B is for Braid: Plaited Prints + Paintings

I've got braids on the brain, perhaps because thinking about Mother's Day makes me remember all those mornings my mom braided my hair before school. Perhaps it's the approach of hot weather and the desperate need to get all this hair up off of me. Perhaps it's simply because braids are one of the simplest, prettiest, and most elegant technologies in the world...

(Images: as credited above.)