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Autumn Leaf Bunting

Autumn Leaf Bunting

Autumn has a beautiful way of announcing its presence as delicate leaves begin to change their colours, creating an amazing spectrum of warm cosy tones. Celebrate the change of season with this beautifully simple bunting DIY. Enjoy going for a stroll in the fresh air, crunching the fallen leaves under your feet and collecting a few specimens to get crafty with. What you will need: Autumn leaves Flower press or similar contraption Twine Step 1 Collect your leaves! Choose leaves…

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DIY Flower Press

DIY Flower Press

Pressing botanicals is an incredibly simple way of preserving the beautiful flora we see around us. As a child I was given a small flower press, I remember fossicking around outside looking for the perfect specimen to press and the anticipation of revealing the outcome of my pressed treasures. I still love all these things about flower pressing especially getting outside and foraging for new plant materials, enjoy slowing down and getting amongst nature with this great little project. What…

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Pohutukawa Christmas Wreath

Pohutukawa Christmas Wreath

The Pohutukawa is the iconic New Zealand Christmas tree, the arrival of these stunning flowers is the sign that summer is on its way. Try out this quick and super simple wreath DIY to get that Christmassy feeling. If you are not in NZ try this DIY with other plants growing in your area. What you will need: Pohutukawa Flowers Embroidery Hoop Florist Wire – I used 26 gauge green wire Scissors or Wire Cutters Step 1 Take the outer…

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