I love visiting old sketchbooks, especially those that I carried around in college. I went to an arts college, so I was constantly in contact with other creatives and inspiration was everywhere. My sketchbooks were for drawing, class notes, project ideas, and creative writing. While I majored in interior design, I was exposed to all… Continue reading Old Sketchbooks
I finished yet another blank notebook – huzzah! – this time a Peanuts themed Moleskine. I’ve used Moleskine journals way back in high school, so journaling in one really brought me back to the basics of putting pen to paper. Only I decided to really go old school and try writing with my soft-leaded Blackwing… Continue reading Journaling in a Moleskine Notebook | What I Learned
One of my goals for this year was to get a chance to explore some of the local islands of Washington State. My husband was keen on seeing whales, and since my mother-in-law was due to visit, we thought we’d make a weekend of it. So we packed up our vintage Samsonite luggage, which we… Continue reading San Juan Weekend
A little update on stationery items I’m using up, so I can stay on track with my minimalism journey.
I dig the passport wallet setup. As soon as I got my hands on the camel passport edition for TN’s 10th anniversary, I set it up as such. I keep it streamlined, using a business card holder with the zip pouch to display important IDs, credit cards and coupons I wanted immediate access to.… Continue reading TN Passport Wallet Setup
When I shop, I do research, asking myself plenty of questions – is this going to benefit my life somehow? Will I end up donating this in a year? Is it worth the cost? After years of minimizing and Kon-Mari-ing, this is what happens in my brain. Then I soul-search – will this item feed… Continue reading Dr. Martens Satchel Review
I’m more than halfway through the year of using my passport sized Midori Traveler’s Notebook and very much enjoying the setup. I love that the main weekly view insert goes for only half the year, so I’m not weighed down with carrying months of old information. My system works: I prefer a weekly view, with… Continue reading Passport Planner Update & Setup