31 March, 2018

Is it spring yet?

After what might be winter's final goodbye, and being in a mood which would be best described with "a little less *blah* than in the past weeks", I decided to get myself flowers. 
To be perfectly honest, I actually didn't decide it upfront, I just couldn't walk past them in the supermarket :) A bunch of orange-ish tulips and a bundle of yellow daffodils. 
Once I arranged them in my crystal vase, it looked like I'd have a proper Easter bouquet. I thought. Until I realized only the next day that the tulip blossoms were strangely inclined, while their leafs were ungracefully hanging from the stems. Oh well...
In an attempt to save the Easter decoration, I decided to cut the tulips and place them in a rather small jar that I foundat Rayher recently. And since the remaining daffodils seemed a little lost in the big vase, I cut them down as well, placing them in an empty compote glass. 
A contribution to the Friday Flowerday at Holunderbluetchen.

And since I won't have time to work on Easter eggs this year, this cute little wooden box will be filled with wooden balls instead :) I've done it using two shades of acrylic paint, cracking varnish and a motif of ivy on a napkin. In the end, it almost turns out to complete a set with my ivy tea box, which was never the plan :)
A little contribution to the March collection of Create in Austria - artwork created by Austrians and/or in Austria.

4 crafty chicks: ATG
613 avenue create: ATG
alphabet challengeblog: ATG but a card
brown sugar: spring/Easter
crafty catz: ATG with optional twist "old stash" (napkins)
crafty gals corner: ATG
creative inspirations: any occasion
creative moments: ATG
deep ocean: Easter/spring
do-all kreatives: spring/Easter
everybody art: spring
fabnfunky: Easter
fairytale challengeblog: Easter basket
friendship challenge: Easter
inspiration destination: ATG with optional twist "spring"
love to craft: ATG 
modsquad: spring
pennys papertake: ATG
scrapping4fun: Easter
through the craftroom door: ATG
wortartwednesday: ATG
worldwide open design team challenge: ATG


  1. Imenitna ideja - barve žarijo in rišejo pomlad.
    Hvala za pomlad, ki si jo prinesla v moj dom in hvala, ker se igraš z nami na blogu Scrapping4fun, Majda

  2. Very sweet little spring arrangement. Those flowers just make me smile, and I love what you did with the box. Interesting take on the challenge, thank you so much for participating at the Mod Squad Challenge
    Judy~ Mod Squad Challenge Designer
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  3. Wow your box crinkly cracked look on your box it turned out fantastic and I love your gorgeous flowers. Thank you for sharing with us here today at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT Registered Owners/Admin for World Wide Open Design Team Challenge

  4. I love the crinkly crackeed look on Your box it's really magical!
    Thank You for sharing it at Creative MOments Challage.
    DT Ella

  5. A beutiful crackled effect box, it looks wonderful with your spring flowers. Thanks for sharing with us at Alphabet Challenges. Caz. DT.

  6. Gorgeous box love the crackle effect----Thank you for joining us at Love to Craft
    Carol DT x
    Hope you don't mind me saying but I was told a few years ago you always put daffs on their own as something in their sap can kill other flowers
    Carol x

    1. I don't mind at all! Thanks for the info :) I will consider your suggestion when I arrange spring flowers next time.

      Hugs, V.

  7. A lovely piece, the crackled effect looks great. Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Catz. Lilly (DT)

  8. Wonderful craft! Thanks for joining us at EAC. Michi DT

  9. Great creation.Thanks for joining us at Through the craft room door this week.

  10. Thanks for playing along with us at Do-Al(l) Kreatives and good luck! Hope you will join us next challenge again.

    Crafty greetings

    *DT + Admin* Do-Al(l) Kreatives {#16 – Pastel colours}
    *DT* Kreativ-Tanten Challenge {#16 – ATG}
    *DT* Craft Rocket Challenges
    Alex' Kreative Seite

  11. Love all the flowers. Wonderful spring creation. Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Annemi {My Blog}
    Through The Craft Room Door

  12. Fabulous Cherio thank you for joining us over on
    Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog
    Dianne xx
    DT for IDCB

  13. Gorgeous work Cherio xx
    Thank you for sharing with us here today at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Dianne DT for the World Wide Open Design Team Challenge

  14. What a stunnin* project. Thank you for sharing your talents with us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

  15. Such a beautiful project.
    Thank you for joining us at Scrapping4fun this time.

  16. Such pretty flowers! The box looks great and the wooden balls will make a great year-round decoration.

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner for our Anything Goes challenge

  17. This is realy an unusual but so very pritty idea! Love your easter decorations! Thank you for joining us at Fairytale Challenge. Hugs, Bianca

  18. Beautiful love the flowers. Yes, spring is here
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges
    Rachelle DT

  19. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Jodie DT for  World Wide Open Design Team Challenge