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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Comments

  1. 1
    Gina says:

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

  2. 2
    Gail says:

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

  3. 3
    Anne says:

    Sooo pretty! I love tulips. :)

  4. 4
    Debbie says:

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

  5. 5
    Martina says:

    Love this idea!! Tulips are my favorite!!

  6. 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. 7
    kim says:

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

  8. 8
    Barb says:

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

  9. 9

    Love this idea!

  10. 10
    Linda@Coastal Charm says:

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

    Blessings,
    Linda

  11. 11
    Michelle says:

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

  12. 12

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

  13. 13
    Emily says:

    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.

  14. 14

    Great idea – and I adore tulips too!
    Kelly

  15. 15
    Paula says:

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

  16. 16
    Pamela says:

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

  17. 17
    Rusty Hinge says:

    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

  18. 18
    Rusty Hinge says:

    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

  19. 19
    Kristin says:

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

    Thanks for sharing at Simply Klassic Home!

  20. 20

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

  21. 21
    Ann says:

    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.

  22. 22

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

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