diy Christmas gift idea ~ clear glass block (the ones that open from craft stores) with family picture inside. Picked up blocks from Hobby Lobby - you need a 2 x 3 picture family. I put sand and sea glass in mine. I stenciled family on the glass.
Don't have much space to grow your favorite plants? Try building a vertical garden like this one, designed by Susie Frazier. Using salvaged wood, threaded rods and bolts, and a handful of mason jars, you can construct a simple hanging planter to add a lot