Old t-shirts are reused and recycled by transforming them into home decor, turning them into jewelry and creating dog and cat toys with them. A t-shirt also make excellent tote bags, braided head bands or pot holders. Ot... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

Since most 11-year-olds like singing talent shows, one good idea is to have a "Rock Star Party." VIP passes are sent out for invitations, and the guests get to have fun with activities such as singing, dancing and rock '... More » Holidays & Celebrations Birthdays Birthday Parties

A great idea for a 13th birthday party for a girl would be a Hunger Games party. This is perfect for a girl who loves the book series. More » Holidays & Celebrations Birthdays
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Old wooden pallets can be used to make furniture, decorative accents, garden centers, decks and internal home construction. Numerous websites have displays of the many ways to re-purpose old pallets, including 1001Pallet... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

Old trophies can be reused in a variety of ways, such as plant potters (for cup-style trophies), candle holders, or – with a quick paint job – new trophies. Depending on the size and design of the trophy, it may be usabl... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

The Things You Never Knew Existed catalog sells giftware such as t-shirts and sweatshirts imprinted with humorous slogans and popular TV and movie characters; the catalog also features home decor, toys, games, adult book... More » Holidays & Celebrations Gift Giving