Jul 11, 2012

~ leftover flowers

Sometimes, the best arrangements are the leftovers from another arrangement... or two.
Recently, I received a lovely, quite large bouquet of flowers from a dear friend which I enjoyed immensely for a few days. Soon enough, as is often the case, a few flowers faded before others, resulting in a messy looking arrangement, and spoiling the live ones that remained. I often gather the live leftovers and although I may not choose that particular combination of flowers when creating an arrangement, sometimes, it's a nice surprise. 
In this case, the bright colors, mixed with my leftovers from July 4th, were beautiful!








A few days later, even fewer flower leftovers... still pretty!









 Get the most out of your flowers! Enjoy those leftovers!

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3 comments:

Acquired Objects said...

Jan your flowers are still stunning. Lucky you to have so many leftover and are still able to enjoy. I missed wishing you a Happy Birthday the other day I hope you had a wonderful day!

XX
Debra~

carolyn bradford said...

More amazing flowers in more amazing McKenzie Childs! So charming and refreshing! I love using left over flowers from something and giving them a new look! And a belated Happy Birthday to you! I hope it was extra special!

BRASWELL said...

love these pictures. xxpeggybraswelldesign.com