I am so excited to announce a collaboration with three amazingly talented, beautiful, and beyond creative friends; Darren, TheArtyPlantsman, Dominique, 3CStyle, and Roda, Growing Self. When I was asked to create art for this project, I cannot even begin to explain how passionate and excited I am to be a part of this team. Dominique … Continue reading The Collision…March 21st
Calodracon nobilis, also known as the Cabbage Palm, Good Luck, Palm Lily. This plant makes for remarkable botanical art, but I was pleasantly surprised by this plants medicinal properties. The root placed in vinegar is used for preparation against bleeding. The leaf, in form of infusion oil, is used to treat wounds. Infusion of three … Continue reading Medicinal Plant Botanical Art
Originally, I was going to post about doodling and my favorite artist pens by Faber-Castell. Then, I ran across this Blue Pincushion (Brunonia australis) from an 1840 gardening magazine. The star shaped petals add so much texture to the drawing and I love the color. Some of the leaves had to be restored because of … Continue reading Botanical Paper
Sometimes you stumble upon things by accident and they are perfect as is. There is something about the stains on the paper, the smell of an old book, passing of something old from generation to generation. If books and journals could tell their stories aloud, oh the crowds they would draw. This is from a … Continue reading Vintage Paper
I'm so happy to share this! This is one of my favorites. This image is layered with eight pieces of ephemera: invoice, script, architectural pieces, mourning cloak butterfly, worn and floral scrap paper, and the black iris. This can be used for art and crafting. Its especially nice decoupaged on furniture or wood. Right click … Continue reading Black Iris Printable
I love botanicals! My favorites have an aged paper appearance or printed on aged/stained paper. This weekend we had the opportunity to appreciate the spectacular colors that lit the foliage for the season finale. In my next post, I will share a few of the pictures I captured on a quick trip to Houghton Lake, … Continue reading Free Botanical Printable from Lismore Paper Co.
A few fun summer arrangements I wanted to share. With every roadside and garden in full bloom, it's fun to incorporate the flowers with everyday items. I hope your summer adventures have been spectacular! With much love, Lisa
The perennials have decided to show their beautiful blooms this weekend. The perennials are the backbone of my gardens because of the zone. I need hardy plants that withstand subzero temps in the winter. Planting roses on top of the septic tank was suggested by several when I moved here, my sideways look of 'what' … Continue reading Blooms