Picture of My Garden Jewelry

flowers12December 19, 2011

I hope this doesn't bore anyone but I wanted to share with everyone the wonderful booth I got last weekend at a Christmas Fair. I was able to display my plate flowers right in a flower bed. It was a great hit with everyone and I sold all but 4 of my things. Being able to show different ways to use a totem or flower seems to interest people. I had a few on a trellis stand, in a flower pot, on the table with a plate holder and in the dirt. The weather warmed up around 11 to an unbelievable 70 and the sunshine was dazzling on the glass.

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sunnyca_gw

Looks like you had a great spot also! Glad you did well! We haven't had very nice weather lately & misty or rainy, mostly just enough to mess up my car & keep people from having yard sales. You can put the other 4 things in your garden & enjoy all your hard work! Jan

    Bookmark   December 20, 2011 at 12:33AM
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chevy57red(3/4 MN)

Great spot to be able to set up in. Glad that your flowers were a hit!!

    Bookmark   December 20, 2011 at 4:39AM
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mommyandme2

Wonderful booth ! The sun really makes the plate flowers sparkle !

    Bookmark   December 20, 2011 at 7:48AM
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toomuchglass(5)

How perfect was that ?? It's looks like a beautiful display in the picture.

Pictures of GJ will NEVER bore us !! Keep on posting
them :)

    Bookmark   December 20, 2011 at 11:30AM
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flowers12

I was very surprised how many people told me they had never seen these totems or glass flowers before. I really thought there were a lot of people making them. Another item people asked about were bird feeders. Have any of you made bird feeders from glass? I made one using a blue wine bottle as the base so it went on a pole. We have acquired a lot of the blue bottles and I'm trying to think of how to use them.

    Bookmark   December 20, 2011 at 3:20PM
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toomuchglass(5)

Bottle trees ! Blue ones are especially beautiful .

Here is a link that might be useful: blue bottle tree

    Bookmark   December 20, 2011 at 4:37PM
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flowers12

Wow!! The Bottle Man is fantastic. His bottle trees are unbelievable. If only there was some other metal to use that didn't have to be welded. I don't think my hubby or I would want to buy that equipment at this stage in our lifes. I would love to find a way to make a bottle tree, I'm sure I'll come up with an idea. Thank you toomuchglass for the link.

    Bookmark   December 20, 2011 at 8:37PM
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jeannespines

flowers...type 'bottle tree' or 'blue bottles' in 'search box' ...there are some ideas for trees where you don't have to weld .... here's how I used a few on a fence by my garden shed & potting table:

And you can click on the link to the Bottle Trees n Marble Trees in the Inspiration Album below.

Great place for your sale ... dirt ready! (love that for your plate flowers)...looks like a nice set-up & a beautiful day! Congrats! Jeanne S.

Here is a link that might be useful: Garden Junk Inspiration Album Blue Bottles

    Bookmark   December 21, 2011 at 1:35AM
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Sandplum1(z7 Seminole, OK)

Your flowers and totems are darling!

@toomuchglass: I am now inspired to cut down one of the evil cedar trees in my back two acres! I have a cut off oak tree stump I've been using for what few blue bottles I have, but it keeps growing!

    Bookmark   December 24, 2011 at 11:36AM
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flowers12

Jeannespines, thank you so much for the link for bottle trees. They are awesome. I'm going to give it some real thought and effort so I can use up all my blue bottles. I'm slowly working at clearing out all the dead flowers from the summer garden. A bottle tree for the winter months will really brighten up the garden along with my pf and totems.

    Bookmark   December 24, 2011 at 6:36PM
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concretenprimroses(4B NH)

Your booth looks fabulous! What a great place to display.
Kathy

    Bookmark   December 29, 2011 at 9:18PM
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Calamity_J(z7bc)

Thanks for posting your lovely display, and kudos on a job well done(selling everything!)

    Bookmark   January 3, 2012 at 10:54AM
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