DIY Book Pages Made into Beads. Lots of tutorials about winding paper beads and sealing them all over. I posted a really good tutorial on getting specific paper bead shapes and sealing them with varnish here. Photograph above from Helen Lonsdale.
Martha Stewart's recipe for homemade chalk board paint. And in any color! So much cheaper than pre mixed bottles. paint (of any color or type) and some Non-Sanded Tile Grout. simply mix 1 cup of paint and 2 Tablespoons of grout.
Bubble painting (: Mix food coloring in with bubbles then blow them on paper and let them pop. Big bad bubble by Rubin, Adam. April, bubbles, chocolate : an ABC of poetry. Bubble trouble by Packard, Mary.
(For the love potion! distilled water and glycerin drops!) DIY Magic bottles—fill with distilled water, glycerin drops, glitter flakes, sequins, light plastic beads - anything that sparkles and is light enough to float around.