hand holding miniature easel displaying a miniature painting on tiny mushrooms

Tiny Forest Flora

My first miniature painting collection will be on exhibit at the Angelica Kauffman Gallery in Chicago for the month of December, 2023!

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Artist Amy Daileda holding two of her paintings: "Protected" and "Ghost Flower"

Painting in Old Growth Forests

It can be idyllic painting out in nature. It can also be challenging! Read about painting “Ghost Flower” and “Protected” in the old growth forest and learn about two unusual plants.

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Micro Flora paintings by Amy Daileda at Flour Market May 4-29, 2022 Portland, Oregon

Micro Flora

In May of 2022 nine of my plant paintings were exhibited at Flour Market Bakery. Enjoy pics and a video from the show.

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Hollyhock seed packets designed by Amy Daileda and pink hollyhock flowers

Sowing Seeds & Connections

The Verdancy Project hosted their first annual artist seed swap & packet design in the fall of 2021. The seed packet art show is now online for you to enjoy. I was thrilled to be invited to participate.

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bitter nightshade original painting by Amy Daileda

Botanically Divine

Introducing a new series of paintings by Amy Daileda sharing the awe and wonder she sees in the details of plants.

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colorful eggs dyed with natural ingredients, yellow, blue and red eggs

How to Dye Eggs Naturally

It’s fun, easy, and earth friendly to dye eggs with simple kitchen ingredients! Here are my 3 favorite natural egg dye recipes, plus a few tips.

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