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Flower Frog


I ♥ tulips.

But they have flimsy stems and they need a little help so I created a natural looking frog.

I used my 40% off coupon at HL and bought a large plastic branch.

Yes, I could use one from the yard…

but I thought water and the branch may get a little yucky.

I grabbed an old fish bowl from the attic.

Did a little tree surgery ;), rolled the limbs into a ball and filled up the fish bowl.

Added water and trimmed the tulips.

They are standing tall with their heads held high.

They are happy and so am I!

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22 comments

  1. Super idea! They look so pretty. Tulips are my all-time favorite flowers.

  2. O’how pretty Debbie! I heart tulips too!!!! Enjoy your weekend, Gail

  3. Sooo pretty! I love tulips. 🙂

  4. That looks soooo inviting right now! What a wonderful idea ;D

  5. Love this idea!! Tulips are my favorite!!

  6. Hi Debbie,
    What a great arrangement…love the flower frog! Awesome idea!
    Those tulips are gorgeous!
    Have a great weekend…
    All the Best,
    Christine

  7. That is such a good idea and I love the look through the glass.

  8. I love the look of the branches through the glass. A great way to make a flower frog.
    Beautiful arrangement.

  9. Linda@Coastal Charm

    Debbie,
    LOVE this thrifty flower frog…so very neat!!!

    Blessings,
    Linda

  10. Those are beautiful, I love tulips too and I love the idea with the branches, very pretty!!
    xoxo

  11. Love it!! A very cute, practical flower frog!! I love to collect the old flower frogs!!

  12. I love this arrangement!! What a great idea! I wish I had it in my house right now :). Fresh flowers are instant mood lifters!

    Thanks SO much for sharing at my party!! I love your blog.

  13. Great idea – and I adore tulips too!
    Kelly

  14. This is a really good idea! It looks pretty in your vase and is functional.

  15. Perfection DEbbie! Tulips use to be my all time have also but now I am drawn more towards Peonies.

  16. I came over from the Simply Klassic Sundays Link Party. What a great idea! I might have to borrow this one!!! Oh and I collect magazines too. I can never let them go (and for good reason!!) I can’t wait to see what you post next.
    Maria
    http://www.rustyhinge.blogspot.com

  17. I came over from the Simply Klassic Sundays Link Party. What a great idea! I might have to borrow this one!!! Oh and I collect magazines too. I can never let them go (and for good reason!!) I can’t wait to see what you post next. I am your newser follower!!!!
    Maria
    http://www.rustyhinge.blogspot.com

  18. Such a great idea! It adds a nice natural element to the bowl!

    Thanks for sharing at Simply Klassic Home!

  19. What a great solution. You’re right, a lot better than a stick from the outdoors.

  20. I can’t resist anything that reads, “Flower Frog,” as I collect the vintage kind. Your natural frog is very clever and looks wonderful. Nice work.

  21. Gorgeous. What a creative idea. Thanks for the tutorial. Thanks also for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

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