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Leather Notebooks and Stationery Supplies


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How to make bookmarks

For the past 4 years I’ve been using my leather tipped bookmarks in my Traveler’s notebook inserts. Many people have asked me if I would make and sell them for the shop.

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Unfortunately I have not yet found a way to make these with a consistent look yet. I make them entirely by hand, which makes these slightly different each time. I think that is fine and even part of the fun for my personal use, but I somehow don’t feel comfortable enough about that to make them for the shop.  Continue reading


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My planner last Month, June

So in keeping with what I promised in my last post I have another update on my planner last month. Still a messy planner, but it gets the job done and it makes me happy to flip through the pages.

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Starting off with the finished June monthly spread, filled mostly with doodles, because I don’t like empty spaces. Mostly used to keep track of birthdays and as a quick overview for appointments. Continue reading


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My planner last Month

I have this list with things I want to blog about, but really not a lot of time to write lengthy blogs. Running a small business can be quite time consuming and your work is really never done. Working 10-12 hour days every day with all the worries that go with owning a small business, which is really a story for a blogpost all on it’s own, writing a blogpost is not something that has the highest priority.

However I decided that a post doesn’t have to be a 1000 words. A few words and a few pics can make a nice post as well. So that’s what I’m going to try.

In my Facebook group I post something every day. I have figured out that having a # hashtag with a subject in it, works for me to keep me on track and help me with the content for the posts.

On Monday’s I make posts with #MyPlannerMonday, which is basically just a post with my last week and my next week views. Nothing fancy, just my messy planner pages. With once a month my monthly pages.

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Somehow I feel that alone would not make for a great blogpost, but I’m not sure. What do you think? Continue reading


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Pinks are back…

but, first I would like to let you all know that we added some extra options to earn points with the Lady Falcon Rewards Program. You can now also earn points by following us on Instagram and by sharing via Facebook.

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We also added a punch card system, where you get points for every 5 purchases you make. You can find all these in the Lady Falcon Rewards pop-up. You can find several other ways to earn points and you can redeem your points here.

In addition to this we’re working on a VIP system with rewards for our top customers, but I can’t say too much about that yet, because we’re still working out the details for that.

Back to the Pinks…. there’s good news on the pink front. We managed to source some extra pink dye and the day we found that, one of our suppliers emailed us to let us know they received the Pink dye back in stock.

So today we’ve been making all pinks … here are a few waiting in the rack… yes, before you ask, those are little white socks, because, well, the pinks are special.

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The next pic shows what was on the table yesterday and finished today.

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Now it’s time to do a little chillin’ and enjoy the upcoming Pentacost weekend…. although we will be working all weekend to get all those pinks out the door =)
Do you have anything special planned for the weekend? Let me know in the comments =)

xoxo Monique


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Some changes

You may all have already seen that we started changing the website banners. Here’s a pretty pic of the Lady Falcon Traveler we’ve based the new banners on.

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There are also some extra changes on the website.

  • The note is back on the cart page, where it somehow dropped off after we upgraded to the new theme version.
  • The PayPal check-out button has been removed from the cart page, since this was too confusing and took people to PayPal before they could even add a coupon code.
  • The Galaxy add-on’s have been revised and changed to a generic option and an image based option. Mostly because the image based ones were taking sooooo much time and the images sent were getting more and more complex. Where this wasn’t reflected in the cost of the add-on. We hope that this will balance out everything a bit more.

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There is also some sad news for the Pink TN’s that are in the pipeline. We seem to have depleted all our European suppliers of the pink dye. They are on it and are getting more from the USA, but this could mean a little delay in the #37 pinks that are being made.

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There are still some pinks in the making and we hope the dye will get shipped soon.

I hope you all are having a great week,

xoxo Monique


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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