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All the pretty Notebooks

During last month’s workshop I made an A5 notebook cover, which I’m now using as my work planner. Yesterday we had another workshop and since I prefer to show, not tell, what the steps are to make a Notebook cover, I made another notebook.

This time I decided to go for a size I didn’t have yet, A B6 Slim. So now I have all the sizes, A5 and smaller, except B6 ISO.

Lady Falcon Travelers notebooks Almost all sizes

The notebooks I have lined up here, are not all notebooks I have…

And not all of them in this line-up are in use at the moment. The notebook in the pic below is is the B6 Slim in Mahogany from yesterday’s workshop.

Lady Falcon Travelers Notebooks, Regular size, B6 Slim and A5

I do tend to keep the notebooks I make during workshops. Since I’m mostly focused on what’s going on around me, talking a lot, keeping my eyes on what the participants are doing and whether I should aid in any way and not so much thinking about the notebook I’m making.  Continue reading


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Traveler’s Notebook Planner flip-through

At the start of the year I made a set-up video of my planner at that moment. Now after 4 months into the system I’m still loving the current set-up. Although I did make some changes along the way.

One change was the addition of a daily pages planner, which I use mainly for daily doodles and quotes. The other one is the recent addition of an A5 planner to keep track of how I spend my time during the day. Especially with a home based business it’s hard to realize some time for Family and personal stuff. I hope with this new time management and time tracking system to be able to get a better grip on where and how I spend my time and in a way, to convince myself that it is ok to take some personal time every now and again.

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Today I made 2 video’s. The first with a flip-through of my weekly and daily planner inserts and my journaling insert and the other with the new A5 work planner and the time tracking insert, which is basically a vertical week on 4 pages insert, with stylized time bar. (Still looking for a name for the system). Continue reading


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Winner weeklyphotochallenge 2016


In 2016 I started a weekly photo challenge that should’ve take place every Wednesday …and didn’t…
Well it did at first, but got sidetracked due to the large amount of orders that came in starting from May 2016. Something I really didn’t anticipate and wasn’t prepared for at that time.
luckily I found some great help before the summer holiday and managed to get a studio build in the months after the holiday….but still too many orders and too little time to do anything with any weekly challenge whatsoever. I have since made some changes to the website, allowing only a few orders every week, but too late for the weekly photo challenge to take off again.
Still I would like to thank everyone that did participate in the weeks/months before things got “slightly” out of hand.

 
Now I did promise there would be a prize at the end of the year. The prize was a €100 gift certificate to our store, valid for all of 2017.
There were 12 photo’s selected over a course of 13 weeks. After excluding employees and family members, that left 10 photo’s to choose from and I asked the members of the Lady Falcon Facebook group to choose a winner for me. They were all great photo’s so it was a difficult choice.

The winner selected by the Facebook group members was Emily with this Photo of a gorgeous diary from 1930. Well worn and loved by the looks of it.

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Emily selected a few items from the shop and since she has by now received them I can safely show them here.

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I loved doing the photochallenge, however I think in the future, maybe a less ambitious approach to these kinds of things is better…with say a months run time and not a year…

If you have any suggestions as to challenges that might be fun for 2017, please let me know in the comments.

Have a great Day,

xoxo Monique


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Weeklyphotochallenge 2016, nr 9 and 10

So for the #weeklyphotochallenge2016 in the Lady falcon Traveler’s Notebook group I took a few pictures. Last week i was way too late and only posted the pictures on Sunday.  This week, I was caught off guard, with Wednesday coming so soon after Sunday…but here they are, my pictures for the #weeklyphotochallenge2016nr10, One word.

Now with last weeks notebooks in the wild, I was a bit confused about how to make that happen. Especially since the natural habitat of a notebook is often limited to, in house, or  on the move. Mostly on a table in a purse or on a lap. Since they are made for writing, or drawing, or planning, or…well you catch my drift. Anyway, this weeks challenge, One Word is more to my liking! When I got to thinking what my word was going to be, one word kept popping into my mind. Come to think of it, this word has been significant to me throughout my life. Some say, it’s because my star sign is a twin and my Chinese year is the Snake. Since I don’t believe all that stuff, I just go with the flow and figure it’s just who I am.

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My word is not a big word, or an eloquent one. My One Word is CHANGE, the most important thing in my life and my habit tracker is a big part of my attempts to change things this year.

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#Weeklyphotchallenge2016, nr 6, 7 and 8

Got a little behind with writing blogposts about the #weeklyphotochallenge2016… Somehow life has a way of getting is the way, but I’m just going to pick up where I left off and post the previous photo’s here anyway, plus this weeks photo’s nr 8, #Bookmarks.

Before I proceed to the Bookmarks, I’ll post the 2 previous challenge prompts, #weeklyphotochallenge2016nr6 #Fearless Traveler, I was going to do something awesome, but then life got in the way and I wound up posting a few pics of when I was a Fearless Traveler, backpacking with my best friend through Italy and Greece for 30 days…quite a challenging holiday, but we came home with so many stories to tell =)12885890_981720548585279_3964870049004531818_o

Of course I wound up sticking one of the photo’s in my planner =)

Last week #weeklyphotochallenge2016nr7 was a #Shelfie, now I have plenty of shelves, so that was easy…

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Snuck in some inks there as well and have since gotten one extra bottle of the waterman ink, a lovely turquoise…

So for this week, we are talking bookmarks. Bookmarks come in all shapes and sizes, but I’ll just stick to the ones I like to use most. You can see them poking out here on the side.

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I have them staggered though-out the booklets, so they don’t all sit next to each other and in 1 booklet I have 2. Continue reading


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#WeeklyPhotoChallenge2016nr5, Planners and Pets

Now I don’t know about you, but when I get out my planning gear and settle into my little corner, I feel the best thing is when one of our cats comes and joins me in the planning fun.

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This morning and right in time for the Weekly photo challenge in the Lady Falcon Traveler’s Notebook group, our little godess of youth, Idunn, joined me for the fun. Continue reading