I am going to stick my head out a little bit and talk about the colour yellow.
A lot of people don't like yellow. Some refuse to have any yellow flowers in their garden.
I used to be guilty of this. If I was pushed I would possibly have yellow daffodils in the early spring. After that you would not see a single yellow flower in my garden. Nor would I ever wear yellow clothes. That is still the case. My Scandinavian skin tones does not go well with yellow. You won't find a lot of yellow in my house. It is not a colour that I find easy to live with.
Still - I love yellow as a colour. I think it is an optimistic colour, it shines and exudes warmth. It represents sunshine and when the sun is out it makes us feel warm and cosy.
Yellow has a lot of different associations from bad to very good.
The painter Vincent van Goghpainted vases of yellow sunflowers. These paintings has become some of the most famous paintings in the world.
Lets not forget the lovely yellow of lemons and grapefruits and how it reminds us of the taste and where they grow.
The list of wonderful yellow flowers is as long as my arm. Lovely yellow daffodils and tulips in the spring. Yellow roses during the summer. One of my favorite that I have posted about before is the mellow yellow climbing rose Rosa banksiae 'Lutea'.
••• My love of flowers has grown into a great passion and being able to pass on my knowledge and expertise is a wonderful privilege. Working with flowers on a daily basis is such a pleasure and to style and photograph flowers - what could be better and who does not love beautiful flowers? ••• Fresh flowers will make any room come to life, whether they are large arrangements in a hallway creating a warm welcome to your guests or small arrangements with individual flower stems in bud vases or jam jars on a side table. •••
I love to inspire with creative and fun ideas and show how flower arranging doesn't have to be difficult, complicated or expensive. My philosophy and approach is focused on using beautiful seasonal flowers combined with interesting containers to create simple, quick and easy yet beautiful and creative everyday flowers.
FLOWERS - a collaboration between Ingrid Henningsson and Titti Malmberg
Two bloggers, two friends - passionate about flowers – together we created FLOWERS - a unique collaboration where we used our love for flowers, photography and styling to work on inspiring floral projects.
Link to my FLOWERS collaborator Titti Malmberg's blog