Buy plates from Dollar Store, write things like, Night Before Christmas, wedding vows for a gift. they used a Porcelain 150 Pen which is permanent and safe once baked for 30 mins in a conventional oven. --I like this idea!
styrofoam covered with fabric wall art. My daughter and I did this for her room. We used cheap painter canvas and scrapbook paper. We sprayed adhesive glue to the canvas and layed the scrapbook paper on top.