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The Carson Journal (Green)

Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
16 Reviews

$50.00 - $210.00

Journal lovers, sketchbook keepers, and analog fiends — People of the books! We’ve added a new color of locally sourced veg tanned leather – an undulating olive green that we've called Carson — to our collection. They are ready for your stories, musings and sketches. Like Harper and Jackson, they are lined with antique textiles and are here to stay.

Our new Carson journals are also the perfect pairing for spring creatures and plants – a delightful way to celebrate the majestic emergence of the 17 year Brood X Cicada (learn more on Ologies Cicadology podcast!), and some of our favorite Native Spring Plants! Look in the engraving options for these artwork options.

Inside you’ll find line-free Strathmore drawing paper – thick, hand-torn, acid-free pages that work perfectly with ink, pens both thick and superfine, pencil, charcoal, and a myriad of other mediums. The pages are each hand-stitched with archival linen binder’s thread, shaped and re-enforced with linen tape and tarlatan and finished with a red and golden headband. The books can be carried daily and beat up. They are strong creatures.

- Local Pennsylvania sourced Vegetable Tanned Leather
- Antique fabric lining varies from journal to journal
- Hand-torn, hand-stitched, line-free Strathmore drawing paper (80 lb. [130 g/m²])
- 4 sizes available
- Available with insect or plant engravings
- Minimally packaged with a belly band

Custom Quote Engraving

Emmett, our laser engraving machine and in-house scribe, allows you to add your own story to many of our objects.

Choose the Name or Quote (though you may add whatever text you desire to these areas as long as it within our character limits). Click or tap the Engraving Options menu to see diagrams that show the placement of the text depending on your customization selection. Please include your text to be engraved in the cart notes. Be sure to double-check your wording, spelling and punctuation for errors before submitting your order. Customized objects are not returnable.



Mini (small):
Inches: 3.25″ tall by 2.5″ wide by 0.75″ spine
Metric: 8.3 cm tall by 6.4 cm wide by 1.9 cm spine
78 sheets (156 pages)

Pocket (medium):
Inches: 4.75″ tall by 3.25″ wide by 0.75″ spine
Metric: 12.1 cm tall by 8.3 cm wide by 1.9 cm spine
78 sheets (156 pages)

Standard (large):
Inches: 6″ tall by 4.75″ wide by 1″ spine
Metric: 15.2 cm tall by 12.1 cm wide by 2.5 cm spine
94 sheets (188 pages)

Companion (extra large):
Inches: 9.25″ tall by 6.25″ wide by 1.125″ spine
Metric: 23.5 cm tall by 15.9 cm wide by 2.9 cm spine
120 sheets (240 pages)

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16 reviews
  • JL
    Julia L.
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    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 year ago
    Pocket Carson Journal, Perfect for Travel !!!

    I love this journal, the quality is always top notch and the pocket size was just the right one to take about town.

  • TE
    Tara E.
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    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    4 months ago
    Exactly what I wanted!

    Very much what I wanted! Fits the description exactly. Being able to make it my own with a quote was a great creative touch!! My forever book!

  • LS
    Laurie S.
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    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    5 months ago
    Keep it simple

    Perfect little book. It’s small and easy to slip into a hand bag or clutch. I always travel with drawing supplies in some capacity :)

  • AH
    Alberta H.
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    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    7 months ago
    Just draw it out in a little book

    I love it

    A little art book for drawing what i see.

    Where ever I go

    I carry it in my pocket or in my purse with a pen.

    It opens up opportunities to document the everyday wonders. This little art journal says “ Hey you might want to draw that”

    So i do.

    It’s a serious little journal.

  • SY
    steven y.
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    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    8 months ago
    I just received my journal

    I just received my journal and I could not be happier! Is such a high quality product that will only get more beautiful with age! 11/10

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