May 29, 2012 11:10 AM
As much as these Soft Tones Blending Chalks ($17) look like an eye palette, resist the urge to do a smoky eye on your peepers. They're meant for coloring those cool pen-and-ink cards you've been crafting. We already have waaaaay too many art supplies, but we seriously want this set. Unlike markers, the chalks won't smear the pen lines. And you have more control over how vibrant you'd like the colors to be. It's time to start dropping birthday hints...