Balloon formed papier mache bowls covered in fabric! Can also be done over a bowl to give it the flat bottom necessary for placement on a table. Just put a thin coating of petroleum jelly on the bowl for ease of release when papier mache is dry.
Fall leaves: free printable from classic play for decorating, gratitude trees and fall hostess gifts. If you have children, think of doing this with them and each one take a few leaves and write what they are grateful for.