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Friday, September 21, 2012

FNF, FF and What I Won..

Here's hoping everyone has had a good week.  It seems there are several of us bloggers walking through some issues right now. I know of two other people who have had surgery on their hip besides me just recently.  Positive thoughts and air hugs are coming your way!

I am linking up with French County Cottage , where you show ways you are feathering up your living space, inside or out.  And hopefully Tootsie will accept these flowers for Flaunting since I am pretty much house bound right now.
Plenty of inspiration between these two parties to keep your mind busy.

Here's what all those dyed coffee filters were for Grace.
I have been making flowers to adorn some wreaths and other items for the upcoming French Country Market.


That's a 'piece' of a Hydrangea bloom from 2011 in the background.


How do you think they turned out?

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If you have never visited Marydon, you should.  She is sincerely one of the kindest woman I have never met. (for some reason blogger isn't letting her page come up, keep trying)

Marydon hosts all types of give-a-ways on her blog.  
I was blessed to win, what I thought was a decorated bottle last week.  When the package arrived the joy overflowed and came out of my eyes.
It contained the bottle, a painted spoon, a lavender sachet, two "Frenchy" Magazines and a heartwarming note.
One side of the bottle.

Aren't the painted roses just beautiful?
Other side of the bottle,  decoupaged photo.
Thank you for your generosity Celestina.  Celestina's blog and her Etsy Store

Be Blessed!

22 comments:

Dorothy said...

Very creative and beautiful!!! Congrats on the nice win! I hope each day finds you feeling better and stronger! Love and Prayers,
♥ ♥ ♥

FlowerLady said...

I hope you are feeling better with each passing day Darla. Healing takes time and sometimes all we need is patience. That can be hard to have at times I know.

Your coffee filter roses are wonderful. I really like the yellow ones. You did a great job. I've never heard of those before.

Congrats on your lovely win.

Love and hugs ~ FlowerLady

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Darla, Hope you are feeling better this day.
WOW~~~ I love your coffee filter roses. I want to learn these too.
They look gorgeous with your hydrangea in the background.
Thank you for the mention and link. You are so kind. So glad you like your gift and many thanks for participating our sweet Marydon's giveaway.

Have a blessed weekend.
Hugs, Celestina Marie

tina said...

Those are beautiful roses. A very nice bottle indeed. I like the French style for its romanticism.

GRACE PETERSON said...

SERIOUSLY? I thought those were REAL roses, Darla!! They look fabulous. Is there no end to your talent? I love them.

The gifts you received are gorgeous! I love them. I sure hope you're feeling well.

Busy Bee Suz said...

Well, you fooled me with those roses too...I thought they were real. You are so talented!!!!
I hope you are feeling better...take care,
Suz

Beth said...

Your roses are gorgeous, Darla! They look real! Love your giveaway win too. Congratulations. Feel better soon. In a few weeks/months you will feel a lot better and be glad you went through the surgery...and the recovery time and trials will become a distant memory.

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Oh my, what beautiful flowers.

Blessings,
Linda

Sacha Brenda said...

Oh!!! They are so wonderful! Really, really pretty!

Boudoir of Paris

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

How very sweet, someone put a lot of effort into making that.

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

Kristin said...

Congratulations on your new pretties - and those flowers are gorgeous!! xo

Beth said...

Hi Darla, Wanted to get back to you as you asked how our variegated liriope does. I just planted it this summer, so I can't say. Looks healthy so far and it's quite pretty. Take care of yourself. Hope you feel well soon.

~Gardener on Sherlock Street said...

Such pretty winnings.
Hope your hip is healing well. Take care!

HolleyGarden said...

Those are coffee filters?!!! Wow - they are absolutely gorgeous! And congrats on winning. I hope your recovery is swift.

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Randy said...

Beautiful, beautiful roses Darla! And congrats on your win!

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