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Fine Wildlife Papercut

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Ultra, über fine wildlife nature inspired papercut, by San Francisco based papercut artist Kanako Abe.  The intricate and delicate paper cut technique is based on Ise-katagami (伊勢型紙) - a traditional Japanese paper craft technique composed of fine repeated patterns and shapes bringing these squirrels, bears, butterflies, forest plants and wildlife to life! 

Definitely no cabin fever, but an inspiration to head out to the woods!

Photos courtesy of Kanako Abe's Instagram account @abemanatee

Plants on Pink

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Despite the trends and abundance of millennial pink around the Internet, there is just something pretty and warming about the colour combination of plants matched up with different shades of pink backgrounds. The Instagram account by Lotte Van Baalen magically captures just this, and aptly named Plants on Pink .

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Sow Blooming Plants

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Ey up duck! Daylight Savings this weekend, 1 less hour to decide what to plant. SOW... why not follow our guide from our new English Gardener's Pencils Set :

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The colours of our pencils are designed to reflect the actual petals and stamen.

The plants and the flowers chosen that are perfect for Gardeners or if you have friends that are interested in botany. This include:

  • Poppy (red petals, and black stamen)
  • Daffodil (yellow outer petals, and orange inner petals)
  • Forget me Not (blue petals and yellow stamen)
  • Sweet Pea (lilac petals and purple stamen)
  • Cactus (green stem and silver white spikes) 
  • Venus Flytrap (green leaves and red flowers)

Have a bloomtastic weekend + P.S. Forget me Not.