For my mother and grandmother this year, I made needle-felted birds and Mr. Pants greatly enjoyed helping me make little "nests" to attach them to. (Basically, we put small mulch bits in an old ziploc bag and poured a lot of white Elmer's glue in the bag and mushed it all up and then put clumps of it in a mini muffin tin lined with plastic wrap and I tried to make them kind of cup-like and then we waited for them to dry.)
Grandmamma got this sweet little bluebird and MarMar got a robin which I didn't get a good picture of (I can tell you it turned out with a slightly feisty expression, though).
Also, I keep forgetting to point you at my friend Amy Suardi's blog, Frugal Mama, where I have my first-ever ad! (for Cross It Off!) I've been tremendously impressed to see Amy build her blog up over the past few years and now she's going to be selling ad space and had the wonderful and generous idea to offer the first month of ads for free to long time followers. Thanks, Amy!