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Group of large Merlin leather journals



This classic leather-bound journal and sketchbook is available in 5 sizes!

A timeless companion for your creative journey, each book is completely handcrafted with archival quality watercolor paper sturdily and beautifully bound into gorgeous natural leathers.

Currently available in-person only!

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Currently only available in-person at artisan fairs. Please view my schedule here.

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What Sets the Merlin Apart

Rustic yet beautiful, elegant yet robust!

Stunning natural leathers wrapped around archival quality watercolor paper. Each book is sturdily bound with Irish linen thread in a lay-flat design that makes it easy to work on every page. Available in sizes tailored to your every need, from compact companions to spacious canvases.

More than a sketchbook, the Merlin is a trusted companion to accompany you through every adventure and stroke of inspiration.

Pocket 4” x 5.25"

128 pages (64 sheets)

Medium 5.5” x 7”

192 pages (96 sheets)

Landscape 7” x 5”

128pages (64 sheets)

Large 7” x 10”

192 pages (96 sheets)

XL 10.5” x 14”

240 pages (120 sheets)

Group of different sized Merlin leather journals


Treasured Family Album

"Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your incredible and beautiful books. Omg I’ve had so much fun creating an album for my son and his wife, one for me, and another for my niece in Scotland. What a treasure they are."


Medium, Large, and XL Merlin Journals

Jean's project in the Merlin journal using old photos.
Jean's project showing more scrapbook memories in a journal
Jean's scrapbook in the Merlin leather journal

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Each limited edition Merlin art journal is skillfully leather-bound and features the finest watercolor paper ideal for all journaling styles.

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