"Connect The Dots" Large Journal - Hand-stitched Binding with Blank Pages!


Our navy, pink & purple molecule journal makes a cute handmade notebook, diary, sketchbook or science gift! Each of our blank handmade journals & stationery sets is designed & made in the USA. They make beautiful & fun 1st anniversary (paper) gifts as well!

Our handmade journals are the perfect place to write, draw or sketch in style! These journals are larger than our mini journals, but are available in the same great patterns. The abstract navy purple & pink linear molecule design on the cover of this journal is sure to liven up your mood!

Each book is individually trimmed, bound & stitched by hand using nylon cording in a coordinating color for added durability & style. The outside cover is professionally printed onto matte card stock & features whimsically patterned artwork designed by Studio Schmidt. The inside cover is printed with a neutral grey & white bubble design & includes a "This Journal Belongs To" area on the front inside cover.

This handmade journal features our "Connect The Dots" abstract artwork design. Please see listing photos for artwork images & color details.


PAPER: Covers are professionally printed onto 80 lb. matte cover weight paper (double sided color printing). Each mini journal is filled with 32 blank white pages.


SIZE: 5.5" x 8.5"

SHIPPING: Journals are individually packaged in clear plastic bags, wrapped securely in a padded envelope & shipped out as soon as possible. Please let us know if you are purchasing this item as a gift - we are happy to add a complementary gift message from you to the recipient! Please include your desired gift message text in the comments section when placing your order.

*We believe in doing our part to help the environment, so, whenever possible, larger orders may be shipped using repurposed boxes.*


-Interested in ordering more than one of our handmade journals? Please visit our listing for a set of 2 handmade journals here (mix & match to choose any 2 pattern designs that you want for your set of 2):

-Looking for a slightly smaller blank journal? See this listing for our mini sized journal featuring the same "Connect The Dots" artwork design: https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/StudioSchmidtDesigns/tools/listings/stats:true/384826592

Each journal is professionally printed, hand stitched with love & proudly Made in the USA. While very similar, no two items are exactly alike, as each product is handmade one at a time. All artwork designs are Copyright © Studio Schmidt 2016. All rights reserved.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1-3 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 1 - 7 business days
  • Europe : 1 - 3 weeks

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 21 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 12 hours of purchase

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Questions about your order?

Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Privacy policy

I will only use your shipping and billing address, and contact information

  • To communicate with you about your order
  • To fulfill your order
  • For legal reasons (like paying taxes)

Frequently Asked Questions

Custom and personalized orders

Interested in a custom design or a personalized order? Great!

Please send me a detailed message with more information on what you are looking for so that we can work together to create something one-of-a-kind!

Please understand that custom or personalized orders can take anywhere between a few days to several weeks, as the timeline for each custom design or personalized order will vary based on the type of item or design requested. Thank you!

Gift wrapping and packaging

Ordering an item as a gift for someone else? Great! We can gift wrap your order & include a gift message to the recipient. The cost for gift wrap is $4 per order. There is no charge to add a gift message.

To add gift wrap, simply select the gift wrapping option when placing your order. A charge of $4 will be added to your total. We offer 3 gift wrap options: Standard, Winter & Holiday. Please add a note to your order letting us know which of these 3 options you would like!

If you would like to include a complimentary gift message to the recipient in your package, please include the exact text that you would like for your custom gift message to the recipient. Gift messages will be handwritten onto small cards & included with your order.

Care instructions

Fabric Washing & Care Instructions:

-For 55% Linen/45% Cotton Items:
Machine wash warm or cool on a gentle/delicate setting using a phosphate-free detergent. Tumble dry low. Warm iron, if needed.

-For 100% Organic Cotton Items:
Machine wash warm or cool on a gentle/delicate setting using a phosphate-free detergent. Tumble dry low. Cool iron, if needed.

Wholesale availability

Interested in purchasing our products wholesale to sell in your boutique or store? Great!

We are in the process of launching a wholesale sales platform soon and would love to discuss possible wholesale opportunities.

In the meantime, please send us a message with details on your business, as well as which products you are interested in purchasing wholesale so that we can discuss.

Thank you for your interest in Studio Schmidt Designs!

***2017 Holiday Shipping Order Deadlines***

*** OUR HOLIDAY SHIPPING DEADLINE HAS PASSED *** You are still welcome to place orders between December 20th - December 27th, but, please note that any orders placed during those dates will not be shipped out until Thursday, December 28th, when our shop re-opens. ***

I am taking a short break to rest, enjoy the holiday season, and spend time with friends and family - thank you for your understanding and support! I will resume normal processing and shipping times on Thursday, December 28th.

To all of my customers: thank you for your tremendous support and inspiration this year! I feel blessed to be doing what I love and it feels wonderful to be able to bring a little joy into your lives through my playfully patterned products.

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