I'm not sure about you but I love stationery. I always carry a notebook with me when I am out and about to jot down ideas, inspiration and things that catch my eye. Its great to be able to refer back to it and reflect.
I spotted these notebooks on Whitney Johnson's stunning blog 'eat sleep cuddle' and instantly loved the gold leaf detailing, and so I thought I'd try making them myself.
This is one of the notebooks that I made:
I also made a few without gold leaf and thought they turned out nicely too:
You can find the instructions here.