Category Archives: flowers

Yay for Spring!

Happy first day of Spring!

--Ps116-8

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Sweet William

SWEET SATURDAY

Aren’t these gorgeous? On this Sweet Saturday, I’d like to introduce to you Sweet Willliam if you don’t know “him” already.

Sweet William (aka “Dianthus Barbatus”) is a perennial, sweet-smelling flower that is usually planted as an annual. I remember buying these as Dianthus, where I included them in one of my flower beds way back when. They do enjoy some shade so if you live in a particularly hot and sunny climate—like I do in the southwest—plant these babies in areas where there is at least partial shade for a good portion of the day and keep them well watered.

I just thought I’d share this sweet flower with you seeing as it is Sweet Saturday!

DIY Mason Jar Frog Lids

FRUGAL FRIDAY

On this Frugal Friday, I want to share a really easy, frugal and great DIY crafty thingy project with you. Can you tell my brain doesn’t want to work well right now?

I came across a great site, Smashed Peas and Carrots, and found the tutorial for this cool and easy project for mason jar frog lids. Maggie from SPandC shows in great detail everything you’ll need to make these lids plus step-by-step instructions for assembling them.

So, go check this easy and frugal DIY project for yourself!

Yellow Flower Mishmash

Crochet Sweetness

SWEET SATURDAY

I came across this pattern for a sweet crochet bouquet while browsing one of my favorite crochet pattern sites, Lily SugarnCream. Their cotton yarns are wonderful to work with and come in a variety of yummy colors.

I think this bouquet is so sweet and cute that I might just make it myself! Unless I buy flowers at the grocery store (which my frugal self only does a couple of times a year), the vases in my home are filled with silk flowers because I no longer have the urge for a flower garden. And even if I did still garden, I have a notorious “brown” thumb, so it’s better that I stick with silk.

So, please check out this pattern and take the time to browse the site for more ideas at Lily SugarnCream. For you knitters, they also have many knitting patterns!

Pink Flower Canopy

WONDERFUL WEDNESDAY

As a pink girl, I couldn’t resist sharing this wonderful pink flowering canopy with you on this Wonderful Wednesday. Can’t you just imagine walking through this gorgeous pink scenery?

Blooming Sunday

HAPPY SUNDAY!

Sunflower Thursday

THANKFUL THURSDAY

This field of sunflowers is here especially for my friend Marie, who loves sunflowers!

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