You can turn your vintage old books into sketchbooks or journals.
This is a handmade journal created from a reclaimed vintage novel. It is now spiral-bound and contains about 75 sheets (150 pages) of acid-free, 35% post-consumer content, 24 lb bright white unlined paper. The original covers were crumbling and had small edge bits missing, but I have laminated the covers to give the journal more stability. Dispersed throughout the journal are pages from the original book, including the title page and bits from some chapters.