The photo above is of a baby Groot, being made from polymer clay. I made him following the tutorial at NerdECrafter (actually, I made four! shhh!)
Groot is a character in Guardians of the Galaxy, which I saw in the theater last week. So funny! I really need to go back and watch the Marvel movies I have missed over the last few years—I’ve seen most but not all, and LOVE what I’ve seen, but need to fill in some plot holes.
I need to mention that this post is modeled after Elise’s weekly habit of posting a variety of rad stuff she’s seen online. Her whole blog is great.
The new season of Doctor Who starts tonight! Yay!
Have you read this book, Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar ? It is based on an advice column unlike any other advice column I’ve ever seen. There's just so much honesty and wisdom in Strayed's writing.
I’ve been thinking a bit about home décor lately and loved this post, which redefines beauty in home renovation: Give me Liberty
Hate small talk? Learn to move conversations into something more fun! http://ideas.ted.com/2014/07/28/how-to-turn-small-talk-into-smart-conversation/
She's always seemed like someone I might not like, but Donatella Versace’s Proust Questionnaire won me over: http://www.vanityfair.com/style/2014/09/donatella-versace-proust-questionnaire
Do you love Laura Ingalls Wilder? They’re publishing the version of her life story that she wrote first, before it was re-written for children. Should be interesting! Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography