Getting ready to start my entries for the Philadelphia Flower Show. My first chance to compete in four years, since I am no longer chairing. I am excited . This year's theme is Springtime In Paris. I am still advising for the class, so for any of my friends with questions, please feel free to contact me.
There is a lot of work in the planning stage. I have to read the titles, and come up with a really creative idea. I have to get myself to feel the theme,"Paris". I have to sort through thousands of pressed flowers. I have to sketch out the design of my pictures, and make my plant materials work as paints. This for me is the most time consuming part, and usually takes me a couple of weeks. The actually picture assembly tends to go faster, once I know what I am trying to do.
In addition I am working on an edition of the newsletter for the World Wide Pressed Flower Guild, that will highlight the conference in China.
I am glad the cold weather makes me want to spend more time indoors, so I can get things done.
Wish Me Luck!