I just discovered smash books. I'm not a
scrapbooker, but this seems like a quick and easy way to do something along
those lines without the formality. I made these from scratch with card stock cut to A5 size for the pages, thick
clear plastic to protect the front and back covers; and plastic ring binders.
I added decorations on some pages and left others blank.
I stuck a card from me in each one, with a message inside:
Here's some of the jazzed up pages:
(I love putting little pockets in them for "stuff")
An envelope stuck on the inside back cover to hold bits and pieces for decorating