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Dried Flowers

Hey my friends!
I have a new love.
Dried flowers.
All over blogland, everyone uses dried flowers in amazing ways.
Wanting to use some myself, I found beautiful lavender at Laurie Anna’s.
Since then, I’ve been on the lookout for more.
I found packages of dried flowers at Hobby Lobby!
(for half-price 🙂
I’ve been creating little bundles to go here and there.
Adding ribbon, twine, and vintage papers.
I saved the buds which were falling off,
to use for sachets and other possibilities.
Various colors of dried flowers make a pretty contrast grouped together.
I used dried caspia, stardust, and lavender.
Or smaller bundles make a nice focal point.
Working with dried flowers is quite messy, but it’s fun 🙂
(are you checking out the old white, chippy gate above? more on that later…)
I am hoping the sun will come out soon,
and I can show you our den, I’ve finally completed.
Until then, I will be creating with dried flowers and teaching homeschool.
Happy White Wednesday, everyone!
Check out all the lovely whites over there 🙂
Becky C
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32 Responsesso far.

  1. They looks so beautiful Becky! Great photos~ Hugs,Rachel

    French Farmhouse 425

  2. Amy Kinser says:

    I love all of your dried flowers. Now I have to go to Hobby Lobby and get some of my own. (when they are 1/2 off like yours)

    Can't wait to see your den. I know it is beautiful!

  3. Becky…you cease to amaze me.. everything always looks so smashing!

  4. Bella says:

    Hi Becky,
    Gorgeous, I am in love with dried flowers! The gate is a beauty, I look forward to hearing more 🙂

  5. Loving how you used the dried flowers- and beautiful flowers. Especially love the 2 frames with the bucket filled woth the flowers…


  6. I love how you have arranged the bunches of flowers and the addition of a little burlap, Becky! I have heard if you use a little hairspray on them, they shed less. I never tried it though. I can't wait to hear more about the old gate and I'm looking forward to seeing your den!


  7. Lavender is my absolute
    numero uno
    most loved
    dried flower!
    In the summers when I
    visit my folks in the
    Pacific NW, we always
    go to a lavender farm
    and pick it and then dry
    it….Imagine fields of
    lavender with snow-capped
    Mt. Hood in the background….
    heaven! This is the
    perfect time of year to
    use dried flowers, too ~
    gives you a lift : )!!
    xx Suzanne
    PS: Loved how you used the
    locker basket in your last
    post for potatoes!

  8. I love dried flowers also. Great pics.
    xx Liz

  9. Vintage Gal says:

    I haven't used dried flowers in years, but you have inspired me to try it again and yes I have heard if you spray hairspray on them they do shed less. I have tried it and it does work!

  10. sissie says:

    I like how you have sprinkkled the dried flowers throughout vingettes. So lovely.



  11. Very fun! Baby's breath reminds me of being a child. I thought it was so cool (and it was very hip in the 80's and 90's.) I think you are bringing it back! 😉

  12. I love your dried flower bundles, Becky. During the winter, it makes it hard to have fresh flowers, so dried ones are a wonderful way to add some Spring to the house, don't you think? Look forward to hearing more about your cool gate. 🙂
    Have a great day! Hope the sun comes out for you… we're not gonna get any for about a week… ugh!

  13. michelle says:

    Very pretty! I love dried flowers but can't have too many due to curious kitties that like to eat things that they shouldn't. I can live through you and others in blogland. Your little touches are just perfect!

  14. Pattie says:

    Your dried flowers are great, I can't wait for my lavender to start growing in my back yard this year let's see I have about five months to go.. Sounds like a long time, but I have faith that it will come soon. Love your blog.

  15. Cathy says:

    I too love to use dried flowers, and love how you have displayed yours! Yes, hair spray does keep them from shedding! I keep a can of Aqua Net around, that stuff is like "plaster"!LOL
    Can't wait to see your den!
    Cathy aka GGJ

  16. You have done such lovely things with your dried flowers. Wonderful photos!

  17. Claire says:

    Your blog is so pretty-found you from hopping around-I love lavender too but you really have a beautiful way with displaying it-Your photography is exquisite-that's one thing I really would love to improve on my blog!-I'm your newest follower-come by to visit-Claire

  18. Roselle says:

    Oh I love the lace and burlap around the bunches! VERY VERY pretty and oh so sweet! Happy WW

  19. Lauren says:

    Oh how i love the dried lavender. We don't have a Hobby Lobby here in CT, but you have me thinking that maybe some of our other craft stores carry it!

  20. So pretty Becky! I wish we had a hobby lobby here 🙁

    Have a fabulous weekend!

  21. Girl, your blog rocks! Photos just keep getting better and better…..always such a joy to stop by your place! Love it all Becky!

  22. Gosh, I haven't worked with dried flowers in years, so your post brought back fond memories! Beautiful work, Becky! Love them with the burlap! I must ask where you got your adorable little bird candle? Sooo cute!

    xoxo laurie

  23. Karen says:

    Your photos are so beautiful Beckey. You are an amazing stylist!

    Love it!

  24. Faded Charm says:

    Very pretty. I love to use dried flowers this time of year in hopes the real thing will be coming soon.



  25. Mel's Cabin says:

    I just found your burlap blogspot. I just purchased my 1st coffee bean burlap bag and washed it and hung it up on the wall in my developing office project. You have interesting ideas with burlap…now I've got to get me another one to cut up and develop into deigns too! Thanks so much. I'm a new follower, so visit me at Mel's Cabin

  26. I love love love lavender! Can't wait to see your den! Great photos!


  27. Debbie says:

    What a lovely Blog! I am so glad to have found you! love the pics of dried flowers and lavender


  28. Phyllis says:


    I just discovered you. You have some really good ideas. Where did you get the cute bird tea lite holder? I love it 🙂

  29. Jackie says:

    very,very pretty! I love dried hydrangeas.

  30. Hi Becky, I just popped over from Anne's at Fiona and Twig… I love your blog and am signing on as a new follower!… I have been drying flowers for over twenty five years, since we built our little farmhouse long ago… it's funny, how everything old is new again, and now ladies are starting to create with them once more… I still continue to dry flowers and have many of the old books from way back when about doing so… it is so simple to dry most anything and I too love how they look! Looking forward to reading your older posts, and excited that you are opening a shop soon!… xoxo Julie Marie

  31. Melody says:

    Hi Becky! I've finished all my burlap projects with that big coffee bean sack at got for $1..at a coffee shop. Come sip coffee with me at Mel's Cabin and look at all the burlap things I've made…tell me what you think..I love the stuff too!

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