This month at Sarika & Sage, we want to uplift you out of our ever-changing times, with crafty inspiration. And we’ve got the perfect, long-lasting solution to introduce to you: our nature-inspired, watercolour powder paints and some non-toxic, taste safe activities!

The benefit of our nature paint sets?

They’re not just paints. They come in powder form. They are taste safe and can also be used in enviro-friendly craft and sensory-filled activities.

Keen to make fairy potions, playdough, foam, or even oobleck? Whether for finger painting at home or making playdough or slime in the backyard, you’ll get bang for your buck with our multi-purpose art product!

But Before We Begin … Here’s A Fun Fact!

Our paint sets contain 5 jars of earthy-toned powdered paints including rust, mustard, brown/grey, maroon, and olive hues, and make up to 1.5 ltrs (give or take) of gluten-free paint. They are non-toxic and come in PET jars that are red bin recyclable.

Ok… ready to pop open our Pandora’s box of mindful craftspiration?

Here are our Top 7 Nature Paint Recipes You Can Do at Home!


2 cups of flour
¼ cup of vegetable oil
½ tsp of nature paints

In a large bowl add flour and nature paint powder, stir until the colour is mixed through evenly.
Make a well in the flour mixture and pour oil in.
Knead the mixture with your finger tips until it’s mixed together properly. When the dough sticks together it’s ready. (Add more oil if necessary.)
Repeat this for each colour.

*100% non-toxic and taste safe.


2 cans of Chickpeas
½ tsp of Cream of Tartar
½ tsp nature paints

Drain the liquid from the chickpeas (save chickpeas for another recipe) into a mixing bowl.
Add the cream of tartar and beat with a mixer until the liquid turns to a foam. You want to see those stiff peaks like you would from egg whites.
Divide the foam between 5 bowls and add each colour of nature paints to them.

*100% non-toxic and taste safe.


1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup boiled water
½ tsp of Nature Paint
2tsp cream of tartar
1 cup plain flour
½ cup salt

In a large bowl, mix dry ingredients.
In another bowl, add in the vegetable oil, nature paint and water.
Now slowly add in your dry ingredients.
Let your dough cool and then knead. If the dough feels sticky, add more flour.

Add some bio glitter for sparkle.

*100% non-toxic and taste safe. You can also keep your dough colourless until the end and then divide your mixture to make 5 different colours.


½ cup of bicarb soda
¼ cup of citric acid
½ tsp of nature paints

Mix dry ingredients. (You don’t need to use all of this at once. Save some for another day)
Add water and watch the magic begin!

* *100% non-toxic and taste safe. Add some bio glitter and buds and blooms for an extra special experience!


Elements of nature

– blossoms (nature)
– nature paint
– bio glitter
– water ⅓
– oil ⅔
– bottle 

Mix all ingredients together for an extra special nature-filled experience!

*100% non-toxic and taste safe.


1 tbsp of Psyllium Husk powder
1 cup of water
½ tsp of nature paints

In a large microwave safe bowl combine all ingredients together and mix well, until all ingredients are dissolved. 
Place bowl in microwave on a high setting for 2 minutes. Once you see it start to bubble add an extra minute of cooking. 
Take the bowl out, stir and microwave again for 2 minutes. 
Remove and cool. As the liquid begins to cool it will thicken into slime mixture. 

* *100% non-toxic and taste safe. Make sure that it’s completely cool before allowing children to play.


1 cup cornflour
½ cup water
½ tsp of nature paints

Mix well and add extra cornflour if it too runny and add water if it seems too thick.

*100% non-toxic and taste safe.

Here’s some more fun facts about our Nature Paint Sets!

  • Our nature paints are locally made in Victoria, Australia 
  • Our eco-friendly mission is to make organic art products to educate and inspire little minds to care about their environment
  • Our paints are all made locally in Koo Wee Rup, Victoria. 

Other Stuff to know:

Our nature paint powders are for ages 1+ years

Adult supervision is needed, as some colours may stain certain fabrics. Also, it’s a good idea to use protective clothing and proper coverage to prevent stains on clothes, carpets, and floors.

Need some paint accessories? Click here for our 3-in-one easel and paintbrushes.

Learn more about the benefits of our Nature Paints here.

Follow us on Instagram for even more crafty fun! Upload your nature paint activities to Insta, tag us and join our community by using the hashtag #notjustpaints

Image credits clockwise from top left @our_life_behind_the_lens, @wild.little.whimsy, @cherriejakovich, @sweet.little.soul and @kyrie_and_vali.