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7 Scraps to Inspire Your Weekend

August 9, 2013

7. This quote:

“It is God’s unrelenting love of all the stuff of this world that keeps it in being at every moment. So, if we are fascinated, even intoxicated, by matter, it is no surprise: we are made in the image of the Ultimate Materialist. . . . Every real thing is a joy, if only you have eyes and ears to relish it. . . . There, then, is the role of the amateur: to look the world back to grace.

– Robert Farrar Capon, Supper of the Lamb

6. These mugs:


(From Stonewall Kitchen.)

5. These lovely pictures.

4. This room:

3. This DIY project for your Instagrams from A Beautiful Mess.

2. This view of Lake Superior:



1. This line:

“The characteristic common to God and man is apparently . . . the desire and ability to make things.”

– Dorothy Sayers, Letters to a Diminished Church