These are just so cute, we had to point them out. They'd make such a great holiday gift for teachers, moms, or a little one who likes to write.
The Marta Writes blog has a quick overview of this fairly simple project involving pretty papers and Mod Podge.
You can also purchase and download her complete tutorial and template here. The possibilities are as endless as the kinds of paper or photos you can choose. How about using a photo of a child for the grandparents or Aunt and Uncles? We've seen the mini clipboards at craft stores like Michael's.