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Baby food dyed paper

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baby food dyed paper

Yesterday morning I was making some baby food for Henry with a nectarine, yellow squash, blueberries, a red apple and a red pepper (I throw them all (chopped up) into boiling water for a short while, then puree them). When I took them out of the water the most beautiful color was left behind. I couldn’t just toss it in the sink so I grabbed some drawing paper and dipped it, soaked it and then laid it out to dry. I tried it with watercolor paper too but it would not absorb the color so I wound up putting the water color paper on top of the soaked drawing paper and it left a cool hazy shape. It kind of looks tie dyed. I love this. I should do it next time I make food and then use the paper as backgrounds for drawings.

Try this at home!!!
baby food dyed paper drawing

3 Responses to Baby food dyed paper

  1. Suzanne August 22, 2010 at 11:52 pm #

    That is really cool! The colors are so pretty!

  2. Samantha Hahn August 23, 2010 at 4:31 pm #

    thanks Suzanne. So easy to make….try it!

  3. joanna goddard August 25, 2010 at 12:19 pm #

    so awesome!!

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