Oh, the month of may in a garden… everything’s so fresh and colorful. Every morning I’m curious: have the peonies and allium opened up yet? So inspiring! See my latest designs with may flowers in this month’s newsletter.
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.