so a while back, two years ago to be exact, I was with my Grandmother at this wonderful little shop [it has closed down since then, but it was AAAAAAWESOME.]. and I saw this journal there [it was OUTRAGEOUSLY expensive there, so I did not make a purchase that day] but I decided that I would recreate it because it didn't look too difficult. Well, two years later, here's my finished project.
minus the board
plus a little super glue, equals this
I'm pretty happy with the outcome. I love it. and now I'm adding in pictures and quotes. it's a jolly good time.