What Is A Commonplace Book & How To Use It

I want to talk about something a little different today. I know my blog mostly focuses on bullet journals. But there are also other forms of journaling out there. One type of journal I’ve become fascinated with recently is the commonplace book. I’ve come across people talking about commonplace books before, but I’ve always had the impression that a commonplace book was a notebook where you...

5 Must Read Calligraphy Books For Beginners

I’ve been learning calligraphy for almost 3 years now. Though I wouldn’t describe calligraphy as just a hobby, I'm still in the learning stage of this skill. So today I want to share some calligraphy books that I think are a must-read for beginners to calligraphy. I should state that these choices come from my experience of learning calligraphy. I think a lot of people work under the...
Palomino Blackwing long point sharpener

Palomino Blackwing Long Point Sharpener Review

I mentioned in a blog post recently that I wasn’t a fan of using graphite pencils. As such, I had no real opinions when it comes to pencil sharpeners either. When I bought the Palomino Blackwing pencils I also bought a Blackwing long point sharpener. This is probably the fanciest pencil sharpener I’ve ever bought. I’m surprised I’m even writing this post. For a long time, I’ve just...

How To Start A Bullet Journal: A Guide For Beginners

I've been bullet journaling for a long time now. I love using my bullet journal; it helps me stay organised and work out ideas. It's also a place I can look back on to see what I was doing. So today, I want to share some of what I've learned and teach you how to start a bullet journal. If you're an absolute beginner at bullet journaling, it may be a good idea to check out the bullet journal...

Palomino Blackwing 602 Pencil Review

I have been wanting to try the Palomino Blackwing 602 Pencil for a long time. I’ve heard so many people talk about how they are great pencils to use for art. Obviously, as a person who does art, I wanted to see what made them so special. There was only one problem. I’ve said in the past I am not particularly fussy when it comes to writing tools. It if works I’ll use it. There is one...