DIY Inspiration: Resurrection Fern

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I first discovered Resurrection Fern a couple of years ago, and the woman behind it, Margaret Oomen, has been inspiring me ever since. Her blog is full of beautiful photography, nature, DIY ideas, and of course her many amazing crochet covered rocks. One of the coolest things about her little projects is that she uses fabrics and materials that she dyed herself using natural ingredients – it was her blog that inspired me to try out my own natural dye experiment! Since I have not yet mastered the art of crochet, I thought I’d share some inspiration – and you can check out a tutorial Margaret put together for some of her stones here, and photos documenting the process of her “missing pieces stone” here.

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How pretty are these – she simply put the leaves on the stone, covered with a layer of cheese cloth, and hammered them!

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Comments

Anonymous -February 29, 2012, 7:25PM

Beautiful! I was going to ask how to make those rocks.. I need to try this! FP inspires me so much! Thanks for posting :)

Chelsea -March 1, 2012, 6:50AM

Wow this is beautiful! Thanks for sharing, I will definitely check out her work!! I would love to try the natural dye as well!

NIDOurbanotribal -March 3, 2012, 7:45AM

Absolutely love Oomen! Thanks for reminding me of her…

Amy Smith -March 11, 2012, 8:47PM

Is that tiny crochet? thats some patience. I have a tiny crochet hook but i have never used it. I think i will give that a try.

Anonymous -March 20, 2012, 9:47PM

These stones are beautiful and so very creative!

Sarah -July 8, 2012, 5:50PM

Hi I tried the cheesecloth over leafs on rocks to make prints. It didn’t work, it just mushed up the leaf and there was some color but no shape. I was wondering if I’m doing this wrong somehow. Does anyone know a website that describes the process or have any experience?

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