Sunday, February 10, 2013

Dandelions are fine

We are on the northern edge of a snowstorm.   No blizzard warning for us all day but roads are shut down and it was a good day to play.  The first flowers of spring around here are dandelions.  So it seemed making dandelions was a good snowstorm project while dreaming of spring!

I have to say, I think these turned out pretty cool.   And I didn't have to buy anything.  All the supplies were found rummaging in my bins of 'stuff'.

Do they make you think of sunshine, kids playing in the spring, and lawns?

They are pretty easy to make.  I cut a piece of wire from a hanger and wrapped it in floral tape.  I cut a strip of yellow felt and made slits along one edge.  The yellow felt got wrapped around the stem and I used needle and thread to secure it.  Green felt was wrapped around the bottom and secured.  The leaf was secured using more floral tape.

They looks sorta cool stuck in an old wood spool with thick green thread.

Yep, it will only be a couple of months until the dandelions start blooming and the grass starts turning green.  There is a lot of snow to melt first....

Checking out dandelions on Google images to help with my creating.  A fun touch of summer in the middle of winter storm Orko.  (So who came up with the name Orko?  )


  1. These do indeed make me think of sunshine and brighter days to come! Great creations, I would put this on my window sill to remind me of spring! xo Pam

  2. These are adorable! And yes, definitely spring-like!


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