melted plastic bead bowls - 200 degree oven, oil bottom & sides of heat safe bowl/dish, place beads in single layer on bottom & sides, melt in oven (keep eye on it, apparently once the melting starts it happens quickly).
'Rose' Apple Pie Bites: Slice apples thinly, soak in ginger ale to prevent browning. Cut thinly rolled pie crust into strips. Lay apple slices end to end, slightly overlapping w a little extra pie crust at the bottom.
This would be a neat Valentine's Day gift. if I could bring myself to punch holes in a book. Maybe I could use old magazines instead. Punch a hole in the shape of a heart into an old book and arrange them into a frame for a decoration.