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I love dyeing

Dyeing is so much fun. I thought using food dye was a lost cause, because all the colors would be bright. I was totally wrong. I found a color chart for McCormick dyes at… 377 more words


Playdough cookies

What: Edible playdough / cookie dough, created with and baked.

How: There are a few recipes online, pick one that suits your diet and what you’ve got in the cupboard. 644 more words


Experimenting with Natural Dyes

I love using natural items to create and experiment with. Dying with natural dyes is an old tradition that has been used for centuries. It is a fun activity to do with children and with adults. 294 more words

Food Dye: Red & Yellow & Blue, OH MY!

Food dyes.  They are the bane of my existence.  When I pick up a product in the grocery store and skim the ingredients, I cringe when I read “red 40, blue 1, yellow 5”, etc. 967 more words


Natural-dyed eggs

What: Eggs and cotton wool dyed with things from our kitchen or garden

How: We boiled three different dye-things in their own saucepans of water, with a little vinegar to help the dye set, added a few eggs to each pan and let them soak overnight (12-18 hours all up).  273 more words


Carrot prints and painting

What: Printing and painting with food dye, using carrots cut into shapes as stampers and “brushes”.

How: Cut the carrots on a couple of different angles and at different sizes – you should be able to get small circles, big circles, ovals, irregular/pointy ovals, and even a rectangle or two of various proportions. 339 more words


Greek Red Easter Eggs

Happy Easter to all our gardeners and followers!

The Greek people have a wonderful Easter game called  tsougrisma (τσουγκρισμα) which means ‘clinking together’ or ‘clashing’ and uses Red Eggs, or eggs that are hard boiled and then coloured using red food dye. 391 more words