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We are so excited to share with you all that Soraya will be joining us part time at the shop on Wednesdays and Thursdays! Soraya is an extremely talented embroidery artist and graphic designer living in Sunnyside. She creates amazing embroidery pieces you can find on her Etsy page and has taught many workshops where she teaches others her craft! Everyone should check out her BEAUTIFUL work @sorayadesignsthings Next time you pass by the shop, feel free to come in and say hello 🙂

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In August, we celebrated our one year and hosted a Traveler’s Notebook meetup, Writing Night and a drawing night. It was a month full of events and we really appreciate everyone who stopped by 😊 The lovely drawing in the middle is by Meagan @meaganillustrates next to all the fun photos and Traveler’s Stamp Caravan. Among all the events, we have many new arrivals that we are really excited about. From top left to bottom right:Hobonichi plannersMidori 1Day 1Page Planner: A6 and A5mt TapeSailor Shikiori inksBlackwing Volume 42Hi-Tec-C in 19 colorsflake stickersplanner stickersSailor Pro Gear Slim in many colorsGraphGear 1000 0.3-0.9mm Sailor Pro...

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Happy Labor Day Weekend everybody! Since Daisy recently shared the planners she’s been using this year, I thought maybe I could share my planner routine with everyone too. This year, I have been using the Hobonichi Cousin to organize my monthly goals and daily todos. Hobonichi is known for its one day a page format, featuring weekly, monthly, yearly overviews. It’s dated with a strict but well thought out format. I’m more of a to-do type of planner. The daily pages have been helpful for me to break things down and to identify what’s achievable in a day. I used...

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Classic Hi-Tec-C by Pilot and it’s 19 colors at Yoseka. Hi-Tec-C is a classic gel pen that goes way back to 1994. Before that in the 80s, Pilot came out with Hi-Tecpoint rollerball series with a special mechanism that locks a tiny metal rollerball securely at the top of it’s needle point pen tip. Hi-Tec-C is inspired by G series gel pen (which was probably to rival Signo), combining with the tip of Hi-Tecpoint.Growing up in Taiwan in the 90s, there were always two camps — either Hi-Tec-C or Uni-Ball Signo. Both brands are really smooth and can write really...

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Many Midori planners arrived yesterday and we will have more coming to our shop in the next few weeks. Thought it would be fun to share some of the planners that I’ve been using this year, since the newly arrived planners are actually what I have been using a lot this year! Midori Minimal Diary Monthly — for my monthly planning, appointments, tracking friend’s birthdays and monthly goals. Midori Diary A5 — for my daily todo lists. Traveler’s Notebook — for daily journaling. I love to use FriXion pens and highlighters in my monthly planner since FriXion pens are erasable...

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