One of my favorites: Exposed spine binding. Both decorative and practical!
A more traditionally bound hardback of Blessing Letters for a graduation book. I have made many and many of these for different families. It also includes printed photos for some of the pages.
This was a graduation gift for one of my Spanish class students a few years back, a blank, Coptic-stitch bound journal:
Teaching younger ones to make simple journals:
Watching them and their variety of choices is a delight!