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Going Green

Dec 29, 2009

I was surprised how many people read my last post on green bouquets. Green is no longer a wallflower standing by while brighter hued flowers take center stage…

6a00e554d7b82788330120a73e6217970b-500wi  velvet and linen …loved this arrangement posted by Brooke at Velvet and Linen just before Christmas…if you haven’t visited her blog, you really should…it’s such a treat…

(image via Velvet and Linen)

3926968803_3baf7987be_o sixpence weddings blogspot …green hydrangeas and hypericum berries contrast with white peonies and blue muscari…muscari is always a favorite…

(image via Sixpence Events)

ChelleAdam-0707w rosehip happenings …decadent…grey-green succulents, hydrangeas, scabiosa pods and near black scabiosa…a favorite look of mine…

(image via Rosehip Happenings)

Helming0188 stoneblossom …lime green cymbidium orchids are stunning against blue and white seersucker…love the black eye of the ornithagolum (Star-of-Bethlehem)…

(image via Stoneblossom)

image_thumb27…on a different note…Joni at Cote de Texas posted this picture a little while back and I am still daydreaming about how I can make my driveway look like this…hard when your house is only 50 feet from the street…

(image via Cote de Texas )

WedGallery_LG_03 rountree flowers …nothing is more striking than lime with black and white…balls of Kermit mums add a modern edge to the black and white damask print box…thanks, Jenny, for sharing this amazing website…

(image via Rountree Flowers)

Maybe I needed to post about green today because there isn’t much of it around here this time of year…except the sweet peas struggling to reach the trellis out back. Stretch, Sweet Peas, Stretch! I need you to bloom…





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