"upcycle" an empty Kleenex box & Dollar bills. Tape the dollar bills together end to end with Scotch tape. Obviously the more dollar bills the greater the “WOW.” Stuff them in the Kleenex box with just one dollar sticking out.
DIY - Glow in the dark pots with mums for fall/Halloween. Buy a flower pot that you really like and use Rustoleum's Glow-in-the-dark paint to paint the pot. During the day, the paint will absorb the sunlight and at night the pots will glow.
Martha Stewart's recipe for homemade chalk board paint. And in any color! So much cheaper than pre mixed bottles. paint (of any color or type) and some Non-Sanded Tile Grout. simply mix 1 cup of paint and 2 Tablespoons of grout.