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the end of a head of Treviso radicchio yields a roselike print. Cut off stem end with a sharp knife, and stand stem on a paper towel, cut-side down, for 5 minutes to dry. Press cut side onto a large stamp pad, then onto cards, stationery, and more, blotting on paper towel between presses. Vary stamp shapes with other vegetables, such as romaine lettuce stems or even brussels sprouts cut in half.
Paint chip boxes. How clever. Repetition is good when you need your mind to idle. Doing simple things over and over again can give your brain a break (especially when you make decisions all day) and also release it to be more creative. These types of activities can be very effective stress busters.