Review: Elephant Poop Journal -Admit it. You want to read this!


I recently visited the Oregon Zoo while my family was visiting.  My father used to work there so it was a nostalgic trip.  I hope to have a couple of pictures to share with you later.
Why yes!  Of course, we visited the tourist shop!  
The Oregon Zoo is famous for it’s elephants and there was a whole line of journals, color books, stationery and more paper products made from…yup…elephant poop.  The paper products come from Mr. Ellie Poo, and they are the ultimate in recycled products, lol!  Elephant poop is almost pure cellulose, and the process completely sanitizes it, so there’s nothing icky about it.  (Okay.  Some people still get icked out.  My 9-year nephew wouldn’t touch any of the products, lol).
I’ve used Elephant poo paper before, but this was the first time I’d seen a journal.  And the journals are so cute! (Unfortunately, I don’t see the type I got on Mr Ellie Pooh’s site, just wirebound ones) .  There are some drawbacks.  The paper is very soft, which limits the media you can use–nothing sharp or wet.  Brush pens and gel pens work a treat, although the fiber content may clog some pens.  But, hey.  Elephant poop.  You are helping to save elephants when you buy these products.  And the art looks so cool when it’s done.
Journal Cover-there were several different covers
The pages are in several colors
This flyer explains the process of creating the paper-you can find out more on Mr. Ellie Pooh’s site.

Author: Life Imitates Doodles Art, Reviews & Tutorials

Artist Ambassador for Zebra Pens. I'm a self-taught artist who dances about with all sorts of artistic mediums. My main loves are Watercolor, Zentangle and Ballpoint pen. The subjects of my work are many and varied and change at whim. I'm a little bit crazy, but doesn't that come with being an artist? At my Life Imitates Doodles Blog, I post a list of resource links for Tangles, Tutorials and Giveaways two times a week. I also write reviews, hold giveaways and share my art work.

2 thoughts on “Review: Elephant Poop Journal -Admit it. You want to read this!”

  1. I've seen these journals and have a bookmark. The first journal I saw was sent to a friend straight from Africa. I think it's great. I also have a bracelet made from grass. It is so cool.

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