Category: Stationery & Planning Tools

Under the stationery and planning tools category you can find the tools I regularly use as well as product reviews or alternate uses. If you are interested in my reviewing a specific product or brand, email me at elizabethghekiere[at]jihielephant[dot]com.

Coming up with gift ideas is difficult when you arn't into bullet journaling. Here is a HUGE list of gift ideas for the bullet journaler in your life!

Ultimate Gift Ideas List | Bullet Journaling & Planning

Shopping for everyone during the holidays can be a real hassle! Coming up with gift ideas is often difficult when you are not involved in the same hobbies as the person you are shopping for. Look no further! Here is a comprehensive list of gift ideas for a bullet journaler or planner obsessed person! Content...Keep Reading

Using A Reusable Notebook For My Planner

Yes, you read my title correctly, this article is all about reusable notebooks! Kindly, NewYes gave me one of their reusable notebooks to try out and share with my audience! I did not know what to expect from a reusable notebook. To me, it just sounded like it would either be a flop or kind...Keep Reading

Simply Lettering Magazine | A First Issue Review

Did you know that there are planning and bullet journaling magazine out there? I had no idea until CraftStash offered me the first edition of Simply Lettering Magazine for free! I have never had a magazine before and would have loved some tips and tricks for lettering. Now that I have received the Simply Lettering...Keep Reading

Wordsworth Planner Review

I am so excited to work with Wordsworth on a new review post! Prior to receiving my planner, I had heard of them, but I did not quite understand what a Wordsworth Planner really was. I just assumed it was another dotted notebook. I was wrong, this planner is far more involved and interactive than...Keep Reading

25 Amazing Bullet Journal Stickers from Amazon and Etsy

I am an avid washi tape user; however, I have more recently become interested in stickers. After perusing Etsy and Amazon, I found a ton of amazing sticker sets. I know many of you love the use of stickers, for this reason,I decided to collect a list of awesome bullet journaling sticker sets to check...Keep Reading

Bullet Journaling Notebooks | A Review of 10 Journals

I get asked all the time about my opinion of various bullet journal notebooks and their ghosting or bleeding. For this reason, I decided to collect various popular as well as cheaper notebooks to do a comparison. Below you will find 9 different bullet journal notebooks, their specs, images of their ghosting and bleeding, pros,...Keep Reading

Leuchtturm 1917 Bullet Journal Notebook Review

If you’ve read any of my notebook reviews, you’ll know that I used the Essentials A5 Notebooks for the first 4 years of my bullet journal journey. For Christmas last year I was given a Leuchtturm 1917 in the color Army, so I switched over. Now that I have been using this notebook for nearly...Keep Reading

Top 10 Brush Pens for Beautiful Hand-lettering

I am by no means a hand-lettering professional, nor do I claim to be very good at it. However, I do a lot of hand-lettering in my bullet journal—most people do. Hand-lettering is a beautiful, fun, and creative way to add some functional art to a bullet journal layout. This post will overview 10 of...Keep Reading

The Perfect Beginner’s Bullet Journal Notebook Review

It has been coming to my attention recently that a good portion of my viewership is bullet journal beginners and I get a lot of questions regarding my notebook recommendations. While I will always recommend a Leuchtturm 1917 or a Rhodia Goalbook, for the first 3 or 4 years of my bullet journaling journey I...Keep Reading

Rhodia Goalbook Review for Bullet Journaling

I know, I know you read this title and thought, “but the Goalbook is not new” … So, I am late to the game! I was lucky enough to be gifted the Rhodia Goalbook from J. B. Welly at the end of 2017 and immediately began planning out how I would use my new notebook....Keep Reading

My Top 6 Colored Pens for Bullet Journaling

If you are anything like me, you use colors to organize EVERYTHING in your bullet journal. I use them to separate types of events and due dates, I even use them to decorate cute little doodles and add some color to my layouts. Because I know how awesome adding color to my bullet journal is,...Keep Reading

5 Wedding Invitation Ideas That Are Trending

Well, it’s the time to invite! Of course, wedding invitations are the key to opening the door to getting your guests to attend your wedding celebration. Are you anxious to catch the latest trends in wedding dresses? Check out these 5 Wedding invitation ideas that are totally on trend! When you’re planning your wedding invitation,...Keep Reading

Six Steps to an Organized Filing System

Keeping your documents organized and easy to find is super important! I mean, some of these are legal documents. That’s not something you want to lose or misplace! If you don’t have a filing system, let's get you one! Keep reading for the perfect filing system! This article includes affiliate links. Step One | Find A...Keep Reading