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poinsettia

This flowering plant with its large leaf-shape bracts in colors of red, white, or pink; with a yellow pistil in the center of the colored bracts makes a beautiful Christmas decorations around the house. The actual flowers, or cyathium of the … Continue reading

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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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eco-printing with woad plant

What is a woad you ask. The scientific name is Isatis tinctoria, or dyer’s woad. It is a biennial plant with low-growing clusters of leaves and yellow, fragrant flowers. Bees are attracted to the flowers. Woad has been cultivated throughout … Continue reading

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revamp old to new naturally: silk top

  I have been going through my closet for old clothing to practice on eco dyeing or contact printing. Well, not just any old clothing, but also bed linens. When I ran out of my own resources, I make a … Continue reading

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