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Thursday, June 18, 2009

{give me a giveaway!}

We had June's class a couple of weeks ago, but I have been so busy that I hadn't yet posted the giveaway! So, we're going to combine June & July into one.

For the last class, we created Summer arrangements.

Design elements included:
mason jars
premium alstromeria in various bright hues
key limes

The arrangements turned out beautifully. I fell in love with mason jars on my mission- in the South they are used for everything from vases to drinking glasses... and so much more! They have become a staple in my everyday designs and I find them charming in a country/Americana way.

Since the giveaways for June/July are combined, we're going to modify the prize to fit the 4th of July. Instead of key limes, we'll be using cherries and instead of bright alstro, we'll be using white flowers. It's gonna be darlin'!

{centerpieces from Rachel's wedding, June '08,
showcasing the use of cherries}

To enter this month's giveaway, submit your answers to the following questions. Those who answer at least 2 out of 3 correctly will be entered into a drawing for the prize.

1. In what year was Fourth of July officially declared a national holiday by Congress?
2. How many signatures appeared on the Declaration of Independence?
3. Which two presidents, both of whom signed the Declaration of Independence, died on the Fourth of July in 1826?

I'll wait to post your answers/comments until I announce the winner, so that you all have to find your own answers. :)

*
please keep in mind that due to the nature of the prize, the intended recipient must live in the Provo/Orem area or else the prize must be picked up in Provo*

3 sweet thought{s}:

Fiona said...

I loved the enrichment that we did with the limes and am so excited to try out the cherry idea for the 4th of July. So here goes:

1. In what year was Fourth of July officially declared a national holiday by Congress? 1783

2. How many signatures appeared on the Declaration of Independence? 56

3. Which two presidents, both of whom signed the Declaration of Independence, died on the Fourth of July in 1826? Thomas Jefferson & John Adams.

April said...

The answers are:
1. 1941
2. 56
3. Thomas Jefferson and John Adams

I am a friend of Alison Nickle. You do AMAZING work. I love all your arrangements! My email address is princessrides@gmail.com.

Melanie said...

Melanie Nickle 1.1940 2.10 3. Washington/Jefferson