Wrap some baker's twine or other string around a wooden block to create a graphic textured stamp. -can also use rubber bands- Stamp on inside of paper bags from grocery store or paper that comes in mailed packages, use as wrapping paper.
How to sew on a button - let me count the ways! Checkout this awesome image, showing a multitude of different ideas for sewing on buttons. Definitely a way to add a new design element and couture touch to your creations.