"A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor" teaches us that from the hardships and misfortune of life we how to be better, how to be thankful. If everything came easy, then we would never learn to deal with pain, disasters and such when they arrive finally arrive at our door. Our Antique Style Personalized Notebook is intertwined in natural brown leather and is hand sewn. It is filled with 100 pages(50 sheets) of paper. You are able to purchase additional paper for a fee of $7. Personalize with any name of choice up to twelve characters.