Thursday, January 24, 2013

Celery Rose and Simple & Sweet Fridays #47

I saw an idea for a table runner for Valentine's Day
 and wanted to try and make it.
A celery stalk painted gives you the shape of a rose.
I used red paint and tied the stalks together with a rubber band.
I painted on poster paper to see how it would turn out,
but you can use any fabric.
I just had fun with it and stamped it everywhere.
Some roses had more paint, 
which looks like part of the pattern.
I put together a Valentine's Vignette for the kitchen.
I think I will try a summer theme next time, 
maybe yellow or purple.
What do you think?
~A Valentine Statue~

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41 comments:

  1. Jody and Stan,
    I never in a million years would have thought that the stalks of celery could be used to make a rose!! Now how cool is that!!

    The runner is exquisite!! Love it!!

    Thanks so much for hosting each and every week!!

    Stay warm!!

    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  2. Hi Jody, love your gorgeous new Valentine header, just linked up, thanks so much for hosting!!

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  3. What a neat idea~ love the celery roses and the statue is a source of inspiration for my bird lady!
    Thanks so much for hosting!
    melinda

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  4. What a great idea ~ I can see this used in many ways. Thank you. Love your header!

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  5. This is a brilliant idea! Have to buy a bunch of celery now! Happy to join the party this week. xo

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  6. That's awesome! A celery rose--I would never have thought of it, and it looks fantastic! Thank you for the idea :-)

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  7. Hi Jody and Stan - love the celery roses stamp. Great idea. Thanks for hosting.
    Joy

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  8. Brilliant idea! Pinned it and can't wait to try it out!!!

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  9. How cool is that??? I love when you can use things from your own home to create incredible beauty!

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  10. I love your celery stamp...can't wait to stamp something!! Have a great week end...hugs, Penny

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  11. Wow! What a super cool idea! Loving it. Thanks for hosting. xo

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  12. The celery rose stamp is just so clever. Love the look. Thanks for hosting. Hugs, marty

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  13. I love this idea! I make celery stuffed with cream cheese and herbs and form them into roses, (A Table for Rue, Please. blog) but never thought about using the celery for crafting. Thank you so much for sharing this. I can't wait to give it a try.

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  14. Fabulous ideas! Celery- so clever! I love the statue decked out for valentines and your photographs are so beautifully done! I couldn't be more delighted to be featured!
    Cheers!
    Christina

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  15. Love the idea of using celery to make the design. Thanks for featuring us -- it's a thrill!
    Heather
    http://friendshiplifeandstyle.blogspot.com/

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  16. I have got to get busy and start making my valentine cards , every year its the same thing, it is here before I know it

    your celery idea is a hoot, I would have never thought of that

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  17. What a wonderful hi-lite to my day! Thank you, thank you for featuring me! And oh my gosh, who knew celery looked like that? Such clever people. I want to make one for Spring. Love your little lady luck statue and your header is just luscious! Thanks for the fun party.
    hugs,
    Jann

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  18. The celery rose runner is brilliant and beautiful! LOVE it! Your dining room table is so pretty! Thanks for sharing the tutorial with us.

    xo,
    RJ

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  19. What a neat idea using celery for making roses! I love how you decorated the lady's head for Valentines! So cute! Thank you for hosting your party today and have a great weekend!
    Nancy

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  20. What an original idea to use celery to make a rose. It came out so pretty! Thanks for hosting!

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  21. I love your celery roses, not to be confused with cabbage roses!! Love your valentine decor too. Remember, I'm available for taste testing. :) Thanks for hosting Jody!

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  22. What an ingenious idea.It amazes me how people get to come up with these ideas,roses from celery? It looks so good and your vignette is so pretty.x

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  23. The celery rose is beautiful! Wouldn't it be fun to stamp some white tissue paper and use it to line the inside of boxed gift for someone special or to use as the wrapping paper. My mind is spinning, & I'm eyeing a fresh bunch of celery in the fridge that I haven't cut up yet -- who wants to eat it when you can craft with it? Thanks so much for hosting -- it's always a pleasure!

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  24. What will they think of next, lol :) What a fun and creative idea...turned out so nice and pretty : ) Love it!

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  25. Wow, who knew???? The celery stalk works like a stencil! A beautiful rose, so simple. I have to try this and see if mine will look at good as yours. I wonder if it would work on fabric? I love your Valentine's vignette. Great tutorial. Thanks for sharing this idea. Love your features from last week.

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  26. Ok, Jody.....this idea was SO cool and SO sweet, that I can hardly wait to try it!!!!! I can't believe how those roses turned out! I just love it! Thank you so much for sharing it with us today ~ and for another GREAT party, girlie!

    xoxo laurie

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  27. Thanks for hosting and loving the trick with celery! Since I don't like eatting it this is a very useful tip 8D

    Furita

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  28. Such a nice result for such a clever and inexpensive idea!

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  29. So pretty!
    Hi Jodi and Stan, thank you for stopping by Mammabellarte. Please e-mail me your e-mail address so I can add you to the e-mail marketing and keep you posted about the April soldering class.
    Can't wait to have you over in Rainbow!
    ritareade@gmail.com
    Ciao Rita

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  30. First off you header is just gorgeous!! And those celery hearts are genius. I love it! Who would have thought.

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  31. Thank you for hosting. I am so glad to be able to link up a couple of my latest projects.
    Your celery roses table runner is so pretty.
    Ruth

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  32. Jody and Stan, Thank you for featuring our tea towels at the party! ...and thanks for hosting another great party!

    Linda and Jeannie at The French Hens Nest

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  33. Great features this week. Thank you for hosting this fun and exciting party! Enjoy your weekend.
    FABBY

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  34. those celery roses are amazing! so clever - I am going to have to try this. Thanks for sharing. Lots of lovely blogs to visit here - if I can only get some more time to browse! ... Betty

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  35. Wow, love that celery technique! I am joining your party for the first time, having seen the link on another blog. Thanks for hosting. Can't wait to check out the other participants! Have a wonderful weekend. ~Sally

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  36. I love your celery rose. Thank you for hosting!
    Sherry

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  37. Thank you so much for the great party. So many interesting links to visit here! :)

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  38. Hi there, thanks for hosting - hope you have a lovely weekend! I so have to try celery painting roses - I love the effect! My children would like a go too I expect! Very creative! J9 x

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  39. What a wonderful idea! The celery rose would be so quick and simple to do. I'll have to remember this one!
    Blessings,
    Dru

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  40. Hi Jody! Just stopping by again to thank you for your sweet comments on my hat boxes. :) Always love hearing from you! Oh....and those darling button cookies are just the cutest thing I've ever seen! lol!

    xoxo laurie

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