Probably the easiest diy option to keep pests away using just borax - Top 10 Most Creative Household Uses for Borax
Rollie Pollie! DIY bean bags - it'd be nice to have one of these for each kid so they'd stop jumping on my couch!!
Colorful balloon dress - Japanese balloon artist Rie Hosokai uses latex balloons to create unique dresses that can only be worn 24 hours before they deflate and change color in hot weather. - Japanese poster of Takashimaya Department Store