Inexpensive ways to enliven your hours outside of the cubicle walls.
Home chefs can use this new Moleskine recipe journal ($20 at Blick Art Materials; to order, call 212-533-2444) to document recipe hits and misses.
This mini loom weaving kit ($32) comes with everything you need to make one of two colorful projects. All you provide is the finger time.
Hell bent on bringing back the lost art of letter writing? Encourage your pen pals to write back with embossed stickers (fifteen for $10) that bear a cute, guilt-inducing poem.
You still have that cyanotype picture you made in sixth grade earth science somewhere. Now make a T-shirt with this solar-powered fabric kit ($20).
Urban gardeners will delight in the sixteen varieties of heirloom seeds (spotted trout lettuce, calico popcorn) in this Hudson Valley Seed Library set ($52), featuring work from NY state artists.
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