A Plum Craft

We love the organic feel of this botanical print and couldn’t be more pleased with how it turned out. We chose the mirabelle plum for the subject of our painting as it perfectly embodies the luxury of our French Riviera collection. Mirabelle plums are a rare and coveted fruit that import exclusively from Lorraine, France. In summer, the golden plums develop cute little red freckles on their skin, making them quite a lovely sight. While tasting one for yourself may prove difficult, you can still experience its unique beauty in your home. 

Historically, watercolor botanical paintings have been an important tradition in art, dating all the way back to the Renaissance. The rich color produced by watercolor is perfect for capturing nature’s beauty and will pop wonderfully against your stark white canvas. Don’t be afraid to play around with the watercolor — no need to be a perfectionist. Let your creativity run as wild and free as nature itself. 

Please remember to show us the fruits of your labor by posting a pic to our crafters’ community or on Instagram with the hashtag #MadeWithLia.