Category Archives: eco print on paper

wabi sabi, wasabi

Wabi Sabi is a Japanese term to define the simplest art of finding beauty and grace in the nature of imperfection; and acceptance of the cycle of life and death. It has nothing to do with Wasabi, but I like … Continue reading

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hello October

Last weekend, I met and made a new friend at the antique store, where I bought my sewing cabinet drawers. She was friendly and helpful and we started talking about gardening, chickens, and then about trees. When I told her … Continue reading

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color palette from leaves

As summer moves on and fall rapidly approaches, the foliage on deciduous trees has begun to change colors and shortly they will become the focus of attention signaling that autumn is here. During this time, something magical and delightful happens to the leaves of … Continue reading

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eco print with lion’s tail

Leonotis leonurus, commonly known as lion’s tail or wild dagga is a native plant from South Africa; and a species of the mint family. It is an evergreen shrub with aromatic leaves and bright orange flowers. Lion’s tail is known for … Continue reading

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so where did May go?

The month of May came and flew by me so quickly. And then, June is here. I had been busy most weekends last month working in the garden–digging, hauling dirt, weeding, and replacing old plants with new ones. Most of my plants in the garden are … Continue reading

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paper prints on river rocks

River rocks make a great base for steaming if you ran out of steaming tray. That was what I did when I couldn’t find my steaming trays. An idea came to mind, when I saw a bucket of rocks that … Continue reading

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weekly bundle: eco-prints on paper

I have been reading quite a bit about eco printing on paper and was fascinated by the process. I used a 90 lb weight cold pressed water color paper. I tore each piece of paper into quarters, and pre-soaked it … Continue reading

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