color. From doing a little online searching, this seems to be a Turkish brand, […]