Objects old, vintage, hand made or upcyled, and old techniques with a modern twist

Monday Mood Board


The shapes of flowers as they are opening can be so interesting: I have often looked at the shape and form of aquilegia flowers, but had never noticed one half way between being a tightly closed bud, and an open flower.flower-structure

The way that the petals are furled in a spiral reminds me of the paper windmills that children play with!folded-petals

I’m not sure what project these forms will inspire, but can imagine the shape and structure being used in a textile or jewellery project.back-of-flower

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