Category: Planting Tree

  • Birmingham Chrysan Themum on Muji Planting Tree

    Birmingham Chrysan Themum on Muji Planting Tree

    Ink Chrysam Themum is a dusty violet with a dry flow. Sometimes a slight green-grey halo can be seen on some papers. It took me a while before I realised that the ink name could be a reference to the chrysanthemum flower. In my defence, the chrysamthemum flowers where I live are usually yellow and […]

  • Van Dieman’s Sailor’s Delight on Muji Planting Tree

    Van Dieman’s Sailor’s Delight on Muji Planting Tree

    Ink Red sky at night, sailors’ delight.Red sky at morning, sailors’ warning. Wikipedia Sailor’s Delight, from the discontinued Midnight Series, takes inspiration from the rhyme above. Although the ink is no longer in production, you can still find it being sold at some retailers (as of April 2022). The ink is a bright orangey-red with […]

  • Cult Pens Herbert on Muji Planting Tree

    Cult Pens Herbert on Muji Planting Tree

    Ink Diamine Herbert is part of the iridescink series exclusive to Cult Pens. It is called Herbert for the 80ml bottles and Herbie for the smaller 30ml bottles. This is a dark blue ink with a red sheen. The ink has an average flow. On Muji Planting Tree paper, there is little shading, no sheen, […]

  • Birmingham Sweetheart on Muji Planting Tree

    Birmingham Sweetheart on Muji Planting Tree

    Ink Sweetheart used to be part of the Crisp Formula collection where the inks were designed to work well on a variety of papers. Birmingham has since recategorized their inks and now this can be found under the Keystone Formula collection. This ink is a vivid pink, almost fluorescent, with a tinge of orange that […]

  • Kakimori #01 Po on Muji Planting Tree

    Kakimori #01 Po on Muji Planting Tree

    Ink Kakimori is the name of a stationery store in Tokyo. In late 2021, they released a line of pigment inks with names inspired by Japanese onomatopoeia. They are housed in cute round glass bottles meant to evoke the shape of a water droplet on a flat surface. Each ink has a brief writeup that […]

  • Van Dieman’s Pepperberry on Muji Planting Tree

    Van Dieman’s Pepperberry on Muji Planting Tree

    Ink Pepperberry is part of Van Dieman’s Tassie Seasons series, inspired by the colours of each Tasmania’s seasons. This is one of the colours of autumn. The ink colour is based on the fruit of the Tasmannia lanceolata, commonly known as Tasmanian pepperberry or mountain pepper. The ink is a dark blue-black that leans towards […]

  • Tono & Lims Strawberry Ice on Muji Planting Tree

    Tono & Lims Strawberry Ice on Muji Planting Tree

    Ink Tono & Lims is a Japanese brand in collaboration with a Korean ink company. Strawberry Ice is a pastel pink ink with an average flow. Although light, I find it readable even in dim light. On Muji Planting Tree paper, there is shading, no sheen, a little feathering and no bleedthrough. Writing Sample This […]

  • Lennon Tool Bar Saira on Muji Planting Tree

    Lennon Tool Bar Saira on Muji Planting Tree

    Brand Lennon Tool Bar is a Taiwanese company founded in 2014. Their focus is on producing and promoting the craft of indigo dying. Then they started producing fountain pen inks, and were known for their beautiful blue inks. Ink Saira is the name of the 2019 Autumn Limited Series. Saira is the scientific name of […]

  • Van Dieman’s Peanut Brittle on Muji Planting Tree

    Van Dieman’s Peanut Brittle on Muji Planting Tree

    Ink Van Dieman’s is a family business located in Tasmania. Their inks are mainly inspired by the nature and beauty of their surroundings. Peanut Brittle is from the Harvest line which takes inspiration from the produce of Tasmania. The ink colour is a yellow-brown with a tinge of orange. Depending on the shading, the colour […]

  • Van Dieman’s Native Cornflower on Muji Planting Tree

    Van Dieman’s Native Cornflower on Muji Planting Tree

    Ink Van Dieman’s is a family business located in Tasmania. Their inks are mainly inspired by the nature and beauty of their surroundings. Native Cornflower is part of Van Dieman’s Tassie Seasons series, inspired by the colours of each Tasmania’s seasons. This is one of the colours of spring. The ink is a medium blue […]