April 4, 2014 Calendar Entry

We hope that you have found some Chicory flowers! Today, we’re going to be making a Chicory crown! To begin, turn to page 42 for the supply list and directions. Once you get started, the crown will be ready in a few short moments. Where will you wear your crown? Will you be yourself or […]

March 6, 2014 Calendar Entry

We hope that you enjoyed drawing pictures of Witch Hazel, yesterday. We can’t wait to see them! Now, it is time to work with a different medium. Today, we will be making Witch Hazel fairies. As you can see from the picture above, you will need two leaves, a few twigs, seeds capsules, and a […]

March 5, 2014 Calendar Entry

One of my favorite joys every month is to gaze at Kristine’s illustrations. Her attention to detail and the value of the colors she chooses never cease to delight my eyes and brighten my heart. I hope that you enjoy the drawings too! Let’s open our zines and find our favorites. Find the inspiration to […]

January 2, 2014 Calendar Entry

Have you had a chance to look through January’s zine, “Luscious Lemon”? Kristine has created so many beautiful pictures of Lemon for you and your family to enjoy. What is your favorite picture? On page 30, we have provided a space for you and your loved ones to sketch her fruit, flowers, and leaves. We […]

November 13, 2013 Calendar Entry

We all know that squirrels eat acorns. We have learned that we can eat them, too. What else do you think that we can do with acorns? How about wearing them? Today, we are sharing a crafting activity of a different nature with you. Let’s make our very own acorn necklaces. They also make great […]

August 28, 2013 Calendar Entry

Have you checked out the Thistle Flower Craft in the reference section? We’d love to see your work! You can get your own copy of this month’s issue of “Meet Milk Thistle” right here: Or, you can subscribe for an entire year of Herbal Roots zine for just $47. Not ready to purchase yet? Sign up […]

May 9, 2013 Calendar Entry

Pick some Blackberry leaves and make a few rubbings of them. You may notice even more fully just how deeply veined and intricate they are when held up close. I remember loving to make leaf rubbings as a child. All of a sudden, with a some paper and a crayon, the leaf seemed to come […]

April 25, 2013 Calendar Entry

Throughout “Peach Provides”, April’s zine, there are beautifully detailed pictures of Peach’s twigs, leaves, and flowers. We hope that you have enjoyed them! Today, the drawings will come alive with a bit of felt, floss, twigs, and paint. We are going to make our very own Peach Blossoms. The picture above will work as a […]

October 26, 2012 Calendar Entry

It’s so exciting to share recipes and craft ideas with all of you here at Herbal Roots Zine! Today, we’re making Sumac “Flower” Tiles! Sumac has a brilliant array of colorful leaves in the fall from green to yellow to orange to red. There are so many possibilities for color arrangements on your tile. Whatever […]