Monday, 19 August 2013

Mood Board Monday | Flowers

Hi everyone,

I've decided to participate in Mood Board Monday over at Life as we know it this week, even though the theme is "flowers", and generally I'm not a flower sort of person :P

I started out looking at mainly photos of what I would consider to be wedding themed flowers and then moved on to looking at lots of different crafty "flower" themed projects including, crochet (did you know I'm learning to crochet and participating in the crochet along over at ASWC at the moment), paper flowers, flower washi tape, pretty flower nail polish and embroidery flowers (as I will be participating in another swap soon...this one is a "hoop art" swap - if your interested head over here to join - so looking at all the lovely embroidery designs was good research ;D ).

By the time I had finished, I realised flowers weren't that bad and there were lots of flower themed items that I LOVED and couldn't decide Which items to share in my mood your getting 3 :P


1 - Origami paper flowers - a tutorial written by Andrea from this pugs life.

2 - Felt and Button Boutonniere - a tutorial written by Nancy from do small things with love.

3 - Washi tape flowers - a link to purchase this piece on Etsy.

4 - String flowers - a tutorial written by Connie from crafty goodies.

5 - Ribbon flowers - a tutorial written by Brynde a team member of the Ribbon Retreat.

6 - Watermelon flowers this is a great summer idea that your little monsters would love to eat!

7 - Crocheted flowers - a tutorial written by Anna from protsenka.

8 - Crochet flower headband, hopefully I enjoy crochet enough that one day I can make my own version of this :)


1 - Embroidered flowers - a link to purchase this pattern (and others), over at Button, button...

2 - Vintage Button flowers - a tutorial written by Ruby from Ruby Murry's musings.

3 - Embroidered flowers - a link to purchase this piece on Etsy, made by Jillian of Islay’s Terrace.

4 - Felt and stitchery portrait with flowers - a tutorial written by Nancy from do small things with love.

5 - Easy felt flowers - a tutorial written by Nancy from do small things with love.

6 - Tea towel flower embroidery - a link to the FREE pattern from Coats Crafts.

7 - Felt flowers - a tutorial written by Nancy from do small things with love.

8 - Crochet flowers - a tutorial written by Elise from Grow Creative.

9 - Embroidered folk art button flowers - a tutorial written by Nancy from do small things with love.


1 - I love these Hair flowers!  I wonder if I'd seen this picture before my wedding if I would have changed my mind on my hair do?

2 - These Nail polish flowers are a fun way for guests to dress up at a wedding.

3 - Cute Cupcake flowers...YUM!

4 - Table center piece flowers, these would be beautiful at a wedding or at a garden party.

5 - Pretty flower "have it all wallet's", this is a great pattern review written by Messy Jesse of this pattern - found via Monkey Mai's Pinterest, thanks Kirsty!

6 - Flowers in jars are just so pretty...

7 - More flowers in jars, again I love these :)

If you want to participate or have a look at all the lovely flower themed mood boards just click on the button below :)

Next weeks theme for Mood Board Monday is"Geometric" incase anyone else wants to join in :)
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  1. For someone who's not into flowers, your mood boards are gorgeous Emma! I'm glad you thought outside the box and looked at crafts as well as the traditional flora. Thanks for playing along this week! Cheers, Lis.

    1. Thank Lisa! It was lots of fun scouring the web and looking at things that I don't normally think I like...but maybe I'm changing my mind??? :P
      I hope to join in again in the next few weeks :D

  2. Those embroidery hoop flowers are beautiful! :)