This week, Kristin inspired me to think about using artificial flowers as brooches and in my hair. Check out the one I made for my daughter this week using a pink carnation. It might become one of our favorite accessory this summer.
Look at this awesome fabric my mom had stored away! Oh, the ideas were swirling in my head! I grabbed as much as I could fit into our suitcase without having to leave behind Mr. Smarty's shoes.
Right away, I started cutting out petals for my new brooch! What do you think?
Is this one too big? I think it's destined for an oversized brown cord tote. It's also destined for Charlottesville. I made this one for Laura but somehow it made it's way home with me...
Okay, I wore it twice this week knowing it would be going in the mail soon, but I don't think anyone noticed: