CREATING NATURAL INK FROM FLOWERS
A wonderful to create a natural and seasonal ink for your Book of Shadows!
Put flower petals into a glass and cover it with warm water.
Leave for a few hours (overnight is best).
This step is optional, if you want to intensify the colour, you can boil the flower water.
Next strain and separate the liquid.
Add strong alcohol in proportions 1 part alcohol to 4 parts of extract.
Ink is ready to use!
The three inks in the photos were made out of poppy, kingcup, and blue sweet pea. But you can experiment with any flowers in your garden, though toxic plants aren’t recommended.
Edible Flowers List by Daw
Violets,Squash blossoms,Tulips,marigold,Anise hyssop,Calendula,Cornflower, Red and Pink,Clover,Honeysuckle,Hibiscus,Pansies,Nasturtiums,Roses,
Lavender,Lemon blossoms, Orange blossoms,Jasmine,Borage,
red and blue Beebalm,Apple Blossoms,Plum blossom,Peach blossom
Flowers of the Chive, Onion, Garlic, Leek Family
and many more
just make sure you get your flowers from an organic Source for safety reasons
for Obvious Reasons
if your allergic to Flowers don’t Eat them
( yes I had to actually Put this in )
The Dance at Alder Cove
Customs of the Ancestor