Archive for October 2009

Quo Vadis Planner Giveaway at Pen Archives

Pen Archives is having a giveaway of a Quo Vadis Planner. But hurry! The contest ends on Halloween. Just visit Pen Archives and leave a comment on this post on why you should win this planner. Good Luck! PS- this picture is not it. I just grabbed an image that I had in my files.

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Next Great Idea Contest

The feedback for ideas on what the magazine should cover has been wonderful! Thank you! I’m so excited about Letters & Journals and am glad to find others who feel the same way! This picture of .44 Thanksgiving stamps is one of six prizes being offered in this contest. The two previous blogs show the…

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Contest (continued)

Here is the photo of the Sakura pens that I’m giving away in the Next Great Idea contest (along with the Next Great Idea notebook as shown in the Oct. 26, 2009 post) Imagine my surprise to see that there are only 4 packages of pens- not the 5 I had mentioned in yesterday’s post.…

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‘Next Great Idea’ Contest

Welcome to the first contest at the Letters & Journals blog! As Kathy (Daisy Mae Design) and I work on finalizing some of the design templates for the magazine, I would love to get some feedback on articles you would like to see covered in the magazine. What is your great idea? If you’ve been…

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Clairefontaine Notebook Review

This Clairefontaine notebook came from Karen at Exaclair who had some extras and offered them up on Twitter. Lucky me! You can follow Karen at @exaclair if you’re on Twitter. The paper is lined and very smooth. The book lies flat when it’s open, which is important to me. There is a slight bend to…

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Postcard from Russia

This postcard from Russia is a perfect depiction of what I imagine Moscow to look like. Trading postcards through Postcrossing has been a phenomenal experience. You can get them as often as you like and are willing to send them, as you have to send one to receive one. At the first level you sign…

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Stationery Shopping in San Francisco

A city-by-city stationery shopping guide is the sample magazine feature you see to the right. This one features San Francisco where there is a wealth of stationery stores and pen companies. Future editions of Letters & Journals will feature such cities as New York, Paris, Chicago, London, Hong Kong, Minneapolis and Denver. This magazine feature…

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New Stationery

I received this lovely stationery from Julie at We’ve Got Paper. Julie has a blog and an Etsy shop where she sells her unique selection of stationery. I love finding and collecting different kinds of stationery. I have a box filled with an assortment of old and new papers that I’ve accumulated over the years.…

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Travel Journals

Expedition Journal: A Logbook for Travelers (published by National Geographic) We started this travel journal in 2000- the year our family took a vacation to Washington DC. Since then we have recorded visits to Mexico, England, Ireland, Chicago, Boston, New York, Paris, Phoenix, Las Vegas, San Francisco and a Caribbean cruise. I love this journal…

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