What's New In the Studio

***2017 NEWS***

I am walking 800 klms across Spain!!!

Yes, I am walking the Camino de Santiago as a pilgrim this year and so will out of the studio for 8 weeks - mid April until mid June.  It will be quite an adventure.  Just me and my backpack... and hopefully happy feet :)

The studio will offer a small range of journals in my absence but sadly, no personalisation will be available until my return in late June.  So if you're planning to give a personalised gift, can I suggest ordering as soon as you can so that you don't miss out.

A dear friend will be posting any orders received while I am away but she is unable to do any personalising.

I am currently trying to create a stock of items that will be available during this time, so there will still be items available but a limited range.

Please contact me if you have any questions!  Many thanks, Beverley

 

The MAJESTIC Journals' Public Debut

Majestic leather journals Majestic and Regular leather journals

These oversized majestic beauties have been the joy of a few book lovers who order custom made journals... a rather elite group! But they're too good to hide away, so I'm now adding them to the shopping cart for everyone to enjoy.  Double the stitching on the spine there are 12 holes and 384 pages - double the regular sized A5 journal.  I've included a picture above so that you can get a sense of the impressive stature of these gorgeous journals.  I know that some people use my journals as a decorative feature - displaying on antique desks or shelves etc.  These are glorious.  But of course, also functional.  And ideal when you've got a lot to write about! They're $125 (the regular A5 journal is $89). In the shopping cart under Leather Journals A5.  Here is the Antique Oak....

 

Introducing... the NEW Purple

Cue the music, flash the lights, eyes on the catwalk.... and here she comes.... this year's Purple Leather is deep, deep, violet and soft and luscious!

I'm delighted with the latest addition to my regular leather range.  It's very, very soft and feels beautiful.

Currently available in A5 journals in three colour combinations: Purple and Red - Purple and Turquoise and Violet Purple !

I will be adding more items to the range such as: Notebook covers and Bookwrap and A4 journal so please email or phone if you would like to order prior to them being available online.

Leather Journal Purple & Red Leather Journal Purple & TurquoiseLeather Journal Violet

 

Travel Journals in Ravishing Red

Travel Journal in Red Leather

The popular Aussie Travel Journal is now available in the rich ravishing red leather.

This red leather is a perfect traveller - soft and supple but very hardy - ideal backpacker!

See more here > Travel Journal - A5 Red

Pocket Sized Travel Journals - Non Leather

Paper Fabric Travel Journals are Vegan Friendly

Very excited to announce the release of journals made from NON leather Kraft Paper Fabric.

I've been experimenting with this new product for a couple of months now and I'm very pleased with the results. Soft, flexible but very strong.  They even claim it can be washed however, I would NOT ADVISE washing your journals.  The paper inside is still the beautiful archival paper and it's not water friendly :)

Ideal for Animal Lovers and those who would prefer not to use Animal products. It's also Vegan Friendly.

And another bonus is that you can draw, paint, sketch, write messages on the outside of the journal. Great way to personalise for yourself, or write messages for a loved one travelling.

Like my other travel journals these now also feature the centre Story Board that is made from the beautiful Italian Drawing Paper.

I will be adding more items to the range as soon as I can but if you would like something from my regular range made with this new Paper Fabric then please just let me know.

See the journals here...

 

 

Pocket Sized Travel Journals

Featuring the new Story Board Centre

Beautiful Italian Drawing Paper concertina centre... ideal for drawing, mapping, sketching or dreaming!

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The Story Board Centre in beautiful heavyweight paper hides secretly in the centre ready to expand and reveal.

The new pocket size travel journal (A6) is ideal for tucking into small spaces and taking with you when you're on the go.  Will still hold a phone if it's not too large and is available in a range of colours.

Personalise with a title page or monogram the leather cover for a unique gift for a loved one.

Learn more here...

 

Leather Display Folder Covers

Leather display-covers

Love the feel of these and how quickly they transform the everyday plastic display pocket folder into something beautiful.

Available in a range of leathers, or contact me for your preferences.

See more here... or look under the Leather Stationery Section

Leather Notepad & Sticky Note Covers Return

For lovers of fine stationery!

Leather Detective Style Notepads

Leather Sticky Note Covers

Leather Monogrammed Stationery Duo

The popular Sticky Note covers are back in stock. And a new addition with the 'Detective Style'  Notepad cover. 

And I've created a Duo Stationery Set for savings on a monogrammed impression!

Ideal for Fathers Day!

See more here...

 

The Book of Dad

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Treasure Dad's Story.

Capture those Pearls of Wit or Wisdom in a handcrafted leather journal. Ideal for Fathers Day. Available in both A4 & A5 sizes.

See here...

 

The Guest Book is Back

Leather Guest Book Handcrafted in Australia

The return of an old favourite.  The Guest book is back in both Landscape A5 and Portrait A4 sizes.  Available in the full range of colours - (I'm still photographing the range so just ask for your colour in the meantime).

View the Guest Book here...

 

Classic Black & Gold - A Traditional Favourite

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I've been busy in the studio trying to build up my stock of classic favourites. 

I hand dye the Antique gold french cotton which creates that timeless elegance when stitched into black leather.

See the journal range here...

 

The Chesterfield Range

When my leather supplier showed me his beautiful range of leathers used to make the classic Chesterfield furniture, I just knew that I had to include it in my range. 

I have both the Emerald Green and Ruby Red colours.  Richly dark with a hint of the undercolour peeking through in the well worn areas of the pieces.  I've been learning about the 'rubbing back' technique to reveal the hidden colours, which also gives an old look and feel to the piece.  Or the type of much loved look that well used treasures obtain - the patina.

These leathers are available in all of my range: Journals, Book Wraps and Notebooks.  I'm still trying to build up the stock to photograph but can certainly make on request.  So feel free to email me if you would like something made from these lovely leathers.

Chesterfield Leather Boook Wraps.  Handcrafted from the leather used to create the classic Chesterfield furniture. Available in Journals, Book Wraps and Notebooks.

 

The Aussie Travel Journal Now in Black

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The popular Aussie Travel Journal is now available in three version of Black:

 

 

Creating a Journal - A short video

Many thanks to my young and enthusiastic filmmakers - Alex, Giulia and Valmorey who filmed this short video in the studio last week.

 

MONOGRAMMING IS HERE!!!

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I am delighted to announce that I can now offer monogramming of initials on most of my leather items! 

Many of you have been asking and waiting patiently and I've now finally got the equipment in the studio.

Currently offering the beautiful 'blind debossing' - where the gorgeous brass letters are heat pressed into the leather. 

Creating a beautiful subtle, elegant and timeless result.

See more here...

 

 

 

 

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