Zakka Life has a great idea for making your own twist ties from Japanese masking tape. Take a look here for details.
Zakka Life also shows how to make a miniature kite here. Something my little guy would love to do!
Make some cupcake liner trees using a tutorial from Domestifluff.
Once Wed shows how to make these crepe paper place cards, shown below, in a post here. They look so much like prize ribbons!