Small pleasures, count your blessings, seeing things from a different perspective. www.Fenne.be

Small pleasures #3

Catching a glimpse of another perspective. Flying in the air or hanging upside down on a swing. And sometimes when I'd like a different thought, I do a handstand against the wall. Just for some change :D I've looked at life from both sides now From win and lose and still somehow It's life's...

Leathercraft, leatherwork, learning new skills, old Jack London book, Tusschen de wielen/ the Road, nature-inspired etch, leatherworking tools, dark academia, www.Fenne.be

Leather notebook case, first try

Curiosity and the hunger to learn something new led me to leatherwork. Every little project I pick up a bit more skills and a bit more understanding of the craft and the materials. When I see other leather products, I start to understand how they are made. But that's not...

Small pleasures, count your blessings, happy dogs, www.Fenne.be

Small pleasures #2

Every single day, watching my dogs play brings me tremendous joy. It's easy to feel lighter and more joyful with them around. All with their own unique character, quirks, and habits. I love their unique smell, their looks when they try to tell me something, the snoring in the evening,...

Spark - kicksled on froze lakes in Sweden. Nature photography & experience, www.Fenne.be

Wednesday Wanderings

Nature keeps surprising us in ways we couldn't even imagine and we learn, adapt, and find joy in numerous ways. Minus twenty degrees Celsius made the lakes sing and roar until they froze into silence, creating a new way to explore the space that surrounds us. After some careful steps onto...

Greene Robert, (2012), Mastery

Reading in February

1.Greene Robert, (2012), Mastery I've been really curious lately about the concepts and theories behind mastery and their effect on our lives. Often, mastery is seen as something from long-gone times, something that doesn't have a seat reserved at the modern table where anything and everything needs to be fast and...

Raw food peanut butter cookies, sugarfree, foodie, slow living, www.Fenne.be

Rawfood peanut butter cookies

Especially in these times, anything and everything is a great reason to add a bit of celebration into your life. For Valentine, I've been crafting leather hearts for dog collars and Joeri made these super yummy raw-food cookies. He found the recipe and some beautiful photo's on a French website so...

Fenne Kustermans, leather craft beginner, leather notebook cover, leather work, www.Fenne.be

Weekend project: leather notebook cover

Weekends are for making a mess in the sun, trying new things, and testing new ideas. And on these beautiful days, I've been working with leather in the energizing morning light. Recently, I bought a bag of leather spills, basically leftovers from real leatherwork- and perfect to practice and craft. The...

Small pleasures #1, snow crystals in winter sunlight. Nature photography, www.Fenne.be

Small pleasures #1

"So often, we exhaust ourselves and the planet in a search for very large pleasures- while all around us lies a wealth of small pleasures, which - if only we paid more attention- could daily bring us solace and joy at little cost and effort." From 'Small pleasure' by The...

Rock tumbling, amazon

Fenne’s wishlist

... Just a place to keep my list. Rock Tumbler. Rock Tumbling for beginners advised Lortone or Thumler as brands. So far only found Lortone. - 2 drums - 1 drum, 4,3L - 2x 2L - 1,5L Also needed for tumbling= grit 60/90 silicon carbide for initial grinding and shaping of rocks. 120/220 silicon carbide for...