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making is nothing, said Paolozzi, without looking. When he taught ceramics at the Royal College of Art in the 1980s, he wrote this report:

‘Finding the courage to be truly creative, finding the courage to be truly disciplined, realising that endless hours of just “making” leads inevitably to some form of mediocrity, finding the discipline to go to the Tate and enjoy Blake or stare at cubism, learning that an hour at the National Gallery can be more influential than a trip to the Crafts Council — that is what we must instil.’

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DIY Inspirational Quote Tote using Elmer’s glue and fabric dye

I absolutely love when you make something that actually turns out better than you pictured.  Unfortunately, sometimes this feels about as rare as a unicorn.  Luckily, this bag is one of those rare moments when I get to confidently and proudly say “I made it!”. 1,212 more words


Here's why I charge you 'so damn much' for my items...

Heads up, this post is a little pissy….
…maybe even more than ‘a little’.

I love crafting. I love crafting. Being creative and making things is hugely satisfying but there… 864 more words

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Unicorn Headbands DIY

Make your own Unicorn Headbands!

Time: 1-1/2 hours (plus drying time)
Cost: $12 (makes 6)

My daughter will be turning 10 next month, and like the rest of the world, she’s obsessed with unicorn everything.  452 more words


Writing poetry in lunchtime: Frank O'Hara

One way to find time to write poetry while working full-time, is to write in your lunch-hour.  Frank O’Hara did.  Even with a hangover.

Some of his poems begin by noting the time (his lunch hour seems to have been 12 to 1 pm) and then he simply says what he’s doing, eating, feeling and thinking. 157 more words


Protest: Revolution

Protests are another beginning of revolution.

 Protests are direct expressions of speech or action in relation to a policy or situation. Demonstrators can organize protests by openly expressing their opinions to influence public opinion or government policies, or may directly suggest protests.

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