Nerdy reviews of planner, journaling and stationery supplies.

You love stationery as much as I do. The world revolves around our love of bullet journals, planners, art journals, travelers notebooks, pens, markers, washi tape and all manner of stationery goodies. 

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My 365 Photo-a-Day Project

Remember when I did that review of the Lemome 2018 Planner notebooks?  Remember when I casually mentioned that it'd be cool to make a mini scrapbook by printing a photo each day and adding it to the daily box? Yeah... that random idea has kept coming back into my...

Bullet Journaling Stencil Roundup

Stencils are a great way to get that artistic look in your bullet journal even if you don’t have an artistic gene in your body. Or maybe you actually are artistic but you just want an easy way to draw boxes, banners and tracker icons without the time it takes to draw...

How to Start Bullet Journaling: the unconventional method

So you want to start bullet journaling. Awesome! I’m so happy you’ve started and you’re on your way…. Wait? What? You haven’t started yet? What are you waiting for? We’ve all heard the saying that the best time to start a new diet is with the next meal. So...

Lemome 2018 Planner

Lemome Planner Journal Review, Flip Through and Pen Test We bullet journalists are picky about our paper, notebook construction, and product reliability. And over the past several months, the Lemome line of notebooks has wiggled their way into our hearts. The paper...

Bullet Journal Gift Wish List

Does your family know how to Christmas shop for a stationery nerd? If not, you could be at risk for some seriously LAME Christmas gifts. Help your family out! Share this post chocked full of nerdy goodies so they'll know just what to get to keep your,...

Mega A5 Bullet Journal Notebook Review

Mega Review of 30 different A5 Bullet Journal Notebooks. In my quest to find the perfect A5 Bullet Journal dotted notebook I purchased more than 30 journals. Read my comprehensive review, pen test, and spec sheet.

I am not a bullet journal purist

I’m not a bullet journal purist. In fact, I probably shouldn’t even be called a bullet journalist. But I’m a rebel and I decide to call myself a bullet journaler anyway. Whenever I’m around other bullet journal enthusiasts, I feel like I need to justify why I’m...

Pilot Hi-Tec-C Maica Gel Ballpoint Pen Review

I. Love. This. Pen. No really... we're talking true love here! You know that moment when you open the package of a new set of pens and you just KNOW. You know before you even put ink on paper. You know by the mere feel of it in your hand. You know that these pens are...

BLUE markers, pens, highlighters

I had this brilliant idea that I would gather up whatever blue pens, markers, and highlighters I could find on my desk (which accounts for only a small portion of my entire stationery collection) and take a few cute shots for my Instagram feed.  Ummm... I discovered I...

DIY: How to Make Midori Travelers Notebook Inserts

When you have a Midori Traveler's Notebook, you need inserts to write and draw in. Lots and lots of inserts! And if you're a stationery nerd, you just want to make your own and see what you can create. So that's what I've done! I have been using a Midori-like...

Pastel Highlighter Swatch and Review

Pastel colored highlighters - 11 brands, 62 pens, 1 clear winner.  This is going to be the prettiest and most colorful fight to the death you've ever witnessed on the Internet. There's a video that goes along with this pastel highlighter review write-up. If you're...

See My Setup

What kind of planner does a stationery nerd use? Come in and find out. I’ll show you my planning system, supplies and give you a peek at my process.
See my setup here.

Planning Systems

There are so many planners, journals, notebooks and systems that it’s hard to know which is which. Let me give you an introduction to some of the most popular systems and how I’ve used them.
Read about Planning Systems here.

Product Reviews

I have a lot of stuff. Wanna see? I take an analytical, research-based approach to the reviews I share – in true NERD style.
See all my product reviews.

DIY & Learning

You don’t have to buy all the things … sometimes you can make your own. Here I’ll show you how to DIY your way to stationery nerdom.
Start learning now!