As I Await Spring and Planting...

So, in a box of "junk" at an auction, was a can of hose ends.  Very nicely patina-ed, rusty hose ends.  Also a can of interesting bolts and nuts. "Cool", thought I.    At home I saw rose buds and daffodils instead of  hoses and bolts.  Ok, roses?  I don't know, flowers of some sort!  So until spring is here and I can dig, plant, and grow, my rustic flowers will do just fine.  AND, if you like can find more that I made at Simply Bungalow in Lincoln at their open house the 18th and 19th.  They are selling some of my "goods" in their quaint and homey shop on 33rd St.  Check out Heidi's blog for more information. I have really enjoyed Heidi, her mom, Pam (and business partner) and sweet little girl on their buying trips to my home!

So, what else to do while waiting for warmer weather?  Besides the quotidian? Take Kim Klassen's online class, Photoshop the Essentials!  Then shop from  her large selection of textures and be obsessed with altering your photos INSTEAD of the quotidian

But, then stop and finish getting ready for the wedding!!!  Oh yes, it's only 2 1/2 months away!  We are so excited. I've been dancing around with the little girls getting them all excited too!  More projects to post soon!

Enjoy your weekend!


  1. GASP!!! do you have any idea... how freaking much i love these photos? oh my gosh... wow! and wow... and WOW... 'sigh'... thanks for sharing my link...

    did i say wow!!
    LOVE... xxo, Kim

  2. These are just too, too cool! You are just pure inspiration, girl :: lynn

  3. Very, very beautiful! And I love the use of quotidian - twice!

  4. Now these are the types of flowers I like! Love the high contrast photos too!

  5. I like your idea of "everlastings". Your metal flowers rock! I think I have some rusted baling wire on the back porch...

    I followed your link back to the boutennierres (sp?!) which are BRILLIANT, btw, but no explaination there of WHOSE wedding. Nosey, er, ENQUIRING minds want to know!

  6. I can't wait to see your creationgs in person at the open house! I'm counting down the days. :)

  7. They are just great!!!

    Have a lovely weekend!

  8. What a cool idea ..... A very feminine interpretation! And a pretty bouquet any time of the year. I could see these planted in the soil among the flowers in the bright sunny summertime. A little bit of whimsical garden art :)

  9. Love these and all the other wonderful creations you have created. Can't wait to debut them at the Open House. And thank you so much for sharing our links and info for the shop. We are so honored to have all your treasures in the shop!
    See you soon,

  10. Love, love, love these Jill!!! And wow!are your pictures of them amazing!!!!!!!!
    Soon, very soon, the roses will come.
    sending hugs

  11. so pretty!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    how are those concrete eggs going?!?! check out my blog for the original free tutorial!
    happy week!

  12. fabulous!!
    I love everything about them. How clever you are.


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