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August 14, 2015

Summer's Sunshine- Sunflowers!

Well it's late in the summer season and Sunflowers are in bloom!
I think they offer a ray of sunshine for any day- even a gloomy one!

I rummaged through my stock of artificial flowers and ended up with this... These were about 24" stems but I chopped away at them to work for these jars.

I was going to put these jars on the plate rack but they were too tall so I finallly decided I wanted a new cheerful design on the windowsill at my kitchen sink.

 I've been growing a collection of green glass bottles.  This one has a cow on it although I just couldn't seem to capture it well.  The little jar has pieces of the lavender that have fallen from my small bouquet of lavender I got at the lavender farm.

Makes me happy!!

Bon Weekend everyone!

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13 comments:

  1. That is such a beautiful way to display the sunflowers...on a sunny windowsill with the old bottles. Lovin' it!!

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    1. ps...catching up on what I missed of your posts...love the 'artistic' gate with the wagon rims.

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  2. I love your cheerful sunflowers! You were brave to chop them off. I have some super long sunflower stems and I could use them more if I chopped mine off too. I might now that I have seen yours. They are happy flowers. Sheila

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  3. Love the window display, very cheerful.
    Amalia
    xo

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  4. Very cheerful. I love sunflowers, however when I buy the real ones, they never last.

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  5. Oh, Liz, it makes me happy too! What a delight for the end of summer look!

    You are getting a nice collection of jars, too - perfect for so many things! : - )

    Hugs.

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  6. I like how you put separate blooms in the jars instead of all massed together. They look pretty in your windowsill.

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  7. Liz,
    Absolutely gorgeous, dear friend!!!
    The resident baby bunnies ate all the Sunflower seedlings . . .t w i c e!!!
    We've had two Sunflowers bloom in the Sunflower Patch this Season!!!
    Thanks for sharing yours!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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  8. those are gorgeous faux blooms Liz! I would have never guessed! They look perfect in your window!
    Jenna

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  9. Sunflowers are the perfect summer flower. Very pretty photos of them.

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  10. Sunflower days! I like them on your windowsill, too.

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