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Sunprints

Remember when my daughter and I started our fairy-house village? (It has since expanded, btw.)

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Another thing we did that day was make sunprints. That was one of my favorite types of art to do when I was little. The only problem back then was, acquiring the sunprint paper.

Now of course, Amazon makes everything easy:


Step #1 is to put flowers down on your paper.  I don’t have a picture of that part.

Step #2: Out in the sun for 5 minutes.

Step #2: Out in the sun for 5 minutes.

Step #3: Rinse with cold water.

Step #3: Rinse with cold water.

Step #4: Dry

Step #4: Dry

Enjoy!

Enjoy.

My son is itching to try making sunprints with negatives. Good luck finding those!  So we’re waiting on Auntie to mail us some when she gets the film in her old fashioned camera developed.

I actually had a very funny conversation with my 8-year-old explaining to him what negatives were.  I feel old…


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