Ah, do-it-yourself things.... I fall for you way to often..... BUT there are a few diy stuff I've found that work! Here's some I like:
ok, I actually haven't tried this, but I looked through the tutorial.... here's the link :http://handmade-jewelry-club.com/2012/11/diy-beaded-pearl-ring-tutorial.html
I made this reversible bag! It's so cute! Link: http://verypurpleperson.com/2010/04/making-reversible-bag/
I did this, except I didn't have the caps, but it still works! Link: http://www.repinly.com/popular-pin/3593/10/repins/0/158/
I did this, too! Super easy! Link: http://www.sewcaroline.com/2012/05/ten-minute-maxi-skirt-diy.html
Haven't tried this out yet, but I'm going to really soon!