~Garden statue~ I'm gonna admit that this is kinda creepy.but I think if it actually turned out that it would be sorta pretty. (Cut the back half of the doll's head off and fill the front piece with cement for a sculptured doll head for your garden.
Yarn around balloons Elmers glue! Could make these with a small opening in the top, and use as "vases" for the centerpieces, filled with a few fake flowers! Quick, inexpensive and easy! Could even do this as a craft with the mommies.