Genesis ‘Shades’ Notebook Review & Giveaway

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Roaring Springs Paper Products has a line of notebooks called “Shades” that comes in four pastel flavored colors; pink, purple, green and blue. They sent a pink one-subject notebook in the assortment they sent to Letters & Journals for review.

I used a bold Uni Jetstream ballpoint pen (black) to write in the notebook. Usually my preference is for a fine point pen, but with this one I love the steady, rich flow of the bold point.

Note the mindmap which I’ve been trying to incorporate more in my thoughts and note-taking. Do any of you use mindmaps?

I remember getting my first colored paper back in high school in the 1970s. What a treat! I had already discovered by then that I was a stationery connoisseur so finding something so new and different and pleasing to the eye was pure delight.

The pages are perforated and there is a dual pocket holder at the front of the notebook- bonus! Another feature about this product is that the paper is recycled and contains at least 30% post-consumer waste.

Roaring Springs is offering to send one of these notebooks to one lucky winner! Just leave a comment with a way to contact you (mailing address OR email address). If you’re kind enough to spread this on Facebook or Twitter, just leave an additional comment with that mention and a link. Get one additional entry for each link (up to 3 total).
Winner will be selected after midnight Friday, June 6.
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  1. rift on May 31, 2014 at 5:02 pm

    What fun! Thanks for hosting a great giveaway! ♥

  2. Kat on June 1, 2014 at 4:56 am

    I'm quite obsessed with notebooks so this is sooo exciting xx
    Katch05 at gmail dot com

  3. Melody on June 1, 2014 at 6:46 am

    I haven't used color paper in a while.


  4. Judy H on June 1, 2014 at 10:08 pm

    I remember being all excited in high school back in the 70's in getting a notebook with colored paper. I am so excited about these.

  5. titancia on June 2, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    What pretty paper! If I came across those in the store, I wouldn't be able to resist. Thank you for the giveaway!


  6. Gill on June 2, 2014 at 7:58 pm

    Love the colour – count me in please!

  7. Webster on June 3, 2014 at 3:44 am

    Nice notebook; lovely color. Count me in as well. Oh, and thanks!

  8. Webster on June 3, 2014 at 3:47 am

    Lovely colors, lovely giveaway. Thanks in advance for choosing me! lol

  9. Happy Day Mail on June 7, 2014 at 2:34 am

    What fun this would be to use. Please count me in and thanks! sweetlodging(at)gmail(dot)com

  10. Jackie Flaherty on June 14, 2014 at 12:49 am

    Congratulations, Dawn! You are the winner! I have sent you an email to get your information.

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