I like the idea for kitchen counter. (AW) DIY wood plank kitchen table picture step by step ~ would also be really really awesome for kitchen counters! Stained black with high gloss protectant over them.
Use card stock and misc buttons to make your own Christmas cards. The card stock can be bought at Walmart, etc. or at most any craft store. The buttons come in bags at most craft, hobby, or fabric stores.
Faux tin tiles from Lowe's or Home Depot sprayed with coordinating colors for a cheap accent wall. I love the idea of this as both an accent wall or as a ceiling in a turn-of-the-last century room that originally had tin or brass tile ceilings.
Twig and Toadstool: Woodland Fairy Folk by ~Shanti~ So simple ~ no need for a tutorial here! Basically a just pine cone body, an acorn head, maple key wings, dried grass arms and a stone to glue it all on to ~ fire up your glue gun and off you go!