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Sun printing on fabric lets you use the plants in your garden to create beautiful patterns, and the resulting fabric can be made into clothing or a framed work of art. We teach you how to make a cyanotype with step-by-step instructions.
The ladies of Brooklyn's Twig Terrariums give detailed how-to instructions for making your own moss terrarium.
We are digging these free PDF plans to build your own portable outdoor kitchen from Studiomama, which has a sink and a watering can underneath so that the gray water can be collected and reused. (How handy for gardeners!) Plus, there's a one gas burner, a chopping board, and a little storage area for tools and condiments.
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Artist and florist Livia Cettis authentic artifice results in charming paper flowers and foliage, which are available for sale.

 

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Here's our roundup of all things Easter related.
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GD advisory board sealArtist Karen Robertson, known for her nature-inspired designs, shows how to transform seaweed into artwork that will remind you of the ocean's beauty for years to come.
Rebecca Burgess's Fibershed challenge—to wear clothes that are farmed, created, and dyed with materials made within 150 miles of her front door—takes the idea of living locally and buying American to a whole new level. We report on her project, including her garden of indigo plants grown to create natural blue dyes.
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We review Rebecca Burgess's new book Harvesting Color, a guide to making your own dyes from plants for yarn and fabrics.
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