We've long been intrigued by sunprints, but kinda figured it was one of those projects that looks beautiful on the packaging (or when done by Martha Stewart
), but is hard to pull off by Average Jane Crafter (or, in our case, below average). So when we saw this gorgeous framed sunprint made by Verity and her 1.5-year old son Yasher, we began to feel hopeful. More of their sunprint experiments after the jump
Even very young children can take part in making sunprints by accompanying you on a nature walk (or scavenging around the houes) to find objects you'd like to use. Except for the overnight drying, the process only takes a few minutes so kids can have the satisfaction of seeing what they've made.
Verity walks you through making sunprints with accompanying photos on her fabulous blog The Light Garden. You'll especially enjoy her Making Mondays series with lots of ideas for things to make, many with or for young children. She is also an artist and has an Etsy shop stocked with the sweetest prints.