The Elephant of Surprise: Art for Non-Artists: Easy Doily Watercolor. This would be sooo cute for a journal page or wrapping paper. And you could probably use the now-painted doilies in something too . <<< DID YOU JUST SAY ELEPHANT
Homemade glue : Flour, sugar, water & white vinegar = better cheaper Mod Podge (brand of glue useful for collages and other projects where you want to stick things down or seal a surface). It's too expensive.