Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Flower Arranging Friday Again

It's that time of the month again
Flower arranging Friday - it's such a joy to meet up with friends and just play.


This month the theme was 'harvest'
Now I expect that the first thing that springs to mind is a harvest festival - pumpkins, veggies, fruit etc

You  know how I like to be different - so I did a sea harvest.
Blue delphiniums represent the sea.  White roses the sea spray

There is a conch shell in the top photo and I have used dried aspidistra leaves curled to represent those big seaweed leaves.
I live in a little bungalow so it is very difficult to photograph my arrangements

It does look lovely on the one and only coffee table in our lounge.

It smells lovely too

The delphiniums match the embroidery on the vintage table cloth exactly!

I finished the arrangement off with a coil of rough rope - I liked the difference in texture and you often see bits of old rope on the beaches


 



10 comments:

themessycraftroom said...

Simply gorgeous arrangement Lottie . Love how you've added the rope its stunning. I bet it smell lovely too. Take care Hugs x ChrisB

Serendipitychild said...

Oooh, I had delphiniums in my wedding flowers, I love them!

Pearl said...

Ms. Lottie I have missed you, glad to see you back! And I always enjoy your arrangments. So different and unique from the U.S. I also love Delphiniums. Thanks for sharing. Hugs, Pearl

Sharne's Bit 'n' Bobs said...

It' stunning. I love delphiniums, I keep trying to grow them in my garden, but the slugs and snails think I am feeding them!

Ati. said...

Love the combination of the blue and the pale yellow. The theme is also nice. It's a creative mind who made this arrangement!!

hazel said...

This is beautiful Lottie.
xxx Hazel.

maggi said...

What a stunning arrangement.

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sam21ski said...

Great concept Lottie, love those leaves and that rope really finishes it off - fantastic xxxx

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