At the hardware store for lights or Christmas decor? Linger in the paint section and pick up colorful paint sample cards. Put the green and brown cards to use with this Paint Sample Christmas Tree craft!
A book safe is such a fun project and adds a whole other level of cool to your bookcase. Keep all your trinkets and valuables out, in plain sight without anyone knowing they are there! DIY instruction (Cool Rooms In Houses)
Paint Chip Gift Tags - could make this year round depending on the shape and color. This would be a great idea with a baby bottle and pink or blue or even yellow or green if you don't know the sex of the baby.