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DIY Good Book Leather Journal Kit

DIY Good Book Leather Journal Kit

Regular price $59.00
Regular price Sale price $59.00
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WAS: $59.00  TODAY: $50.15

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

Dimensions: 5.25" x 6.75"
160 blank 5" x 6.5" pages
Rough-cut, cream-colored paper
Made from top-grain cowhide leather
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 22 reviews
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.

Staci Thomas (Springville, US)

I have purchased theses kits before and made them with my grandkids they are beautiful books and I hope they will keep them their whole life. Such great quality from an amazing store.

Thank you so much for this review and sharing these pictures, Staci. Absolutely adorable! What a fun activity to do with your grand kids. We're so glad you're happy with how they turned out. Thank you for shopping with us, Staci!

Peggy (Pepperell, US)
Great gift!

My husband gave me this for Christmas because I journal daily. This is a beautiful gift that I put together myself and will use for journaling something special.

Margo Tibbe (Sarasota, US)
Absolutely Awesome !!!!

I gave the journal as a gift and the recipient was so pleased.

Teresa Baartman (Cedar Rapids, US)
Journal Kit

Such a beautiful piece, enjoy being able to make it my own, can't wait to see what else you carry!!

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