974. The price range for gift items in the store was from fifteen to thirty dollars, and so the resort patrons gravitated to Coromo's paintings, not just because of the price, but because they were somehow more representative of their tropical resort experience. Over time he began to see a pattern emerging in these sales, they happened always on a couple's last day at the resort, when they were trying at the last minute to decide on gifts to take home.
Another way to increase the value of donated buttons: .. use playing cards (wouldn't an Old Maid pack be FAB?) Check out this post, too: http://auntiekate.wordpress.com/2013/07/31/thrifty-ideas-especially-for-nfp-thrift-stores/