Two pool noodles are better (and bigger!) than one when it comes to wreath-making. The oversized design offers room for a full rainbow of baubles. Get the tutorial at Sweet Pickins » - GoodHousekeeping.com
Play day idea! 31 Cool Games & Crafts Using Pool Noodles How to play cool games and make fun summer crafts using foam pool noodles. You and your kids will have so much fun with these pool noodle activities, decorating, preschool learning tools, and all of the amazing pool noodle games you can play! - rugged-life.com
Lantern - use picture frames (from dollar store) and paint black. Glue them all together. She added vinyl on the glass for extra. Links to similar lantern chandelier (just add old chandelier guts to the lantern).
Use plastic bags, cardboard, and duct tape to create your own wreath frame. Gives it that needed shape (roundness) then just wrap and/or glue your decorations and flowers to it. -- Going to be doing this for our Fall Wreath.