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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Mountain Mel's tea in tin containers: Unfrazzle Your Dazzle and Respiratory Rescue, a handmade mug with a flowery skull and a tea strainer

Tea Time

Herbal teas can be gently soothing and really good for your health. Making or buying loose leaf teas are a wonderful way to avoid all the packaging and waste that comes with tea bags that are individually wrapped. Learn how to make your own and about one of my favorite tea companies in this blog post.

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One Tree Planted logo

Let’s Plant More Trees!

Vivid Element will plant a tree for every garment sold! Planting trees remains one of the best ways to reduce global carbon emissions. Experience the joy and simplicity of expressing your vibrant nature in harmony with the planet!

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