Julie Janke

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Jewellery’s Naughty Little Secret: Treated Gemstones

Unbeknownst to most jewellery consumers, gemstones are often treated, filled with glass and even irradiated, yet retailers rarely disclose</b> …

Workshop: How to make a fountain pen-friendly notebook yourself - Scrively - note taking & writing

I have been trying very many pocket notebooks. Some of them were okay. Most of them sucked when it came to taking fountain pens/ink. At some point I …

Fountain Pens

How a Single App Changed My Life for the Better | Inc.com

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

Ancient Philosophers Reveal 4 Rituals That Will Make You Happier

Alright, you’ve probably read a zillion articles about happiness online and you’re not a zillion times happier. What gives?<p><i>Reading ain’t the same as</i> …


Pop-up paper art

Pop-up paper sculptures that unfold before the viewers' eyes! Designer Peter Dahmen creates them in startlingly large formats. His art work has …

Paper Craft

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This Question A Day Journal Is A Perfect Dose Of Self-Care

Journaling as easy as 1-2-3.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</b>

The Best Days and Times to Send Your Email (Infographic)

Here are some tips to help you boost your email marketing efforts.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From creating copy to the best time to hit send, email marketing is not an easy task, but there are certain things you can do to help make your campaign successful.<p>If you …


10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to …


17 Inexpensive Products That'll Make Your Journal Even More Awesome

Make your journal look like perfection.<p><i>The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

7 best sewing machines for beginners

Home sewing is having a moment. Whether you're returning to long-lost skills from earlier in life or picking up the fabric shears for the first time, …

Sewing Machine

Basic Heirloom Stitching Using Your Sewing Machine

Heirloom is one of the oldest styles of specialty sewing. This precise and delicate type of stitching is said to have started in the late 1800s by …


Guide to Water-Soluble Pencils

What exactly does that little paintbrush symbol mean on the side of your Technalo? Well... If your pencil is sporting a little brush, that usually …


How to clean a Fountain Pen

Over time, dust, and other particles of dried ink can build up in the nib and feed. This can have a significant impact on how the pen preforms. You …

How To Use Bullet Journaling To Get Your Sh*t Together

A year and a half ago, I opened up the first page of my brand new Leuchtturm1917 dot grid notebook and began my very first bullet journal. What I …


How to Improve Penmanship | The Art of Manliness

Over the years here at the Art of Manliness we’ve sung the praises of the handwritten letter and simply writing things out by hand in general. …

To Get Paid What You're Worth, Master This 1 Thing | Inc.com

Over the years, I've consistently fielded the same question: How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It is a good question. It's one we should all ask more often.<p>How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It's No Secret: Master One Thing<p>It's actually pretty easy: Become a master at one thing.<p>No joke. Master one …


How to: Make Your Own Journals + Notebooks from Scrap Materials

Did you know you can make your own sketch and shop journals with just the materials you have on your shelf? Now you can scrap those yellow pads for …


How to Improve Your Handwriting

By:Dee Quine21 Comments<p>Top<p>Analogue doesn’t seem to have a place in such a digital world; however, there seems to be a resurgence of basic pen and …

24 Ridiculously Clever Ways To Organize Your Crafting Supplies

The better for crafting, my dear.

When Sizes Aren’t Standard, What Do They Mean?

In one store you’re a 4, but in the next you’re an 8. Why vanity sizing is here to stay.<p>You might be surprised to learn your standard sewing pattern size. In stores, I’m anywhere from a size 4 to an 8. When I took up sewing as a hobby, I learned that I’m actually a size 12.<p>Why the discrepancy? …


Our Must-Have Craft Tools!

If there's one thing that we really know here at ABM, it's crafts! When you are doing multiple DIY projects a week, you quickly start to know your …


I Used the KonMari Method to Tidy My Closet + This Is the Result

Confession time, folks: I’m a messy lady. As much as I love stalking meticulously organized homes on Instagram and filling my phone with organizing apps, when it comes down to actually tidying up my living space… well, I honestly can’t be bothered. But as a part of my 2017 life overhaul, I’ve …


I Love Harry Potter - Moleskine & Sparkling Ink Bundle - Ink Drops | delightful stationery by subscription, UK subscription box, stationery boutique

Description<p>Please note the wand and Hogwarts photo frame are not included in the bundle (but I am definitely waving the wand around our office …

The Concepts Sketchnoting Toolbox

Visual communication has become popular — we use emojis to express our moods and images to share our experiences, while our thousands of little text …


7 Journaling Prompts For Those Days You Just Don't Feel Like Writing

You've probably heard by now—journaling is an amazing way to declutter your mind, get crystal clear on your desires, and recognize the obstacles …

Positive Thinking

How to Create a Wax Seal

Adding a wax seal to your envelope is a great way to infuse a little flair and elegance into the act of mailing a letter. J. Herbin and Atelier …