Ecoprint Notebook, Botanical Sketchbook, Blank Pages, Softcover Art Journal, Hand Bound, Personalizable, For Artist, Ecofriendly

$15.63

Shipping to United States: Free

*The cover is an original work of art
*All the colours on the cover come from plants
*8.5 inches tall by 5.5 inches wide (22 cm x 14 cm)
*Hand bound with linen thread
*48 pages of FSC-certified blank paper inside
*Free personalization on the front cover, if desired

The cover of this handcrafted notebook is a one-of-a-kind ecoprint I created on watercolour paper using cosmos flowers I grew in my garden. Inside are 48 pages of FSC-certified blank 60# white paper, which is marker and fountain-pen friendly.

Ecoprinting, which is also called botanical contact printing, is the process of capturing dyes and pigments in leaves and flowers on paper using heat and pressure. All the colors you see come from plants – I don’t use any synthetic dyes, inks or paints – and every print is unique. I choose the very best ecoprints for notebook covers, then seal the covers with a special Japanese starch to make them more durable. I bind each notebook by hand using waxed linen thread and the chain stitch creates a pleasing pattern on the book's spine.

If you wish, I will personalize the front cover free of charge by heat embossing a name or initials on the lower right-hand corner.

To see more blank softcover notebooks and sketchbooks in my shop, please visit https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/StudioPetaBooks?section_id=31861886

Hand printed with love by Peta Bailey in Kingston, Ontario. Be sure to favourite my Etsy shop to see my newest listings. For more information about my ecoprinting practice, follow me on Instagram or Facebook: @studiopetabooks.

📮Shipping to Canadian and US addresses by Canada Post Letter Mail, which does not provide tracking.

Shipping from Canada

Processing time

1-2 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • Canada : 5 - 10 business days
  • United Kingdom : 8 - 21 business days
  • United States : 6 - 14 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations

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Frequently Asked Questions

Custom and personalized orders

If you would like to order a customized book, please contact me.

How are the pages in your books counted?

To make the pages for my books, I fold one long sheet of paper in half so that it turns into 4 pages when you count both sides of the page. So a book with 176 pages of writing or drawing paper contains 44 sheets of paper folded in half. And a sketchbook with 88 pages of watercolour paper contains 22 sheets of paper folded in half.

When will my order arrive?

I use Canada Post and will ship your order promptly – often on the same day I receive it – but I can't guarantee how quickly it will reach you, even if you have select ed expedited shipping. You are responsible for providing me with the correct name and address for shipping, and I cannot be held responsible for incorrect information.

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