This is a friendly place to come and sit down,have a cuppa and relax amongst other flower lovers.
It's been great fun playing with flowers at the 'getting to know you' show. Please keep posting on that thread so our new friends can introduce themselves to us, and if ever you want to 'tell us more about yourself, please do!
We are very pleased with the patronage at The FLOWERPOT Cafe and due to so many wanting to have a refresher, we thought is was time to open up a new store. Please excuse the bare walls and tables. Feel free to contribute arrangements, artwork, magazines, drinks, and any other decorating tidbits for our new Cafe'. This is an environment to nurture ideas and share advice, where no one is an amateur, just an arranger in training!
One more for the Ornamental grasses area! I'll be back later with some more things to brighten up our cafe'
Thanks Sharr! we try to make a good brew here! Now that we are on another thread, I hope everyone will join in with all our forthcoming attractions and make this cafe fun!
I wonder what we have on the menu today? That cake Karma made the other day was superb, I hope we have more stuff like that , everyone loves it.
Has Belle closed the shop? I haven't seen any activity in there for a while! Hey Traci, why don't you spread the word about Belles, maybe people will come in and order birthday flowers or bouquets or make requests.
Well Karma, you deserve that coffee! you have been busy
. I think the pumpkin pie is fantastic, thanks for such for making that, I'm sure that will do very well on the menu. It's looking very colourful in here already, what a great start.
I love that naughty chair, it's so funny!!!! thankyou, Dechamp's Urinal eh Sharr?
Brrrr..did someone say "Asian Lunch"? What a beautiful spread, Lana. I had been looking through the window...dahlin' it's cold outside!
Such a beautiful place, the ambience...(flicking finger on mantel), so clean...Ah...the aroma...I smell cinnamon in someone's hot cider.
Should have come in sooner! Is that chair in the corner taken?
Karma, those blue flowers are from my garden and they are called 'Veronica'
Thanks for the magazines, great idea! I'll bring some more in later too. The Asian lunch could be a hit in here!
Welcome heavenscape! Thanks for coming in, hope you like our flowerpot cafe, please call in anytime!
Thankyou Traci for the explanation! Ok if you say so, they do have flowers! Your ideas are more for our conceptual art gallery than our flower arranging club, so we will put them in the gallery along with the other wacky ideas from terriculture and Sharren and Karmas naughty chair!
Thank you Terri.
Karma, you spoil me. Hmmm...that rich chicory scent! I hope y'all don't mind my constant companion coming in too.
Lola says Mama should put those daisies in a glass, like Auntie Karma did, and not on her back! :(
Do you have any idea what my poor flowers look like by the time I am through, trying to manipulate them into made up floral foam called "paper towels", changing them around...on never mind...end of the week, huh?
That was one of your traditional arrangements. You FIBBED when you said it didn't require many flowers. That is a gazillion flowers in there!!!! Really pretty and full. You're running out of space in here. . .I'm taking it home to free up some space!
Nope I haven't. I got those from E-bay. There are five of them and sooo cute. I love Eastern Art. They aren't hand painted. Thanks for the compliment. I have a vase full of flowers and couldn't think of a thing to do, as I have no foam or wire. I have to get some!!! So this was all you get right now.
I'm here I'm here. Cute arrangements Traci! Isn't it wonderful to use things from your own garden? The yellowish green leaves look like euonymus. Don't worry about the foam or wire. Plop it in one of your pretty vases from your big collection of vases and let me seeeeee!
Dying here. I have bought so many flowers and don't know WHAT to do. Still cleaning. Rundown of what I have
9 gerbers - 3 hot pink, 3 light pink, 3 white.
Spring bouquet flowers - Colors for Teensy's birthday.
2 fall bouquets
Fall upstairs, spring downstairs. Any size vase, lots of arrangements, on large with spring, HELP!!!!!!
Hi Traci! Should have known it was you here in the early hours. These are the flowers that have been in your fridge all this time? Girl, you really went all out, didn't you? I'm so cheap at the moment. Every time I'm at the market, I hover over the flowers for a long time, and then decide, I could save my money on plants that will last longer than a week. Don't know what has gotten into me lately. I'm going to hang out here and see what Terri will come up for you. I'm going through flower arranger's block right now. . .actually for a while now.
HI Traci, rustle up a quick parallel with your gerbs, make a spring basket, it's hard to suggest without seeing your containers and you haven't got time to do that, so put the others in your huge vase! panic over, enjoy the party.
Sat down for the first time. Back is better, but won't be later. Sucking down a Red Bull, jumping in the shower, party is about to start and thinking about whacking mother over the head with a really big flower. I am ok guys, after this weekend-----------REST!!!!!!
Hi all. Madness is OVER!! It has been a past two weeks from H@%. I madly threw these together, but am please with how they turned out. I even did the little bows. ME, who can't tie my shoes correctly. This one took the longest. Does it count as parallels? This was taken 4 hours later, so it is a little droopy. lol.
The stupid flowers did not come with hardly any greenery. This one has some monkey grass, which was all that it came with. These flowers aren't the same ones I bought. I went crazy the other night and bought many more, plus I got oasis, floral ribbon, picks, and clay. I lost my mind that night. lol.
Lastly, these are from my rose bush. I didn't realize when I took the pics that the top rose has revolved a bit and must have been moved, because it was lower than the purple "stuff". It was facing front more and not nearly as open. I had this is the downstairs bath.
Finally, I have to brag on my nephew. He is 14. He shot up over the summer as he was shorter than me at the beginning. I am 5'3". He is sooo hansome and an all around fantastic kid. Oh, that's me beside him. lol.
Woooohoooo Traci. . .great arrangements! Thanks for sharing all those pics. Love the gerber arrangement with the cute bows. . .perfect for Teensy. The bouquet with the tiing ting looks professional. Great form and proportion. But of course my favorite is the rose one. First because I love roses and 2nd, it's so simple and elegant. Blue and yellow go together beautifully. Awesome job Traci. Do you know the name of your rose? I want that one. So now, you are going to rest? Some reason, I find that very hard to believe.
Off topic Traci, since I'm here, the larkspur seeds I have for you are not blue. They're a mixture of pinks and purples. Do you still want them? Sorry to get you excited, I didn't know you were looking specifically for blue. If I run into them, I will get them for you.
Hi Karma and Traci,
What a lovely suprise to see your arrangements Traci, well done!!
They are perfect for the occasion, lovely bright colours for a kids party.
LOVE the yellow roses and with the complementary colour purple, it looks beautiful.
Handsome nephew indeed. I imagined you blonde, like Jerri Hall!!! I got the long hair correct at least!
I've been busy with work and haven't had a chance to go 'flower shopping'
this week, maybe tomorrow I will get time.
Football tonight, so I'm out again soon, but will check back later,
Enjoy the wine, one is alcohol free for you Karma!..
Hi everyone, I found sushi cartons around the back of the cafe, anyone know how they got there? stray cats have made a real mess with them!!
Hope you all had a good time at thanksgiving?
Traci, I wish I had your flowers to do something today!
Just popping in again, hope to visit more often. The weather found me behind as usual, but with snowstorm coming and several nights of low 20s' ; Mother Nature caught up for me.
I wanted to share photos-more for the idea of using 2 out of 3 plants for arrangements.
The Red Dragon (will edit with species name) grew about 3 foot tall-heavy, jointed burgunday stems-stayed looking good over a week. I didn't cut the long stems-will next season-should be stunning. It is a fall bloomer, with delicate little white flower clusters. The 2nd plant is the Arum Italicum. I think the leaves that I have in the vase are entering their 4th week of being cut. They are active in early spring and late fall-can handle some heavy frosts.
3rd plant-crested Japanese fern-Not good for arranging.
The leaves attatched to the white (Baby's Breath) type flowers is the
Persicaria "Red Dragon" I cut one tall stem to dry-it keeps its' color and the "hinging" of the stem sections becomes accentuated. Photo of leaves
Traci, love the asian inspired teacup of flowers. Great set up too. . .very luxurious. Terri, lovely vases with gorgeous roses. Marcia, very nice foliage arrangement. I esp. like the Arum Italicum. . .he is very handsome.
You are welcome. I was So happy about the arum, I cut it on a -it may freeze tonight whim. Will be planting more next year (if I can find for trade).
I have curly willow and the odd branch during the warmer season (Bishops weed, thalictrum, astilbe), but had little except the horsetail and a bit of variegated bamboo for later on. ( and I am not sure the bamboo will make it through in its' new place...XXXX-me keeping fingers crossed.
Hi terriculture. The plants are hardy perennials to zone 5 (this is first winter for the Red Dragon-so hope that it holds true. We have 12" of white mulch of which the first 5" is totally easy for my gnome body to walk on. We should have thaw of that by...June?
Currently enjoying a deep pink Thanksgiving/Christmas cactus from my sister and a red/white amaryllis from my neighbor (first time for both). Have bloom stalks on 2 phal orchids-one in bud-should be in full bloom for Valentines day. The other is just peeking through.
It is cold here. Was minus ten night before last. The lake is still open and the swans and geese are still here. So lovely to hear the swans murmur at night.
May get to the swag today and will post photos.
Poor you, in those awful weather conditions!
I can't complain then, it's about 8 degrees today. Rain and gales are forcast for the weekend.I don't think I will be going back to my allotment over the next few days!!!
Keep warm! Terri
Hi ladies. Sharran, we missed you. Terri, more cute stuff from you, thanks. Marcia, wow, you are freezing up there. Feels like 80 here.
Wedding is coming along. I have all my supplies and vases ready. Flowers should be here Wednesday. I have ordered tons of roses, hydrangeas, ranunculus, dahlias, hypericum berries, amaranthus, and lots of cool greens. Can't wait to get started. Wish me good luck. Hope I will have some time to post some pics as I go along. Talk to you gals later.
Hi Karma, the flowers you ordered sound wonderful. I wish I could get my hands on them!!!!
I can't wait to see what you make with them. I hope you get time to take some photos while you are making things.
Good luck! and I'm sure you will do a great job!
Hi Sharran, Thankyou!
Funny you should ask, very observant of you! The thing in the middle is the flower head cut sideways like a cucumber!
I was thinking we should decorate the cafe with our christmas trees and festive arrangements, have you got any decorations you could bring in for us?
Karma, have you got time to bring in your wonderful tree?
More than ok Shar, that is fabulous! and so tastefully decorated. Thankyou and please, keep bringing things in, it's like opening the advent calendar and seeing something new everyday!!!
I love those arty greens on the top shelf, did you construct that?
with all the brick in my house, arches, entrance floor, etc, I have lots of the rosewood color including carpet. finally I found the proper color poinsettias to use on my trees.
yes, whatever is on the shelf that you see I did construct...but it is just old somethings in a cranberry colored glass, and the little painting is also an old something that I painted to fill in a spot on the shelf.
Thanks for showing us the wedding flowers Karma. I can't wait to see what you make with that wonderful selection.
Is the wedding at the weekend? Best of luck, I'm sure you will make lovely things! Are you making corsages and buttonholes too?
Oh Karma that is so beautiful! the roses are huge, do they have fragrance?and it's such a lovely shape. Thankyou!
I didn't know that about the purple flowers! I must be sad because I made some purple chairs too!
Those are wonderful. The Strawberry is 3D!! The other two remind me of old magazine prints. I don't know if you know what I am talking about, but the artwork in the mags were had painted and printed. Many of the "pages" have become collector items, such as botanical mags, birds, trees. I have several of these and have seen the prints sell for well over $200 each. Anywho, the coloring reminds me of them, very lovely.
Why are they in Maryland. Not liking the weather where you are?
Sharran, I agree with Traci. They look like old illustrations. You are so talented. Traci, nice to see you! Hope everything is well. . .no news is good news?
Thanks for all the kind words. ..the wedding flowers went really well. The bride was easy to please therefore was pretty happy about her flowers. Here is her bouquet of red roses, cymbidium orchids, seeded eucalyptus, and antique hydrangeas.
Thanks, traci and karma...btw, karma, I love your wedding flowers...talk about talent!!!
Traci they are in Maryland because they were commissioned by a lady who wanted them for a gift for someone who has a farmer's market every spring, so the paintings will be displayed with the appropriate veggies/fruit at the farmer's market. I still have more to do, but wanted to go ahead and send about 10 of them to her so she would have some to give him at christmas.
Hi Sarran, Traci and Karma!
Love your paintings Sharran, are they watercolours? 50!! thats a lot of work for you, I'm sure they will do well at the famers market, such a good idea for the subject matter. Maybe I should do that with some florists!!!
Traci, Lovely to have you back in the cafe! I for one, have REALLY missed you! I've even made a special sushi for you to welcome you back. I'll bring it in later!!!!!
Karma,...CONGRADULATIONS on another set of wedding designs, they are superb and I'm so happy to hear the bride was delighted with everything and that all your hard work went smoothly. Well done Sweetie pie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Has anyone seen Belle?
I've missed you all, by the way!!!
Good to be back, Terri. I miss you guys and actually go through withdrawals. Karma, you did amazing work. I am soooo proud of you. If I were to get married again (NOT!!) I would want you to do my wedding.
This is vegetarian sushi Shar, that is why those two 'friends' sneak the fishy sushi in when I'm not here!
In the old days they used to go back to the first cafe and hang about outside there, with their sushi!
Hey guys, I just did a crazy but wonderful thing. I am going to do an online course for floral arrangement. It is my pre-divorce present to myself. I am sooo excited, even if I only learn how to hold my flowers up. lol. It is study at your own pace and looks like it will be pretty fun. Yipee!!
Si comprendez ! Well done selling them in a job lot like that! glad you enjoyed the kebabs.
Traci, good news with the floristry course, sounds like fun! make sure you let us join in, we can help with your 'homework'!!!!! I can't wait for the first project... What topics does the course cover?
About your lilies, why not put them all in planters for now, until you know where they are going!
What kind of lilies Traci??? I took daughter shopping tonight, since she leaves tomorrow...so have been out on the town for awhile...so what kind of lilies?? I willprobably tell you the same thing as terri, but just to be sure...
Ornipet, Asiatic, LA's, OT's ummm...I have over 200 of them. I went coop crazy. I would just like to pot up a couple for myself. I think I have enough to spare. This doesn't include the spring ones I ordered.
Terry, here is our lesson plan. It is done with fakes, which I think is a wonderful idea, as I would go through $100's of dollars trying to do these with real flowers. lol.
Lesson plan .. it looks very thorough Traci, thanks for showing us in advance! we are going to be busy, when do we start? ! I don't know about artificial flowers in America, but here they are more expensive than real ones! It will be an exiting new project for next year, and this forum will be rocking if others join in too!!
I bought a tropical bunch and arranged them for the cafe...using pinecones and feathers.
I was a critic from the first day I got here and had never touched a flower to be arranged. Don't expect any changes. Terri, that is beautiful. I love how the size of the pot is counterbalanced so well with the height of the...HAHA.
Terri, they send everything to you. You pay for the course and they send the materials. I think it will be loads of fun for all of us. I can take pics of the lesson plan and away we go. It is go at your own pace. I may just use yours, Terri, and pass with flying colors.
Traci you are so funny! ..
Well it's great you get all the materials included, that saves you hours of going around trying to find what you need. I'm looking forward to seeing your creations! and joining in with the fun bits!!!!!!!!
I don't like wiring, so it's a good job Karma is the expert on wedding flowers!
Terriculture, No joke. I was just browsing the forums when I discovered this one. I'm very impressed with your designs and I want to create similiar floral designs for my home. They are truly inspirational.
Well if you are interested in floral design, you have come to the right forum!
Infact Pupilpropgr (Traci) is starting a floral design course soon and we are all going to join in and learn new things!
Thankyou for your kind comments! Terri
Hey Diggerette, glad you found us. I have never done an arrangement until I found this forum. Through the help of Terri and Karma, I actually have started doing so. Look above and see the link to the course I joined. I am going to do the whole thing on here, so we can learn together.
Nice choice with your flowers, lovely christmasy colours.
Your containers are great! you've got a good variety of shapes and sizes. I especially like the 'uncoventional' ones.!
It sounds like you've got all the equipment to make cool stuff! Thanks for bringing everything in.
Hi Shar, How are you? would you like some shortbread or a mince pie?
I'll be back later !
Ohhh SORRY!!! ... ummmmmmm lets see,
How about making a little gathering using all your red vases, with the red flowers and foliage, and maybe some gold accessories.
Fill up some clear vases with beads or pinecones, or spices, have the foam at the top (hidden) Use your foliage to make an outline for your design, fill in with your flowers, largest at the bottom.
The white oblong would be nice make a front facing parallel line
I'll have a look in the magazines I've got and see if I can find some arrangements with containers like yours.
Hi Traci, Terri, Karma, Sharron and everyone else,
Thank you for being so warm and welcoming me in. Would anyone like some tea?
I have never arranged flowers before but I'm willing and eager to learn. It looks like a lot of fun. I do plan on taking a basic floral design course at the botanical gardens by my house in Jan.
I have no supplies. What kind of tools do I need?
Terri can you explain what you mean by- use your foliage to make an outline for your design. And what is your favorite kind of teapot?
Traci, Are all these vases for your classwork? The large green vase is a real beauty.
Hello again Adele!
Thanks for the offer of tea, but personally I don't like it!!! I'll have a coffee with you anytime.
I've just got to get Sharran her shortbread or I will get into trouble for slow service around here!
I'm always up for tea, but ironically, our English friend, Terry doesn't drink it. So, one cup for me.
You are just like me, willing and eager to learn. I have even shown my horrible attempts so they can tell me where I am going wrong. GO FOR IT!!
In my antics of trying this out, I started with paper towels and rubber bands. lol. Here are some things I have bought that I have used once, but very helpful.
Floral foam - the kind you can get wet. Didn't know there were others. Terri would say, "Get Oasis". You can find this and the following other items at Hobby Lobby, Micheals, or whatever big craft store you have in your area.
Floral Tape - waterproof. Tapes down the floral foam
Floral Clay - I know it holds the foam too, but I think there are other uses. TERRI AND KARMA!!!
Floral Wire - No idea on the gauge. It is used to wrap around stems so you can bend them into shape.
Floral picks - Once again, not sure on size. These look like fat toothpicks with wire on them. They make stems longer and stick in the floral foam well.
Sheet moss - I haven't used it yet, but glad I got it. It is used to cover up the foam or whatever so you don't see it.
Floral Pins - holds the sheet moss in place
Now don't laugh, but there is something I forgot the name of so I will try to describe. It is a green tape that you wrap around said picks and such to hide them. I also used it to wrap little flower stems together to make nosegays
Corsage pins - I want these. The long pins with the little pearls on the end.
That is all I know and have probably messed up a lot of it. It sounds like a lot, but these items are very inexpensive. Terri and Karma can give you lots more info. Also, I think there is a thread in cut flowers called floral tool box.
Terrie, would love the foliage answer too and what do you mean by front facing parallel lines? I got the parallel, but front facing?
Finally, the vases are just stuff I have collected over the years. Most aren't even vases. Some of them are olive trays, tea pots, old wall lights, candle holders, Milk of Magnesia old bottles, liquer decantors, sundae ice cream glasses, hurricanes, taper candle holders, baking dishes, etc. Just anything I can find. Shot glasses in cool colors or shapes, trays, and on and on. The funny thing is, I have all these and know I could use them is some fashion, just don't know how. lol.
I wonder where I was when you did the first two Traci? I haven't seen them before, and must say, they are very elegant and beautiful!!!!!! I love the last one, it was for Teensy's birthday, very jolly colours in that one, and GREAT shape.
I simply meant with the parallel, that if it was for a tablecentre, you would mirror the lines on either side. Or if it was front facing it would be positioned infront of a wall or mantlepiece, viewed front only.
Adele, Most florists start their designs with the foliage or greenary first, so this becomes the 'outline' for your designs.
I don't have any (only sympathy tributes) showing step by step. I will do some after christmas.
I found some Christmas arrangements in my flower magazines. Sorry about the glare on some of them, it's the shinny magazine paper (obviously not my photography skills) at fault!!!!!! and if anyone wants the instructions for anything I will post them seperately.. enjoy
This is a dramatic but quick and simple to create for the festive season.
Clear plastic double tray
two blocks coloured foam, red and purple
2/3 Phormium tenax leaves
6 gold cones on long sticks
4 Cornus alba
2 stems holly
7-9 red Gerbera
2 gilded lotus heads
few stems of Equisetum
1. Cut the red foam in half and place either side of the purple foam in the long tray. You will need to soak the foam well, unlike the green foam this foam will take about 15 mins.
2. Pin the Equisetum onto the front of the foam.
3. Place the Phormium leaves in the centre, and then the lovely red Gerberas so that they are facing at slightly different angles.They look much more interesting that way.
4. Position one stem of holly and a few guilded cones at either end of the red foam.
5. Place a lotus seedhead down onto the foam to get a neat finish and cover the stem ends.
6. Insert a few red cornus stems in between the groups to create overall harmony.
Ok, a little more gaudy then I expected, but I had limited items to work with (that is my excuse and I am sticking to it. lol) Rolled wet foam in glitter, destroyed some unknown plant for leaves, used fake berries and gold thingy, and marbles and leaves to cover the horrid bottom. I used a 6" wide piece of foam, as I didn't have enough stuff to make a larger one. So...here goes...it may be a little bright, so watch your eyes...
Sorry I kind of disappeared. My shopping is almost done. . .I hope to have some time left to gift wrap attentively. Thanks so much for all the comments on the bridal bouquet. Traci, I will definitely do your wedding flowers. . .NO CHARGE. . .when you DO decide to. Thanks for the vote of confidence. Will post more pics when I have some time.
Terri, thanks for the layouts. Wow, those are gorgeous arrangements. I wish I could have some time to try one of those. Traci did an excellent job with hers. OMG, I can't believe she is already at this level. Do you have a trophy to lend her for the month? Not exactly like the magazine photo, but that's what makes it so GREAT! She used the photo only as a guide and the rest is just her own creativity. WOW WOW WOW. Traci, stop eavesdropping. . .you did an awesome job girl!
Hi Shar! Welcome Diggerette! Hope you will enjoy yourself here.
I think I heard you speed talking, Karma. You have been a busy girl lately. Glad to know you will do my flowers. Can you marry yourself. Kind of like a reclaiming of who you were. I, Traci, take the, Old Traci, to once again be the person I was. What kind of flowers would you use?
Thanks Karma. It just seems so gaudy because the gold thingys and berry thingys are fake plastic. That is what I don't like. But it was 3 in the morning and I couldn't go rob the yard as I couldn't see it. lol. I really do appreciate you saying such. I will pat myself on the back for one thing. The glitter on the floral foam. I thought that was pretty swift.
Are you going to do the course with us?? It will be very slow going, as I will not be doing it when I have Teensy. So, there will be plenty of time. I get her back on Sunday. Whoo Hoo!!
Hmmm the kind of flowers are totally up to you. . .But being that you're a bulb girl, I see tulips and hydrangeas everywhere! Marry yourself in late winter/early spring. Bouquets of tulips and bear grass with lots of hydrangeas/viburnum. Maybe lilac too? Gosh, I want to do a spring wedding. I've been requested to do one in April, but dh will still be in school. . .so I haven't answered her yet.
I know what you mean about plasticy stuff. I can't tell by your pics. I'm real selective with buying artificial stuff. The flowers have to look extremely real. I never buy from walmart, kmart, or even michaels. I like the ones from hobby lobby (they're almost always on sale 50% off too), pier 1, tjmax, marshalls, and target at times. And I never buy them regular price.
Not sure what course you're talking of. . .will have to rescan the posts. Happy to hear you will have her back Sunday. Does that mean you will have her for christmas? I can't imagine how much you must miss her. And I can't imagine how much she misses you.
Traci, the floal district in New york is about 4 streets long and 2 Aves wide. It has wholesale and retail floral stores. There are store like this one.I found this picture on the web. The district use to be bigger and it is shrinking rapidly.
I'll try to make a version of Contemporary Christmas,too. This is going to be fun.
Traci WOO HOO!! Amaising and fabulous!
This is your best arrangement so far, I think it's really great. You have used so many creative ideas,love the glitter, ribbon and petals everywhere! Well done ... trophy on it's way to you!
Hi Karma, we have missed you! nice to see you back.
Adele, I'm so glad you are going to join in with our cafe! It looks like you are going to have a great choice of flowers and foliage from those flower markets. To answer your question about flowers being underwater, thay last longer out, with only the stems in water. I usually only use old flowers underwater, make arrangements, take pictures and then dry them out for other projects.I hardly ever throw plant material away!!
I'm just calling in with a fresh brew. YES it's my yellow teapot AGAIN!!! I wish you kind ladies would make some teapot arrangements sometime, this is the FLOWERPOT cafe and we need fun teapots!! Please Darlings...
I haven't done the contemporary yet!!!!
Karma, I think you got into my mind on my wedding to myself. Tulips and hydrangea are two of my absolute fave's, of course the ones in lilac/blue. Great job. Now what kind of dress do you wear to a wedding to yourself. Antique white, simple, strappy, silky?
Sharran thanks. After today, I am I tired little girl. lol.
Adele, That looks like Nirvana. What fun that would be!! Can't wait to see what you come up with. This is lots of fun and as you can see, they go easy on ya. lol.
Terri, I am blushing and bowing. Of course, the whole sprinkle of flowers and such came from you. I always notice you do that and I like the touch. The best so far?? I really appreciate it and accept the trophy with humility. ;^)
Just put newspaper in the bottom of your shoes. I heard that works. My ONLY teapot is an olive green. I don't have any flowers that would go with it. I will try to think of something, but don't expect a miracle.