the value of making mistakes (in an arts practice)

In my workshops – both in person and online – I talk a lot about making mistakes. About allowing the…

homemade tofu & lime miso dipping sauce {vegan}

This past month I’ve been making fresh homemade tofu using this kit I got from Biome*. And we’re all now…

things that made me think of my mama : hand made paper

This past month I’ve been making paper. Using leaves from my garden and a hand made deckle & mold. And…

8 tips for creative mamas to find your voice in the family noise

Doing what I do – being an artist, an indie business owner & a mama to 3 noisy kids –…

it’s almost Plastic Free July again…. are you ready for the challenge?

Plastic Free July has been the catalyst for many people to change their whole (plastic-free) lives, or has simply been…

What would you do with an extra 600 hours a year? Craft of course!

The other night I had a dream that the internet didn’t exist anymore. At all. Nothing. Telephone yes, WWW nope!…

Living low-plastic & not feeling deprived

For years I’ve been guiding my family on a low-plastic journey. Taking small steps, but in the fashion of being…

I made a special eco-printed hand stitched book, and I love it

When I was in high school, my older sister showed me how to make my own simple book for an…

Humous recipe - homemade from scratch. Plastic free living, vegan. Petalplum blog

Yummy homemade hummus – waste-free, vegan, healthy and delicious!

This is my recipe for hummus – which is super easy and super yummy. Make some and keep it in…

what does simple living mean to me? and how you can bring it into your life

My simple slow life does not look like what I’ve seen on Instagram or in a Kinfolk magazine. Mostly it’s…