31 Jan

#Inspire vol. 13

Here are two quotes that inspired me this week:

“Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.” — Bill Cosby

“We draw to ourselves unlimited power or limit ourselves to humble positions according to our own beliefs.” — Robert Collier

24 Jan

#Inspire vol. 12

Here are two quotes that inspired me this week:

“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” — Marcus Aurelius

“A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules.” — Anthony Trollope

22 Jan

Kumihimo Keychain

Over the holidays I began to research various weaving techniques. Of all the ones that I looked at kumihimo seemed to be the most accessible to a beginner with zero experience. I purchased my octogonal loom and a set of bobbins from the ‘All Things Kumihimo‘ Etsy shop.
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This video by The Bead Smith takes you through the process from start to finish: