Noodler’s Forest Green Fountain Pen Ink Review

Open bottle of the Noodler's Forest Green Fountain Pen Ink

Personally I think that using a fountain pen sets you apart from the crowd, and makes for a good conversation starter when surrounded by people who dont typically notice cool office supplies.  In addition to having a nice fountain pen to use, its even nicer to have that fountain pen loaded up with a good looking ink.  Today I wanted to share a review of some Noodlers Forest Green fountain pen ink. … [Read more...]

Noodler’s Lexington Gray Fountain Pen Ink

Noodler's Lexington Gray Bulletproof Ink

Gray ink?  Usually when people try to describe something bland or "blah" they call it gray, so why would a blog that focuses on cool office supplies want to write about gray ink?  Well, I was hesitant to do it initially, but I figured I should give the ink a chance and see how it looked on paper. … [Read more...]

Blue Black Ink Mixing Experiment

Noodler's Blue Black ink side by side with the not so special OSG mix

I was pretty excited about my purchase of the ink mixing kit that I got for my fountain pen inks, and I thought that doing a review of one of my first mixed inks would be a great office supply review to do.  When I did the review of the ink mixing kit, I made 12 different ink concoctions because there were 12 vials that it came with, and the one I was most excited about was this one that was made using mostly Noodler's Blue Black, one of my favorite … [Read more...]

Noodler’s Blue Ghost Fluorescent Bulletproof Ink

Open bottle of Noodler's Blue Ghost fountain pen ink

Glow in the dark office supplies?  Really?  Sure, why shouldnt your office supplies glow in the dark?  Today's review will take a look at Noodler's Blue Ghost fountain pen ink.  This is probably not something that you would find an every day use for, but it definitely fits into the category of cool office supplies so I had to try it out and share it here. … [Read more...]

The Fountain Pen Ink Mixing Kit and Basic Colors

The Ink Mixing Kit and Basic Mixing Colors from Shop Writers Bloc.

In a recent office supply review, I showed you how to create your own refillable long lasting highlighter, which was fun...or at least I thought it was.  Today we have something similar, with this ink mixing kit and Noodler's basic mixing colors from Shop Writers Bloc.  Standard disclaimer with any of the cool office supplies I review, in this case there was no discount or special consideration given by Shop Writers Bloc for my review today.  I will say … [Read more...]

Need a Long Lasting Highlighter for Law School?

The Platinum Preppy body full of highlighter ink, and the excess silicone grease that you will need to wipe off.

In the time that I've started this blog on office supplies, I've had one question that seems to keep coming up regarding a Long Lasting Refillable Highlighter that wont fade and will hold up to the demands of a highlighter happy law school or medical school student.  There are a ton of options out there for highlighters, but knowing the demands of law and medical school students, I think that a refillable highlighter is the best option, so Ill be exploring … [Read more...]

Pelikan M215 Fine Nib Fountain Pen Review

The Pelikan M215 is a very serious and professional looking pen.

First things first on this review, I want to quickly mention that when I bought this pen, I did a lot of research, but still had a ton of questions on everything under the sun when it came to the line of current and future Pelikan pens.  Lucky for me Tom from Goldspot Luxury Gifts not only knows his stuff, but is incredibly patient and has good contacts at Pelikan who he also got to help answer a question or two for me.  Now sure, Goldspot did give me a … [Read more...]

Noodler’s Blue Black Fountain Pen Ink Review

Woody holding the Noodler's Blue Black Fountain Pen Ink.

I posted a half day poll to allow our readers to pick the next item that they wanted to see reviewed.  The overwhelming winner was the Noodler's Blue Black fountain pen ink that I got here from Goldspot.  I was a little surprised by this, but happy at the same time because I was not aware of how many fountain pen fans there were out there.  Hope everyone enjoys the Noodler's Blue Black Fountain Pen Ink review and finds it helpful. … [Read more...]

Lamy Studio EF Nib in Blue

Lamy Studio Nib Creep

The Lamy Studio Fountain Pen with an Extra Fine nib was my first fountain pen purchase, and I conducted a good deal of research before actually buying the pen. One of the most useful places I found for information regarding fountain pens in general was The Fountain Pen Network where you can find a ton of knowledgeable people discussing fountain pens, inks, and stationary. After doing my research, I finally settled on the Lamy Studio in Blue with the … [Read more...]

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