6 handmade and recycled notebooks for warm weather jottings
This fully handmade journal is a gem; chlorine-free, handprinted paper within, and a pretty fabric cover, satin ribbon and decorative button. Via NewLeafJournals on Etsy.
This Japanese-style journal is handcut and handsewn, and includes traditional Japanese stab binding.
Kate's Paperie is a fun place to look for journals, but these colorful recycled leather ones are especially useful and attractive, and their pages are 50 percent recycled too.
These handmade journals from Ex Libris are each unique, made from vintage books. Not only are the insert pages made from recycled paper, but images and illustrations from the books are features as interior pages, so you get some of the feel of the original book in your journal.
This beautiful bird's nest journal is made from a collage of vintage Victorian bird-inspired cards and illustrations. In the middle is a lined paper journal. A work of art for special writings, or a great gift.
For a green alternative to moleskin journals, check out ecosystem, which uses a very similar size and design but uses all earth-friendly materials instead, including 100 percent recycled materials made in the U.S.A. They can be fully recycled if you don't wish to keep them after use.
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