Bookcover for Franz Kafkas novella, The Metamorphosis pub. “The Metamorphosis” (Die Verwandlung, also sometimes termed “The Transformation”) tells a tale of a young man Gregor Samsa, waking to find himself transformed into a monstrous.
Ouroboros, is Greek for ‘tail swallower’, depicted as a snake in circular motion swallowing it’s tail. Originated in Egypt to symbolize the sun; in terms of Gnostic beliefs, it refers to the solar god Abraxas, signifying infinity and soul of the Earth.
DIY Barn Wood effect on new wood. With a paintbrush, paint a layer of water and then a layer of stain and rub it off quickly with a rag to get the gray color. The water keeps the stain from getting too far in the wood so it’ll be gray not black.
One of my favorite books, The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho. This is such a beautiful book. Not only is it inspiring, but it also teaches you the virtue of patience and how it pays off when trying to reach your dreams.