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    Dried flowers diaries January 2014

    Posted on January 31, 2014 by in Diary

    Jolly January flowers Jolly jonquils (or delightful daffodils) bring a much needed psychological boost at this dull time of year! I couldn’t resist these from my local farm shop – a floral treat! The mild coastline protects tender flowers Those daffs weren’t the only flowers I spotted in bloom this month. I went for a […]

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    Dried Flowers Diaries December 2013

    Posted on December 31, 2013 by in Diary

    Christmas dried flower crafts in abundance! I hope everyone had a fantastic Christmas – I am writing this in the lull between Christmas and New Year, when the house is starting to look untidy, we’ve eaten far too much and the kids are starting to get restless! Here is a pic of me (left) with […]

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    Dried flowers diaries November 2013

    Posted on December 3, 2013 by in Diary

    A busy month for natural Christmas crafts Gosh that month went quickly! It’s a bit mad in the workshop at this time of year, and the time really flies. I am looking forward to getting our Christmas tree this week. I am hoping to get it from the local farm shop, and let my children […]

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    Dried flowers diaries October 2013

    Posted on November 3, 2013 by in Diary

    Dried flowers diary a few days late I do try and publish my diary posts at the end of each month. This month I was plagued with Worpress-related issues, but after some maintenance it seems to be behaving itself well! So a few days late, but at least the blog is still up and running. […]

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    Dried flowers diaries September 2013

    Posted on October 1, 2013 by in Diary

    Dried flower crafts in September September is always a busy month workwise, because our shop starts receiving Autumn/Winter and Christmas stock. It may seem early for Christmas, but there are a lot of keen crafters out there – do check out all my blog posts from Christmas last year for some ideas – you might […]

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    Dried flowers diaries August 2013

    Posted on September 7, 2013 by in Diary

    A lavender stall, preserving hydrangeas, and chamomile tea Apologies for the lateness of this post! Not only am I late by about a week, but there are always less blog posts from me in August as I try and spend some extra time with my family. A lavender stall spotted in Prague This summer we […]

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    Dried flowers diaries July 2013

    Posted on July 28, 2013 by in Diary

    Picking flowers to dry This month I have been mostly…picking flowers to dry. At this time of year I am busily pressing flowers or drying them in my airing cupboard to use later. I am gardening or collecting blooms most days when the weather is fair. All this plant material is then stored in old […]

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    Dried flowers diaries June 2013

    Posted on June 30, 2013 by in Diary

    June: a month of Photography Photos of dried wedding flowers At the beginning of the month I was emailed by Tess, a happy bride who had used my dried flowers at her wedding, with a link to a lovely blog post written by her photographer Esme Ducker. A visit from a gardens photographer – potpourri […]

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    Dried flowers diaries May 2013

    Posted on June 5, 2013 by in Diary

    May: My garden in flower | Holidays | Drying my flowers A busy month – so much so that I haven’t had time to write this until the first week in June! But busy in a good way, because May was filled with gardening and holidays. As soon as the weather picked up, I was […]

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    Dried flowers diaries April 2013

    Posted on April 30, 2013 by in Diary

    Dried flowers from Barcelona Shortly after Easter my lovely husband took me to Barcelona for a long weekend. I couldn’t help but notice these dried flowers in the flower markets – so pretty and only a Euro a bunch. These bright little dried flowers are each only about 1cm across. Dried flowers projects from my […]

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