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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

herbal garden paint



There's nothing to it. Grab some powdered herbs and take them outdoors. Let your kids have fun. Powdered herbs are all plant material, and most will be totally fine all over the garden. Many will be good for the soil. Mix into water or mud to make paint. Sprinkle in places. Explore being messy in a new way. Kids love it.

Yellow -- turmeric
Green -- nettles, seaweed, or pretty much any green herb
Dark purple -- blackberries
Red -- beets, hawthorn berries
White -- arrowroot powder

Add raw egg to mix up into a brush-friendly paint for al fresco art.





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