NEW: Marbled Notebook Gift Sets with Labels

by Susan Green November 26, 2019

Marbled Notebook Gift Sets: A5 and A6 with labels

Marbled Notebooks now have labels!

Here are gorgeous new Marbled Notebooks with labels - presented in gift sets of 2 books - just in time to solve a few Christmas gift dilemmas. If one (or more!) of the gift sets takes your fancy, I recommend you purchase now to avoid disappointment; I have made just one of each set and have now used all my vintage papers. Click here to order or scroll down to learn more about these new Marbled Notebooks.

Marbled Notebook Pink A5 and A6 gift setMedium Pinks Set

Vintage papers, traditional marble patterns & heritage craftsmanship

With just one exception, these exquisite papers were hand marbled more than 20 years ago; I inherited them - via a mutual friend - from a retiring London bookbinder. Each paper features a traditional marbling pattern and was hand dyed, one sheet at a time.

Paper marbling is one of the world's heritage crafts and has a long association with bookbinding. I've thoroughly enjoyed using my traditional skills to bring something new, beautiful and useful to life with these vintage marbled papers.

Marbled Notebooks: Green A5 and Blue A6Medium Green & Blue Set

Labels for organisation

In a style update, these Marbled Notebooks now have labels on the front cover. I hope this will help keep your notes, plans and lists organised, especially if you need to refer back to your notebooks in the future. The labels are ivory coloured with a variety of patterned borders in Petrol, Navy, Grey, Mustard and Red.

Blue Marbled Notebooks with labels - buy in the UKMedium Grey-Blue Set

Two useful sizes

The Medium sets have one A5 Marbled Notebook and one A6, and the Small sets have an A6 and an A7 notebook. I use the A5 size (with 56 pages) for taking to meetings and workshops; anywhere I might want to make comprehensive notes. The A6 book has 44 pages and is the perfect size to carry in a bag along with your diary and phone. The A7 jotter is great for slipping into your pocket.

The pages are unlined Mohawk Superfine Smooth paper, which is a dream to write on in fountain pen, ballpoint, biro or pencil. They're bound in a single signature and hand stitched through the covers in linen thread. As these are paperback notebooks, I made them with cover turn-ins to reinforce the opening edge.

Marbled Notebook Set: A6 and A7Small Yellow & Pink Set

Worldwide delivery & local stockists

I ship worldwide but if you'd like to see and purchase similar Marbled Notebooks (see image below) in person and you're local to Dorset, visit Walford Mill Crafts in Wimborne. This fantastic contemporary craft venue is stocking my Marbled Gift Sets and Miniature Leather Journals during their Christmas selling exhibition from 2 November to 29 December.

I hope you love these new notebooks as much as I do! If you have any questions, please get in touch.

Susan
info@boundbyhand.co.uk
+44 (0) 7748 759371

Marbled Notebook Christmas gift sets at Walford Mill in Wimborne, Dorset UKSome of the Marbled Notebook gift sets stocked at Walford Mill.

 



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Size Guide

Use this Size Guide to check the dimensions of the books you're considering purchasing (dimensions are external and refer to the closed book unless otherwise indicated). If you'd like some guidance with selecting the correct size, feel free to contact Susan the bookbinder: email info@boundbyhand.co.uk or call +44 (0)7748 759371

Leather Memory Books, Wedding Guest Books, Journals and Sketchbooks
 SIZE HEIGHT WIDTH DEPTH
A4 Large Portrait 12 inches or 305 mm 8.5 inches or 215 mm 1.5 inches or 38 mm
A4 Large Landscape 8.5 inches or 215 mm 12 inches or 305 mm 1.5 inches or 38 mm
A5 Medium Landscape 6 inches or 155 mm 8.5 inches or 215 mm 1.5 inches or 38 mm
A5 Medium Portrait 8.5 inches or 215 mm 6 inches or 155 mm 1.5 inches or 35 mm
A6 Small Landscape 4.5 inches or 114 mm 6 inches or 155 mm 1 inch or 25 mm
A6 Small Portrait 6 inches or 155 mm 4.5 inches or 114 mm 1 inch or 25 mm

 

Miniature Journals
 One Size 3 inches or 76 mm 2.25 inches or 60 mm 20 mm or 0.75 inches

 

Marbled Notebooks
 A4 Large 297 mm or 11.5 inches approx. 205 mm or 8 inches approx. 64 pages
A5 Medium 210 mm or 8.25 inches approx. 145 mm or 5.75 inches approx. 56 pages
A6 Small  150 mm or 6 inches approx. 100 mm or 4 inches approx. 48 pages
A7 Pocket 106 mm or 4.25 inches approx. 72 mm or 2.75 inches approx. 40 pages