DIY: Mod podge a map to a lampshade.I really like the many suggestions for recycling old maps and atlases. You could even concentrate your shade on specific locations that someone likes to personalize the shade for them.
DIY Wall Shelves of Used Drawers. I like this idea for repurposing drawers. Might be able to find an old dresser that has seen better days, with scuffs or crackers but that has interesting drawers, that I can pick up for cheap at a yard sale.
You may have seen utensils upcycled into different projects like chandeliers and I’ve seen interesting booths at Art & Wine Festivals selling this as an art form. I think this upcycled fork rack is pretty interesting. A-Z Home Decor Trends Upcycling