Friday, June 6, 2014

friday find ... a spoonful of lovliness

~a spoonful of loveliness~

I love Friday Finds with Kim Klassen ... "it is a place to gather and share ... a place to cherish life's simple pleasures" ... doesn't that sound like such an inviting place?

My find this week is actually a refind ... a rediscovery ... a "oh, that is where you have been hiding" kinda find.

My microfleur ... a wonderful flower press.  

It has been years since i bought it ... i loved it back then ... but then it got tucked away and never found its way out until this week.  As i was looking for props around my house that i could use for Kim's Be Still class ... there it was waaaay back in the corner of my craft closet.  

As luck would have it pansies i bought in April are now all starting to fade  ...  i have been busy replacing them with my summertime favorites.  But i just hated to hank them all out and throw them away ... they are THE perfect flower to dry. 

So i got busy and in just an hour i had dozens of these beauties all preserved ... just waiting to be photographed.  


So as i finished up pressing my flowers, i put my microfeur away ... this time front and center in my craft closet ... making sure it is not years till i use it again!

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until next time ...


  1. How pretty Nancy very delicate and the colours are perfect...

  2. oh sweet is that pansy...and that spoon...perfect combo!

  3. Ahhh! You have put one of your beautiful spoons to good use! I love this creative use and the photos are splendid. Nicely done!

  4. They look even more delicate when dried!

  5. A beautiful find and put to good use!

  6. A perfect find for a fading pansy. Beautiful images!

  7. I Googled Micofeur and now have one on my wish list at Amazon. Such a wonderful find.

  8. There is something so elegant about flowers with full petals and a rounded shape, plus I love the bee guide stripes radiating out from the center on the pansies. It looks wonderful in the elegant spoon, I will have to consider trying to dry some flowers. My aunt used to make lovely cards with dried flowers beneath plastic.

  9. They look lovely pressed. I think Mallory has a flower press hiding downstairs in the storage room, maybe I should be looking for that :)

  10. I love what you did with a pressed flower! Pressed doesn't necessarily mean flat/2d. Hmmm...I have a microfleur too.



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