Nature takes starring role in stamping
I was chopping vegetables for dinner recently when my 14-year-old daughter, Grace, disappeared with the unusable end of the bok choy. She returned five minutes later with paper, a stamping ink pad and the pilfered vegetable.
“Look, Mom,” she said, and held up a stunner: The bok choy head, refuse to me, had stamped a beautiful blooming rose onto the paper.
I discovered what some crafters have long known — the beauties of stamping with food. Part of the pleasure derives from the experimentation, and part from the element of surprise when an ordinary vegetable imparts a beautiful image....