Add masking tape to page and draw/doodle all around it and over it. Remove masking tape and you'll have a place to write.green painter's tape works very well--less sticky than masking tape so less likely to tear the page when removing it.
Drawing: "Reflective Silhouette" Our first project will be an introductory lesson on contour drawing. Leads to awesome website with instructions! With this lesson I would have them type a reflection about themselves, then create a portrait on top
Rose printed on vintage dictionary page. It's really popular at the moment to create art on vintage book pages. We think some folk it designs would look beautiful on this type of paper for something a bit different!
Found poem Altered book art project. A page taken from an old book, with certain words left uncovered by painting to create a found poetry style statement, then applied to a page in an old style type journal/ledger