Hagit Rozanes gives lots of tips for creating inket transfers in a post here. One of her results is shown below.
Learn how to make paper fortune cookies in a tutorial shown here on the Hambly blog. This was posted for Valentine's Day, but they would be so cute as a party favour for a birthday, bridal, or baby shower as well.
Mary Anne Walters has a video posted showing how she created the painted and embossed tags, shown below.
When “flat” doesn’t cut it and you would like some 3D-ness to your glitter, try a clear drying liquid adhesive.
The P K Giltz blog has a tutorial that will show you how.