Favorite Things – Shawna

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La-Di-Da Crew Socks

Last week a  few of us got together to talk about the future of our website. Expanding our site to include products that we ourselves didn’t produce was a huge decision for us. We never want to detract from our own calendar and planner collections, and at the same time, other than our beautiful journals and thoughtful cards, we weren’t seeing a lot of visitors to our site between February and July.

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Hellraiser Zipper Pouch

Adding new products has been The Best Decision Ever. You can buy with 100% confidence that we are choosing the best of the best.  We only carry products that Brush Dance employees actually use in our every day lives. These items are high-quality, durable, and have gone through months of real life testing by us. We only sell what we love.

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Leuchtturm1917 Dot Journal

The items in this post are Shawna’s favorites. Shawna is our director of operations. When asked to describe what she does, I quickly reply that she does everything. In addition to being responsible for keeping things going smoothly at Brush Dance, Shawna is also a wife and busy mom to two kids. As a former chef, she enjoys planning and hosting dinner parties. She is busy.

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Micron 3-Pack

Shawna keeps track of various projects and planners in the Leucchtrum1917 Journal. She prefers the dot grid, but we also carry them in lined versions. While she’s used different systems over the years for managing it all, Shawna is currently embracing the popular trend of bullet journaling.  The paper in her journal holds up very well to a wide variety of pens and markers, including the the Microns shown above and the colorful Staedtler Tri-Plus below.

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Staedtler Triplus Fineliner

As for that Hellraiser pouch shown above? I don’t know what to say about that (other than the fact that I have one, too!). Oh, and it is just $6.49 on our website.  Want a closer look? Check out our quick video (there’s no sound – safe for work!).

Thank you for sharing your favorite items with us, Shawna!

 

 

 

Leuchttrum – Available Now

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Leuchttrum Notebook – Red, Dot Grid

At Brush Dance, we’re picky. Picky paper people. Our Weekly Planners, for example, feature luxurious 120 gsm paper that holds up well to most types of pens. We like quality.

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Leuchtturm Notebook – Blue, Ruled

Years ago, I tried my first Leuchttrum Notebook and have been using them ever since. I love all of the features – the elastic band, sturdy covers, ribbon markers, numbered pages (!!), and a handy index – but I really love the paper quality. Pencil, pens (including fountain pens), fine liners – nearly every writing instrument works well with these notebooks.

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Leuchttrum – Lime Green, Ruled

In carrying these versatile notebooks, we are keeping our promise to you – to only sell you the very best items, items that we ourselves actually use.  At $19.50, these are more expensive than your usual back-to-school notebooks. However, if you are looking for a truly satisfying writing experience, Leuchttrum Notebooks will not disappoint.

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Leuchtturm Notebook – Black, Dot Grid

We’re carrying the popular “medium” size (A5) in a variety of colors. We have them lined and with dot grid paper. Check Them Out Here.