I literally plopped the florals into a big glass pickle jar that I had painted in the past.
You can find some more out about how to paint glass any color that you'd like to in this POST.
Pretty candles and a lavender ruffled tablecloth/throw that I used to sell in my shop. A favorite vintage tea cup, antique plates from France and printed shabby floral napkins.
The other flowers are from our own garden and I clipped them to add to the table. One thing that I've noticed about using wild flowers is that they tend not to last for more than a day once cut. I'm not sure why and have tried every trick...but they sadly wilt quickly.
Wisteria is actually a vine and it's short lived here in the deep south where spring is a quick season. It's a climbing vine with large, drooping clusters of lilac or bluish purple flowers. Wisteria vines can grow up to 30 feet long and is beautifully fragrant. There are a couple of different varieties and I'm trying my hand at cultivating some in our garden. I will let you know if we have any luck!
Since I've been working outside I looked forward to something sweet this afternoon and found a box of meringue cookies in the pantry. Meringue cookies and tea are a sweet spring afternoon indulgence that are low in calories and fat free.
HINT* Meringue cookies last for a very long time and I save them to use as props for table settings. You can find them in most grocery stores in white, pink and sometimes a pale yellow that are all pretty for spring.
Have I gotten you hooked on lavender? What's your favorite accent color? I'll be back later this week with some other fun posts!
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