DIY: How to Dye Fabric with Food Scraps and Flowers

Items found in nature – plants, vegetables, fruits, flowers, barks and leaves – have been used for centuries as a natural dye for fabrics. From onion skins, safflowers to black walnuts, the below video shows you how to make natural and chemical-free dyes to stain fabrics. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about lifestyle including sustainable and green living. She also … Continue reading DIY: How to Dye Fabric with Food Scraps and Flowers

Recipes from Food Scraps

Before you throw your vegetable scraps in the compost bin – onion skins et al – how about making a vegetable stock? Or if you have overripe bananas, how about slicing them up and freezing them? Ever considered making a pesto from stalks of herbs? The below video gives some inspiring ideas of what you can rustle up in the kitchen with food scraps. Rosa … Continue reading Recipes from Food Scraps