Posts Tagged ‘flowers’

Reusing Valentine’s Flowers

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 by by
Who doesn’t love getting roses on Valentine’s day? I just love getting flowers, but I am sad that they never seem to last very long. Some of my roses had started to wilt and fall off the petals.
Hubby challenged me to come up with a kids activity using the rose petals. Like I need him giving me more work! But a challenge is a challenge, so I pulled the rose petals off the stem and came up with a petal sun catcher type of thing.
Supplies you will need:
  • Rose petals
  • Wax paper
  • Iron
  • Thin dishtowels for ironing on



Our Lovely Lilies

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 by by

The lilies in our flower gardens are so delightfully in bloom! Here is a fun craft you can do to make your own paper lilies as well. Long-Stemmed Lilies craft from Crayola. (more…)

Wordless Wednesday: Blooms

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 by by


Is there anything sweeter …

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 by by

than a little boy bringing flowers to his mama? I don’t think there is. Well, except for this. I have this God-awful bush of Black Eyed Susans in my back yard. I hate them and want to kill them, but am too lazy to actually do it. So everyday, my sweet little boy goes outside to play, he comes back in with a handful of the sweetest flowers I have ever received and says “I picked these for you, mom.” These are of course, the same God-awful Black Eyed Susans that I detest. So after a few minutes of sitting in the house, he’ll see them lying limply on my desk and and he’ll say “did your flowers die mom?” I sadly tell him that yes, they did die and we’ll throw then in the trash. He’ll say (more…)