Diane Pernet is an iconotic Fashion Blogger. The New York Times calls her "the original style blogger." Her blog, A Shaded View on Fashion or ASVOF, began in 2005 after success as a columnist for Elle Magazine and covering Runway Shows for Vogue.fr
For my Full Moon Ritual this past week I did a natural dye for fabric. I dyed silk organza over an open fire in my iron cauldron. The iron from the cauldron acts as the mordent but I added in one rusty nail for a little extra color. For the dye bundle, I used Sumac.
I recently had a meeting with someone and they asked me how I schedule my time. I answered that I work in flow, rather organically, instead of following the typical "fashion calendar." They replied, oh like how you work with the Phases of the Moon? Exactly. I have an endless fascination with how the Moon effects my creative life, my spiritual life, and even my actual female body. I use it for planning my dye baths and rituals. It's an easy subject matter for my creative work. When it doubt, put a moon on it. I've watched my studio work...
A lot of people have recently asked me about setting up an Altar so I thought I would answer some of your questions here. Many religions and spiritual practices use Altars, not just Witches. An Altar is a dedicated space where you display and gather crystals and rocks, images, herbs and plants, special foods, Tarot cards, spell jars, etc all for a specific intention.