A very nicely done e-book with beading instructions I recently purchased inspired me to take up bookbinding. I wanted to turn the e-book into an actual book (because I like books), and so I did. And when I was finished, I wanted to bind some more beading patterns into a bigger book. And so I did. Look!
Ein wunderbar aufgemachtes E-Book mit Perlen-Anleitungen, das ich neulich gekauft habe, hat mich inspiriert, dieses und mehrere andere Anleitungen in Buchform zu binden. Continue reading
The creative mind behind perlentiere.com, Christiane Brüning, recently published a new book with patterns for all sorts of little beaded figurines for many occasions throughout the year.
The beaded dolls in this book range from tiny to thumb-sized (which, come to think of it, is also tiny), and I just couldn’t wait to get started with one of the bigger dolls, from the “Easter” section: the Easter Bunny. Continue reading
Learning, while we’re assured time and again by teachers, parents, grandparents and random people in the street that it should be fun, can be a tough and tedious process. It is almost always hard to learn to do something very, very well – like blogging eloquently – but it is always fun to actually do that thing you learned and realize that you can, in fact, do it well. And since we’re assured by teachers etc. that learning will and should be an integral part of our lives for the rest of our lives, here’s what some random people in the street/more or less famous people thought and said of it. Continue reading
I was flipping through my quote journal when I noticed a recurring theme, popping up all over the place, on every second page or so. A topic close to almost everyone’s heart (in the best sense of the expression). Continue reading
This is to break in a brand new category on my blog: Quotes!
I love quotes, from movies, books, people… Always have, always will.
The first version of my diploma thesis was studded with quotes (one referencing the contents of… Continue reading
As you may have derived from the title of this post, I’m currently reading Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer. I am now on page 100 or so, and sometimes I literally cringe when reading this book. Continue reading