Quality Leather Journals & Goods Handmade in Minnesota.

Walker, Minnesota

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Announcement    Wayfaring Goods is a one woman operation dedicated to creating beautiful and functional leather journals, small leather goods and linocut prints; ready for your everyday adventures.


Last updated on Nov 20, 2020

Wayfaring Goods is a one woman operation dedicated to creating beautiful and functional leather journals, small leather goods and linocut prints; ready for your everyday adventures.



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About wayfaringgoods

Sales 1,844
On Etsy since 2009

Commitment to Quality and The Slow Craft Movement

Wayfaring Goods in a one-woman business ran by me, Nicole Aufderhar. When you buy from Wayfaring Goods, you are supporting an individual with a passion for bringing heirloom quality leather journals and leather goods to your home and your loved ones. I have over 10 years of professional book binding and leather working experience and my work is created using traditional, slow craft methods. This means that everything you see has been created by my own two hands without the use of machines. Every page that's folded. Every leather piece that's cut. Every stitch that binds. Doing everything by hand may take much longer but it also produces a far superior product and a deeper connection. You'll be able to see the love and care that has gone into creating your brand new leather journal or leather good from the moment you first open the package and hold it in your hands.

Wayfaring Goods is a home to leather journals, leather bags and other leather goods that are meant to last a lifetime and be handed down throughout generations. I use only the highest quality full grain leather in my work. The more you use your Wayfaring Goods product, the more beautiful it will get; that is the great thing about quality leather.

When you choose to support a small handmade business, you are giving an immeasurable gift not only to yourself or loved one but also to the owner of that business. It is my hope that when you buy from Wayfaring Goods, you'll feel the power of your purchase. You are supporting an individual, a local economy and saying that you understand the importance of these small businesses and their handmade creations. Thank you, we truly cannot do it without you.

Shop members

  • Nicole

    Owner, I Do It All! :)

Shop policies

Last updated on January 9, 2020
Hey everyone!
Welcome to my shop, I hope you enjoy what you see. I find immense joy in working with my heart, soul and of course my hands to create my journals, sketchbooks and mini journal jewelry.

At the bottom of this page are my FAQs. Please refer to those if you have a question regarding personalization, custom orders or express shipping.

Upon purchase of an item/items, buyer agrees to the policies explained below. As always, feel free to ask questions at any time!


Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept exchanges and cancellations
Contact me within: 5 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase
I don't accept returns
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
If your item is not to your liking I will gladly exchange it for an item of equal value as long as you have contacted me within 5 days of delivery and your original purchase is shipped back to me within 14 days of delivery. Items being exchanged must be received by me in the exact same condition as when they were sent out. All shipping must be paid for by the customer.
Items will not be sent until payments are received/cleared.
Items are shipped within 1-3 business days after purchase unless otherwise noted. Items are shipped via USPS first class mail. Upgrades to USPS priority shipping are available for purchase during checkout.
Additional policies and FAQs
Thank you so much for taking the time to read all of the fine print. It really does mean a lot to me and helps to keep things running smoothly. If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to send me a message!