What I like to do sometimes to spice up my writing is to find some interesting fonts online and copy them in my journal.
Rendering the letters of the font will never be exactly like printing them off the computer because you add your own artistic touch to each of them.
For this letter, I searched "The Letter B" on google.com (using the images tab). I liked this letter:
So I did the same thing with the rest of the alphabet and looked up many other fonts. Search for "fonts" under google images.
Here is my alphabet sampler.
Now I want to see what you do with letters.. Comment here and share your lettering.