Wednesday, January 28, 2015

My Journal 2015

I have always been a stationery/paper/planner/journal addict. Ever since I was in grade school, I had been on the lookout for cute papers/stationery. My love for these cutesy and eye candies didn't die down but just flourished all the more growing up. I remember when I was still single, there was a year that I bought 2 or 3 planners because they were all so cute and "functional" but sadly I didn't get to use all of them because I was not really a businesswoman nor a busy-woman. Then the sticker card from a famous coffee shop was introduced in the Philippines. And because my husband and I are coffee lovers, we would frequent this store not just for the caffeine kick but also for me to get a planner (Note: This promo starts in November and ends in January of the next year). If my memory still serves me right, I think I was able to get 5 planners for 5 consecutive years. Now, that we're in the US, I missed that sort of "tradition", hahaha!

So last November while at a mall, I started looking for the "perfect" planner for me. Much to my dismay I wasn't able to find store where "my planner" might be hanging around. Until one day, on January 5th, I found "the one", and boy am I so grateful! It was so pretty I could not afford to leave it there. It was as if it was talking to me and begging me to get it. My husband actually saw it first then asked me, "You want to look for another one in another store? I'm sure we can find more in other stores." "No, thank you," I said. Hahaha!

My Journal 2015

Got it from Michaels' Store

It is not a planner with dates and tabs; it is more of a journal and I'm really dying to use it. I'm not obliging myself to write something every day though, I'm thinking of just putting into words memories that really matter to me. Also, I want to make it as my art journal or journal where I can write down the things that I'm grateful for.

It was "love at first sight."
This journal has different colorful pages. Most of them are unlined so you really have the freedom to do whatever you want to do with it. It is a 3-ring binder so you can refill if you run out of pages. You may stick your photos, souvenirs and other mementos you may have chosen to remember in a day.
Fantastic indeed! Using my Sharpie and Faber Castell pens to doodle and write down my thoughts

Can also be a travel journal

This is really love! :)
Are you a planner/journal addict too? Do you already have your planner/journal for this year? What do you love about it? I would love to hear your thoughts. :)

24 comments:

  1. I love pens, I love paper and I love writing!! :)
    Where is Michael's!

    If you like pens, I suggest you try Uni's Jestream line - they're my FAVORITE ballpens ever!!

    Love, didi

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    1. Haha! Same here! Michaels is here in the US. Sige, will try to look for Uni's Jetstream line. Thank you for the idea. :)

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  2. Nice journal. Love the colorful pages in it ^^

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  3. What a pretty journal! I'm sure you can unleash your creativity with it. While I love drawing, my OCD self only allows me to neatly write on my planners haha

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    1. I used to be like that but now I'm into "medyo makulay at ma-drawing" planners. Thank you for dropping by.:)

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  4. Pretty journal. Its also nice that you can use your creativity to turn it into a work of art :) -edel

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  5. You're so creative! I like this, it's so cute! Keep it up! :D

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  6. I am a paper and pen addict too. I love planners and can't live without them. I haven't been journaling lately though. Would love to start the habit again. You got a really nice one there.

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    1. Journaling is kind of therapeutic for me. Thank you for visiting. :)

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  7. Nice journal :) Just like you, I'm such a sucker for pen and paper. I prefer writing everything that just typing in the iPad :) I went for the Starbucks planner just because, I really don't know. Hehehe. But its doing a great job in helping me organized :)

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    1. Thank you! I love Starbucks planner too! :)

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  8. I used to love papers and colorful pens too. This journal/ planner looks really nice.

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  9. That is quite versatile: a planner, a journal and a scrapbook rolled into one! I also always have a planner, but I go for very simple ones for listing down important daily tasks so that I won't forget. -- Maria Teresa Figuerres

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    1. Yes, it is. Planners are really helpful, aren't they? Thank you for dropping by. :)

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  10. ang cuute! hope it gives you a lot of inspiration to be productive AND creative!

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    1. I believe it does! Thank you for visiting. :)

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  11. Journal addict here! I love doodling so even if I am using my Starbucks planner now, I am still looking for the perfect journal :)

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    1. Hi-5! Heehee! I feel you... Always on the lookout! ;) Thank you for dropping by.

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  12. Apir mommy. Same here working on this kind of creativity :) Mas masarap kasi magsulat diba using parin the traditional type of pen and paper plus with the cute designs on it.

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    1. Apir! Heehee! True! Mas gusto ko pa rin ang pen and paper. :) Salamat sa pagbisita! :)

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