Dreams Matter, 5" x 7" Letterpress, Blank Notebooks
A sketchbook is a trusted confidant and a place where dreams begin. As you fill these handmade letterpress notebooks with your dreams, you also help students stay in school and to pursue their dreams.
10% of proceeds are donated to the I Have a Dream Foundation , a unique program that provides mentors to children in under-resourced schools and helps students from elementary through high school to stay in school as well as providing tuition assistance for college.
These 5" x 7", 32 page notebooks have beautiful letterpress covers handmade in New Orleans by John Fitzgerald. The paper is amazing. It is incredibly smooth ( you might want to rub it on your cheek ) & made of 100% recycled content - French's paper has been creating sustainable papers since 1955. They are a sixth generation, family owned company that started in 1871. Their U.S. mill has been powered by hydroelectric since 1922, also giving surplus electricity to surrounding communities.
Our letterpress covers share some of my favorite mantras of encouragement including: 'There is always today', 'Dreams Matter,' and an inspirational note from my Mom written in a birthday card shortly after my move to New Orleans that I frequently turn to as a reminder.
The text from 'my momma said' (written by Tippy's mom): "Free yourself from the past, keep only the parts that make you happy. Be light, a heavy spirit slows you. Be happy and kind, you will draw the same towards you. Be the kind of person that you admire and you will draw that too. First, love and know yourself. Enjoy and celebrate each new day, each new day is a birth of a new you. Take good care of yourself."
Orders are shipped between 1 - 3 via USPS, UPS, or FedEx. We typically ship on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Once your order is shipped, you will receive an email notification to let you know that your Goods are en route.
Orders typically take 2-5 shipping days to arrive at your doorstep, this does vary per shipping service, especially during these pandemic times. We aren't responsible for delayed or lost/stolen shipments. We so offer UPS or FedEx shipping if you prefer that shipping method. **More shipping info below.
Please don't hesitate to contact us if you need something shipped immediately for a special occasion - or if you have any questions for that matter, and we look very forward to hearing from you!
All online shipments are carbon neutral. We participate in Shopify's Planet Millenium plan - which purchases carbon credits for each online order as well as helps to fund green carbon offset technologies which absorb carbon for 1000+ years. We also use 100% recycled boxes, packing paper, & paper tape - all of which can be recycled.
Merci Beaucoup & enjoy your Goods!
**Invoices are not included with packages due to many orders being sent as gifts, however you will receive an email receipt in your order notification email.
**Returns/exchanges - Unfortunately these are not possible due to the hygienic nature of the soaps and body care products. Made to order items are also not possible to return or exchange. For the rest of our items, if items are not damaged, an exchange is possible within 14 days of purchase with proof of purchase. As a small business, we are not able to pay for return shipping.
**Shipping within the U.S.: If you select USPS: Priority mail typically takes 2,3 shipping days & First Class Mail 2-5 shipping days to land at your doorstep, shipping times do vary with the Post Office. If you select UPS shipping, I would typically allow 3-5 days for delivery.
**Orders sent First class USPS don't automatically include insurance. Insurance is required in order to replace orders that have gone missing during shipment (an unusual occurrence). Priority USPS, UPS, or FedEx orders do include insurance for the value of your order. USPS claims can be filed here, FedEx here, & UPS here.
**Shipping Internationally: We are happy to ship to you wherever you are in the world! Just select your country from the list and when shipped via USPS, estimate 7-15 days for arrival. If shipping via USPS, tracking and insurance are sometimes unavailable, so we are not able to guarantee your package against being lost or stolen. (We haven't had any issues to date, knock on wood.)
**We frequently use upcycled shipping boxes & protective shipping materials, including bubble wrap, compostable shipping peanuts, & recyclable air pockets.
**Sales or discounts do not include gift sets, books, first aid kits, or Little Sun Products.
**Glycerin Soap - High quality glycerin soap naturally attracts moisture from the air. If your soap has a little of the protective waxed shipping tissue stuck, give your Bird or Bar an initial wash, this is completely normal for a handmade soap. The BirdSoaps are carefully wrapped in 100% recycled tissue paper to protect their shape during shipping.