I'm working on my first scrapbook (12x12") and I've hit a snag. The pages have an old-fashioned feel inspired by classic children's literature. The problem is that I can't find an album I like. Everything I've found is really modern - plastic page protectors, spiral binding, and binder rings.
Does anyone have any tips, links, or examples of custom albums that don't use plastic inserts or binder rings? I've thought about doing fabric or leather covered chipboard, but I can't find a good binding solution that will still allow the book to open flat.