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. (It's on how to replace the paper in a Moleskine.
This box was once a soda can. Watch a video tutorial on how to upcycle a soda can into a little embossed metal box using items you probably already have around the house. Takes many steps and some time.