Here are links to some easy and fun tutorials.
Giant Paper Rosettes--these are for the 4th of July, but you can make them for any occasion
Basic Watercolor Techniques
Book Binding Tutorial--Japanese stab binding made easy, includes a video
Book Binding--A Use-What-You-Have, Step By Step Introduction --creating and stitching together signatures and adding a cloth covered book cover
Create a Personal Collage--for yourself or as a gift
Easel Card--so simple!
Faux Glass Beads/Embossing Powder Beads--rolled paper beads made to look like glass
Folder holder for notecards OR tea caddy/hot chocolate caddy--a simple gift idea
Palimpsest with a side of Washi--a great altered book or mixed media technique, with the added bonus of getting some faux washi tape out of the deal!
Printing with Found Objects and Bubble Wrap
The Amazing Super Simple Paper Rose Tutorial
Serendipity Style (mixed media collage) background--great for using up bits of your arty stash
Watercolor Resist Backgrounds
Watercolor Wash Backgrounds