Good morning readers.
I spent a little time yesterday reading about writing and writers.¬†Afterward I dug around in my stationery box looking to see what I had left in there and concluded that a trip to the stationary store and the post office for stamps¬†was in order. I also pulled out the pen box and dusted off an old favorite fountain pen, checked my ink supply and also¬†decided that I needed some new colors of ink so¬†I put ink on my stationary store list too.
My list so far…stamps…check…paper…check…ink….check…new fountain pen…double check! My best friend Holly is purchasing me a new pen for a combo graduation/Christmas present and I am really stoked about it. I’ve had my eye on a Namiki Falcon for some time now but could never justify getting another pen. Let’s just say that I have “several” in my clollection.
If you’re interested in getting a fine writing instrument then there is no better choice than a good¬†fountain pen. Here’s some good information about care and selection of fountain pens¬†from the DIY Planner site.
Once I get my supplies I’ll need something to put them in for easy access and storage. Alexandra Stoddard¬†writes in her book Gift of A Letter that you should always carry a pen, a few note cards, envelopes and stamps with you so that you can write¬†while you are waiting in the¬†Dr’s office, on the bus, in a cab or anywhere else that you may be waiting or have a little down time.¬†
I’m thinking about making a leather wallet to hold my supplies in. There are some interesting examples of leather stationery wallets online. ¬†Most of them are zippered folios. I’m thinking more along the lines of something folded. Perhaps based off of my Chameleons. Once I figure out the design I’ll share it with you in case anyone would like to make one of their own.
I hope everyone has a wonderful day.