My wife is so good about taking the time to write a personal thank you card and drop it in the mail. Similarly, she has done a wonderful job teaching our girls the value of this exercise and tries to remind me to take the time to say thank you. While I struggle with the written card and often opt for a text message, it is important to take the time to acknowledge a gift received from a person who cared enough to give. This seems to be a lost or dying practice in our culture and one that should be guarded and valued.
More than sending thank you cards for graduation or wedding gifts, we must acknowledge the Giver of all Gifts. God, who is rich in mercy and love, extends gifts, talent, and ability to humanity for the expansion of His Kingdom. The narrative of Exodus helps us see this in chapter 31. God called by name, imparted His Spirit, and gifted artisans to build the Tabernacle. While we love to use those verses to validate creativity, the reality of that exercise was their skill was to follow instructions without a creative license. As the Spirit-filled, they were given ability and intelligence, with knowledge and all craftsmanship.
There is a temptation to read that text and make it about their skill and craftsmanship and then deduce the beauty of our own creative expressions. While there is nothing wrong with celebrating creativity, the main point of the text is to see the calling and gifting by the Spirit to these men. He is the point. He is the Giver. He deserves praise and thanks.
As you use your own abilities to develop your craft and prayerfully expand the Kingdom, take the time to acknowledge the One who gives those gifts. Thank Him often for what He has blessed you with, and commit to using what He has given you to do whatever He has given you to do. That exercise of praise and thanksgiving will increase your appreciation of the gift and deepen your sense of purpose.