Tag Archives: Quotes

Platinum Carbon Black Ink Sample

Showing some love for this Platinum Carbon Black ink sample. The irony of the quote’s message and my overdone lettering is not lost on me hahaha. Also, this clearly illustrates why I prefer a subtle grid to dots – I can’t write in a straight line to save my life. I also have problems eyeballing if things are level when hanging stuff, so…. Yep. Yay grids. 😀




David Nicholls – She drinks pints of coffee …

“She drinks pints of coffee and writes little observations and ideas for stories with her best fountain pen on the linen-white pages of expensive notebooks. Sometimes, when it’s going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationery.”

David Nicholls, One Day

A Quotes Notebook Collection

For anybody who keeps a quotes notebook in any form, this is a highly amusing overview of one woman’s collection. Major props for the many Tolkien references. And repeated use of leaves, haha.

Why Carry A Notebook?

I just liked this quote. Perfect reason to carry a notebook around!

“Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.” – Francis Bacon

Mae West – Too much of a good thing …


Found this old Moleskine notebook I stopped using years ago – it was crappy with my fountain pens. Still has bleedthrough with this fat calligraphy marker, but who cares. Yay boredom doodling!

Shel Silverstein – Listen to the ….


Listen to the mustn’ts, child
Listen to the don’ts.
Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts.
Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me…..
Anything can happen child.
Anything can be.
– Shel Silverstein

Here Comes The Sun …

Because it’s cold and icy out and I want Spring time temps please! Also, who doesn’t like this song?