Instead of just checking out a book to read a story, why not grab a book that will show you how to make something?
Kilobyte Couture: Geek Chick Jewelry to Make From Easy-to-Find Computer Components by Brittany Forks
Lots of fun stuff here too:
Junk Jewelry by Jane Eldershaw
Or even this:
All of these books can show you how to take materials you already have on hand to create cool, one-of-a-kind looks! You’ll have a lot of fun making it too!
Express your inner artist!