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The Beauty of Withered tulips

I still think that withered tulips are beautiful. They are more fragile than before. Their colors muted, their petals wrinkled – and then they become almost transparent. Don’t get me wrong, I love them when they are cute as buds, … Continue reading

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Dear Photo Diary | Celebrating Perfect Days

If we want to discover the full potential in our humanity, we need to celebrate those heartbreaking strengths and those glorious disabilities we all have. It is our humanity and all the potential within it that makes us beautiful. Aimee … Continue reading

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Bellis Miniature Sculpture

To me this is a Bellis Perennis – a common plant of meadows, lawns and other grassy areas, frequently found growing in lawns. The drawing is from my Art Journal, and the pink sculpture is a recent handmade find from … Continue reading

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Thrifted Finds | Vintage Flower Pots

With a Summer Crush on Flea markets I have been to several outdoor flea markets this summer. And yes, some nice finds did find me! My favorite might be these two flower pots, featuring my favorite china pattern! I’ve got … Continue reading

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Flower Decorating Idea

One of my favorite flower arranging ideas is still my own flower in a coffee cup that I came up with many years ago now. This is another one, from my mom this time, where you take small glass vases, … Continue reading

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The Gift of Flower Picking

And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see – or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read. Alice … Continue reading

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Fabric flower inspiration

Thank you for all your well wishes and comments on my New Year Resolutions post. I was so surprised that so many had the time to read through that long rambling of words and very happy that it meant something … Continue reading

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My kind o’ cup

For midsummer I took some of the rose cups I thrifted last week and made my first flower arrangement for the table. Roses of course, from the garden. I just love how beautiful they look together on the white table … Continue reading

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Withered tulips

I think that even withered tulipes are beutiful. I took these photos in the morning when I woke up. When my boyfriend came home in the evning he through them away… Continue reading

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