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Dyeing Silk with Brazilwood Shavings

My friend and master violin bow maker Lee Guthrie gave me some shavings from Brazilian Pernambuco wood, which makes a stunning crimson red dye. Known as Brazilwood by dyers and favored by bow makers, it’s also an historically important dye material.  168 more words

Eco Printing

Trending - Botanical Prints

As you may , or may not, know the Pantone colour of the year is ‘greenery’ and evidence of this can be seen everywhere. You can see bright, bold, botanical prints in every major interiors store! 225 more words

Decor

Eco Printing with Tropical Leaves

At the end of January I again had the opportunity to combine a winter vacation with eco printing in Mexico. I stayed at my Minnesota friends’ house in Puerto Morelos (a small beachfront town just south of Cancun) in exchange for sharing some new techniques I’ve learned in the past year with their Mexican artisan friend, Angelica. 83 more words

Eco Printing

Eucalyptus Color Tests for Eco Printing

I love to experiment!  It takes a certain amount of discipline and organization, but I’m always glad when I take the time. I mostly use my local leaves for eco printing, but I also love the colors and shapes of Eucalyptus leaves and seeds. 394 more words

Eco Printing

MODERN BOTANICAL DIY PRINTS

EASY DIY BOTANICAL PRINTS WITH A TWIST

This is a simple way to create your own botanical prints with a contemporary twist.  This weekend I picked up two very nice simple black chunky frames on offer for 2 for £10 at Homebase, with mounts inside already cut to fit A4 prints.  372 more words

Decorating

Mid-Century Kitchen

I am a huge fan of Ikea kitchens.  I know that there are a lot of great cabinet options out there, but this is my second kitchen remodel I have used Ikea for and I am so happy. 265 more words

Home Decor

Vintage botanical prints

We usually don’t rely upon plant based websites for they do not interest a whole lot of people but Plant Porn is something  else and it has covered up a lot of aspects of nature right from landscaping, gardening, floral design and pant fashion. 363 more words