Imbolc, also known as midwinter, is the halfway point between winter and spring. This is the time of year when nature begins to awaken again—despite how cold it still may be. This morning, here in Connecticut, it was below freezing and there was a fine dusting of snow on the ground. Even still, the sun feels a little stronger and the snowdrops are just beginning to peek out of their beds of soil.
DIY Winter Solstice paper lantern
On the shortest day of the year, the perfect way to celebrate the return of the sun
is with the lighting of a paper lantern! This step-by-step tutorial for a winter solstice luminary uses natural materials, some of which are as close as a trip to your pantry.
DIY Herbal Sun Prints for Summer Solstice
On the longest day of the year, the perfect way to celebrate the strength of the sun is with handmade sun prints! This step-by-step tutorial for a summer solstice sun print uses natural materials that can be found in your kitchen pantry.
A solitary druid and craftsman in CT using invasive & foraged natural materials from the local landscape in traditional handicrafts.