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 walk along Eastbourne seafront last weekend and spotted these osteospermums seemingly unaware of the fact that it is January!
Dried flowers projects – a floral vintage card
Mike found this lovely Victorian image from the British library, and I decorated it in my usual way with dried flowers from my garden. (There is a blog post in the pipeline about this) I can proudly say that I grew and pressed the flowers myself!
Dried flowers projects – bath sachets with petals
I’m always looking for new things to do with dried flowers, and the dried petals in these bath sachets I made a few weeks ago look so pretty through the muslin cloth.
The trouble with my line of work is that I am always acquiring photos like the one above, taken while making the sachets. It’s not of anything in particular, just dried petals, but it’s so very pretty! I asked on facebook if anyone had any suggestions for ways to use them, and one lovely idea was to make a calendar. Do please leave a comment here if you have any more.
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