Keep your desk tidy by decorating your walls with pretty clipboards. Clip all those loose papers out of your way instead of leaving them to clutter your work space. A great alternative to a bulletin board - no pin holes in your papers! I clip boards.
Turn a second-hand dresser into a pet bed and treat station with a few coats of paint and some Milk-Bone jars. A side table turned upside down or an oversize drawer with a large floor pillow will also double as a shabby chic dog bed when painted.
A homemade Christmas tree card (or invitation or gift tag) that doesn't require special equipment or too much work. Use a lollypop stick (or something similar) as the trunk, ribbon as the branches and a gold star as the topper.
Use card stock and misc buttons to make your own Christmas cards. The card stock can be bought at Walmart, etc. or at most any craft store. The buttons come in bags at most craft, hobby, or fabric stores.