Today is my birthday. To say that I am blessed would be an overstatement. This year has been a rough year so far but thank goodness today has been good. It was made better by the creativity of my daughters and husband. They took a simple bouquet that you can get at Walmart and gave it their special touch with just a little bit of time but what a stunning display it made. Plus I felt so special that I didn't just get an ordinary thing of flowers. How did they make the bouquet special, you ask? They
Remember a few weeks ago when I was telling you all about the guard petals on a rose and how you can use them to make potpourri. Well, the time has come to show how you can make potpourri in a few easy steps. You can put this potpourri in a sachet that you buy a $1.00 a pack at the Dollar store and your underwear drawer won't know what hit it. Here are the items that you will need to make your own potpourri. dried petals ( I used yellow roses for mine because that is what I had on hand)
Remember the trick I taught you here. Well here are some sure fire ways to make your fresh flowers last. First, did you know that roses have something called guard petals? If you aren't sure what they are they are the outer petals that tend to turn brown or wilt quickly. You know what I am talking about, sometimes the flower bouquets in the store get passed over because the outer petals are just less than desirable. Who wants to spend their hard earned money on flowers that look dead?