Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Fireworks in December

One of the new plants I couldn't wait to grow last spring was Burpee's exclusive Fireworks flowers , an unruly shockingly pink Globe Amaranth. What a fun flower!  The ladies who walk past my house every morning stopped by several time to get a closer look, and even my kids, who are a bit "flowered out," as you can imagine,  found them "cool."

Although they are dimensional, they ended up pressing very well in the Microfleur, and their flat, graceful stems are an added plus.

This piece of Fireworks pressed flower art is created on 5 x 7" handmade paper, and mounted on fine Gilbert Oxford card stock.  It has been sealed with  UV resistant polymers, and is ready to frame in the 8 x 10" frame of your choice.

You can grow your own fireworks next spring!  The seeds are available here.  If you are interested in purchasing a Microfleur, you can do so here, and, remember, free gift wrapping is available on all Microfleurs and paper making kits from now until December 20th. 

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Anonymous homemanager said...

Ooooo, very nice! (as always!) :)

12:49 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Thanks, as always Karen! This picture was fun to do.

2:05 PM  
Blogger Marie Ann said...

How elegantly simple...and simply elegant! I love your art.

5:42 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Thanks so much Marie Ann. I've long been an admirer of your work as well!

12:28 PM  
Blogger Angela Ungren said...

I love your Blog! These are so cool! I cant wait for spring! I'll have to try these!

6:05 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

Thank you Angela. I can't wait for spring either!


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