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The Stationery Nerd blog isn’t like other blogs you might know. Staying true to the nerd-code of obsessive, research-based, passionate enthusiasm… these blog articles have some meat. They’re long, they’re packed with data, links, comparisons, and lots of photos. I’m here to educate you and help you be the best stationery addict you can possibly be. Join the Nerd Herd of stationery enthusiasts. We have fun with paper, pens and washi tape.


 

 

How to Distress and Age a Leather Traveler’s Notebook

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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Aliexpress Sticker Haul and Organization

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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BOOK REVIEW: Dot Journaling by Rachel Wilkerson Miller

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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Embrace your mistakes…. or cover them up

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 that...

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Book Reading Tracker in my Bullet Journal

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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Stationery Store Tour: Violets Blue

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 store,...

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The Great Craft Room Organizing Project

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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Finished Bullet Journal + New Bullet Journal Flip Through

Finished Bullet Journal + New Bullet Journal Flip Through

While the rest of the world (or so it seemed) was happily setting up their new bullet journals to begin on January 1st, I was still going strong in my current journal. I knew I wanted to finish it out and start a new journal whenever I ran out of pages. So I held...

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Keeping multiple journals at once

Keeping multiple journals at once

I need multiple journals in my life. And when I say multiple, I mean 13. I didn’t actually know I had 13 journals going all at once until I started making this list and then all of a sudden it added up to 13. Technically it’s 14, but I’m transitioning out of one and...

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When Life is too Busy for Bullet Journaling

When Life is too Busy for Bullet Journaling

Have you ever been too busy to use your bullet journal? But you know you still need your journal so you try to make it work even when you simply don’t have the time to figure out what that even means. Yep. Me too. Let me tell you about my January and February. As much...

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Designworks Ink Journal

Designworks Ink Journal

Designworks Ink Journal Bullet Journal Notebook Review Key Features: Size: 8.5" x 5.8" - true A5 Cover: hardcover, chipboard with cloth binding, floral with gold foil embossing Binding: sewn Pages: 192 Additional features:  it's...

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Artist’s Loft Hardcover Journal

Artist’s Loft Hardcover Journal

Artist’s Loft Hardcover Journal Bullet Journal Notebook Review   Key Features: Key Features: great low-budget starter option with OK paper Size: 8" x 6"  |  203mm x 152mm Cover: hardcover  |  8+ color options Binding: sewn Pages:...

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Amazabooks Journal

Amazabooks Journal

Amazabooks Journal Bullet Journal Notebook Review Key Features: Size: 8.5" x 5.3" Cover: hard, pu leather with wavy embossed design that included silvery dots Binding: sewn Pages: 240 Additional features:  comes with pen loop Page styles available: dotted...

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Peter Pauper Press Essentials Notebook

Peter Pauper Press Essentials Notebook

Peter Pauper Press Essentials Notebook Bullet Journal Notebook Review Key Features: Key Features: just like the name implies, this is a solid notebook with all the basic features you need in a good journal at a great priceSize:   True A5 | 8.25" x 5.75"...

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Notobooks Neo Dot

Notobooks Neo Dot

Notobooks Neo Dot Bullet Journal Notebook Review Key Features: Size: 8" x 5.5" (slightly smaller than true A5) Cover: PU leather, only available in black with blue accents Binding: sewn Pages: 192 Additional features:  pen loop, back pocket, killer endpage...

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Moleskine Classic Notebook

Moleskine Classic Notebook

Moleskine Classic Notebook Bullet Journal Notebook Review Key Features: Key Features: The Moleskine name carries a lot of weight in the art world and excellent journal construction is a key feature of this line of notebooks Size:  8.25" x 5" Cover:...

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Chance Book by Labon Notebook

Chance Book by Labon Notebook

Chance Book by Labon Notebook Bullet Journal Notebook Review Key Features: Size:  8.25" x 5.8" (1/2" narrower than true A5) Cover:  hardcover with cloth covering in 6 colors Binding: sewn Pages: 192 Additional...

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Scribbles That Matter

Scribbles That Matter

Scribbles That Matter Bullet Journal Notebook Review Key Features: Key Features: iconic doodles on the front, fun color combinations, great paper quality, new notebook company Size:  True A5 - 8.25" x 5.75"   |  210mm x 145mm Cover: two options:  Iconic...

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