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Shawndo Sample Mayhem - J. Herbin - Larmes De Cassis - Black Current

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Posted 16 October 2014 - 00:39

Two years ago, FPNer Shawndo, purchased a lot of samples including every blue ink Goulet's had to offer.
 
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Alas, Shawndo ran out of free inky time.  I agreed to do these reviews. So here we are.

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Posted 16 October 2014 - 21:57

Great review Amber! Thank you!  :)

 

I love Larmes de Cassis! It is a lovely muted pinkish purple that can have a varied effect depending on paper, pen and nib.

I especially like Larmes de Cassis in a wet broad nib on ivory colored paper, it has such a vintage floral feel. 


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Posted 16 October 2014 - 22:02

Oh and I want to encourage you that I think you have made amazing progress with the Shanwdo reviews! Really!

You post a ton of stuff here on fpn along with the reviews and I know you give so much here. Don't feel guilty about anything. You give so much and you've got your family and work to care for too. Just don't forget to take time for AMBER to rest and relax!!!   ;)


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Posted 16 October 2014 - 22:11

Tessy, Glad you enjoyed!


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Posted 16 October 2014 - 22:11

Oh and I want to encourage you that I think you have made amazing progress with the Shanwdo reviews! Really!

You post a ton of stuff here on fpn along with the reviews and I know you give so much here. Don't feel guilty about anything. You give so much and you've got your family and work to care for too. Just don't forget to take time for AMBER to rest and relax!!!   ;)

:wub:   Thank you.


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Posted 16 October 2014 - 22:28

You're very welcome   :wub:

 

I think us ladies are more prone to work so hard at everything we do we often wear ourselves out and rarely take the time we need to rest and replenish. I see it in myself, in my friends, other moms, etc. We need the reminder (and sometimes the validation and affirmation) from other women that it's really okay to just take a break for us. Take some time doing something not productive for once. It really can bring a refreshment to us. I know there are lots of times I need that reminder. And that's what friends are for, to help us in the big things and little things in life.   :)

 

 

On a side note. My son was talking about friends today and he said "Mom you are a friend." I replied, "Yes I am so glad to be your friend."  He shook his head, "No, no, I mean you are a friend." Confused, I asked him "What do you mean?" He said, "You know mommy, your friend Amber." I smiled, "You mean my friend that writes letters to me?" He jumped up "Yes! You write letters to Amber. She is your friend. You are her friend."

 

It made me feel happy. I realized how happy I am when I receive your letters and write back because even my five year old can see it. It made me realize how much I value the chance to get to exchange letters with you. It really is a bright spot in my day.   :happyberet:


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Posted 16 October 2014 - 22:40

What a nice thing to say!  Last night I was thinking about my pen pal from elementary school.  We were penpals until I was married.  I don't know how to find her, but I still think of her.


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Posted 16 October 2014 - 22:54

It makes me think I need to get more pen pals.  :)

 

I write letters to a lot of friends and family but rarely do I get a letter back. The only exceptions are my mom and grandma. They usually take the time to write back a note or send a card. But I can write 3 letters a week to different people and get no response from any of them. I am happy to send out letters, but it feels really nice to receive letters too!


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Posted 16 October 2014 - 22:59

I might give up CRVs if it weren't for Napalm.  He's my serious CRVer.  


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Posted 16 October 2014 - 23:00

Oh I am so glad you do CRVs!  :D


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Posted 16 October 2014 - 23:12

Couldn't happen with out responders like you!  See above.


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Posted 16 October 2014 - 23:14

:wub:   I am so glad I have the chance to participate!!


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Posted 25 October 2014 - 00:09

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Posted 25 October 2014 - 00:19

Love the look of MB lavender purple!
I am so excited to try it!!!

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Posted 24 November 2014 - 20:57

Here's a completed Co-Razy View of Larmes de Cassis that Amber sent to me along with her amber TWSBI 540 fitted with an Art's Tomahawk ground on a TWSBI "B" nib:

 

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I did a tiny water test: drops on a grid, and a rinse over the "Rinse Away?" done by applying the contents of a 500ml unitary wash bottle filled with (Brita-) filtered tap water.  This ink shows very minimal water resistance.

 

The completed CRV prior to the water test can be seen here (scroll down a bit).

 

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