We’re All Ears: Floral February

This month’s We’re All Ears inspiration over on the Earrings Everyday blog comes from a series of mixed media collages featuring watercolour paintings with fresh flowers by Malaysian artist Limzy. Aren’t they stunning!

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The first pair of earrings was inspired in part by my favourite series of books (and now TV series) Outlander (or CrossStitch as it was called in Australia and the UK) by Diana Gabaldon, about an English woman who travels back in time to the days of the last Jacobite rebellion in Scotland in the mid-1700s. Her journey back in time is triggered as she reaches to pick blue forget-me-nots at the base of a standing stone in the Scottish Highlands. They are on handmade copper earwires from Rebecca Anderson and feature Czech glass flowers and waxed linen.

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The second pair is a dainty pink pair for my daughter’s best friend. It’s fun to think that over the next few years as my girls get older and start wearing earrings, I’ll be making earrings for them and their friends too! This pair is on sterling silver for sensitive young ears and again feature Czech glass flowers.

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Pop over to Earrings Everyday for links to other participants in the monthly blog hop!

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9 thoughts on “We’re All Ears: Floral February

  1. Sweet! I think they are both absolutely darling. I am not sure how cold it gets where you are (tonight we are under a windchill advisory of -37 degrees F!) but I don’t think you can be unhappy when you are wearing flowers. I think I will be wearing my flower earrings for the rest of this crappy winter! 😉 So glad you joined in the spring-y fun at We’re All Ears. Can spring be far behind?! Come back on March 6th for the next inspiration! Enjoy the day. Erin

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