Pillows or toys from old jeans and pillows or blankets (problematic to make for kids). "The cutest denim whale from old jeans. Great tutorial, instructions in Finnish, but the pictures actually tell the whole thing.
Kitchen Herb Garden using Mason Jars. Who says herb gardens have to stay outside? Display your greenery indoors with this hanging planter, complete with chalkboard strips for labeling. (Place gravel or clay shards at the bottom of the jars to avoid rot.
Make your own living succulent art If you don't have the time to plant a living wall, you can get the same dramatic effect by framing a garden of succulents. Build the frame yourself and plant your own cuttings or buy an all-in-one succulent garden kit.