Daffodils and Violas Center Piece Flowers

Some of the blogs use this centering text so I thought I’d try this, too.
Let’s see how it looks..

I decided to see what else I could do with violas flowers
(Yes, I bought some more).
I hunted around the kitchen cabinets and found some things.
I found this bowl which I thought was
deep enough to plant violas in.
Hmmm.. I thought, what else could I do here?
So I found this nice little glass pedestal plate.
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I put the bowl on the plate and said, “Wah Lah
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Still not satisfied, I thought, ‘what else could I do?’
I spotted a glass bud vase! Oh, yes!
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I put this onto the other 2 pieces of glassware.
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I found something I could work with here!
So I took the violas (Johnny jump-ups)

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I put the budvase in the center of the bowl and “planted” the Johnny Jump-ups
around the little vase. You can put some little stones in the bottom of
the bowl if you want. I didn’t. I knew they weren’t going to be in the bowl
for longer than a week or so.
bud vase

Outside the daffodils are in bloom!

This is an unusual daffodil. It has a teeny, tiny cup. Isn’t it cute?

I love daffodils so I’ve planted lots of them around the house. Michele, my niece
horticulturist, helped me pick out some unusual daffodils, like
pink daffodils – they have a pink cup with white petals. It isn’t quite pink.
It’s more like a peach color.  It’s nice, though.
Okay, so I cut some of these and popped
them into the little bud vase in the middle of the Violas.

Daffodils plus……..
pink daffodils



Daffodils plus Violas = beautiful arrangement below…

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Since I planted this last week, the daffodils died and I pulled them out but the big surprise is that the

Violas kept growing taller and thicker. See???

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Check out my article about Violas/Johnny-Jump-ups on THIS site.

Also a former post on 2ss (Two Succulent Sisters) about Violas HERE.

Happy Spring, everyone.

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I am the crafter extraordinaire (on this blog anyway.) I live with my husband, my son, David, in a cozy cape cod style house in Connecticut.

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