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DIY Good Book Leather Journal Kit

DIY Good Book Leather Journal Kit

Regular price $39.20 USD
Regular price $49.00 USD Sale price $39.20 USD
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We’ve always taken pride in the handmade process and now it’s your turn to become the artisan. Make your own Good Book Journal with our DIY Leather Journal Kit. We provide the paper, leather, needle, and thread--you provide your unique touch. Simple step-by-step instructions for all skill levels make this the perfect weekend project done in the comfort of your home. It’s another way to leave your mark!


Product Details

5.25" x 6.75"
160 blank 5" x 6.5" pages
Rough-cut, cream-colored paper
Made from top-grain cowhide
Hand-sewn binding

Gift Wrapping

When you choose to gift wrap a Rustico product, we carefully wrap with eco-friendly FSC Certified paper in a sturdy kraft box filled with crinkle paper and tied with 100% jute twine. You can add gift wrapping to each product where it is available in your cart. You can also upgrade it to include a laser-engraved message on a wooden tag. Click the "+ Gift Options" button above to learn more.


To see more details about how your personalization will appear on this product, use the "+ Personalize" button above. Personalizations are laser engraved in your choice of several fonts. See some examples Please note that we can engrave text and numbers only and not emoji's or other non-standard characters.





Care Instructions

Chemicals will weaken the leather over time. Be patient. Its ruggedness will grow in character with you.

Don't be afraid of a scuff. Lick your finger. Rub it in. The oils from your skin shape the patina's look over time. So go ahead. Handle it!

Avoid leaving leather for extended periods of time in direct sunlight or extreme heat. We recommend Rustico's Custom Designed Leather Cleanerfor additional leather cleaning and conditioning.

Shipping & Returns

Many of our items are hand-made to order. To ensure the careful quality for which we’re known, it takes us some time to craft, package, and ship handmade or personalized items from our workshop. International orders will ship using the method quoted at checkout. International delivery times vary depending on the customs office of the arrival country and may be subject to import taxes, customs duties and fees which are the responsibility of the buyer. Customs vary widely from country to country, so please contact your local customs bureau for more information. Generally for large value shipments, you are required to pay an entry fee, plus a certain percentage of the value of the order.Rustico will not be held liable for shipments that are lost or stolen. You may add our shipping warranty to your cart at checkout in order to protect against incidents such as this.If your order has not shipped and you would like to cancel it, you may do so within 24 hours of ordering. In times of high volume, such as during the holiday season, this time may be reduced to 12 hours.Please account for the above details when placing an order. For more information you can view our full shipping and returns policy here.

California Proposition 65

WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer.  For more information go to

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Customer Reviews

Based on 19 reviews
J Fagergren (Saratoga Springs, US)

It would be nice to have some directions or instructions on how to put it together. Or even a QR code or web address to a video of instructions.

Lisda Lara (Austin, US)
Perfect gift

I purchase this DIY journal for a Christmas gift for my boyfriend and he loved it. Even though he said it took it a good time to put it together he said he enjoyed the project.

jeanne wade (Santa Paula, US)

It was just as expected. Really nice quality!

W.L. Chaparro (Allentown, US)
Old World Medium for Today's Craziness !!!

I have been purchasing Rustico Journals for a few years. Some female members of my family fell in love with my Rustico journal. I gifted them with Rustico journals. Ever since then, on Christmas they get a new one. My favorite is the "Messenger Journal." However, I have also fallen in love with the "Courier Journal". There is something about the smell and feel of the leather that transports me to another era. Having to sit with such a wonderful, old style, rugged, medium just makes me pause, collect my thoughts and center myself. That is essential in today's crazy world. That is why I personally love these journals. I thank Rustico for making these awesome Journals for my sanity and enjoyment.

John H Knoop (Draper, US)
DIY Journal- good

These were a hit for my family. A five star would be if the orders allowed selection of the different types of papers like bullet journal paper or lined or blank. Also the stitching was slightly difficult so including a thimble Would help as well as a little more clarity in the instructions.

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