A chalkboard valentine allows for countless changes of heart. Make the prop out of foam board covered with chalkboard self-adhesive paper. Write a message for one love, take a picture, and then erase it and write another note. Mail or e-mail the photos.
Appearances can be deceiving. Capitalizing on this notion, early-19-century cabinet makers in Great Britain developed techniques that allowed them to paint wooden furniture to look like bamboo. The method was simple. In fact, you can do it yourself! Here's how.