Homemade milk paint - Skim Milk, Lemon, Acrylic Paint
These would be fun to make with the kids photos on them (for Grandma and Grandpa, of course - who else would use them? :))
DIY - Upcycling old Tins. Spray paint used was Krylon's Indoor/Outdoor Satin Catalina Mist. Step-by-Step Tutorial.
Homemade chicken wire basket.