I've got a dark blue ceramic pen waiting for me. And there are white plates and bowls on sale down the road. Creative: Eleven Ceramic Projects To DIY (via funnelcloud: DIY hand-painted ceramic tealight holders)
Awesome packing tip called a skivvy roll. Teaches how to save space in your luggage every time you travel. Budget travel lovers will enjoy this technique because it can mean less packed luggage (and fewer fees).