Archive for October 5th, 2010

Carnival of Pen, Pencil and Paper

There are a lot of great articles to browse through in this month’s carnival. I hope you enjoy them all.

Art Journaling

Behind the Pages: A Rough Draft
Discover the process of art journaling at WildThyme.

Decorated Art Journal Cover
Visit the Whatever blog to see an example of a decorative cover inspired by moss.

Journal Page Frame
Learn how to create a frame for a page in your art journal at Quinn Creative.

Art Journaling: What’s It All About
What is the background of art journaling and where can you go for help on your art journaling journey? Find out at CraftCritique.

Notebooks & Journals

Environmentally Writing Tools
Looking for notebooks, pens, notepads, wrapping paper and other eco-friendly stationery? Look no further than Writersbloc for the answers.

The Perfect Little Black Notebook: My Custom Design that Ended the Quest
Is it worth creating your own notebook? Find out at Pocket Blonde.

Rhodia Webnotebook Version 3: Even Better than Before!
Discover what makes the new Webbie the best Webbie yet at For Love and Idleness.

Jottrr – a New Budget Competitor to Moleskine
Check out this notebook at lady dandelion.


Derwent Sketching Pencils – HB,2B,4B, and Dark Wash 8B
Learn more about Derwent pencils manufacturing process and find out what kind of writers they are at Pens’n’Paper


How to Find Pens with Flexible Nibs
Learn More at Leigh Reyes, My Life as a Verb.

Featured Pen – Visconti Rembrandt – followup
Video Demonstration of a Rollerball pen that fills and flushes like a fountain pen at Whatever.

Lamy 1.1 mm Italic – Quality for a Few Bucks
A great little nib without the hefty price is reviewed by lady dandelion.

Retro 51 Harley Davidson Flathead Pen Review
Git yer motor runnin’ with this exciting pen at Goldspot Pens.

Winston Churchill and his Pens. From the Archives
A glimpse into Churchill’s history of pen use at Palimpsest.

Uni-ball Jetstream Color Ballpoint Pen Review
A smooth writer that looks great too. See the details at WritersBloc.

DIY Fountain Pen Ink Tracker
Create a pen and ink journal so you’ll always know which pen is inked with which of your oodles of ink at Miscellaneous Ramblings of a Thirty-Something DIYer.

Sakura Stardust Gelly Roll Magic
Five reasons why the Sakura Stardust Gelly Roll might make you swoon at Journaling Saves.

Pilot Petit1 Review
A cheap, mini fountain pen that packs a punch at RateMeister.


Diamine Raw Sienna Ink
Diamine Raw Sienna Ink – A replacement for discontinued Sailor Brown? Find out at Inkophile.

Pelikan Edelstein Mandarin Ink
See this clear true orange with just the slightest tinge of yellow at Pocketblonde.

Ink Review: Diamine Oxblood
Ever feel like writing with blood? Check out this bloody ink at Seize the Dave.

A big thank you to everyone who submitted a blog post for this month’s carnival of pen, pencil, and paper, and please continue to keep on submitting entries going forward.  Next month, The Pen Addict will be hosting the Carnival, so submit your posts here, and many thanks to Nifty from Notebook Stories for getting this all set up!

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