afroriko:

DIY Tom of Finland cross-stitch kits. Designed by Pearler in Brisbane in collaboration with the Tom of Finland Foundation, the kits feature the artwork of celebrated Finnish artist Tom of Finland (real name Touko Laaksonen, 1920-1991). Tom of Finland is best known for his groundbreaking homoerotic iconography, which has been strongly influential on late twentieth century gay culture.

The kits include all the materials necessary to create the cross-stitch and are suitable for people of all skill levels. The finished design measures 23cm x 33.5cm with a 6cm border.

Each kit includes:
Fabric – Aida 11
2 x needles
Coloured thread
Instructions
Stitching Chart

5% OF PROFITS TO QUEER CHARITY
IMAGES ARE ALL FULLY LICENCED FROM THE TOM OF FINLAND FOUNDATION

pearlershop.com

More info HERE

Pearler is an award winning multi-disciplinary Brisbane design firm that creates products of the highest quality while adding value to communities and those in need wherever possible. Pearler aims to preserve and modernise traditional and lost crafts.

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Should I rewatch Star Wars in order of release or in story order?

soloontherocks:

I AM HERE FOR THIS QUESTION.

I’m about to blow your mind.

NEITHER.

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"Istanbul-based Turkish sculptor Selçuk Yılmaz has constructed a 6-foot-tall, 10-foot-long majestic lion out of nearly 4,000 pieces of scrap metal that is aptly dubbed Aslan (Lion). Taking close to a year to complete the incredible sculpture, the artist hand-cut and hammered each metallic component into shape until they worked in unison to form the proud king of the jungle.”

1. Push yourself to get up before the rest of the world — start with 7 a.m., then 6 a.m., then 5:30 a.m. Go to the nearest hill with a big coat and a scarf and watch the sunrise.

2. Push yourself to fall asleep earlier — start with 11 p.m., then 10 p.m., then 9 p.m. wake up in the morning feeling re-energized and comfortable.

3. Erase processed food from your diet. Start with no candy, chips, cookies, then erase pasta, rice, cereal and then bread. Use the rule that if a child couldn’t identify what was in it, you don’t eat it.

4. Get into the habit of cooking yourself a beautiful breakfast. Fry tomatoes and mushrooms in real butter and garlic, fry an egg, slice up a fresh avocado and squirt way too much lemon on it. Sit and eat while doing absolutely nothing else.

5. Stretch. Start by reaching for the sky as hard as you can, then trying to touch your toes. Roll your head, stretch your fingers, stretch everything.

6. Buy a 1L water bottle. Start with pushing yourself to drink the whole thing in a day, then try drinking it twice.

7. Buy a beautiful diary and a beautiful black pen. Write down everything you do, including dinner dates, appointments, assignments, coffees, what you need to do that day. No detail is too small.

8. Strip your bed of your sheets and empty your underwear drawer into the washing machine. Put a massive scoop of scented fabric softener in there and wash everything. Then make your bed in full.

9. Organize your room. Fold all your clothes (and bag what you don’t want), clean your mirror, your laptop, vacuum the floor and light a beautiful candle.

10. Have a luxurious shower with your favorite music playing. Wash your hair, scrub your body, brush your teeth. Lather your whole body in moisturizer, get familiar with the part between your toes, your inner thighs and the back of your neck.

11. Push yourself to go for a walk. Take your headphones, go to the beach and walk. Smile at strangers walking the other way and be surprised how many smile back. Bring your dog and observe the dog’s behaviour. Realize how much you can learn from your dog.

12. Message old friends with personal jokes. Reminisce. Suggest a movie or sushi date soon, even if you don’t usually follow through, push yourself to follow through.

14. Think long and hard about what interests you. Crime? Sex? Chinese folklore? Long-forgotten romance etiquette? Find a book about it and read it. There is a book about literally everything.

15. Become the person you would ideally fall in love with. Let cars merge into your lane when driving. Pay double for parking tickets and leave a second one in the machine. Stick your tongue out at babies. Compliment people on their cute clothes. Challenge yourself to not ridicule anyone for an entire day, then two, then a week. Walk with straight posture. Look people in the eye. Ask people about their story. Talk to acquaintances so you become friends.

16. Lie in the sunshine and daydream about the life you would lead if failure wasn’t possible. Breathe in, breathe out. Open your eyes and take small steps to make it happen for you.


16 Steps to happiness (via mint-bliss)

AHAHAHAHAHAHAA A CHILD CAN IDENTIFY CANDIES, MCDONALDS AND SHIT!!!

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