The Art of Gifting Naturally by Angela Maynard
Hardie Grant Books
The Art of Gifting Naturally is a unique and contemporary guide to the joy of making gifts by hand. Inspired by the seasons, Angela Maynard showcases more than 25 inspiring projects that are easy to make and perfect to gift to friends and family. From soothing skincare and fragrance to jam-making and natural dyeing, Angela shows us ways to reconnect with nature and reflect its importance in gift-giving. Consideration is also paid to the ways to wrap your gifts, such as doing away with plastic in favour of reusable materials. With a focus on sustainability, slow-living and mindful crafting, The Art of Gifting Naturally is a timeless book to be enjoyed and shared with loved ones.
Angela Maynard is the creative director of Botany, a design studio and consultancy in East London. Designed to nurture mindfulness, and strengthen our connection with nature, Angela runs workshops for brands such as Toast and the Crafts Council on dried flower arranging, wreath-making, city gardening and seasonal wildflower walks. Angela has also been featured in The Financial Times, The Telegraph, Living etc and Homes & Gardens.