Welcome to the blog today, Friends, for a little outdoor flower vignette. I used a number of different elements but they all seemed to come together in the end. You can see in the photo above that the yellow chair adds a spot of color that is picked up in the yellow Iris in the steel oil can. You can also see some yellow in the tri-colored candles sitting on the shabby chic candle holders. The candle holders are a recent find and look to be hand carved.
You get a good look at the candle holders and the steel oil can in this picture. I did move them around a bit after I took this picture. The can is filled with a variety of flowers from my garden. We have late blooming dogwood, adding the green, and purple Japanese Iris for a nice contrast. A yellow Iris anchors the center along with some interesting yarrow, not the typical yellow.
The stone fountain in the back is right outside our screened porch. It adds the lovely sound of running water…..another thrifting find from a few years ago. In this picture I tucked the taller pillar candlestick behind the flowers and tucked the shorter one in front. A blue and green flower pot holds some purple pansies. The can is sitting on some great flower arranging books for inspiration.
Here’s an overhead view of the arrangement. Nice and bright with some dappled sunlight coming through. Fortunately, no rain in sight.
Hope you all have a chance to be outside in your gardens this weekend enjoying the peacefulness that nature offers.