Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Summer love....

Summer in Atlanta is hot and sticky, but the high humidity is perfect for growing hydrangeas.  I'm in love with hydrangeas; they are one of the most beautiful summer blooming plants in the south. I can remember when I moved to Atlanta being drawn to the cool shaded area on the north side of the my house where a huge bush of blue hydrangeas was planted. The giant blooms were as big as a plate and such a clear, deep blue they seemed to belong in a hot house rather than casually hanging about the garden. 

Every year just a few weeks before the daily temps soar, we get to enjoy these gorgeous blooming flowers in a range of bold colors.  Below are some of my jewelry designs reminiscent of the hydrangeas in the garden... 

Jewelry inspired by nature; Hydrangeas


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  1. Enjoying your summer love grid! I too love hydrangeas; they are in bloom all around me in shades ranging from hot pink, to lavender to periwinkle-gorgeous!

  2. Those are some awesome hydrangeas! My dad used to have them in the garden and he could get those blues too. I love the pee gee ones, so lacy and flirty. You have done a nice job capturing the intense colors of these fabulous flowers

  3. Hi Loris, thanks so much for stopping by! Just wanted to make sure you had the right link to sign up for my class.

    Your work is beautiful, great job! Love all the fun color.
    Hope to see you in class.
    Take care,

  4. Oops, see the link didn't take.

    Hope that works now, or maybe they won't let it link?
    Thanks so much!

  5. AnonymousJune 20, 2012

    Absolutely gorgeous! Hydrangeas are my favorite flower:) I'd love to have the space to grow some at our house!

  6. These are indeed some beautiful flowers :D


  7. The colors are so pretty and love the bracelet. Nice job.

  8. I love Hydrangeas too and wish we had some. Your jewelry is beautiful and really does capture the colors of the flowers. Thanks for linking up with Gettin' Krafty With It!