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. 

This site is brand spanking new and I’m building it little by little so you don’t miss one single juicy morsel of stationery awesomeness while I’m adding new things. Please excuse the construction dust, but go ahead poke around and see what’s here so far. Do you have a special request? Hit me up and let me know.

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Some of my favorite blog articles:

 

Mega A5 Bullet Journal Notebook Review

In my quest to find the perfect A5 bullet Journal notebook I ended up buying 30-ish different notebooks. Yes, 30. So grab a pot of coffee (you’ll need more than a cup) and a snack and let’s dig into this review, pen test and nerdy commentary about the notebooks we all know and love.

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…

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…

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Using My Bullet Journal to do a Brain Dump

TABLE OF CONTENTS Read Time: 30 minutes This article covers a lot of information about various types of Brain Dump techniques. If you prefer to only read the sections that interest you, just click a link below to jump to the section you want to review. Then use the...

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Using My Bullet Journal to do a Brain Dump

How to Distress and Age a Leather Traveler’s Notebook

I received this adorable traveler's notebook from Unique HM & LN - they asked me to take a look at it and give my thoughts. But this isn't just a standard product review. Nope. I took it one giant step beyond just a review. You see, this little passport size...

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How to Distress and Age a Leather Traveler’s Notebook

Aliexpress Sticker Haul and Organization

I know I’m not alone when it comes to losing control whenever I go to the AliExpress website. Everything is so cute and so cheap that I just want to buy all the things. Today I’m not going to talk about the notebooks, washi tapes, pens, and die cuts that I love on...

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Aliexpress Sticker Haul and Organization

BOOK REVIEW: Dot Journaling by Rachel Wilkerson Miller

Dot Journaling • A Practical Guide How to Start and Keep the Planner, To-Do List, and Diary That’ll Actually Help You Get Your Life Together Paperback by Rachel Wilkerson Miller I loved this book! Rachel Wilkerson Miller (may I call you Rachel?) is a "hybrid bullet...

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BOOK REVIEW: Dot Journaling by Rachel Wilkerson Miller

Embrace your mistakes…. or cover them up

My bullet journal is filled with mistakes, scribbles, failed drawings, and layouts I don’t like. Call them mistakes, if you must. But really, it’s just real life. I’m not perfect so why would I expect my journal to be perfect without any mistakes? Maybe it’s time...

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Embrace your mistakes…. or cover them up

Book Reading Tracker in my Bullet Journal

The book reading tracker in my bullet journal notebook started out as a digital organizing project. This year I want to read more books. But I don’t want to buy a bunch of new books to read. Instead, I want to read books I already own. UhOh! I really didn't have a...

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Book Reading Tracker in my Bullet Journal

Stationery Store Tour: Violets Blue

Violets Blue is one of my favorite little shops in Bay City, Michigan. An eclectic mix of vintage treasures, hand selected home decor items that inspire you to create a cozy home surround by all your favorite things. It’s not strictly a stationery...

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Stationery Store Tour: Violets Blue

The Great Craft Room Organizing Project

My craft room has become a storage room. It's time to reclaim my creative space and beat back the hoarding monsters who have taken over the room in the past two years. I'm armed for battle and I shall prevail! At the end of this week, I WILL have a...

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The Great Craft Room Organizing Project