Amanda Fleet’s favorite pocket notebook: Clairefontaine 1951

Author Amanda Fleet recently did a post at Nero’s Notes revealing her favorite pocket notebook: the Clairefontaine 1951 collection! She lists the reasons why she loves these notebooks so much, including the amazing paper that works well with all her writing utensils of choice. And she loves the covers: There’s something delightfully retro about the […]

Continue reading


Writing Wednesday: Inkophile reviews Herbin Vert de Gris ink

Inkophile recently did an excellent review of Herbin Vert de Gris ink. Vert de Gris is one of the Herbin Jewel of Ink colors, and is based on the lovely grey/ green patina that appears on aging copper. In the review she describes the color as “a deep, dark teal” and shows writing samples of […]

Continue reading


Time management Monday: Planner stickers

Many people enjoy using stickers in their planner. Some people use stickers to decorate their pages, some people use functional stickers, and some use a combination of both. Functional stickers can be decorative or plain. They range from stick-in to-do lists and habit trackers, to reminder stickers like Payday, Pay Bills, Laundry, Birthday, Deadline, etc. […]

Continue reading


Goulet Pens Inksploration Featuring Herbin Kyanite du Nepal

Lydia at Goulet Pens did an Inksploration featuring the new Herbin Anniversary ink Kyanite du Nepal. She really explored this ink in depth and detail! She did a full review of the ink including flow, drying time, shading and shimmer, etc. She did writing samples, smear tests, drip tests and more. She used it on […]

Continue reading


Sandra Strait’s art using Herbin Kyanite du Nepal ink

Artist Sandra Strait reviewed the new Herbin ink Kyanite du Nepal on Doodlewash, and showed how she used the ink to create several beautiful art pieces! She shows several photos in her post that show the silver shimmer of the ink very well. She used the ink with a brush to create this beautiful mermaid: […]

Continue reading


Time management Monday: How Mountain of Ink uses the Quo Vadis Life Journal Infinite

Mountain of Ink recently reviewed the Life Journal Infinite and showed how she is using it. The Life Journal Infinite is an undated planner set up for bullet journaling. The pages are formatted for you so there is no setup time. And because it’s undated, you can start it any time! She does an excellent […]

Continue reading


ExaClairUSA video: new Herbin Kyanite du Nepal Anniversary ink

Here is our official video showcasing the new Herbin 1798 Anniversary ink Kyanite du Nepal! In this short video you can see writing samples and ink splatters showcasing the color and shimmer of the ink, along with some gorgeous art made with this beautiful new ink. See the video here! Kyanite du Nepal will be […]

Continue reading