Sunday, August 14, 2016

Rolling Market Basket and Sunflowers...

Hi Everyone, Happy Weekend!

I've had Sunflowers on the brain for several weeks,
and have made a few faux arrangements for the house
 in vintage watering cans, baskets, 
and now this old rolling French Market Basket
that I keep in the Dining Room.

I had a few of the longer stem variety so I bundled them up
and filled up the basket with tissue paper to keep them together.

My Mom and Sis and I were out the other day having lunch,
and my mom was admiring a basket across the aisle filled with Sunflowers.
She commented on their perfection; 
"Almost like they're real." 
They ARE Mom.

you had to look really close...

It's amazing how close to nature some silk flowers can be...
I wish I could enjoy the "real ones", but too many allergies
and kitties who like to nibble.

So, I do the next best thing.

Here's a pic of the Botanical Window and grandmother's clock 
that I painted several years ago; just in case you're new here
and didn't go through all the angst
 of painting a million pieces of furniture "50 Shades of White".

I have more Sunflower escapades coming up.

Enjoy this late Summer weekend,


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