We have been blessed with above average temperatures, mixed in with some normal ones, these past few weeks. With Easter being so early this year, I seem to have spring fever a little early. Being a good husband, Ryan, just rolls his eyes and lets me go and do my thing.
I wanted a simple counter piece, so I stumbled upon this free printable from the blog CleanandScentsible.com
I loved the way Jenn from the blog used the printable, so I mimicked her style. After I dropped my daughter off at school, my son and I went shopping. We went to 4 different craft/decor stores until I found everything I needed. Here is my finished project!
I have been a little obsessed with getting fresh flowers lately, and wanted spring tulips. However, I wanted a more unique way to display them. I had this glass vase with wine corks and a candle in it, from our old house, so I just reused it. I didn’t want to grow tulips from bulbs, mainly because I’m impatient and wanted the instant look. I was out getting cat litter and saw that the store had potted tulips that hadn’t bloomed yet, and were a few days away from blooming, so I purchased one pot of them.
This project is super easy, and you only need 3 items to complete it. Flowers, vase, and rocks/glass beads for the bottom.
First step is to clean all the dirt off the bulbs in cold water, and to cut the roots back to about 2 inches.
Once the roots are clean and cut back, it just a matter of placing a small layer of rocks in the vase and then the bulbs on top of the rocks.
The water level in the vase should always be just below/barely touching the bulbs. The roots will naturally make their way down to the water. It’s such a fun way to plant tulips, or any bulb flower!
Well that’s my little bit of spring fever to keep me content, well for a few days at least. : )