Adorable Japanese fabric does wonders to a simple project, doesn't it?
French animal faces fabric by Kokka
Close-up of heart button closure and pen loop
Something I made differently with this cover (which is not in the original pattern) is this ribbon page marker. A great addition, if I may say so myself.
The recipient was very happy and even thanked me personally. Why wouldn't she be? Handmade gifts are the best after all.
By the way, I am still looking for a swap partner. Head on over here, if interested (just scroll down to the bottom).