I am really pleased with this photo I took from my garden. Bachelors Buttons, also known as cornflower is the source of the color cornflower blue. This beautiful flower retains its color very well when dried and is even edible, tasting similar to a clove
This single white bloom popped up the other day. It may not be as lovely as my other poppies but I found the little brown specks on antique white petals charming. I am really fond of the center of poppies so intricate and beautiful.
My sister in laws birthday is next week I made her this sachet that is lace edged and stuffed with a small amount of batting, dried lemon geraniums that I grew myself,I added some Bulgarian Rose oil that I received as a gift, it smells delightful. I absolutely love this fabric and bought 10 yards of it on a whim, ( really funny when a friend dropped by and witnessed me trying to fold 30 ft of fabric) Hope you guys like the new photos trying to step up my photography.
I love this oil smells so good, and I really like the wooden container the vial came in.
I was recently married to the man of my dreams. I made the crazy decision to try to make everything, I mostly succeeded. I made myself this bouquet after not finding anything vintage enough to go with my 1920-30s look. I never intended on the hops being part of it but I couldn’t find any foliage I liked better so here it is; dusky purple Poppies, green and white hops, green ranunculus, cream and green love lies bleeding and cream feathers. I covered the holder in a soft moss before adding the flowers so it looks fuller. I really loved how it turned out . My husband ( who is a big H.P Lovecraft fan) told me it looked Cthulhu-ey. while I no longer have my bouquet, I sent it up to be with my ailing aunt who couldn’t make it, it made me so happy, in fact i was informed by my husband that when I stepped out, he heard a gasp followed by “Oh my God look at the bouquet.”