HobbyJournals

Spiral bound journals proudly made in Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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Announcement    Orders usually ship within 3-5 business days. We make every single journal by hand in Wisconsin and ship our orders directly to you. From the design to printing and binding, there's no middle man here, only a grass roots family business at work. Thank you for shopping small with us. We appreciate you! Please don't hesitate to message us with your questions/concerns and please see our shop policies for much more information. Thanks for stopping by :)

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Last updated on Jun 11, 2022

Orders usually ship within 3-5 business days. We make every single journal by hand in Wisconsin and ship our orders directly to you. From the design to printing and binding, there's no middle man here, only a grass roots family business at work. Thank you for shopping small with us. We appreciate you! Please don't hesitate to message us with your questions/concerns and please see our shop policies for much more information. Thanks for stopping by :)

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About HobbyJournals

Sales 2,541
On Etsy since 2007

Designing & making awesome journals in Wisconsin and lovin' every minute of it :)

We make every single journal by hand in Wisconsin and ship them directly to you. From the digital design, to printing, to cutting the paper/covers, to punching the holes, to binding it all - we do every step from start to finish. We even quality check page by page before shipping it direct to you. No middle man here, only a grass roots family business at work. Thank you for shopping small with us. We appreciate you! Please don't hesitate to message us with your questions/concerns :)

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Hello there, I'm Shalana, the business owner... and I wear a lot of hats in my household. I'm a wife, mom, crafty gal, eclectic solopreneur, previously published author and editor, and most recently, I had the crazy idea to start my own tiny (buy mighty!) publishing business.

I currently design and produce my own line of spiral bound hobby and religious journals full-time in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. My husband, Stephen, volunteers to lend a helping hand with book assembly and shipping orders as well as lots of encouragement and pep talks (needed daily!). I do my best to responsibly source materials primarily from other U.S. based companies when at all possible (lots of my paper is manufactured right here in Wisconsin!). I also focus diligently on quality over quantity, putting my own personal touch on every journal from its original design to the final production and shipping. Please get in touch if you have any questions :)

More about my tiny but mighty business:
My online retail shop: www.HobbyJournalOutlet.com
Lots of freebies & publishing info: www.123Journalit.com
My direct email contact: support [!at] hobbyjournaloutlet.com

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ETSY SHOPS INFO & DISCLOSURES:

I am an avid crafter and have had a shop on Etsy since 2006 - almost from its very beginning! My first shop was The Funky Felter (at etsy.com/shop/thefunkyfelter), specializing in traditionally hand-felted wool products (I'm a fiber artist at heart!). I had a lot of success with online sales as well as traveling to craft shows nationwide. This shop is my second Etsy endeavor and was previously called simply "Shalana" where I sold my graphic design creations including tag/label digital downloads. This shop has since been re-branded in the Fall of 2020 for my publishing business to sell my line of spiral bound journals. Rest assured, I am a seasoned online seller with excellent customer ratings. Please feel free to message me with any questions.

My related Etsy shops and profiles:
Closed Shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/thefunkyfelter/
Business Profile: https://www.etsy.com/shop/123journalit/
Business Profile: https://www.etsy.com/shop/hobbyjournaloutlet/

Shop members

  • Shalana

    Owner, Designer, Maker

    Shalana is the creative drive for the shop. She is a published author and long-time book designer. She is an entrepreneur who owns a her own line of hobby and religious study journals which she's proud to produce in the USA.

  • Stephen

    Owner, Shipper

    Stephen lends a hand to occasionally help assemble and ship for the shop. He is a fabulous jack-of-all-trades and the muscle, organizer, and daily encourager.

Shop policies

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Last updated on Jun 15, 2022
Frequently asked questions
Custom and personalized orders

We do not customize journals at this time.

Refund and exchange policy

All sales are final. We currently do not accept returns or exchanges. However, if there are any issues with the quality of your journal, or if you haven’t received it within 30 days of the shipment date, please contact us. If your package was lost or stolen in transit by the USPS, please contact them directly to report it and/or file an insurance claim.

We appreciate your business and strive to satisfy your expectations for a great quality product and customer experience. Please don't hesitate to get in touch! We appreciate you!

Shipping and Handling

+We ship via USPS mail. Items are made to order and ship from our location in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, usually in 3-5 business days.

+Free shipping offers are generally via USPS First Class Mail only. For faster in-transit shipping, please choose the option to upgrade to USPS Priority Mail service at checkout.

+We only ship to the address you provide to Etsy at checkout. We can not change the shipping address after ordering. Shipping method can not be changed after ordering.

+Once your order leaves our hands, the USPS is responsible for delivery. Please refer to your USPS tracking number for in-transit updates. Contact the USPS directly with any questions about your package's delivery.

Discounts and Coupon Codes

All coupon codes, discounts, and sales are only effective for the current time period that they are being offered. We do not retroactively discount or refund any portion of items purchased.

Copyright Notice

All books/journals are copyrighted material. © 2022 S.D. Frisby. All rights reserved. No part of any book/journal may be reproduced or distributed in any form or by any means. This includes alterations or variations for resale.

Invoices/Receipts

In order to cut down on paper waste, we no longer include a printed invoice in our order packages. (We still include gift receipts with messages if applicable.) You can access your invoice anytime in your Etsy dashboard in purchases.

Where do you get your journals?

Shalana designs them, and she (with the occasional help of her husband, Stephen) makes every single journal by hand in Wisconsin. From the digital design, to printing, to cutting the paper/covers, to punching the holes, to binding it all - they do every step from start to finish. They even quality check every page before shipping it direct to you. We are a grass roots, small business - Made in the USA and shipped from the USA direct to you!