Make a tray from an old frame. Need a frame - paint of decorate, frame a get-well card, message or pretty pic or photo to personalize it; screw 2 door handles into the wood . and you've got a tray. Great idea-I am going to use a old silver tray.
If you followed link from Pinterest this is NOT a tray from the dollar store
Coffee Filter Garland - tutorial - in the comments they said that they used about 5 packages ( of white coffee filters. No idea how long the final garland is. They used food dye and water in mini spray bottles to colour the filters.