Hi Candee, What a Beautiful arrangement! Love the purple and gold colours together.
Everything you sprayed turned out really lovely, you must have used a whole can of spray paint?
The leaves look fab too! Stunning design with good height and shape!
Great idea for a new theme, your going for gold is going be hard to beat, LoL!
Thank you! and I can't wait to see everyone try this one! now where did I put my spray paint...?
Thanks Terri - actually didn't take much spray paint at all. I have been using the same can on the birdcage for several years and on one other piece that we have. Just a few waves over those allium and they were transformed and same for the poppy pods.
Can't wait to see what you and everyone else design, got that thinkin cap on already I am sure!
The leaf idea you inspired particularly as I never work with leaves much and you and your oils all work wonders, I am too lazy for the oil, it was easier to paint them and then crop them.
well this is not an arrangement but I wandered into the Salvation Army shop on my way to work & found a gold frog...
they wanted fifty cents for it... I gave them a dollar & feel a bit guilty because I suspect it is worth a bit more than that.
it comes apart if you twist it.
told you I was new at this :) Not to mention blonde ;)
... didn't know that I should or even how to cover up the frog but have had some good suggestions so next time will try hiding it.
This is so much fun!
Blond here as well dalfyre LOL! Terri will tell you I have my moments! But the frog is gold and it is the gold theme so no need to cover it up.
Hey Terri that is dazzling, that is the coolest vase I've seen. Where do you find that stuff?
I have a new acquisition from the local Sally Army shop...
I went looking for vases or bowls & spotted a large glass swan.
Ok so it isn't any use for floral work but I love it & it cost me a whole $7.00.
I am making a habit of paying them a bit more than they ask since it is a charity shop.
Still cheap at twice the price.
Hubby hasn't noticed it yet.
He won't mind especially when I spent so little on it.
I am hoping the swan dates back to the 1970's...
I vaguely recall seeing them back then.
but it may be a more recent Chinese knock off of Murano glass.
I don't know how I ended up with a collection of birds but I guess they fit in with my love of gardening :)
One draw back to a June wedding in NZ is that it is the middle of winter & not much in the garden.
And the other draw back is that it was freezing!
Hubby was nice & warm in his kilt but I had a sleeveless dress & the mean photographer made me take my 'fur' cape off for most of the pics...
when he saw my cape my Step dad asked "how many plastic rabbits died for that?"
I didn't think you had sprayed it, it fits in perfectly.
Honestly, I have never heard of an honesty plant. I know what a pod shell is just never heard of that plant. The ballet dancer is fabulous, what a great combination of texture and movement.
I tossed Honesty seeds around my garden...
am paying for it years later.
They are weeds here!
I did get some unusual variegated ones - and I saved seed from them...why?
Because those seed pods are so pretty.
But good grief they are so invasive.
I think I will be weeding them out forever now.
Thanks Candee, I made the ballet dancer a while ago for the bigger is better thread but I didn't think you would like it! lol.
I lost most of my Honesty, I think that snow week was to blame!! Funny how different plants are weeds somewhere or other. I like the purple flowers in springtime too.
I like your ballet dancer Terri! Theres some Honesty in our front garden. I've also heard it called money plant. I wish I had some allium or gold paint but I do not...so I'll just enjoy the pics that are already here.