Category Archives: flowers + nature

dried leaves 1 © 2013 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

leaf study.

The leaves in these photo’s escaped the green bin this week and are now laying prettily till next collection. They will most likely be mulched by the council but at least I have some photos and can share their beautiful … Continue reading

pressed geranium © 2013 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

geranium.

This week I finished reading “The Paper Garden” by Molly Peacock.  It became a little morning ritual, moving a chair into a sunny spot by our bedroom window, making a cup of tea and reading a chapter of Mary Granville … Continue reading

wild buds cluster © 2012 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

winter white.

Flowers + white  = happy.  I haven’t worked in white for aaaages, so it was quite nice to making lots of white flowers for my new bridal pieces…definitely still one of my favourite colours to work with.  On the other … Continue reading

daisy process © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

palest blue flowers.

Some process photos of hand dyed cotton flowers I made over the long weekend for an order. I absolutely love mixing dyes as I seem to get so lost in watching all the little sprinkles of colours dissolve like tiny … Continue reading

dried leaves and seed capsules © 2011 pollymonster. All rights reserved.

collection two. Launceston.

Another trickle of pictures from my trip to Tasmania. I collected these dried leaves and seed capsules in Launceston, on our way to Scamander. I really love the colours of the three leaves in the middle. I hope to use … Continue reading