Intertidal Sand Woven blanket by Arcana on the sand with creen crab and seaweed

Art with Purpose: How Arcana Blankets Connect You to Nature

In our increasingly urbanised world, finding a true connection to nature is more crucial than ever for our mental health and well-being. As we grapple with the chaos of daily life, the objects we choose to surround ourselves with can serve a greater purpose than being just pretty or functional - they can reconnect us with the natural world and provide much-needed respite and inspiration. This blog will look at a few of the ways Arcana products can help you connect with nature in your daily life.

Spring Botanical Woven Blanket

Bringing the Outdoors In

Imagine wrapping yourself in a luxurious woven blanket on a chilly evening, its fabric rich with meticulously depicted native species, each thread a tribute to nature’s intricate designs. 

Or consider the charm of an exquisitely embroidered patch, its detailed textures and colours weaving a story of your favourite species, and bringing a touch of the wild to your favourite notebook cover, jacket or tote bag. 

These become more than products; they are bridges to the natural world, crafted to remind us of the beauty of nature that surrounds us, even in our most routine moments.

Night Garden Woven Blanket

The Science of Beauty

As an artist and science educator, I've always been fascinated by the intricate ways in which art and nature intersect. Art isn't just for decoration; it has a profound ability to affect our mood and well-being. By infusing our surroundings with nature-inspired art, we not only enhance the aesthetic value of our environments but also forge a deeper connection with the natural world - a connection that is essential for our mental and emotional health.

This is why each piece I create aims to not only capture the essence of nature but to also foster a deeper appreciation and understanding of the wilderness and species with which we share this planet.

girl reading on Jade woven picnic blanket with red green woodpecker, oak, butterflies and nuthatch pattern

Wild Oak Summer Woven Blanket

My Mission of Reconnection

My mission is to reconnect intellectually curious individuals with the calming essence of nature through art. In a world bustling with noise and haste, my products offer a peaceful respite. They serve as daily reminders of the world’s natural wonders, encouraging a pause, a breath, a moment to reflect and reconnect.

dusky pink woven wrap with bees, butterflies and flowers design wrapped around womans shoulders in summer garden

Pollination Wrap Blanket

A Sanctuary at Home

Each Arcana creations, from Wildlore art patches to decorative woven throws and wraps, is designed to transform your living space into a haven of nature inspired calm. 

My heirloom woven blankets and woven cushion covers do more than just keep you warm and cosy; they come with a nature connection guide to educate and inspire, deepening your knowledge and appreciation of the species depicted. 

The Wildlore embroidered patches come in a presentation card with the science and symbolism behind each species featured. 

There is a deeper connection here, products that resonate with your lifestyle and principles, as you appreciate both beauty and the story behind each piece. 

'The Joyful' Hummingbird & Zinnia Embroidered Patch

Join Our Community

Choosing an Arcana woven blanket or woven cushion cover or Wildlore embroidered patch is to invest in items that not only stand the test of time but also enrich your understanding of the natural world.

I invite you to explore my collections and find that perfect piece that not only complements your style but also resonates with your personal values. Through this art, we reconnect with nature, enhance our well-being, and foster a community committed to conservation and mindfulness.

With warmth,