Messages For You, While You're Away

hardback book with inbound envelopes and notepaper

Delivery from CA$8.95. (CA)
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Messages For You, While You're Away is a collection of 16 beautifully hand-illustrated envelopes ready to be filled with heartfelt messages or letters for a loved one, all bound together in one beautiful book.

For those retiring, leaving work, school or moving home, to those travelling abroad, going on tour or simply going away to school or university.

The outside of each envelope is illustrated front and back and the inside is coloured to match the illustrations. Delightful stamps and message have been carefully placed on the front of each envelope to show how special the messages are.

Inside each envelope is a beautiful sheet of high quality notepaper, ready for those who care to capture that special message. Place each thoughtful message in a pocket envelope along with other memorabilia and photographs to create a precious gift to be shared and treasured.

Additional designs of notepaper are available for email or print for anyone who is registered on the site and logged in.  Click here to choose which extra sheets you want to download.

There are also 12 charming front cover stickers so that you can personalise the cover to make the journal specific to the event:

• As you retire     • As you leave school     • As you travel

• As you leave work     • As you go to University    • As you go overseas

• While you are on tour     • As you graduate     • As you move away

• As you recover     • As you leave us    • As you leave home

This journal is also available in two other designs On Your Special Day or While You Grow

Share the things that really matter with Journals Of A Lifetime.
Made with love, from you to me.


This journal is hard back, case-bound, size 170mm x 240mm (landscape) with 16 envelopes with matching notepaper using 140gsm uncoated paper. The paper used is manufactured from pulp sourced from forests that are legally and sustainably managed.

Designed in the UK.


Messages for you ... While You're Away contains 16 beautifully illustrated pocket envelopes for keeping messages, letters, cards, momentos and keepsakes together.

Each envelope has a beautifully designed sheet of high quality notepaper, with additional designs available for email or print.  Click here to choose which extra sheets you want to download.

Each journal also contains 12 charming stickers which you can optionally use to help make the keepsake more personal.

COVID 19 UPDATE: The books we make and print for you are taking slightly longer to produce, so again, please order as early as you can and we are doing our best to get these made as fast as we can. Normally it is 5 working days, but currently because of the social distancing and reduction in printing staff, these can now take up to 2 weeks. We are really sorry but will do our best to speed these through.

We keep our delivery & packing charges as low as we can.

If this item is held in stock, it  will be dispatched within 48 hours of your order, Monday to Friday, often on the same day we receive it.

Any journal that is printed especially for you, takes up to 5 working days to be shipped from our printer in the UK.

Full prices for ordering more than one item or for shipping outside your country are in the Delivery & Returns section.