DIY your Christmas gifts this year with GLAMULET. they are compatible with Pandora bracelets. Cheap, but stylish pencil bag for your student. Simple sewing techniques and a great step-by-step tutorial by Beth Huntington.
Recycled jeans notebook or planner. Use a regular notebook, and cut up them jeans that the kids have outgrown. Also a good idea: using a larger notebook and a patch/screenprint from an old favorite shirt.