These are journals you can make from old greeting cards or decorated papers. You stack them up, cut notches in each end for your binding string to slot into and you're done.
I used a bunch of my paste papers from that great day in Niles at Maria's studio. The backs of them were plain so I painted them up mostly with watercolors, then cut them into various sizes so that more than just the cover page shows from the front.
|second one, front|
|third one, pages|