What’s not to like about June? All the roses are opening up and in the fields poppies are showing their pretty faces. Have a look on some of my new poppy designs in my June newsletter.
On the lovely Dutch website Stylink I’m sharing my tips and tricks on making botanical sun prints. You can read it over here, it’s a DIY in Dutch. Would you like to experiment with making sun prints too? Read my DIY in English over here.
If you love long walks, like I do, and always encounter beautiful leaves and flowers on your way, you could bring a portable flower press. I never bring my wooden press – far too heavy – and made this light weight one. Just cut three pieces of card board to the desired size (e.g. 15 x 15 cm), cut six pieces of tissue paper and layer them until you have a nice little bundle. Perfect fit for a postage rubber band, or for four small rubber bands. Easy does it!
After ten days of sun printing here’s a few of my tips and tricks for you to make botanical sun prints at home. This is what you’ll need:
Any excuse to do something with chocolate is a good one, I find. Here‘s how to make your own chocolate wrapper design. Don’t eat the chocolate straight away, but give it as a present to your mother, or someone dear.
Spring… it’s constantly on my mind during winter months. Without seasons there wouldn’t be any longing for spring, ofcourse, but I’m not so much of a winter girl. Here’s what I do on a cold and gloomy day.