Print off any picture you want, spray paint a piece of wood black, and cut the picture to match the size of the wood. Using Mod podge coat the wood then lay the picture on top. Once it has dried thoroughly, use sandpaper to rough up the edges, then put a layer of mod podge over the picture. paint some eye hooks and use pretty ribbon as a hanger and voila!
diy Design Fanatic: Baskets Made From Cardboard Boxes if you can't find a basket that's just the right size, you might consider making a faux basket from a wine, shoebox or some other cardboard box using 4 ply Jute string
Dishwasher-Safe Sharpie Mugs: plain sharpies don't work... have to have OIL-BASED SHARPIES! Good to know. (Maybe this is why that other pinterest idea didn't work - a baked-in-oven after drawing on mug, but it washed off!). Very Helpful Site. Scribbles from Emily: Tutorial: Dishwasher-Safe Sharpie Mugs