Letters & Journals Magazine

Letters & Journals magazine will be a quarterly print magazine containing features and departments related to the art and appreciation of letter writing and journal keeping. The magazine will be perfect bound (meaning it has a spine) and have slightly heavier stock paper than the normal monthly magazines. All of the ads in the magazine…

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Mixed Paper Journal II

I wrote about this mixed paper journal in my Jan. 14, entry. At that time I had just received my new mixed journal from elisejoy and decided that I would use it as a diary of my life for one month: January. I took pictures of each of the pages and posted them on flickr.…

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Letters & Journals Magazine Needs Content

Letters & Journals website is currently under construction and plans to launch early this summer. Much like the magazine that will come later, the website needs your content. I am looking to add articles in the following categories: LettersJournalsWriting Areas (Photos)City Guide to Stationery StoresNew Product Reviews Please contact me if you have an article…

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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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Help with the Tagline

I’m looking for help in deciding the wording and order of the tagline you see in the Letters & Journals image to the right. Currently it reads: Mail ArtJournalsBlogsHandwritten LettersPostcardsNotebooksDiaries Although there may may be an occasional feature on Mail Art, I don’t think there will be a regular dept, so I’m thinking I will…

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Letters & Journals Magazine Update

Here is the first look at the design for Letters & Journals, a quarterly print magazine celebrating the art and history of letter writing and journal keeping. We are still working out the details of the tagline that currently says Mail Art, Journals, Blogs, Handwritten Letters, Postcards, Notebooks and Diaries. We are deciding on which…

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Department Pages for Letters & Journals

Here is the first look at a sample of one of the department pages of the magazine Letters & Journals. I was so excited to see this when Kathy at DaisyMaeDesign sent it to me this week. There will be 3-4 departments for articles on journals and 3-4 departments for articles on letter writing. This…

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More Survey Results for Letters & Journals

The results from the Journal portion of the survey show a propensity for voyeurism as many people responded that they would like to see articles on how other people journal. I confess that I’m fascinated with that too. Here are some of the highlights of the Journal Survey: 75.6% would like to see new/different ways…

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Some Survey Results for Letters & Journals

I’ve been watching the surveys come in for the letter writing and journal writing surveys that I’ve been conducting. I’m trying to gather additional information of what types of articles people want to see in the Letters & Journals magazine. I’ve gotten some great feedback and am taking copious notes for future articles and potential…

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Magazine Update

Daisy Mae Design has been busy! I started reviewing potential flags (logo/branding) of the magazine this week. It’s very exciting trying to bring together what’s in my mind- as I envision this book like quarterly magazine- with the reality of what’s available outside of my mind. I also want to find the balance between current…

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