Designing your own vertical herb garden is a fun project. Vertical gardens allow you to grow herbs and some fruits and vegetables that do not require a lot of soil, such as strawberries or lettuce. Growing your own herbs for cooking or for medicinal.
For all those art supplies. DIY project du jour: Shoe box + toilet paper tubes (and/or paper towel tube pieces) = storage for pens and other office/art supplies (via Aunt Peaches) More paper tube repurposing ideas: here.