antique specimens

by Grace Bonney

Botanical specimens are the one type of artwork that I’ll never tire of. Nature provides an infinite amount of inspiration and never ceases to amaze me with its vast range of color palettes and plant species. I usually prefer to press and frame my own, but sometimes, vintage specimens are little jewels I can’t pass up. This selection just appeared at Three Potato Four and would make for great holiday gifts or just a little extra decoration at home. If flowers aren’t your style, they have some really nice framed butterflies and insects, as well ($85–$350 for sets of 2–4 framed specimens). xo, grace

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