Friday, June 24, 2011

What I did with the flowers........


Just a quick post to show you what I've done with some of the pretty little flowers I made last week.......turned them into another dangley flower vine garland / bunting.


It was hard to photograph hanging as all my ceiling hooks were just too far apart. Sigh. Must get a few put up that are closer together for short spanning things like this! (or should of checked the length and chained the vine a bit longer.)


So that is why it is draped over the chair like a big ol chair necklace, looking nice and spring like, and giving me a little burst of colour whenever it catches my eye. I really like making these pretty things, even if they are a bit useless; maybe to decorate a little girls room? or a baby nursery? or to please my inner little girl? Do I really need a practical purpose?


I'm planning a bit of a bedroom update and going to replace our bed with a nice cast iron one, kind of like the old hospital beds, and I think something like this flower vine would look good twined around the bed ends.

Any hoo....have you got a fun weekend planned? The weekends roll around so quickly don't they?
I actually have a party to go to tomorrow night, quite a rare occasion, but very welcomed!!
Starting at a vineyard, then back to my cousins place for dinner and (more) drinks, should be lots of fun.
Happy 40th Sanny!

Hope you have a fun day over the weekend too!

12 comments:

  1. They're gorgeous, I love the outer border done in a different colour. Sounds like a great party - starting at a vineyard - what a lovely idea.

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  2. This flower garland is gorgeous. I hope to make one soon.
    Have a nice party!

    Groetjes, Monique

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  3. Noooooo, you don't need a practical purpose for your flower garland Jules.

    If it makes you smile, that's reason enough to make it.............

    All that floral gorgeousness, I love it. Perhaps you could try pegging it to the clothesline for a pic!

    Enjoy the party and have a great weekend,

    Claire :}

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  4. I'm loving your flower garland. How exciting to be planning a bedroom update. Looking forward to seeing what you do.
    Anne xx

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  5. Love your flower garland, it is so perfect for a new bed or anywhere!
    Happy Friday,
    Meredith

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  6. I really love those flowers... would be so pretty draped on an old barn wood shelf I have...

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  7. Just make them cos it makes you happy.

    What better reason?
    And it makes me happy to look at them - another good reason.

    cheers
    Fi

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  8. Great idea...so so pretty
    Hugs Suz x

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  9. Very pretty. I LOVE this idea. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  10. Your big flower necklace is stunning..the colours are great!

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  11. Oh, this is so pretty. I've been thinking of aa sunflower bunting for the huge shopcounter/shelf in my kitchen, but THIS might look so much better! Going totry out a little flower or two today. Also like the edges in a different colout. Really lifts it.

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