Heirloom Ledger - Grey

Heirloom Ledger - Grey

from 45.00

The Heirloom Ledger is a 12in x 7.25in hard cover book wrapped in grey or dark green linen, Smyth-Sewn with 200 unlined and numbered pages.

Bookplate page personalization is included. Add a meaningful quote to the cover page for an additional fee.

Your ledger will be wrapped in tissue, tied with twine and placed in a beautiful gift box.

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Our Heirloom Ledgers are designed and bound for the purpose of becoming a family heirloom.  Each Heirloom Ledger is Smyth Sewn- signatures of paper are sewn together and bound to the hard cover boards. This binding technique allows your Ledger to lay flat and endure years of use. The Ledger is 12 in by 7.25 in, a unique size inspired by our own family ledger. The front and spine display a gold foiled design on grey or dark green linen cloth.

There are 200 numbered and unlined pages. These pages are unlined to encourage a less structured form of filling your Ledger with memories. 

We encourage you to place your ledger in a common space to promote its use. Pen, pencil or marker - do not worry about making this perfect or consistent! Let your children doodle on the pages and your guests flip through the pages and write their own message. Write down historical moments and the little moments that don't make it to Instagram or Facebook. Brainstorm the Thanksgiving menu on its pages or jot the funny thing your toddler said at bedtime. Ask your grandmother to write a letter to your children. (Check our Instagram for examples from our own family ledger.)

No matter your age or where you are in life, there is no better time to record the simple moments of life that create all the meaning in the end. Your words and the words written by all that grace your home will be treasured in the time to come. Our greatest hope is that all who contribute will find joy in this heirloom in the making. 

Add a meaningful quote to the front cover page for an additional charge. Here are several examples, feel free to choose your own.

Option 1 (up to 15 words)
-"As for me and my house we will serve the Lord." Joshua 24:15
-Collect beautiful memories.
-May love be the heart of this home.
-The love of a family is life's greatest blessing.
-Or choose your own!

Option 2 (up to ~30 words)
-Preserve your memories, keep them well, what you forget you can never retell. -Louisa May Alcott
-"Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the action that we do." - Saint Teresa of Calcutta
-I don't have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness - it's right in front of me if I'm paying attention and practicing gratitude. -Brene Brown
-Your words and the words written by all that grace your home will be treasured in the time to come. May all who contribute find joy in this heirloom in the making.
-Walking, I am listening to a deeper way. Suddenly all my ancestors are behind me "Be still," they say. "Watch and listen. You are the result of the love of thousands.
-Or choose your own!

Please expect 4-5 days for custom personalization. Shipping is usually 2 days. If you need a rush order, feel free to email carley@sweetoliveheirloom.com.