Thursday, June 5, 2014

Fresh Cut Garden Flowers



I walked around the yard and cut a few branches and flowers to make an arrangement.

Liz from Rose Vignettes mentioned Roses and Honeysuckle for the flowers of the month so I added a little bit of Honeysuckle to the arrangement, although mine are just about done.

I cut some Spiraea, ferns and clematis from the woods and my garden.




I added this lidded tea cup with a lilac design on it that I got from Mackinac Island several years ago. They have the Lilac Festival going on on Mackinac Island right now! 

There were just a few pieces left that I bought.  I'm not really a hot tea drinker except when I have a cold, but I thought it was pretty and unique so I had to have it.  

I think she said that this was the last of the china like this made for their store, and there wouldn't be anymore.  

I potted up some violas that I hope to keep going all summer.  I just love them- such sweet faces!

I used this MacKenzie Childs watering can that I ordered on one of those clearance sales they have on their web-site a couple of years ago.  
(Excuse the messy deck- the stain wears off from the drip line on the house- we haven't had a chance to destain yet)



I'm joining Rose Vignettes for
Fresh Cut Friday

I'm also joining Have A Cup With Mrs. Olson for Share Your Cup Thursday


Liz @ Sit With Me In My Garden
Liz @ Sit With Me In My Garden

Hello and welcome to my garden site. I hope you enjoy my garden.

20 comments:

  1. Lovely flowers, I love that childs watering can.
    Merle.............

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  2. It is so gorgeous, Liz. I absolutely love your arrangement and the columbine in there is so pretty. I love your lilac piece, too. My daughters used to go to Mackinac every year for the lilac festival...until they got married and had kids....lol...
    I hope you have a wonderful time in your garden this weekend- xo Diana

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  3. Ahhh Liz, you are ready for a nice relaxing afternoon! A flower arrangement always adds so much to a table. Christa

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  4. Your flowers are so pretty and I just adore that teacup. I love lilacs.

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  5. Hi Liz, Your flower arrangement is gorgeous. Love the sweet lidded teacup with lilacs. Your garden is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing weekend.
    XO

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  6. Lovely flowers & china. I can't wait until my Hydrangea are huge and don't mind cutting some of the blooms for inside. Right now I'm not ready to give them up in my yard. :) Have a nice weekend Liz.
    Cher Sunray Gardens

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  7. So pretty, Liz! Those violas are TOO cute!! Love their colour, all bright and bubbly in the sunshine!

    Have a great weekend!

    Poppy

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  8. Your bouquet is beautiful. I love the addition of the fern fronds. I'm definitely going to have to try to plant some. Your header is stunning, and I love the dragonfly shown in your previous post. I'm not sure my comments are posting. laurie

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  9. Absolutely gorgeous!! I would love to have a woodland garden. These 100 + days are frying everything! Love the scent of Honeysuckle and Roses, actually I love anything scented, but Honeysuckle brings back memories of Mom's garden :)
    *hugs*deb

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  10. Liz, your arrangement is beautiful! There is nothing I like better than a mixed arrangement...so casual and relaxed. The spirea branches look so pretty leaning over the watering can.

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  11. Hi Liz,
    You deck looks like a lovely spot for a little break. I would love to join you! :)
    Love that darling watering can too. You did great job of pulling together a sweet little vignette. Thank you for joining in and sharing this fun post on Fresh-Cut Friday!
    ~Liz

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  12. FIrst of all....I love your MacKenzie-Childs watering can. LOVE it! And your arrangement is so loose and casual...perfect for your patio setting! So pretty. I bet the lilac festival is something to see. I would love to visit it one day!

    Linking from Fresh Cut Friday,
    Ricki Jill

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  13. Your fresh cut flowers are just beautiful. Love your lilac tea cup, so pretty!
    Hugs,
    Jody

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  14. Liz, I just love your fresh bouquet! I never think about cutting my spirea and honeysuckle :-) Treasure that gorgeous lilac teacup.

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  15. Liz, fresh cut flowers from the garden always make such a pretty arrangement! My Spirea is through, but I love it's trailing blooms. The teapot is gorgeous! How fun would it be to attend a Lilac festival? So happy to have you join SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  16. Honeysuckle has always been one of my absolute favorites! I can still smell it in the air from my childhood summers in Pennsylvania. I also love the ferns, they add some nice contrast and texture. I am a big tea drinker so I love that teacup, so unique! xo KATHLEEN

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