These wooden notebooks from Etsy seller Eugenie2 make a great gift. They’re made from 1/8″ baltic birch wood, which has been stained and sealed, then laser engraved to reveal the natural color. They can be personalized with the recipient’s name and interests, and come with 60 sheets of blank or ruled ivory linen paper.
Document all of your summertime adventures in Field Notes’ latest special edition journals. The five-pack of graph-lined notebooks celebrate Lakes Michigan, Erie, Superior, Huron, and Ontario, each highlighted in silver ink on the cover. Inside, you’ll find a fold-out spread with a map and details about each lake.
Pilgrim Soul’s unique journal is designed to stimulate creative thought with more than 50 fun exercises to loosen up your brain. Its creators say it’s best used when you’re high, which could also make your ideas a whole lot funnier too. The next time your boss wants to do a “brainstorming” session, whip out a stack of these.
Raise a few eyebrows with Brass Monkey’s tongue-in-cheek Hidden Agenda Planner, a cloth-bound daily planner filled with 366 days of random holidays and amusing trivia. What it doesn’t have is days of the week, making this book especially useful for procrastinators who might accidentally delay using it for a year or ten.
Bulgarian accessory maker Crupon creates journals, laptop sleeves, wallets, and other items using a washable paper fabric made from recycled plastic bottles. Our favorite item is this tri-fold organizer, which can hold business cards, a pen, a phone on its left side, and a notepad on its right. Available in brown, black, or grey.
Hitch and Timber’s oversize wallet is great for carrying your cards, cash, and everyday tools, and doubles as a journal cover for Field Notes and other 3.5″ x 5.5″ notepads. Each one is handmade to order from 4oz American tanned leather, and is comes in a variety of colors.
Car enthusiasts are meticulous about maintaining their vehicles. Period Correct’s limited-edition journals are just the place to keep track of all the work you’ve done. Each notebook has pages for jotting down vehicle and drivetrain information, as well as boxes for documenting maintenance actions. Available in blue, red, or black.
Oklahoma leather goods maker Backerton handcrafts these substantial covers for your Moleskine, Field Notes, and other 3.5″ x 5.5″ journals. Each one features a bold image that’s been permanently fused into the surface of the leather. There are lots of cool designs to choose from, but Godzilla is our favorite.
This handsome A5-size journal helps keep you organized and focused on your goals. It includes a number of planning templates for tracking ideas, timelines, budgets, personal health, and more. Its exterior features an elastic pocket for carrying your phone or other flat items, as well as a pen loop. It also has two page markers.
Do you have a tendency to get into all kinds of trouble? Document your many trials and tribulations in this red velvet journal letterpressed with “Consequences of My Own Actions (Volume 1)” on its cover. The 5″ x 7″ journal is perfect for keeping track of all of your bad decisions, so you can either avoid or replicate them in the future.