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Spellbinderie offers enchanting guestbooks and journals made from reclaimed vintage books. Featuring hand-torn ivory paper and an exposed binding, these unique guestbooks are custom made for an unforgettable keepsake.

The sample guest books shown in the photos are for reference only, they are no longer available. To place an order, please return to the home page and consult the shop menu on the left to find available vintage books.

This listing is for a standard sized book made with one of the packages below. Prices quoted are on average, condition and style of book will affect final price. If you need a different size book or don't see what you like, contact me.

All packages come with 120 pages of quality hand-torn ivory paper.

Cream Lokta endpapers
Exposed binding showing ivory pages on the spine

Adds a text page - your poem, quote or a few lines of text printed in an antique font

Text page
Gold Lokta Endpapers
Exposed Binding showing gold lokta paper on the spine

Same as the GOLD plus adds a vintage style bookplate

Same as the DELUXE plus a brass plate for the cover with your first names OR a last name OR date in numerals

PERSONALIZED PACKAGE: Contact me for help creating a package with your prefered options if one of the above packages doesn't work for you. WIth so many options available, it's impossible to cover every combination possible! You may wish to browse other options not mentioned above, such as ribbon closure and extra pages. http://etsy.me/1GHUuJo

Custom order, click shipping tab for the time it takes to create your order
Rush Service may be available, additional fee
Ships from France, express shipping available


Frequently asked questions about Spellbinderie

Spellbinderie's blank books are made to order after payment is received. Please click on the shipping tab to see the estimated processing time before placing your order. If you have a strict deadline, please be sure to contact me to confirm.

Shipping estimates are in addition to the processing time.

Rush orders may be available, please inquire.
RUSH ORDERS may be accepted, please contact me with your deadline & location to confirm. Rush orders are fulfilled after normal business hours ensuring that previously placed orders are not delayed. There is a $20 - 40 service charge depending on deadline and complexity of order.

EXPRESS SHIPPING is available at checkout for an additional fee. Please note that this is separate from a rush order and does not decrease your processing time. Express is guaranteed to arrive in 2 - 5 days to most locations. Shipping is provided by Chronopost in France and is usually delivered by your national postal service.
NOTE: A phone number is required for shipment, kindly provide one at checkout. Your signature is required upon delivery.
Your right to cancel any non-custom/non-personalized item starts the moment you place your order and ends 14 days from the day you receive it. To cancel an order or return an item, Spellbinderie must be notified, via Etsy message or email. For EU buyers, a link to a withdrawal form will be included in your receipt email. You are welcome, but not required, to use this form.

Once your return is authorized, you have 14 days to send the goods back. Proof of return, such as a tracking number, is recommended. A refund will be provided within 14 days of receiving the returned item.

Custom and personalized products are not returnable but your satisfaction is important to Spellbinderie. Please contact the shop to discuss options.
Please return goods in proper packaging, unused and undamaged. Returns shipping costs are the customer's responsibility unless seller made an error or item is not as described. Customers are recommended to ensure adequate packing and insurance for loss or damage in transit. A service with proof of posting and delivery should be used. The customer is chargeable, up to original order value, for goods that are not received back or are returned damaged.

For international returns from outside the EU, please mark your package as "RETURNED GOODS".

If you have any questions about your return, don't hesitate to contact the shop.
Orders are shipped standard with La Poste using priority mail. Express shipping through Chronopost is available as an upgrade, see Express Shipping for more information.

Please make sure that your delivery address is correct when placing the order. For Paypal, l only ship to the address provided from Paypal in accordance with their regulations.

For packages that are lost or damaged in the mail, please contact me and your local post office immediately so an investigation can be opened. Photos of items that are damaged in the mail are required. Once the photos are received, you will be fully refunded.
The page count given in listings counts both the front and back of each paper, not individual sheets.

I offer two types of exposed spine bindings, Coptic for smaller light weight books and Raised Support for larger, heavier books. These exposed spine binding offer flexibility and beautiful design options for rebound books. Due to the nature of rebinding old books, the original spine must be destroyed in most cases.
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•For guestbooks/journals: Your text is due no later than one week prior to your ship by date

•For plaques: Your text is due as soon as you order

Please check your Etsy messages regularly to approve drafts.

Unfortunately text sent later than stated above or not approved in a timely manner may result in a delayed ship by date.

Wedding Guestbook, Unique Literary Guest Book, Elegant Anniversary Journal, Vintage Blank Book Keepsake, Engagement Gift, Writer's Journal


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  • Handmade item
  • Occasion: Wedding
  • Materials: vintage book, paper, thread
  • Ships worldwide from France
  • Feedback: 232 reviews
  • Favorited by: 491 people