How about going back to basics and using elegant sand timers instead of modern digital stop watches? Kuchenprofi Sand Tea Timers set has green color for 3 minute, black color for 5 minute and red color for 7 minute timer. Just turn it upside down, when sand drains completely to bottom – then time is up.
It can be used in variety of daily activities like: for making perfectly brewed tea or perfectly cooked eggs in the kitchen, for time keeping in child games and even for time outs for kids. Besides being colorful and minimal, they measure time accurately. As such, they look good even as home decor item. $13.99