Here is a super simple afternoon summer project. Go on a walk, find some cool rocks, come home, paint them and varnish them! Painting stones has to be one of the cheapest forms of art and a wonderful way to give someone an inexpensive but thoughtful gift.
Such a simple thing, but a little hand painted stone (painted by you of course!) could be such a gift from the heart and costs next to nothing! (nothing if you already have a bit of acrylic paint and (Diy Garden Rocks)