I have been busy in the garden for a few days now and it looks like I haven’t done a thing (although my back & arms know different).
Flowers have been dead headed, the Ivy has been trimmed, hedges have been cut and lastly I have been collecting seeds for next years colourful borders. I have collected Nasturtiums, Alliums, Cosmos, Astrantia, Runner Beans and Honesty so far.
I decided to dust off the lightbox as I haven’t used it for a few months and decided to take some images of the seeds of Honesty, one of my favourite plants. It has beautiful purple flowers in the Spring/Summer which then develop into delicate circular seed pods.
Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.”
The weather over the weekend was glorious, so instead of visiting the Open Studios I decided to create some new Cyanotypes. This time I used Grape Hyacinths (Muscari), I will pop a picture of the finish images later on this week.
I’m back! Sorry for the silence for the past few weeks which have been so busy and hot, that I’ve neglected a journal post! But, I’m here with some time to write one, I’m also in the process of maybe changing domain name as I’ve gone back to wordpress.com for now. As it has been […]
Remember the handmade paper I was making that was inspired by my trips to Brimham Rocks & Breezy Knees? Well it is now dry and I’ve been busy planning out the cards and painting them and the dried leaves and flowers with handmade metallic paint. These are how they look today before I place them […]
Well I hoped you all survived Christmas?Let me know how you spent it and what was your best & worst present? This image popped up on my timeline the other day so I thought I would share it on here. I created this with several of my photographs layered over each other. They can be […]