DIY Flower Clips

More handmade flower clips!

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Amazing Snailmail!

Living in the Moment

So this took me a while to upload but here it is, an amazing RAK parcel I received from the amazing Raissa in Delaware, a few weeks back! I usually post snailmail related things in my other (mail) blog but thought this would be great here, since this is technically a writing material themed post. Haha.

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These Midori Travelers Notebook inserts are handmade. As of now, I’ve started using the one on the farthest right. As well as some of the vintage Belgian stamps.

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The fountain pen ink samples are great as well, so far I’ve only used the Ancient Copper sample in my 1997 Parker Frontier. I can’t wait to use the Stormy Grey one though, there are gold flecks in there folks!

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It’s is a Noodler’s Ahab flex pen, and so far I’ve started to get the hang of the nib. It does take up a lot of…

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DIY: Handmade Paper Tabs

Hello Everyone! Here’s a project I started yesterday: handmade paper clip tabs. I was in the process of setting up my Midori Traveler’s Notebook when I suddenly needed a paper clip. Then, the idea to make my own tabs hit me and these are some of the results. I also installed some tabs in a notebook.
IMG_4499Here are a few I made.

IMG_4506Well, have a great day!

Awesome Mail Yesterday!

Hello Everyone! So yesterday I got back from work exhausted as hell, only to find two awesome pieces of mail shoved (yes shoved) into my narrow black mailbox. While this beautiful little parcel was mixed in with the junk mail, the box down below was half shoved and half balanced on top of the pile. Well played mailman.

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Letter from Tiffany in New York! (Above) And a package from Kaisa in the UK!

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Safe to say snailmail saved my day.

Nib Swapping

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Spent the morning swapping nibs between the Pilot Metropolitan (M) and Pilot Penmanship (EF). Now I’m trying to decide what ink to temporarily load the penmanship with: Waterman Violet Tendresse or Pelikan Turquoise. Tomorrow a bottle of Noodlers Ottoman Azure should be hitting my door. (Ok, hopefully not hitting.)

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How was your morning?