Messages For You, While You're Away

hardback book with inbound envelopes and notepaper

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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.

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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.

Any order for items kept in stock will be dispatched within 48 hours (Monday to Friday), although we do aim to get them out on the same day where possible, using First Class Royal Mail services.

Any order for items that are printed especially for you, take five working days to be created, printed and bound before they are shipped using a Tracked UPS Courier service (UK only) or First Class Royal Mail services (delivery outside the UK).

If you are purchasing a personalised item for a specific event, please allow sufficient time for your item to be created, printed, bound and delivered to your chosen destination.

If you have ordered a stock plus an item that is printed especially for you, please note these are shipped separately so you will receive two parcels.

We aim to keep our delivery charges as low as possible. Full pricing information on ordering more than one item or for delivery outside the UK can be found in the Delivery & Returns section.