Another hair trick: How to do beachy waves in less than 5 minutes: Divide your hair into two parts. Twist each section and tie with a hair tie. Run your straighter/flat iron over both of the twist a few times. Untie twists, and you're done.
DIY nail art with scrapbooking scissors. I ended up cutting pieces of paper with the scissors and used a gluestick to stick the pieces of paper onto my nail. Works really well, especially when your scissors won't cut the scotch tape properly.