Here are a few new-ish fun little things I’ve created in the past few months that I’ve been offering for sale (though these are more from my graphic design realm than jewelry or mixed-media art)…

Sample Gratitude Card

Sample Gratitude Card

The Gratitude cards (mini cards printed at Moo.com!) come in a set of twenty-five different cards, each with a different quote about thankfulness and gratitude and artwork. The reverse has a simple “Thank You” printed on it.

Back of Gratitude Card: Thank You!

Back of Gratitude Card

My intention with the cards is to help express gratitude and manifest it in your daily life (a practice which has been demonstrated to increase happiness by the way). You can use them for yourself as a daily meditation to help you think of all the things that you are thankful for, or my favorite use is to give them away. By themselves, they can be given to friends, tucked into written thank-you cards, or with your check when you pay a bill for something you really appreciated. For people who have provided you with excellent service, they make a good addition to your generous tip. Please do not use them in lieu of a tip in tipping situations however, as many service people really depend on tips as part of their income (and the IRS even taxes servers based on what they  assume should have been be tipped).

To hold the cards, I found little tin boxes with sliding lids that I decoupaged artwork from one of the cards onto. (Holders are sold separately and can have any artwork on them.)

Decoupaged miniCard Holder

Decoupaged miniCard Holder

Here’s what the set looks like in the packaging:

Packaged Gratitude Cards

Packaged Gratitude Cards

The other fun thing I’ve been making are 1-inch mini buttons (as pins or as magnets). The ones in the photos are just a few samples of the designs I’ve made so far. And of course, the possibilities are endless 🙂

Sampling of 1" buttons

Sampling of 1″ buttons

Sample Packaged Button Sets

Sample Packaged Button Sets

Please leave a comment or contact me [kfugitt (at) tempusfugitt (dot) com (no spaces)] if any of these are of interest to you. They will also be available in my etsy shop soon. Custom orders are always welcome 🙂