Review: Ex Libris Anonymous Book Cover Journals

I was contacted several months ago by Jacob Deatherage, the owner of Ex Libris Anonymous,  a small company based in Portland, Oregon who make journals by hand using old recycled books. When I agreed to accept a couple of samples for review, I had no idea I’d get this large batch! First of all, I […]

Moleskine Monday: Lego Notebooks

I think this is my favorite Moleskine partnership yet. It actually has a piece of Lego in the cover. My nephew is obsessed with Legos, so this might have to be his next birthday present! Read more at Daily Desired: A Lego-Compatible Moleskine Journal to Devise Secret, Brick-Based Schemes.

Notebook Addict of the Week: David Garrett

This week’s addict blogs at Seize the Dave, where he shows off the nice row of Moleskine Cahiers (and an unidentified wire-o bound notebook) below.   Read more about his experience using fountain pens in these notebooks at seize the dave: paper review: moleskine cahier.

Big & Mighty Customized Cahiers on Etsy

My latest Etsy fave: Big & Mighty. I love their irreverent customzied Moleskine cahiers! More styles available at Etsy.  

Review: Kokuyo and Maruman Notebooks from Jet Pens

JetPens is renowned as a fabulous source of, well, pens… but they also stock a lot of great notebooks too. Brad at Jet Pens was kind enough to send me some samples for review– let’s take a look! These 3 notebooks are give a first impression of sleekness, somehow. The covers are smooth, and they […]

One Notebook or Many?

Steve at Recording Thoughts has written a marathon series on the question “One Notebook or Many?” Now, I suppose you could argue that this isn’t even a question, as you probably wouldn’t be reading this blog if “many” notebooks wasn’t your idea of a good thing! But the issue here is whether to capture all […]

Moleskine Monday: Comfortable Shoes Studio Journal Flip

I love seeing videos of people flipping through their notebooks, especially colorful art journals like the one below, from Leslie at Comfortble Shoes Studio. Read more at Comfortable Shoes Studio: Journal Flip: Moleskine #3.  

Notebook Addict of the Week: Marla Viray

This week’s addict is a 21 year old “struggling journalist” who notes: There is no such thing as too many notebooks, after all. =) Here’s a few from her collection:   Read more at journals & notebooks « MarlaViray~ marvels, musings and meanderings.

Questions from Readers

Jenny asks “Do you know of any companies that produce notebooks for keeping track of books read? I remember seeing one at some point, but I didn’t need one then As I am now working in a library and reading more, I would like to keep track of what I am reading and whether I […]

Notebook Necklaces

I got an email a few months ago introducing me to these cool notebook necklaces, handmade by Casey at FartsyArts! My name is Casey and I TOO am a lover of notebooks. Mole skin, spiral, sketchbooks, oh my! I probably have too many but there is something so lovely about having blank notebooks around JUST […]