I get recommendations from StumbleUpon in my email every week. This week they gave me a Pinterest site with tons of cool things someone wants to make. I want to make a few of them myself. Ok maybe a few dozen. Here are my favs.
Feathers from old books or sheet music
Tutorial here... http://todolwen.blogspot.com/2011/03/new-tutorial-hymn-page-feathers.html
A T-Shirt shrug
Great How to here .... http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/tshirt_shrug
Easy as pie here ...http://blog.betzwhite.com/2009/12/felt-ogee-ornament-tutorial.html
If you want to see the entire awesome set of things to make go here...http://pinterest.com/jenniferpebbles/stuff-to-make-in-my-old-age/