Krink notepad review

Krink Notepad Review

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Have you ever seen something and grabbed it on a whim, hoping it would turn out to be something good? That’s exactly how I ended up purchasing this Krink notepad. My wife was at the local art store buying some paint markers and I saw these shiny notepads and notebooks sitting on the counter. I figured that if they were …

Itoya Profolio Oasis Light notebook purple

Profolio Oasis Light Notebook Review

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For some reason, I’ve never been a huge fan of the Profolio Oasis notebook. I don’t have anything against it, but it just doesn’t check the boxes I want it to check for a notebook. When I found out that Profolio started offering a different version of that notebook, the Profolio Oasis Light, I wasn’t very excited to try it …

Profolio Oasis Light Notebook

Paper Sample Packs – A Year End Summary and New Announcements!

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This past year things got really serious in the paper sample pack department. It seems that I’m not the only person out there who thought that being able to try paper samples without purchasing an entire notebook would be a good idea! Ironically, since I’ve started offering these sample packs I have purchased hundreds of different notebooks. On the plus …

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Gift Ideas For Non Fountain Pen Users

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If you’re reading this blog post, chances are you’re a fan of fountain pens. And if you’re like most fountain pen users, you want to spread the love of using fountain pens to people around you. Unfortunately, fountain pens aren’t for everyone. That doesn’t mean that everyone doesn’t deserve a nice writing experience, though. In this post I want to …

Celebrating Fountain Pen Day 2020

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For most people around the world, 2020 has been a pretty rough year. Regardless of which state or country you live in, whether you’re young or old, rich or poor, gainfully employed or unemployed, you’re probably ready for this year to be over. I also think that most of us can agree that having bright spots to enjoy throughout the …

November Paper Sampler Specials

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Hi Everyone! I have a few announcements to make for November regarding the Paper Sample Packs that can be found in my Shop. Updates First off, Graphilo paper is back in stock for both the Connoisseur and Custom Packs! There seems to be a shortage of it lately, so I can’t say when I’ll be able to get any more, …

Kokuyo KB Business Paper with Namiki Vanishing Point fountain pen

Kokuyo KB Business Paper Review

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I am a fan of all of the Kokuyo papers that I have tried before, so when I came across this Kokuyo KB paper I grabbed a ream of it to try out. I knew that if it was anything like the paper in the Campus or Century Edition notebooks I would be quite happy with it. I sure hope …