Recycled jeans notebook or planner. Use a regular notebook, and cut up them jeans that the kids have outgrown. Also a good idea: using a larger notebook and a patch/screenprint from an old favorite shirt.
John Lewis Sewing Machine - perfect for beginners rated one of the top 6 beginners machines by the Independent. And they do it in a lovely yellow - the colours enough to make you happy every time you see.
Don't have much space to grow your favorite plants? Try building a vertical garden like this one, designed by Susie Frazier. Using salvaged wood, threaded rods and bolts, and a handful of mason jars, you can construct a simple hanging planter to add a lot