The first sweetgrass baskets made were large fanner baskets, which were used to winnow rice, a process where rice is tossed in the air to allow wind to separate the chaff from the hull. “Baskets in the olden days were made to be used in the rice fields,” Dingle says. “Through the years,” though, she says, “we started making functional baskets to use in the home.”
25 Mason Jar Crafts That Will Get You So Excited for Fall
I wonder about using floating candles in a variety of ways. With flowers in the water? Greenery in the water? Lemons or limes in the water? or even these twigs, water, vases, floating candles. Simple and might be pretty. also, less wax mess to clean up!