The Elephant of Surprise: Art for Non-Artists: Easy Doily Watercolor. This would be sooo cute for a journal page or wrapping paper. And you could probably use the now-painted doilies in something too . <<< DID YOU JUST SAY ELEPHANT
Tutorial: DIY Tissue Paper Pom-Poms this tutorial is pretty good. Use square sheets or tissue for a rounder Pom Pom. Tie the middle with ribbon and tied several on ribbon and hung them for a backdrop. Use thin tissue paper and fluff gently.