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Sep 17

Review: Pelikan Edelstein Ruby Cartridges

Review: Pelikan Edelstein Ruby Cartridges

Pelikan Edelstein Ruby tin

I’d been very interested in getting some of the Pelikan Edelstein ink cartridges. They come in a lovely tin and I like having a pack of cartridges at work so that, in a pinch, I can quickly refill a pen without making a big mess.  The tin means I could keep it in my daily kit so I have cartridges handy all the time. I bought the Ruby color from my local pen shop.

Pelikan Edelstein Ruby cartridges

What I didn’t realize is that…

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Sep 16

Review: DeAtramentis Apple Blossom Ink

Review: DeAtramentis Apple Blossom Ink

DeAtramentis Apple Blossom

DeAtramentis Apple Blossom($12.95 for a 35ml bottle) is sort of an “in between” color. Its not quite red, pink, burgundy or purple. I would best describe is as a smoky red violet. Its a scented ink, its a slightly sweet, powdery smell that is supposed to be reminiscent of apple blossoms. It was most noticeable when I was filling my pen from the bottle and less so in the pen or on paper. Once dry…

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Maire-Chantal Children’s Diary 2015

Maire-Chantal Children’s Diary 2015

Marie Chantal Children's Diary 2015

Marie-Chantal is a London children’s clothing and gifts shops that was started in 2001 under the creative direction of Princess Marie-Chantal of Greece. For 2015, Marie-Chantal created a children’s diary designed to record the adventures and growth of your child, from first steps to sports activities and school days.

Marie Chantal Children's Diary 2015

Marie Chantal Children's Diary 2015

 

The Children’s Diary starts in September of 2014 and is filled with care…

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Sep 15

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Link Love: Green with a Chance of Videos

Link Love: Green with a Chance of Videos

Post of the week:

How could I resist beautiful green accessories (and matching nail polish) for my “someday” office rehab? I’l pass on the coil slicer though. Oh, home decor magazines! The strange things you tout in the name of fashion!

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Grass Green Accessories (via House Beautiful)

Pens:

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Sep 12

Fashionable Friday: Bespoke & Floral

Today I was inspired by the cool fall weather that’s rolled into Kansas City the last day or so which lead me to this beautiful photo of…

Fashionable Friday: Bespoke & Floral

Today I was inspired by the cool fall weather that’s rolled into Kansas City the last day or so which lead me to this beautiful photo of…

Book: Adventures in Stationery/The Perfection of The Paperclip

Adventures in Stationery: A Journey Through Your Pencil Case by James Ward is a book I could not overlook — just for the cover design and the title alone!

Book: Adventures in Stationery/The Perfection of The Paperclip

Adventures in Stationery: A Journey Through Your Pencil Case by James Ward is a book I could not overlook — just for the cover design and the title alone!

Sep 11

Tattly: Supplies

Show your pen or pencil pride with the new collection from Tattly. Each tool comes in a set of 2 for $5 and there are six designs to choose from: pencil, pencil/sharpener, round paint brush, flat brush, pen or craft knife. (via Tattly)

Tattly: Supplies

Show your pen or pencil pride with the new collection from Tattly. Each tool comes in a set of 2 for $5 and there are six designs to choose from: pencil, pencil/sharpener, round paint brush, flat brush, pen or craft knife. (via Tattly)

Charmed with Pencils

While in Chicago, I acquired this wonderful Pencil Cluster charm from Fossil ($28). Its exceedingly detailed and I had the clerk put it on the…

Charmed with Pencils

While in Chicago, I acquired this wonderful Pencil Cluster charm from Fossil ($28). Its exceedingly detailed and I had the clerk put it on the…

Sep 10

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