MODERN BOTANICAL DIY PRINTS

EASY DIY BOTANICAL PRINTS WITH A TWIST This is a simple way to create your own botanical prints with a contemporary twist.  This weekend I picked up two very nice simple black chunky frames on offer for 2 for £10 at Homebase, with mounts inside already cut to fit A4 prints.  I then made the … Continue reading MODERN BOTANICAL DIY PRINTS

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Plaster Workshops

Plaster Dipping and Plaster Sculptures Over the past two weekends I have been teaching some classes for The Workshop Cabin in Bath in the wonders of plaster, (cue large amounts of hand cream as it is pretty brutal on the poor mitts).  The Workshop Cabin put on really cool workshops, ranging from painting to photography … Continue reading Plaster Workshops

Plaster Dipped Christmas Flowers

  With the festive season fast approaching, here is a sweet and simple little plaque to make from plaster dipped flowers, ribbon and a slate or wood backing.  You can find the fully detailed tutorial on how to make the plaster dipped flowers here. We found the slate and wooden hearts in a bargain store … Continue reading Plaster Dipped Christmas Flowers

Easter Flower Ideas

These brilliant ideas come from Catriona Summerhill at Homes & Gardens. DAINTY EGGCUP DISPLAYS Hollowed-out eggshells make naturally beautiful containers for the smallest of flower arrangements. Selecting blue hen’s eggs adds a pretty touch to this simple idea, which requires just a few hallmarks of spring, such as delightfully scented lily of the valley and … Continue reading Easter Flower Ideas

DIY Plaster of Paris Dipped Flowers

Yesterday, my friend Claire and I spent a few hours dabbling in plaster with fabric flowers.  The process is really simple and they look like the most delicate bisque porcelain pieces when finished.  Claire has taken them off for framing in 3D Box frames, and the picture of the framed end result is at the … Continue reading DIY Plaster of Paris Dipped Flowers

3D Paper Pictures and Botanicals

I love botanical prints, and have many old ones over the house.  However, I had a space for some artwork and some box frames lying about, so decided to make my own modern version of botanical prints. They looked great, and I sell mine a lot, they can even be customised for clients with text: … Continue reading 3D Paper Pictures and Botanicals