Black "gumball machine" - made from terra cotta pots and a dollar store vase. Fill with some candy, or whatever you prefer. Materials: - Flower pot with drainage saucer - Glass bowl - Paint - Wood ball or knob - Glue - Candy (or preferred filler)
"Good old Martha taught us that rather than buying those ridiculously expensive anti-slip mats for a rug, just turn it over and run a few lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Let dry and flip over and your rug wont be going anywhere!"