I picked up a couple of illustration pens the other day and I'm really happy with them. So easy and so fun to work with.
In other creative news, I'm starting work on the kids big Yule present. I'm making a playscape of the type described over at Rhythm of the Home. I'm using a bunch of felted sweaters to create the landscape, with a river, and a cave. I'm really liking how I can stuff parts of the landscape to raise them up and create a wonderful topography.
Here's one of my favorites online, from this Flikr feed: