Another cheapie bouquet from the grocery store. I made this awhile ago, but thought it would be pretty for St. Patrick’s Day, if you’re a holiday-decorating type. It’s green button mums, and a weed-type flower
whose name I don’t know called Alstromeria or Peruvian Lillies (thanks, Lisa N.!).
I chose them because they’re the same color family, but totally different textures.
First I took all the crazy leaves off the bottoms of these guys.
Then I pulled the mums apart so I could work with arranging individual flowers instead of a stalk with a bunch of different heights.
They look cool together, and I was happy with the result.
Fair warning, both flowers lasted forever and then a weird thing happened. The mums didn’t grow in water, but the weed flowers did, so at the end of the week it was a big ol’ mess. Ah well.
Then I made this tiny guy for my bedside with leftover flowers.
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I like it! What a cool idea. For what it’s worth, those are Alstromeria or Peruvian Lillies. I only know that because I had a friend and it was her favorite flower. They come in all colors too, so this idea can be used in lots of ways! Thanks for sharing!
You should be counting these bouquets among your 1000 lovely things made.
The flowers are alstroemeria. Very pretty!
I kind of like the big ‘ol mess even more! They reminds me of succulents, almost? 🙂