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Carpe Diem Planner Review & A Giveaway!

So when I heard that TK Maxx/Home Sense had got some Carpe Diem planners in stock I knew I had to check them out! I’d seen people go a bit mad over these pretty planners made by Simple Stories when they came out a while ago. As a faithful Filofaxer I didn’t indulge but I was always curious as to the quality of these planners. Simple Stories is a scrapbooking company that’s also branched out into planners too. Their planners first came out last year I believe? To begin with  ...

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Papermate Inkjoy Gel Review and battle of the gel pens – which is best?

I love a good pen. It’s probably my biggest stationery weakness and I have way more pens in my collection than I would ever need. My favourite pen of all time is probably the Pentel Energel. I prefer gel as the writing is smooth and this pen is just the more perfect one I’ve ever used. I tried different colours and the result is always the same – beautifully smooth writing. No skipping at all. I feel like they’re a little undervalued in the planning community with  ...

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Bullet Journal Update: The Tools

A little bullet journal update today and a focus on what I’m using in my bujo! It’s a fact that you don’t need anything fancy to bullet journal – just a pen and paper. For a stationery addict like myself though, I’ve obviously accumulated some tools over the past couple of months. The first thing I wanted for my bullet journal was a better way to find my important pages – mainly my monthly trackers and dailies. I feel like I’m the only one that  ...

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April Etsy Hauls

After a short while avoiding buying any planner stickers, I had to make a couple of purchases recently. I was running out of weekly kits and there’d been a few shops I’d been itching to make a purchase from. Dangerous combo! Samantha Mae Sticks So I didn’t buy any weekly kits here, but I did pick up some sheets I’d had my eye on a while. This shop was participating inΒ the Mega Planner Addict sale and I just couldn’t say no! These stickers are a really lovely  ...

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