For the closure I used a piece of 3/8 elastic and hand-dyed it with distress inks, to match the paper line and the gorilla tape binding. I also did the same with the piece of lace trim on the front cover.
Every other envelope page has a card flip that has been matted and decorated to use as journaling spots or photo mats.
I added lots of pockets and extras to this one as well...increases the real estate, as Kathy Orta says.
Every other envelope page has a top loading pocket, that has a full, double-sided photo mats.
I really like this paper line, the blues, greens, browns and purples are a great compliment to each other.