Posts Tagged "Rustic"


This Father’s Day, Give Something Personal Our journals are Handmade in the Himalayas of Nepal, but what makes them even more unique is that the paper is handmade. Take a moment to pen a personal message in your gift of a truly unique leather bound journal. Handmade Paper Makes a Statement Our paper comes from a non-tree, renewable source: the Lokta bush. The fibrous inner bark is cooked into a pulp and then spread by hand on...

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The newest Vegetable-dyed journal is our larger 6×9 inch Nepali Namaste Journal. This journal is perfect for meditative thoughts. Take a moment to relax and acknowledge the divine within others and within yourself. The Namaste 6×9 Journal gets its naturally covered covers from vegetable-dyes such as pomegranate husks & indigo (Sage), black walnut husks (Walnut), and Cutch wood resin (Terra Cotta). Handmade Paper for...

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Sometimes, let’s face it, you just need to go on an adventure. But in today’s Insta-culture, Instagram, instant-replay, and instant meals, there’s an allure that calls to tens of thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of people every day, the need to take the time and jot down an experience in a journal. Here’s the top three reasons to not only keep a journal, but to keep an Adventure Journal. #1. An Adventure...

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“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” —Jawaharlal Nehru Nepali Trekker Leather Journals, handmade in Nepal with non-tree Lokta paper by Kathmandu Valley Co. The paper is Handcrafted on the slopes of the Himalayan Mountains. The pulp from the lokta bush strips is spread by hand over boxed screens and set to...

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“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson Discover Your Path and Record the Journey Everyone’s path is different. Each person’s journey takes different turns and presents mountains and twisting caverns that can strengthen and deepen one’s resolve and understanding of the world at large. Track your path in our Nepali Pathfinder Rustic Leather...

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Deforestation is a Major Problem “Swaths the size of Panama are lost each and every year.” (Source: National Geographic) It’s estimated that each person in the United States uses 749 pounds (340kg) of paper every year. That’s not limited to just plain computer paper. Think of all the paper, and tree-based products sitting around you right now. There’s probably a lot. Throw Away Culture Much of the problem...

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Lokta Paper has two different sides. Literally. One of the sides is smooth, while the other side of the same sheet is more rough and natural looking. It all goes back to the unique way that Lokta Paper is made. What Gives Lokta Paper its Distinctive Two Sides? Lokta Paper is handmade from cuttings of the fibrous inner bark of the Lokta Bush. The bush grows on the southern slopes of the Himalayas in Nepal, and has a fast re-grow rate...

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“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” -Abraham Lincoln Keeping Track of the What’s Between the Numbers Make the years count, then count the years by remembering the adventures and lessons learned. Recording notes from a treasured event Capturing a memory on a special trip Taking notes in an important meeting Sketching while abroad Use your Nepali Companion Notebook by...

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