Category Archives: Crafting

  1. Saegoah Pursuits: Creative Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping

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    December 20, 2016 by Rua Lupa

    As this is the time of year when we reach the climax of seasonal gift wrapping, I have decided to share some of my creative eco-friendly wrapping techniques – and there are really two primary methods to it. 1) Cloth Bag Wrapping, and 2) Paper & Paint Wrapping

  2. That Highly Sought For SCA Ambience

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    October 26, 2016 by Rua Lupa

    Recently I read and joined a discussion that occurred on our SCA Kingdom’s facebook page about achieving that highly sought after ambience – that full immersion sensation where you forget about the modern world and feel like you’ve stepped back in time.

  3. Holiday Problems In the Classroom

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    October 14, 2016 by Rua Lupa

    “Today schools are promoting and continually working on being environmental educators on how to be responsible members of our ecosystem. I’ve enjoyed seeing the promotion and use of gardening, composting, and water conservation, but seem to have a blind spot”

  4. Trillium War: Faux Woad & Lime Wash Test, and More

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    July 6, 2016 by Rua Lupa

    The day before I had gathered the kids in camp who wanted to try the faux woad (blue coloring pencils with tips soaked in water). They really enjoyed drawing on themselves and eventually ended up having a blast drawing all over me.

  5. Camping Season Is Upon Us – Rua’s SCA Camping List

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    July 5, 2016 by Rua Lupa

    take the opportunity this summer to participate in the SCA to learn the Arts & Sciences we could use, that are there and waiting to be learned, provided by people enthusiastic to share it. Its an opportunity just sitting there, it would be a shame to waste it.

  6. Going Pictish – Substitutes for Woad & Lime Wash + Pictish Images To Use

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    June 27, 2016 by Rua Lupa

    Rua sharing how you can add some sweet picts 😉

  7. Worldview Connections: A Meditation on Our Worldviews and their Impacts

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    November 5, 2015 by Rua Lupa

    We live in a world full of connections–but how we view (or ignore) those connections could make or break us.

  8. Viridos – ‘Green Bones’

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    October 16, 2015 by Rua Lupa

    …without death there would be no soil or nutrients in the water, and no soil or aquatic nutrient means no plants, and no plants means nothing for creatures to eat – its the dead that nourish the living.

  9. An Alphabet For The World – Lingua Litarum / Visible Speech

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    June 9, 2015 by Rua Lupa

    Have you ever wondered at the spelling of things – why is it spelled that way when phonetically it doesn’t make sense?…This can solve our spelling challenges once and for all, for all languages.

  10. Saegoah Pursuits: Gardening with Rainwater Harvesting Earthworks, A Photo Essay

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    May 11, 2015 by Rua Lupa

    Because I strive to live harmoniously within Nature as a Saegoah many conventional methods of doing things gets thrown out the window, like my garden. It is unlike any garden in town because it is self fertile and as of this spring, self watering as well. In the process of making it I got a great many odd looks and even laughed at by those passing by. The following is a photo essay of the process and end result of this endeavor.

  11. Equilux, Preparing For A New Day: Ethical House Cleaning, Downsizing, Mending & An Offering To The Birds

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    March 19, 2015 by Rua Lupa

    Rua Lupa gets into the nitty gritty of conscientious house cleaning and downsizing, with added tips on how to repurpose sentimental items, mend clothes with style, and use what comes out of house cleaning as gifts for the birds.

  12. Inoculative Libations to the Land

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    March 9, 2015 by Rua Lupa

    One Saegoah’s way of doing Libations.

  13. Saegoah Pursuits: DIY Vermicomposting

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    March 5, 2015 by Rua Lupa

    Rua Lupa shows how they’ve turned their kitchen scraps into a garden and how you can start your own worm composting bin too. Excellent For Apartment Dwellers!

  14. How You Can Have A Nox Festival – A Festival for The Longest Night

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    December 12, 2014 by Rua Lupa

    Want to have a full fledged celebration of Nox? Rua Lupa shows you how that can be done…

  15. Celebrating Nox – The Longest Night – The Year’s Midnight. What You Can Do At Home.

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    December 11, 2014 by Rua Lupa

    Here are some ways anyone can celebrate The Longest Night.

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