Saturday, June 27, 2009

Hortensias....

...or if you are like me...Hydrangeas! I have finally made my hydrangea kit...and when I say finally I mean I have had them for quite some time. I bought them at SIMP in 2008 and while I have looked at them alot and wanted to get-in and make them, it was the fact that the instructions were in French that was my biggest 'stumbling block'. Well, mr babelfish and I have now translated them and the results are as you can see above. I am pleased with the final result, but not so pleased with the vase, (it was all I had) but that can come later.
I know I have shown the lovely wine bottles made by Hanneke, but I have a new addition to the collection....a lovely jar of "Bon Maman"....I'm so thrilled with it!
The same vase of flowers...just in a different setting, I have popped them on the kitchen table, (you can see the lovely scones made by Kim Saulter in the back ground) I think the colours work well in the kitchen, but their final home will be the 'grande salon'....may-be...?

21 comments:

MiniMadWoman said...

Linda, your hydrangeas are beautiful! Well done!

I made some hydrangeas in a class a few years back . . . I give you so much credit . . . they're hard to do!

Teresa

Berlin Deluxxe said...

I am always in awe every time I view your blog. Beautiful flowers!

Linda Carswell said...

...Thank you! But really I tell you what the most time consuming part was....the translating from French to English...I know a little French, but didn't trust myself without Mr Babelfish!!

Claudia said...

They look beautiful! I love hydrangeas, both real and mini!

vicki archer said...

The perfect choice for this bijou Linda....xv

rosanna said...

They are exactly the kit I should have bought. Lovely...and tricky ;o)

dora said...

Perfectas, vale la pena el kit de hostensias, son preciosas.
Le han quedado muy bien.

Debbie said...

Linda your Hydrangeas look wonderful.

Stéphanie Kilgast said...

Thanks to your blog I just ordered some flower kits on Kathryn's website (you have a link in the right column) :D
Let's say it's a personal birthday gift!

I love hydrangeas/hortensias (in French we say hortensias :D) in mini and real, I hope I will make the most out of the kits I bought!

Yours look wonderful!

Nancye said...

Linda, Your hydrangeas are lovely. I have made many of them in miniature as they are my favorite flower. Unfortunately, they do not grow in south Florida where I live!! You dollhouse is magnificent!!!!!

Nancye

FrenchBlue said...

Oh the blue hydrangeas are beautiful! Love them. They are one of my favorites! Thank you for sharing~
xx's

Teresa Martínez- IGMA artisan said...

Linda las hortensias son preciosas, una de mis flores preferidas.
La felicito por el blog tan exquisito que tiene.

Mirel said...

Your flowers look beautiful, I tried to make some hortensias from paperpunches and the turned up looking OK.Love your blog, there is so many pretty things in here.

Janne said...

It's amazing flowers!!

Janne

Liberty Biberty said...

There's just something wonderful about mini hydrangeas isn't there?! Yours look so perfect. I have some to make but the instructions are in Dutch! I'm waiting for my personal translator to come by this week.
LOVE that jar of jam!
Mercedes

Susana said...

Wonderful!!!
I also love "hortensias" (in Spanish), mostly the blue ones.
It's always a pleasure visiting your blog.
Once more, CONGRATULATIONS, Linda!

tatam said...

Hi ! I just discovered your blog and was totally impressed by your talent in decorating doll houses ! Yours is wonderful ! I just bought an old one to my little girl and am busy with the renovation of it ! I am having a very good time ! I keep your blog in touch with pleasure !

Sabiha Barkey said...

Hi Linda...your Hortensias look beautiful!

I promised to show you how to make slippers,if you have some time come over and visit my blog?

Hugs,Sabiha

The Vintage Rose said...

Hi Linda, Well i have finally found your blog; amazing and even more amazing your attention for detail has blown me away. Thankyou for commenting on my newly formed blog site, i enjoy reading your comments. And yes thankyou i would love to learn more of favourite spots in Paris and France the more info i have the better. And the beauty of blogging is that we soon learn everyones tastes. Thanks Manda x

Jemjoop said...

You certainly did a wonderful job with the kit, translation included. Lovely bottles and delicious scones. Thanks for sharing :O) Jen

kimsminiatures said...

Lovely lovely hydrangeas Linda. They are my favorite next to roses oh and tulips. Beautiful work as always. Thanks so much for the mention. Your flowers make my scones look wonderful. Mini hugs!