16 March 2006

thursday love



moleskin journals are good, just really-- so very incredibly steeped in the goodness of good. I love the thickness of the paper, the way it absorbs india ink, the way oil pastels glide effortlessly over the surface. and the delightful pocket in the back that holds scraps of whatever. I love them almost as much as the old school diaries with the little brass locks that I filled with bubble lettering and puffy hearts and preteen drama back in the day.

almost.

(more 'things I love thursdays' here and here. and more of my 'thursday loves' here)

12 comments:

  1. I just bought a set of 3 plain Moleskine journals. I haven't written in them yet. I just keep running my hand across the cover of one and daydreaming about what it will look like when I have filled it.

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  2. yeah. moleskin... will always be good - even if the whole world uses them!

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  3. Funny, I was just asking people the other day about what kinds of journals they use and almost all [and only] guys who answered said Moleskines. It makes more sense to me seeing your post, lovely collage.

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  4. I'm dying to have a moleskine journal! I've been eyeing them and coveting and just haven't been near an art store to pick one up. I've used those black, cheapo art journals for years...these moleskine ones are SO much better. I will buy one today! I also have been wanting oil pastels. Thank you for the reminder.
    mwah!

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  5. everytime i go into my favorite paper goods store, i almost always gravitate towards the moleskins for some strange reason. i guess there's this romantic idea i'll become a prolific writer or artiste if i own one.

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  6. i suppose i am missing out because i've never actually had a moleskin before. but the way i feel about the old journals is undeniably the way you've so wonderfully described it. having a blog is great, but paper in books, my gosh! awesome! love your pretty work.

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  7. oh andrea, i adore these pages, especially the gorgeous papers. i am also a fan of moleskines, but wish they would make sketchbooks with stark white pages - for me, it's all about the white!

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  8. Funtastic! Love what your doing with the color here. If I had a package of scratch n' sniff stickers, I'd give you the pizza one (a.k.a. "The Best One") for this post.

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  9. well this is just lovely. i want one of those journals.

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  10. After your post here, I went on Ebay and found my own moleskine journal which is on it's way. (=
    hehe, word verification was:

    wwayzf

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  11. i love this glimps into your journal...hey, maybe i could do something like that? whadaya think?

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  12. Ooh, I love that page. I would dearly love to rummage your paper collection!!

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