Happy New Year!

New year, new notebook? New planner? New diary? Or just resolutions about how you’ll use your notebook,  journal, or sketchbook in the new year? Tell us your 2016 plans in the comments! Best wishes to everyone for a safe and happy New Year!

Pebble Paper Design

Cute floral notebooks from Malaysia:  “The 22-year-olds met at Sunway University where one was studying design while the other did corporate communications. Anni Tai and Rachel Chew then decided — right after graduation — to take some time off to explore their creativity. And Pebble Paper Design was born.” Source: Pebble Paper Design: Homegrown stationery […]

World War I Sketch in a Notebook

An amusing sketch from a World War I notebook: Helston Museum’s new World War One exhibition will throw light on the lives of women carrying out war work with the display of two rarely seen artefacts belonging to local women.As part of the new Women in the First World War exhibition, the Helston WWI Heritage […]

Star Wars Chewbacca Notebook

Ok, Moleskine makes Star Wars notebooks too, but this one goes a step further! Buy at: PYRAMID – Chewbacca furry a5 notebook | Selfridges.com

Notebooks Made of Vintage Papers

These beautiful notebooks have covers made of vintage papers from around the world– things like old exercise books or bookbinding papers. Each is sold in a limited edition– sometimes a few hundred notebooks, sometimes less. You can read more about them and order the notebooks at Notes Limited’s website. “Notes Limited is a worldwide vintage […]

Isabelle Moreau Notebooks

Isabelle Moreau makes some gorgeous notebooks and albums with leather and cloth covers. Not cheap, but beautiful! “Notebooks, photo albums or even agendas, discover our unique craft of paper shop items, handmade and 100% made in France !” See more at Catalogue : pick and customize your own paper shop products – Isabelle Moreau

Review & Giveaway: CR Brand Notebook Wallets

I first came across the CR Signature Notebook Wallet a few months ago and immediately thought it was a great idea. A notebook and a wallet are both key daily carry items for almost everyone, so shouldn’t there be a good way to combine them? But it’s surprisingly hard to find something that does both […]

New and Improved Penroll!

Remember the Penroll? I reviewed it a while back: The Penroll is part notebook cover, but mainly a holder for pens, pencils or brushes, and an eraser. It is made of sturdy stitched canvas, with small metal clips at the sides that clasp onto your notebook. The design is very simple and un-fussy, with just […]

Rekonnect Magnetic Notebook

I love this notebook idea but it makes me mad! Why does it make me mad? Because I had a version of this idea myself but I wasn’t savvy enough to figure out how to put it on Kickstarter and raise over $175,000 to make it happen! I think many of us notebook lovers have […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: Laura Rubin

Laura Rubin is a notebook addict who has also become a notebook maker/seller. Below is a photo of Laura’s journals starting from age 8. Now Laura is the founder of AllSwell Creative, which offers the AllSwell Notebook No. 1: “AllSwell is a passion project launched to encourage creativity in all its forms. It’s the brainchild […]