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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Wildflowers, Phlox, and Roses in a Vintage Ice Cream Freezer


  I took advantage of the abundance of flowers blooming in our back yard and the wildflowers blooming along the country roads to create a  beautiful late summer bouquet for the front porch.


I needed a large container for my design,   so I chose a vintage ice cream freezer....and even it almost wasn't large enough to hold all the flowers I cut!


I sat my floral design on a vintage scale that I have right outside the front door of the porch......then I finished my vignette with a old concrete chicken and a sunflower metal art piece that my daughter gave me for my bday a few years ago.


My rose garden is so pretty this summer........and the big bed of Phlox smells heavenly......








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15 comments:

  1. Oh, Penny, I'm glad you said that about the Phlox. I love their scent...and it's so nice to have an often neglected flower be a focus. So pretty, hugs, Sandi

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  2. LOVE, love, love this Penny! all those gorgeous flowers and colors. An ice cream bucket is one of my favorite places for an armful of blooms! So I see you have Mr. Rooster; I have momma and baby on my post for this morning!

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  3. Good morning Penny, Wow that is one big bouquet of flowers. Yes, your roses are like the Jackson and Perkins catalog pictures. I love Phlox and the lovely smell they give off can't be beat. Old things are better than most new things.
    THANK YOU FOR SHARING. Love, love, love it all.
    Leona

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  4. Love your flowers....such a great collection and all my favorites! We've had some moderate temperatures finally, so it's fun to be outside. Have a great week, Sandi

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  5. Lovely! I always enjoy the flowers in my garden and bring some inside!

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  6. Stunning. I recently bought a small home and plan to have lots of flowers next year. I love Phlox.

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  7. Wow. Gorgeous. Your concrete chicken is adorable!

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  9. I love this, I'm excited to feature you this week at Charming Homes & Gardens! ~ Kristin | White Arrows Home

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  10. This is so pretty Penny! I can imagine how lovely the phlox smells. Thanks for sharing it at Farmhouse Friday!

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  11. So pretty! What a beautiful bouquet, indeed. I will always love a porch that looks like that. Thank you for sharing!

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  13. Penny,
    The color pf your bouquet is just stunning! Love the pretty vignette o your porch!!
    Hugs,
    Deb

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