Monthly Archives: December 2019

Invent 2019 – Day 11: Elf (standard)

I’ll keep this short, just like the name. Well, I guess I now officially have an Elf on the shelf. Today brings us another beautiful green, the sort of green you would expect to be used for official elf uniforms. … Continue reading

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Calgary Pen Club – Christmas Meeting TONIGHT!

Don’t forget… tonight is our annual social club meeting, which will be held at Murray’s, beginning at 7pm. If you can’t make it, stop on by our regular 3rd Monday of the month meeting at the Sunridge Mall food court, … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2019 – Day 10: Winter Miracle (shimmer & sheen)

I’ve secretly been hoping for a purple ink in this set, and today I thought it had arrived. When I uncapped the vial of Winter Miracle I was sure it was purple, it went on the paper purple, and then … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2019 – Day 9: Nutcracker (standard)

Today brings us another brown – I bit deeper than the earlier Triple Chocolate. I was initially thinking ‘walnut’ but I had some of my browns out, so I did a quick comparison of some of them. It’s warmer than … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2019 – Day 07: Mistletoe (standard) & Day 08: Gold Star (shimmer)

Not sure if it was random, or if Diamine opted to put a little something special for the weekend. I’ve been looking for a replacement green since Mont Blanc’s British Racing Green was discontinued, and Mistletoe may be it. A … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2019 – Day 06: Ho Ho Ho (standard)

A late post, but today’s colour is Ho Ho Ho – another red, this one a bit darker & richer. Looking at the two reds makes me think of cranberries – photos of cranberries always seem to have lighter and … Continue reading

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Inkvent 2019 – Day 05: Triple Chocolate (standard)

Who doesn’t like chocolate? Well, okay…. I know we have several members who are not fans of brown inks, but to each his own. Today’s Diamine ink is Triple Chocolate (standard). A nice bit of darker chocolate with some warmth … Continue reading

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