I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. If you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it full speed. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good.

-Roald Dahl


Art Corner: Yves Klein

Yves Klein was a noted French artist who, along with some friends, kicked off nouveau réalisme, an artistic movement that declared that it presented “new ways of perceiving the real.” A prolific painter and performance artist, Klein is best known for the precise shade of shocking ultramarine that he used– which he patented as International Klein…

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DIY wedding favors: jasmine + honeysuckle soy wax candles

One of my best friends got married this past weekend, and we had a blast designing her wedding invitations and favors. I love giving gifts, making candles, and designing graphics, so it was only natural for me to persuade her into letting me make candles for her wedding favors. And thank goodness she did.

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