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Kanzashi in bloom – Craft book review by

Kanzashi in bloom – Craft book review by iHanna

Book review time! I’ve had Diane Gilleland’s beautiful craft book Kanzashi in Bloom on my table for ever, and the task write a review on my to-do-list since it was published this summer but so far not had the time to write it. The Procrastinator in me has yet again taken over when it comes […]

Widen your horizon with new words

Widen your horizon with new words

I love new words because often they reveal something that you are not aware of. The knowledge of a new word will widen you horizon and give you a better understanding of the world. Maybe you’ll notice something that you haven’t noticed as clearly before. Or it might be a concept that you know about […]

The Wabi-sabi people

The Wabi-sabi people

I just read the description of what the Japanese words wabi sabi means, and it sounds like a description of what I call beauty in the world… Wabi-sabi (侘寂) represents a comprehensive Japanese world view or aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience. […] The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is […]