31 December 2014

FLOWERS by ingrid and titti - Happy New Year!

Its the end of a great year for 'FLOWERS' - and we would like to wish you a 'Happy New Year!'

It was so lovely to round off the year with Titti and I being featured as 'Blogger of the Month' in the Swedish magazine Lantliv.

For celebrating New Years Eve I have created a little new years table setting with Amaryllis, Christmas cactus and dark green holly. 

Cloudy skies, low outdoor light levels and short winter days sometimes makes it a little bit difficult to take photographs indoors. I only use natural light for the images I take - but I do make one exception and that is candle light.

The brass candle sticks are Swedish - designed in the 1940's by Ivar Ålenius-Björk - they are called 'Liljan' - Swedish for 'Lily'. It was a very popular candle stick and is now being made again. Here is a link to a Swedish article about the manufacture Ystad Metall.   

The flowers and foliage are very simply arranged - the gorgeous white and green Amaryllis are in a off-white vase - the Christmas cactus is planted in a pot and the holly is also in simple mini glass vases - as well as a few stems tied with a grey ribbon and placed on the table. 

I have put some gold and brass coloured mini Christmas tree baubles in a few clear glass containers.

As well as a few old antique brass curtain rings just for their simple beauty but also for fun.

A festive New Years Eve table with a bit of bling, candles and seasonal floral beauty!  

Titti Malmberg - my Swedish collaborator on FLOWERS - is also wishing everybody a 'Happy New Year!' - or as they say in Sweden 'Gott Nytt År!'. 

Please, go over and see what she has created on her blog HWIT BLOGG.

You can see all our FLOWERS posts HERE and also on Pinterest.

Have a very Happy New Year!

~ xoxo ~ 


[Styling and photography © Ingrid Henningsson for FLOWERS and Of Spring and Summer.]
[Ribbon designed by Jane Means.]


Jann Olson said...

Simply beautiful! Congrats on being selected!! What an honor. My pretty red and white Amaryllis graced me with three blooms the other day and two more are about to open. Have a very wonderful New Year!

Marit Bekkevold Skoglund said...

Ønsker deg også et riktig godt nytt år.
Herlige blomster må til på slike merkedager som nyttårsaften.
Klem fra Marit

Anonymous said...

Så vackert!

Annika Christensen said...

Gott slut och Gott Nytt År till dig också.
Tack för allt fint du bjuder på i bloggen.

Cat said...

Önskar dig ett gott slut på 2014 och en bra start på 2015. Gott nytt år // Cat

Vicky said...

I hope the new year brings you happiness and everything you wish for!!!
Happy New Year!!

angie said...

dear ingrid, love your pics!!! happy new year!!! hugs angie

Frances said...

Ingrid, the wit and beauty of this composition is so charming! The 1940s Lily candlesticks make graceful accompanyments to those flowers and leaves. The curtain rings are perfect...and made me smile.

Let's "ring in" that Happy New Year! xo

Susan McShannon-Monteith said...

What a perfect table setting to mark the festive holiday.
Happy New Year to you and yours.
Susan x

Things and Thoughts said...

What a magical post Ingrid! Wish you a happy, sparkling new year!

Georgianna said...

The white amaryllis are wonderful, Ingrid! I am not a big fan of the red ones but these are so pretty. Congratulations on your feature and for creating such a beautiful project this year. Wishing you a wonderful 2015 filled with happiness and flowers! x

Diana Studer said...

Happy New Year!

Our photos said...

Lovely flowers ! Happy New Year

Jarka Panci said...

Ingrid beautiful flowers and fotos. Happy new Year !!

Glamista Home said...

Happy New Year! Congratulations on the blog feature! What a great way to end the year. I am really loving the flowers combined with some brass details. Thank you for sharing.

Christa atCedarmereFarm said...

NICE! Congratulations on your accomplishment, Ingrid and Titti. I am not surprised. I have found your blog very inspiring. Thank you. I am looking forward to learning more from both of you this year. Love, Christa

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