I made this notebook with the idea that inside would be written memorable things that my children do and I want to keep track of. For example, those hilarious things that only children say and do and makes you crack up for like a week or amazing moments that are so precious you just don't ever want to forget.
I gathered some fun things accessories and went for a distressed antique feel. The first step is covering the notebook with your chosen paper.
Then add your ribbon. I cut up a whole bunch of ribbon and started tying them onto the end until you couldn't see the rings of the notebook.
Then I added my accessories (some lace, beads, title, jewels, a big button...)
Here's the result--I've already started writing some memories down on the inside too...
Here's one I made for my sister and sister-in-law for their Mother's Day gift: