This strategy game for ages six and up was developed by a beekeeper at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew. The object of the game is to buzz bees to flowers to collect pollen and then back to the hive to make honey for the colony.
Brontë Sisters Holiday Cards
Eight cards: four each of two different views of Haworth in Yorkshire- the home of the Brontë sisters. Made in England.
This STEM kit is an exciting two-part project for a young artist/scientist, age seven and older. Step-by-step instructions show how to construct a working kaleidoscope, which is then used create an impressive outer-space-themed light show. The instructions are illustrated, detailed, straightforward, and easy to follow.
Canterbury Cathedral Silk Chiffon Scarf
The flower motifs on this beautiful scarf are taken from 14th-century medieval French Lady's Book of Hours, housed in the Canterbury Cathedral Library. The colors are bright and clear but because the scarf is chiffon, have a certain transparency.
Collective Noun Animals Tea Towel
A prickle of hedgehogs, a parliament of owls, a circus of otters, and more on a hand-screened tea towel featuring 15 wonderfully evocative collective nouns, illustrated.
Collective Noun Animals Tea Towel #2
A hum of bumblebees, a piddle of puppies, a pounce of cats, a drift of sheep, and more, on a hand-screened unbleached cotton tea towel featuring 15 wonderfully evocative nouns, illustrated.
Collective Noun Birds Tea Towel
A chime of wrens, a bouquet of pheasants, a charm of goldfinches, and more on a hand-screened tea towel featuring 15 wonderfully evocative collective nouns, illustrated.
Da Vinci Cats Wrapping Paper
This all-occasion wrapping paper reproduces a sheet of more than twenty drawings of cats and lions by Leonardo da Vinci. Two sheets, each measuring 19.5" x 27.5".
Flower Press with Craft Projects
Collect plants and flowers to press and dry with the provided press and then glue the specimens to the cards and illustrations to create stationery and artwork.
The hourglass is a recurring image not only referencing the passage of time, but balance, the sky and the earth, the female figure, and more. This richly symbolic object is also a calming and beautiful desk accessory. Choose among four colors and 5- or 30-minute hourglass.
Jane Austen All-Occasion Cards
Steventon Rectory was the Austen family home for the first twenty-five years of Jane Austen’s life. It was here she wrote the first drafts of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice and Northanger Abbey. Eight cards (two each of four designs) depict various places Jane lived.
Match a Pair of Birds Memory Game
This classic memory game is a fun and educational way for both children and more experienced birdwatchers to master a body of knowledge that will serve them a lifetime: how to identify both the male and female of a species. For two players, ages 6 and up.
Medieval Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Based on a border from a page in a circa-1500 book of hours, the design includes primroses, violas, thistles, poppies, and chamomile, moths and insects, all with symbolic meanings that were well known to the medieval populace.
Percy Bysshe Shelley's Poetry in Bloom Journal
The design reproduced on the cover of this beautifully made journal is from an antique cover for "The Sensitive Plant and Early Poems". The binding was originally crafted in 1910 in London, by Riviere and Son, bookbinders to the Royal Family.
Peter Rabbit at Home: 60-Piece Puzzle
Toddlers and older children will be enchanted by Beatrix Potter's cozy illustration of Peter Rabbit at home under the big fir tree with his mama and siblings Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail. Sixty pieces are perfect for the 4+ year-old set—not too simple, yet not too complex.
Renaissance Manuscript Silk Chiffon Scarf
Blossoms cover the central area of the scarf; on each end is a wide border of flowers, buds, leaves, and berries, in saturated shades of blue, pink, and green.
Romantic Poets All-Occasion Cards
British artist Amanda White has produced a series of notecards featuring her cut paper collages of historic houses of writers and poets. Eight different cards featuring various poets are included in this pack.
Shakespeare Love Silk Chiffon Scarf
The design incorporates favorite love quotations from Shakespeare, along with stylized illustrations of flowers mentioned in his works (wildflowers, the Tudor rose, sprigs of berries, and bees).
Sunprinting is based on the cyanotype process, which has been used by artists since its development in the 19th century.
The Night Sky Postcards
This handsome foil-stamped box holds fifty postcards, each with a single sublime image: pages from Galileo's sketchbooks, Chinese star maps, artist interpretations of the universe, and rarely seen images from the NASA archives.
Under the Rain Umbrella
This cheerful children’s umbrella has a deep canopy that provides extra protection from wind and rain. The manual opening mechanism has safety protection to keep little fingers safe and the fiberglass frame is strong. Children love pointing out and naming “elephant,” “rabbit,” “giraffe,” “frog,” “cat,” “ladybug,” “butterfly” etc.—a charming menagerie.
Vintage Beekeeper Tea Towel
This 100% cotton tea towel reproduces a vintage illustration from The Beekeeper’s Guide to Pollinating Honey Plants. In addition to a bevy of pollinators, the image depicts an antique bee skep, orange blossom, calendula, foxglove, dandelion, clover, marigold, and lavender. 19" x 34"
Vintage Botanica Tea Towel
This 100% cotton tea towel reproduces a vintage illustration from British Flower Gardens, subtitled “Most Ornamental and Curious Hardy Flowering Plants, featuring Annuals, Biennials, Perennials, and Flowering Shrubs.” 19" x 34"
Vintage Citrus Tea Towel
This charming cotton tea towel reproduces a vintage book illustration of various types of citruses—lemons, limes, tangerines, clementines, and more, as well as their foliage and blossoms.
Vintage Foraging Tea Towel
100% cotton tea towel reproduces a vintage illustration from Foraging Plants and Mushrooms. The image depicts a Silver Birch, Nasturtium, Slippery Jack, Birch Bolete, Chanterelle, Yellow Wood-sorrel, Violet, Blueberry, Rustyback Fern, Chamomile, Strawberry, and other edible plants and fungi.