William Morris Pink Honeysuckle Hardcover Journal
The design of this small hardcover journal is based on William Morris’s celebrated honeysuckle pattern, originally printed on cotton fabric with natural dyes. The image reflects his abiding interest in naturalism.
Natural History Letter Writing Set
This letter writing set comes in a carefully designed luxury box that hints of the delights within. The images are taken from some of the most beautifully illustrated natural history books published in the 18th and 19th centuries. Such books were an indispensable source of knowledge, and the beautifully detailed illustrations were made by the most talented artists of the time.
Art Forms in Nature Letter Writing Set
Each letter writing set comes in a carefully designed luxury box that hints of the delights within. The images are taken from some of the most beautifully illustrated natural history books published in the 18th and 19th centuries. Such books were an indispensable source of knowledge, and the beautifully detailed illustrations were made by the most talented artists of the time.
Flowers Correspondence Set
It’s as fun to send this correspondence as it is to receive it. Decide which cards or writing paper, envelopes and stickers to use together to create an original combination—or mix and match with other plain stationery. The components can be mixed and matched in endless combinations.
Natural History Writing Paper Pad and Envelopes
In the nineteenth century, illustrations of flora and fauna inspired viewers to appreciate the wonders of nature, science, and the world around them. The verso side of these writing sheets feature a white admiral butterfly and honeysuckle, a charming assortment of snail shells, a fringed water lily (also called a yellow floating heart), and a fantastical seaweed.
A Twitch Upon the Thread
The best fishing writing is never really about fishing, or never only about fishing, and the writers collected in "A Twitch Upon the Thread" use angling as a way to write about love, loss, faith, and obsession.
Beneath My Feet
Beneath My Feet: Writers on Walking rounds up the most memorable walker-writers from the 1700s to the modern day, from country hikers to urban strollers, from the rationalists to the truly outlandish. Follow in the footsteps of William Hazlitt, George Sand, Rebecca Solnit, Will Self, and dozens of others. Keep up with them—and be astonished.
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 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.
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 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"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 to create an impressive outer-space-themed light show. The instructions are illustrated, detailed, straightforward, and easy to follow.
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.
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.
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).
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 five- or thirty-minute hourglass.
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.
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 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.