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Customer Reviews

Leather Wedding Guest Book Reviews
Personalised Leather Wedding Guest Book handmade in the UK

"Thank you, Susan for the [wedding guest] book. It is beautiful and the bride and groom love it and put it to grand use over the course of their wedding and subsequent holiday." Gail, Australia

"So very thrilled to receive the beautiful book this morning - it's so perfect. What a skill you have..." Ailsa, Leeds

"We love it - thank you so much for making us a unique and beautiful leather wedding guest book - perfection" Janine & Tom, London

"A gorgeous, bespoke wedding guest book... did everything possible to make it perfect for us... our book was a one off, a treat and well worth every penny." Alice, Penrith

"The guest book! How beautiful, we’re absolutely delighted with it and it will make a perfect addition to our special day." Nikita, Cardiff

"We have received the leather wedding guest book and can't be any happier! Thank you so much! Its a really quality product." Ronald & Arlyn, Australia

"We loved it and so did our guests!" Catriona, High Peak

"Thank you for making our guest book at such short notice! We both loved it and think it looks fantastic. We received so many compliments from guests at how much they liked both the colours and the handmade nature of the book. We couldn't be happier with it so thanks again!" Sam, Berkshire

"I received my bespoke leather guest book and just LOVE IT. What incredible workmanship! It has such a clean design, and top notch materials were used. I couldn't be happier!! Can't wait to have it be filled with messages from our guests" - Aryannah, West Vancouver, Canada

Leather Memory Book (Scrapbook) Reviews
Leather Memory Book bound in Duck Egg and Coral, a quality family scrapbook or wedding album

 "I would like to take this opportunity to once again thank you for your great service and the exquisite quality of the memory book." James, Yorkshire

"Ordered a bespoke wedding planner for my fiancé, I couldn't recommend Bound By Hand enough. Perfect communication throughout, Susan was extremely helpful and managed to create the book with a short turnaround and it was delivered earlier than expected. Excellent product and service, we'll hopefully be in touch nearer to the wedding for more bespoke photo and guest books. Many thanks!" Tom, London

“When I finally lifted it out of the tissue paper and opened it up I cried. It is so beautiful... the feel of the leather, the title page, the heft of the pages. Mr. S touched so many lives… this beautiful leather memory book will speak volumes about the man that he was.” Allyson, VA USA

"This memory book is unbelievably beautiful! The quality and craftwork is exceptional and we are so delighted that this will hold what will be special memories of our wedding day. Also the service I have received from Susan has been both friendly and professional. I cannot recommend these books enough!" Laura, Leicestershire.

"It really is beautiful, I had a huge smile on my face when I opened it!  It's always difficult ordering online without actually seeing the finished goods but I'm so glad I did. The leather memory book is exactly as I imagined. Beautifully made with a wonderful feel and smell." Lee, Lancashire

"Bought this [Memory Book: Blue & Orange] for my daughter, she loves it. Beautifully and professionally constructed - it's hard to find such good unique quality things like this." Nicola, Melbourne Australia

"I LOVE it – absolutely perfect – thank you so much – I will now enjoy creating the memories. And it smells delicious!" Rebecca, East Sussex

"I was lucky enough to have a leather wedding book made by Susan Green. It is the most beautifully crafted and exquisite book that holds all my dearest memories. I have also given one bespoke book as a wedding gift to my PA, who was thrilled by it's elegance and practicality. Thank you, Susan." Tara, Dorset.

"It is BEAUTIFUL! I'm sure it will be treasured for many years. Thank you!"  Melissa, New York

"It's really beautiful - I can't wait to begin filling it with all my ideas and thoughts" Janice, Texas USA

“So beautiful! It’s just the best, perfect for what I wanted.” Fiona, Isle of Man

Handmade Artist's Sketchbook Reviews
Cotton Rag Sketchbook handmade in the UK

"I just want to say thank you for the beautiful items. You are saving artists worldwide from generic, standard sketchbooks. This store is amazing." Katherine, Canada.

"I am so delighted with it! It will inspire my sketches on my travels and there are plenty of pages to keep me going. I wanted a special sketchbook. I have one now!" Carole, Lincolnshire

"Very pleased with the two books and will really enjoy using them. Many thanks for excellent service and your enthusiasm for hand bound quality materials and design." Patricia, Galloway

"I received a beautifully wrapped package today and found the three lovely Accordion Sketchbooks I ordered. I hope I will do them justice with my creativity. It is wonderful to find a company who takes such pleasure in their products and craftwork." Judith, Yorkshire.

"The [Accordion] Sketchbooks were more than professionally packaged, so that there was no damage even when shipped to the USA. The sketchbooks themselves are exactly what I thought they would be. I can't wait to draw in them!" Mary, SC USA

“In receipt of the sketchbook - wow, it is beautiful, thank you!… I would not hesitate to recommend you personally or professionally.” Rose, Suffolk

"I love your Accordion Sketchbooks because of their simplicity, the quality of the paper and their understated stylishness.... They are really helping me refine my ideas for this exhibition" Robin, East Sussex

“Thank you for making this cork journal/ sketchbook. It is a beautiful natural product… it suits my disposition and natural yearning for plant based natural materials.” - Jamil, USA

Leather Journal & Notebook Reviews
Leather Journal bound in Navy Blue with Tan details, a quality handmade Christmas gift

“I was very excited to receive my journal this morning. It’s better than I dreamed it would be. It really is beautiful and I can’t wait to use it... I really am over the moon!” Julie, Macclesfield

"The beautiful leather journal... looks so manly and stylish, and is delightful to hold. I particularly like the lovely colours and textures and thread, as well as the way it lies. You've done a great job on this... I am delighted with it" Jennifer, London.

"A beautiful leather journal. High quality, smells amazing and is perfect for storing a lifetime of memories. Susan was amazing and helped us select the right colour and got it to us for Christmas (in a week). Wonderful product, wonderful service. Thank you!" Neil, London

"It is absolutely beautiful, just what I wanted and a lovely colour. I cannot thank you enough." Liston, Netherlands

"These journals really are made with the finest materials, the quality of the leather is evident from touch alone. As we presented the journal to its recipient, the expression on her face was priceless. We could see that she was genuinely touched. I would not hesitate to recommend Susan in both my personal and professional circles." Charlotte, West Midlands

"The beautiful leather travel journals are exactly what I wanted. Colour combinations are brilliant and they are wonderfully tactile; it's nice (and unusual) to have something that is individually made with skill and love and will last for years." Jennifer, London

"She was absolutely overjoyed with her leather journal, in fact I thought she was going to cry! Thank you so much for creating something so beautiful and personal..." Charlotte, West Midlands

"The journal is beautiful - I can’t wait for my wife to see it!" Scott, New Jersey USA

"The most beautiful journal I have ever had. It truly is a piece of art." Ruby, Dorset

Miniature Leather Journal Reviews
Miniature Leather Journals in pink and white, handmade notebook gift from Bound by Hand

"Bought to go in my wife's Christmas cracker. A lovely little gift." Paul, Stockport

“The Mini Leather Journals are absolutely lovely and I am very pleased with them… they will make lovely little gifts.” Anne, West Sussex

“The Miniature Journals are more special than I imagined.” Hope, Ohio USA

"I just wanted to say thank you so so much for the mini journal... it arrived this morning and I’ve already given it to my daughter! She absolutely adores it!" Jane, Cornwall

"Beautiful book crafted by Susan for a birthday surprise. Looks wonderful and is so tactile (and who doesn't love the smell of new leather?)." Gareth, Hampshire

"Adorable! Perfect size for carrying around and tracking daily activity patterns." Jishen, California, USA

"Perfect, fits beautifully in the pocket of my uniform!" John, San Diego USA

"I keep it in my bag so I can capture sketches / ideas for new pieces when I'm out. So handy and just lovely to use."  Regina, Dublin, Ireland

“I bought it for someone else but think I’m going to keep it!” Gretchen, Bondues, France

“This hand-crafted book is wonderful! All details are delightful.”  Michael, Pasadena, USA

“Wow, what a lovely tiny book… delightful work.”  Marrije, Utrecht, Netherlands

Craftsmanship & Customer Service
Making a Leather Bound Scrapbook with craftsmanship and traditional heritage skills

“Thank you very much again for another successful order. The whole experience gives the finished article such an individual feel of your care and attention to detail.” Catherine, Norfolk

"A complete pleasure to use and own, well worth the investment." Andrew, Plymouth

"Exquisitely wrapped, I am so delighted with them. Thank you for the gifts you bring to so may, and for your expertise and hard work." - Lesley, Dorset

"I would like to thank you for your incredible prompt service, but most importantly the beautiful work you have done! It has exceeded my expectation and I cannot wait to gift it as I am most certain that will make the person receiving it very happy!" Julia, London.

"Delivered promptly, perfectly packaged. Very pleased with my purchase." Susie, Cheshire

"I’m very pleased with your product. It is so well-crafted and I love the leather binding, it is marvelous!" Fransiscus, Suffolk

"Quality combined with superb personal service – now that is a rare combination but Bound By Hand exemplifies this. Susan was delightful to deal with and nothing was too much trouble. The whole experience was easy from overseas and I would so recommend this company and their very unique gifts."  Clews, Muscat, Oman

"I knew the moment I looked through your shop that I was doomed. It invoked instant 'brain-drooling. These are going to be investment pieces". Natalya, Wiltshire

"I like unique things... I wanted something special, something handmade. If you do something handmade, if you spend all that time on it, it feels special - the touch, the smell, everything! Google gave me 77,900,000 options but yours was the second one, with your picture, and that made me trust you. I called you, I asked what I wanted and you said it could be done."  Jose, London

"Thank you so much for your outstanding service yet again. Kelly, Milton Keynes

"It's a pleasure working with such a professional and courteous business... I'm sure this won't be the last time I buy." Malick, London

"We are thrilled with it! It’s a very attractive, quality product. Thank you so much for your excellent service." Kathy, Manchester.

"We will certainly recommend you to others. Your whole process was very easy and efficient." Tom & Annabelle, Surrey 

“It is a real treasure… precise craftsmanship shines out. The paper is superb… definitely one for the stationery addict.” Jackie, UK.

"I had a very small commission for Susan, and was most impressed how quickly and sensitively she responded. The resultant little marbled book is beautiful and just exactly what I wanted. Susan's approach to her business is exemplary. Everything was done with care and love." Tom, Oxford

“Absolutely delighted... it is beautifully finished, the leather and paper are of a lovely quality” Regina, Dublin, Ireland

“Far above and beyond anything Moleskine has ever done.”  Kaitlyn, London

"A beautifully made notebook - the attention to detail (endpapers, binding, etc) is just stunning and the paper will take my fountain pen as easily as a biro. Very quick delivery and beautifully packaged." Regina, Dublin, Ireland

“The technique is perfect… and the feel in the hand wonderful.”  Ann, Ranchos de Taos, USA

"The journal is absolute perfection and your service was first class. I would not hesitate to recommend you." Alan, Essex

“So beautiful I am not sure I want to give them away!” Chris, Walsall

“Cannot thank you enough… super brilliant in every way.” Aoife, Monkstown, Eire

“I am glad someone still practices lost arts.”  Sean, Vienna, USA