DIY: How to Make a Woven Advent Star - using recycled book pages, glue and glitter. This is an excellent tutorial that shows how to reproduce an old fashioned Swedish decoration - via House Revivals: Make a Woven Star from Vintage Book Pages
oil can +vintage wood spool + rolls of crochet thread - awesome DIY display for brooches/pins! Very clever, but I like the idea of using a skein of yarn for color. (check out other wedding accessories at "theweddingpicker" Etsy shop!