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Forest at Dusk Softcover Notebook - Lined

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In the last few hours of sunlight, head to the forest and observe the diversity of species and plants in the world around you. Take note of what you find in this dusky purple softcover notebook, designed with sketches of trees, fungi, and leaves. From the forest floor to the canopy, you’re sure to find inspiration somewhere. Sketch that douglas fir you walk past every day, take notes on the the history of forestry, or gift this notebook to your favorite arborist.

100% Recycled Paper
Carbon Neutral Shipping & Operations
Compostable Packaging

The Experiment series is built with high-quality 100% recycled paper and printed with soy inks, leaving a light footprint. Be inspired to ask the right questions, connect the dots (even when they’re really far apart), and keep pushing humanity forward, so that tomorrow is always brighter than today.

The perfect gift for your lab partner. The perfect necessity for your work.


6.75" x 9"
Page Count
112 pages (56 sheets)
Paper Type College Ruled
Paper Weight 81 gsm
Binding Lay-Flat Softcover
Paper Composition Acid-free
100% recycled
100% post-consumer waste
Printing Soy-based ink
Origin Designed in Oregon
Paper milled in Japan
Assembled responsibly in China


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D C.
United States United States

Small, but nice!

Small, but nice notebook. The cover is sturdy and I love the design.

Kimberly P.
United States United States



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Meredith C.
United States United States

Lovely design, feels well made!

I appreciate that CS showed examples of different writing instruments on their paper, it helped me make my decision. This was an impulse addition to the notebook I actually needed, so it has not been used yet. :)

Nathan A.
United States United States

Awesome Shroomy Book

Got this for my sister for Chankukah. Ordered Christmas Eve and selected Fedex two day shipping. Representative alerted me that it may not get there on time because nobody was woking Christmas Eve refunded me and send priority shipping and it ended up getting there on time! Excellent customer service, highly recommend these products.

Eric I.
United States United States

Great notebooks

Really enjoy the notebooks I purchased. I use fountain pens, and while I use finer nibs, the paper holds up well. Love the different options for covers, as well as the different sizes available. Definitely will order more in the future. Awesome products!


A delight to write in

This was the first of a handful of notebooks I got, and was my "let's try this and see how I like it." Well, I love it, plain and simple. The cover design is fantastic, the feel and weight of the notebook itself is perfect, and the paper is of utmost quality to write on. Ink flows so smoothly onto it, and it just feels exceptional when writing. I now have four notebooks (different covers for different disciplines), and love them all. I only wish the cover options came with all the inside options (lined, dot, etc), as I tend to do more writing than graphing, so I'm learning to write on the dotted insides for the covers I just love too much to pass up that only have that type of paper inside. Either way, it still works well enough, and I have fallen in love with every one of my notebooks.



My notebook is amazing! Thank you :)


Love the feel!

I use it for tracking my observations and goals. Perfect size for travel. Will definitely purchase more from here! Love that the pages are made from recycled paper.

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