Origins of the Fleur-de-lis

The printed design end sheets for this journal are made with a “Fleur-de-lis” pattern. Have you ever wondered about the origin of this iconic symbol and just exactly what does it represent? Same here! As we were creating a new style blank journal with…

Introducing Noterious (TM) Notebooks and Journals

Noterious (TM) Notebooks and Journals are the latest new brand offering from Design Bindery LLC. ┬áThese distinctive, understated, sturdy notebooks and journals have a style and personality all their own!   Noterious: [No-tare-ee-us] We offer each style of Noterio’s in 4 colors: We have…

Your Future Starts Here!

What qualities do highly successful people have that average people don’t have? After all, we all have the same amount of hours per day. Highly successful people don’t usually work longer than anyone else. (Maybe some do). But really….what is that elusive elixir that…

Wine Tasting Journal and Kit

                        Wine Tasting Journal and Kit   If you’re on the hunt for a fantastic handmade “one of a kind” type Father’s Day gift, look no further! We had seen quite a few…

Some Recipes are Timeless

What makes a recipe timeless? Recipes passed down through generations just like our DNA–they become part of who we are, and perhaps tell part of the story about where we came from. ┬áLot’s of stories come to mind, many of which focus on the…

New Items From LIVRAISON.US

One of our biggest problems we have noticed in starting this company, is that we just have too many darned ideas and not enough time! Do you ever feel that way? With the past several months we busied every free moment working on the…

Hand Made vs. Mass Production

We just finished our first ever Mother’s Day Sale! While we didn’t fulfill thousands of orders, it was never our intention to do so. We had a small batch of Mother’s Day gift orders and it was a wonderful experience. Thanks to all our…

Our First Annual Mother’s Day Journal Sale!

Wow, this is exciting! We’re staging a sale. It’s Our First Ever, First Annual Mother’s Day Journal Sale 160 Page Blank Hard Cover Journal with Free Monogram Lettering in Gold Foil $19.95 Sale Ends Sunday April 30th at midnite Central Time USA. What to…

Quarter Bound Blank Journals

    What is a “Quarter Bound” Binding? Quarter Binding or “One” Quarter Binding is where the spine is covered in one material (i.e. cloth) while the sides with another material (i.e. paper). The proportion of spine material to side material is approximately 1:3….

So You Want to Make Your Own Line of Blank Journals?

Working right on the front lines of this industry allowed us to hear the needs of hundreds of like minded publishers, designers and creatives across the globe who wanted to create some “new” type of journal or notebook- something of their very own. They…

Two Volume Edition with Special Slip-Case

I received my copy of the newsletter from Nebraska Center for The Book last week and saw a column post from a nice gentleman in Omaha who was offering his two volume set of The Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (1971 edition)…

Holy Cow!

March 16, 2016 We’ve been tinkering with the launch of our newest line of journals for a few months now. Today, I got the belly band and printed end sheets back from my printer in Omaha. We have a big batch of text paper…