Make your own book. DIY book binding. ~ Will try this coming summer, good for new photos and stories to come.
How to bind your own notebooks/sketchbooks. I've done it several times using old hardcovers on the outside. This tutorial is my bible for diy book binding.
If you need a quick unisex gift, this leather bound journal only takes ten minutes to make. | The 52 Easiest And Quickest DIY Projects Of All Time
Seaweed Kisses: The Journal Diaries- Jose's Moleskine The idea of a photo of pens, pencils, art supplies, etc.