DIY Leather and Wood Journal Tutorial from Paper & Stitch. This DIY uses thin wood veneer for the covers. The wood and leather cover cheap composition books and turns them into gift worthy journals.
DIY Natural 2 Ingredient Wood Conditioner Recipe from Gemma Garner. This would make a good gift and is so cheap and easy to make because the ingredients are beeswax and coconut oil. You can also quickly make large quantities and pair it with a great label and sell it as a high end “boutique” product at fund raising events.
truebluemeandyou: DIY Valentine’s Branch Message. Reblogging because this is the cheapest but most creative alternative to boring store bought cards I’ve posted (besides the You Light Up My Life Matchbox here, and the Carved Heart in the Branch Photo Holder here). For over 25 pages of hearts/Valentines Day DIYs go here: truebluemeandyou.tumblr.com/tagged/heartsDIY
Valentine’s Day Inspiration from SHinH catalog online at Flickr here. These are fake wood, but you could either be crafty and do it out of polymer clay (not so easy) or paint cut branches or leave it natural. *Edit: The originals may be made out of chalk as I finally found their website and they make something like this for BHLDN here.