Spine: "I believe that every work of art needs a spine -- an underlying theme, a motive for coming into existence. It doesn't have to be apparent to the audience. But you need it at the start of the creative process to guide you and keep you going.
Ever wonder how those sellers make those wonderful knots? Here is a website that shows how to make certain knots with animated slide-shows. Great for making your own decorative knots for jewelry, headbands, bracelets, etc.