ABOUT

Hi there, I’m Deborah Green. I live in a plant-filled home with my husband, our six year old son, and Kittycat, our cat.

Formerly NY, currently living in Haarlem, the Netherlands.

As a blogger since the early 2000s, professional crafter, and a huge plant lover, I created Mod and Mint as a place for those with their own indoor jungle, and those just starting out with their first houseplants.

I like to share information in an easy to understand way and help you learn how to care for your houseplants.

Let’s talk Plants!

Deborah Green | Mod and Mint www.modandmint.com

Nice to meet you!

Born and raised in Amsterdam in the mid-1970s. A mix of a creative Indonesian mother, and a more analytical Dutch father.

My childhood home was a true 70’s delight. There were lots of plants, hello Monstera, have you met Spider Plant? There were brown and orange colors, cork on the walls, Pyrex in the oven, and a wicker peacock chair to sit in. Boho to the Max. I grew up with my mom always behind the sewing machine, the humming sound became the soundtrack of my childhood.

I wrote and crafted my way through college. Always behind my own sewing machine in between classes, and writing for nationwide music magazines as a side hustle. What’s up 90s hiphop?

I was a content creator in the internet industry during the time of the dot.com boom. Or the dot.com bubble if you will. It was a time of exploration and fun. Anything was possible and worth a try. I started my first online shop and blog nearly 20 years ago.

In 2007 I moved to New York. It was there where I started creating full time. I sewed, but also explored crafts like embroidery, needle felting, resin casting, and plaster sculpting. I wrote two craft books, 100 Applique Motifs, and Your Sharpie Style which has been released by William Morrow Harper Collins.

After almost a decade in New York, I recently returned to the Netherlands, with my husband, toddler son, and cat.

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