Art is my other favorite escape. I love just zoning out on everything else in the world and just focusing on my brush strokes. Its so relaxing. Sometimes I wish I could just spend a day in the art room.
Make a simple one-of-a-kind pencil or paintbrush holder that also displays family photos. Black-and-white snapshots slip between two clear glass flea market apothecary jars for an instant photo gallery. or any graduated jars