Here is a picture of sonething that could be viewed as junk or a found treasure, it depends on your perspective. And maybe how much work and capital you are willing to invest.
Journaling is close to a passion I have. Whether it is buying a new journal, teaching someone how to start, or writing/drawing/etc. in a journal I am engrossed in the action. Here is a sketch of an insect that I sketched for a journal.