Peeling paint on wood - very organic look and feel to this.

An Old Crackled Green Painted Wood Surface. I love the texture of this old wood - and the green color, too

Human bone under Scanning Electron Microscope

Human bone under Scanning Electron Microscope : Low power SEM images, showing normal bone architecture in the third lumbar vertebra of a 30 year old woman

Skull sutures.

this is called a cranial suture and it connects the different plates of the skull. It is made up of small ligaments that actually move ever so little with breathing. With disease or pathology these will become hardened.

Color Swatch for weaving... clever threads. Dulux Colour of the Year 2015 Copper Orange. See how to use it on the blog, we are #talkinginteriors at

This is a nice idea for trying out colors next to each other and for determining color proportions.

mid-century mod lace by jezzee, via Flickr

On Saturday I bunked work and went to the Cape Lace Guild's exhibition. Alongside the more traditional lace was this piece, based on a cro.


“Every time I stand before a beautiful beach, its waves seem to whisper to me: If you choose the simple things and find joy in nature’s simple treasures, life and living need not be so hard.