I'm fascinated by the elegance and creativity of quilled work. I have long loved paper-crafting, so maybe this is just an extension of that. Whatever it is, the work by Michelle of aCoCC is truly inspiring.
Check out this really awesome Star Wars cross stitch piece!
Have you thought about having a painting made of your pet? Starla Michelle is a fantastic artist, who in addition to making lovely works of art will also make beautiful pet portraits:
I cannot imagine the amount of patience needed to piece together this amazing appliqué Skyward Sword heart pillow:
My friend Season Balik is walking in the Komen 3-Day, and raising funds by selling many of the amazing soaps she makes. Like this amazing fresh-cut grass soap: