The tassel flower embroidery stitch-There are plenty of flowers in nature which are soft and fuzzy. The tassel flower gives you the means to portrait them properly. You can leave the ends in loops or cut them up for the fuzzy/fringe look.
Recycled jeans notebook or planner. Use a regular notebook, and cut up them jeans that the kids have outgrown. Also a good idea: using a larger notebook and a patch/screenprint from an old favorite shirt.