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June 1, 2015

Welcoming June With a Patriotic Salute of Color!

I felt it was time to re-do the basket on the front door.
  I wanted to re-do the door basket and I decided to go with a red white and blue theme.  I lucked out with a little bargain shopping at Michaels for the flowers.
There is only 4 inches between this door and the storm/screen door so I have to keep all this very flat as I design it.  The bow was a ready made one from Michaels.  I liked the burlap with the white chevron design and it works well with the basket.

If you like you can view the post where I first introduced this narrow basket "here"


These giant white Eremurus (Foxtail Lilies or Desert Candles) were originally $12.99 and I just happened to notice a clearance price on them for $1.99!!  How's that for a bargain!

There were only three of these red geranium plants which ended up working out fine and the daisies spoke to me!   Pick me ... pick me!!

 There were only 2 of the deep blue Larkspur but I couldn't resist their color so I grabbed them up.  I was smiten with their striking blue shade.


 My favorite find at another store....
I wired it to the bow


Welcoming June with a Patriotic Salute!

13 comments:

  1. Beautiful flower arrangement, Liz, very welcoming!...Christine

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  2. Love your cheerful floral wreath. We don't have a screen door so I can't hang a wreath on our door or the dang birds build a nest in it. Last time I tried, we opened the door and two birds flew into the house. You can imagine the chase!

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  3. Liz, your arrangement looks so pretty! I haven't hung anything yet. I noticed the birds hovering around a few weeks ago; and decided to wait until they seemed to have moved on. I guess I can start making something now. You've inspired me.

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  4. Your basket arrangement is perfect for a patriotic salute on your door Liz! Love the touch of blue from the larkspur and your chevron bow :)

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  5. So pretty, Liz! I love the little God Bless America star, too. Jane

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  6. It is gorgeous! You did a great job with the arrangement. Love the little star! xxx Maria

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  7. Hi Liz, this looks so good and you have inspired me to update my door urn with some red white and blue for the season. Beautiful job.
    Hugs, CM

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  8. A very pretty and patriotic bouquet for your front door, Liz! The ribbon looks perfect, as a finishing touch, paying your respects to your beloved country, it's heroes and its citizens! Thanks for sharing!

    xo
    Poppy

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  9. So Pretty, Liz!! Love the button, especially!

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  10. A pretty welcome, Liz. Thanks for sharing your patriotic wreath.

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  11. It's beautiful, Liz! You scored some great bargains, too. The star is a wonderful addition.

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  12. Liz,
    Amazing Patriotic Themed basket, dear friend!!!
    I adore the height. . .and the PoP of blue!!!
    I'd say you've got Flag Day & Independence Day well covered!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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