Journals Printed and Bound by Hand in Wisconsin, USA

Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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Note from shop owner We are currently on a break. Please refer to your tracking number for in-transit USPS updates on your order and see our complete shipping details in the shop FAQ's section. Please don't hesitate to message us with any questions or concerns. Thank you :)

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 26, 2023

We are currently on a break. Please refer to your tracking number for in-transit USPS updates on your order and see our complete shipping details in the shop FAQ's section. Please don't hesitate to message us with any questions or concerns. Thank you :)

Shalana and Stephen

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About HobbyJournals

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

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

Last updated on May 24, 2021


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Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

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Cancellations: not accepted

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More information

Last updated on Jul 19, 2023

Frequently asked questions

Custom and personalized orders

Not all journals are available for customization. Please see the "Custom Journals" section for journals to personalize. Custom orders take a bit longer to design and process and usually ship within 5-7 business days. Please don't hesitate to reach out with questions about customization.

We make every journal by hand in Wisconsin and ship direct to you. From the design, to the printing, to the cutting, to the binding... Yes, we do every step from start to finish. We don't use a print-on-demand service or outsource anything so there's no middle man. We make it and ship it to you. It is that simple. That's what makes our journals so good!

Refund and exchange policy

Having issues? We sincerely 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!

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 two weeks 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.

Shipping and Handling

+We ship via USPS mail. Items are made to order and ship from our location in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, usually in 1-5 business days for non-custom and 5-7 business days for custom items.

+Free shipping offers are for USPS Ground Advantage. You can choose the option to pay 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. © 2023 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.


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 the covers and interiors, and she and her husband, Stephen, make every single journal by hand in Wisconsin. They even quality check every page before shipping it direct to you. We are proud to be a grass-roots, family business that is truly handmade quality.

❤ Made in Wisconsin & shipped direct to you. We print & bind all books by hand ❤
❤ Thank you for shopping small and supporting family-owned businesses like ours ❤