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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Love your weeds!

Butterflies is the subject for the new Spoonflower contest with a palette limited to just these six colours (I missed yellow!):


It did show me though how habitual my colour use has become and that's the whole idea right? I quite like that it's a pattern that would never have come about if left entirely to me! If you have a spare second, please click through and vote for it :)

Tree-hugger's Lawn

Tree-hugger's Lawn Details - click for larger view.

This weedy design was inspired by the idea of leaving a bit of your garden for wild, native plants to grow.If you're not a lover of weeds but would like to attract more butterflies to your outside space, there are loads of websites about which flowers butterflies will be attracted to - either for nectar or as a food source for their caterpillars. These small, natural areas add up fast to increase the available habitat for local wildlife!
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5 comments:

  1. This is really pretty - I voted for you but there were some lovely others that got my vote too :)

    I find it's never a problem to leave an area to weeds!

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  2. Thanks Nina! Yes, there are lots of gorgeous designs this week but luckily you can vote for as many as you like!

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  3. Really lovely pattern, it has a really fresh feel to it:)

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  4. Thanks Shirley and Amanda :)

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