Chinese "Double Happiness" OrnamentThis is a modern version of the Chinese "Double Happiness" icon. It is considered good luck to display it in your home. It makes a nice Christmas ornament when cross stitched with black thread onto red 11 gauge material.
Homemade Skeleton CostumeTo make a skeleton costume for pennies, use a plain black shirt or sweatshirt and black pants. You might have one or both, or be able to find them very inexpensively at a thrift store.
Decorated Spray BottleI painted a pump spray bottle with black acrylics (2 coats) and decorated it with gold "accent" paint (.99 on sale at Michael's) to match my bathroom decor. (Wallpaper in the background.)
Snowflake (Kitten)Snowflake is our young kitten.
Miniature Window GreenhouseBegin with a plastic cola bottle. Choose a size that will suffice for
whatever you're planting. Remove the label (or paint it, or wrap contact paper around the bottle.)
Enhance Clothing with TrimAdd trim, bric-a-brac, or embroidered ribbon to clothing. A plain blouse can be made to look like a designer classic with a little imagination. Many articles of clothing can be saved by sewing decorative bric-a-brac over small holes or stains.