Saturday, March 16

Focusing on Life, Week 11: the Possibilities are Endless

This week our fearless prompt leader from the Studio Sublime gives us this:

“In this moment, there is plenty of time. In this moment, you are precisely as you should be. In this moment, there is infinite possibility."  ~Victoria Moran
There are many things around us that hold so many possibilities, a child's face, a seed of a flower, the tools pictured above.  This week pay attention to your surroundings and your daily activities and show us what holds endless possibilities for you.


Ojime beads - carved from boxwood


My bag of recent purchases from button vendors at Stitches West holds endless possibilities! 







When they get sorted and placed in their cubbies I imagine them sitting there in the dark wondering when they will be picked and what piece of a whole they will become.

I love Ojime and Netsuke beads.  Although they originally came from Japan these boxwood ones were made in China by master carvers.  I can't resist them and especially couldn't leave without the little piggy.





I'm not sure where Miss Piggy will end up, but the bunny already has plans to join some lampwork eggs.  Unfortunately not in time for this Easter, but aren't bunnies always in style?

Let's hop on over to the Sublime Studio and check out Week 11 to see what others have found that gives them endless possibilities!

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16 comments:

  1. Oh what yummy possibilities indeed! I just want to run my hands over all those goodies, they're lovely! Great photos, too - just perfect!

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  2. Supplies are a perfect prompt for Endless Possibilities! I'm always coming up with new uses for my wooden components. Can't wait to see what you create with all those fun new supplies :)

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  3. Ooh, lovely stash of goodies, indeed! I have never heard of those beads...they are adorable! And yes...bunnies are ALWAYS in style!!

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  4. I'm always a sucker for those netsuke beads as well...yours are so cool! I see lots of upcoming possibilities in your treasures!

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  5. Hooray for new beads and goodies!!! These are all just beautiful and hold endless possibilities for you to create.

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  6. You have some wonderful fun things to work with there- love the netsuke!

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  7. What treasures you have and what fun you are going to have creating with them.

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  8. Lovely... makes me want to hold them. Love the pig!

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  9. Janet, How cool that your post included Ojime beads. I had never heard of them until I bought Heidi Kummli's recent book which featured a small beaded container with an Ojime bead as the topper. I really want to make that pattern and you have re-inspired me!

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  10. ha! yes endless possibilities to play with here! great new stash

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  11. Awesome photos! I just want to grab those buttons through the screen. :)

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  12. Ooh nice...love those buttons! Great pic too!

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  13. Have a blast with all those new "sweets". The possibilities are truly endless.

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  14. Yes new beads for our stashes certainly hold endless possibilities. I'll check back to see what you make.

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