Tom Hanks’ Hanx Writer

Tom Hanks’ Hanx Writer

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In the typewriter community, its fairly well-known fact that Tom Hanks is a collector. To extend his appreciation for typewriters to a wider audience, he put his name behind an iPad called HanxWriter. The app itself is free and gives you one typewriter and a clean sheet of paper. In-app purchases give access to other typewriters.

It looks like a nice little notetaker app or a place to start that…

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Review: Letts of London Noteletts Notebook

Review: Letts of London Noteletts Notebook

Noteletts L6 Ruled cover

While visiting Daly’s Pen Shop in Milwaukee, I picked up a Letts of London Noteletts notebook. The Noteletts line is available three sizes, ruled or blank and in four different cover colors. I got the “L6″,  the medium size, which is 116mm x 172mm (approx. 4.5″x 6.75″) and features lined paper.

Noteletts L6 Ruled

The cover of the book is a black book cloth which collects cat hair and dust easily (pardon my…

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Fashionable Friday: Icy Grey

It’s so hot this week that the cool icy tones in this grey and pastel “librarian chic” outfit from…

Fashionable Friday: Icy Grey

It’s so hot this week that the cool icy tones in this grey and pastel “librarian chic” outfit from…

Review: Lamy Accent Fountain Pen

Review: Lamy Accent Fountain Pen

Lamy Accent Fountain Pen & Packaging

Thanks to Fontoplumo for  sending me the Lamy Accent for review recently. I had not seen this Lamy before so it was a treat to get a “first peek” at it. Its an aluminum body with a soft sheen finish and the center grip section in a dark grey stained wood. The pen is so light in the hand that I would assume the wood is bamboo.

Lamy Accent Fountain Pen box packaging

I’m not always inclined to talk about the packaging on a pen. There’s…

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Link Love: Inkapalooza & DC Pen Show

Link Love: Inkapalooza & DC Pen Show

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There are a couple great posts this week about experiences at the DC Pen Show. They are informative if you are curious about attending a pen show in the future but also include references to new products or brands you may not have seen before. Hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

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Winner: Jet Pens Too Cool For School Giveaway

Winner: Jet Pens Too Cool For School Giveaway

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Thanks to everyone who entered the Jet Pens’ Too Cool For School $25 Gift Certificate Giveaway.

Now the moment everyone has been waiting for…. The winner is:

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Congrats, Zoey and thanks to everyone who entered!

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OHEMV Background of the Month Club: August 2014

My darling bestie, Rebecca of The Plaid Thermos, has just posted fabulous vintage-inspired back-to-school desktop patterns for all your devices over on…

OHEMV Background of the Month Club: August 2014

My darling bestie, Rebecca of The Plaid Thermos, has just posted fabulous vintage-inspired back-to-school desktop patterns for all your devices over on…

Washi Tape Frames

If you have a drawer full of washi tape like I do, you might want to use some of your favorites to create some easy picture frames for your favorite postcards, photos, or prints. (via Design Sponge)

Washi Tape Frames

If you have a drawer full of washi tape like I do, you might want to use some of your favorites to create some easy picture frames for your favorite postcards, photos, or prints. (via Design Sponge)

Eraser Gift Packaging

Eraser package

Using wrapping paper and a couple card stock wedges to create the beveled edge, Oh Happy Day created a back-to-school package in the classic shape of a Pink Pearl eraser to fill with goodies. I think this is the perfect gift packaging for any gift for your favorite pen-and-paper geek.

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Frankie Magazine Daily Journal 2015

Frankie Magazine Daily Journal 2015

Frankie Diary 2015 cover

The Frankie Magazine Diary pre-order announcement is one of those tell-tale signs that the year is wrapping up and its time to start thinking about next year.

Frankie Diary 2015

This year the book has a light blue linen cover but the inside is filled with another year of lovely pages and inspiring patterns and design elements. The designs were created by illustrator Sara Hingle.

Frankie Diary 2015 inside spread

Inside are 164 pages that include…

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