I have a challenge for all of you flower loving people!
Recently Sherry Donnelly of Gertie Mae’s Floral Studio in Georgia posted an interesting challenge.
The rules:
Design an arrangement of foliages, berries, fruits, etc – but NO flowers!
All materials must be collected from your property or surrounding area. For this challenge we will say within 1 mile of your designing location. (time to hit up the neighbors!)

Here is the floral arrangement I created. Yes, I did manage to tuck in a touch of clematis vine, oops!

fall foliage centerpiece

Designed by Bella Fiori

Who’s taking the challenge??
Entries due October 31, 2013

Send me photos of your designs!

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  1. I’m in! Of course, you don’t think I’d miss this do you?

  2. Sherry Donnelly says:

    yay…me too!! what is the deadline?

  3. I will try my best to come up with something.

  4. Andreia Muller says:

    Not much around me, but I will come up with something too..

  5. I’m in!!!!

  6. So much fun! Already made one arrangement from my yard and street. I want to walk the 8 blocks to my mom’s house and make another one with the cool stuff in her yard.

  7. Jackie Johns says:

    Can I make a woodland bridal bouquet for the challenge? Or a purse? or a wreath?

  8. inspired! i’m in!

  9. What time tomorrow is the deadline?

  10. love the challenge~! It’s all about living the Slow Flowers life~ I’m in ~ gotta get out to the garden and see what I can find (and thank goodness my neighbor has a beautiful oak leaf hydrangea shrub!)

  11. Fun challenge and I appreciated the entire creative process!