Japan Stationery Haul 2019

In April, I went to Japan! It was the trip of a lifetime, and I’m definitely going to find a way to get back, no matter what. I think it might be one of my most favorite cities in the world: the efficiency, the kindness, the beauty, and of course, the stationery!

If you follow me on Instagram (if not, come join me!) you may have already seen what I picked up in my Stories, but I wanted to make sure I had my little – well, not so little – haul documented here on my blog, too.


Review: Black Gel Pens

The workhorse of your everyday carry, having a good black gel pen can make or break your planning experience. Here I’ll talk about my favorite black gel pens over the years — believe me, there have been many! — and hopefully you’ll be able to find your favorite too.

We’ll go from thickest width (measured in millimeters) to thinnest. As you might guess if you’ve read this blog before, my favorite pens hail from Japan, and this collection is no different.


Everyday Carry

In the 8 months since I’ve started bullet journalling (or well, my strange sort-of bullet journal, mainly hand-drawn planner hybrid!), I’ve developed a set of absolute favorite tools for my planner that stay in my pencil case and travel everywhere with me, alongside my Leuchtturm 1917 journal.

Here are my everyday carry items in order of most important/used.