Family Birthday Calendar Could make more than just family! ~This is SUCH a good idea! Much more attractive than a calendar w/names scribbled all over it! Plus, you can actually "see" the b-days that are coming up!
[Handmade DIY homemade storage box tutorial] -- in Chinese, but the pictures are instructive, and the box model is easy to find in origami tutorials.- Not to mention would be great at holding loose jewelry laying around.