Elderflowers. So pretty, so sweet smelling, so delightfully deliciously free. So why have I never seen them in wedding flowers? It makes no sense.
Well obviously now I'll be pimping them out to all my June brides! And also maybe making elderflower fizz again...X
1. That jar looks like the jar my cornichons come in. I love those cornichons and their jar.2. I also love it when you blog.3. As much as I love cornichons, jars of.4. That is saying something.
I hate cornichons the thing, I love cornichons the word. That jar may have come with cornichons. Or it may have come with pickled beetroot. Either way, I like it better now it has flowers in it.
Also, I love you as much as I hate cornichons. And that's saying something.
You're right. Elderflowers are amazing...and perfect for weddings.I also thing that herbs are perfect for wedding - like a rosemary & thyme wedding bouquet...
i wondered the same thing! so pretty. plus i love elderflower liquor! http://suiteheart.blogspot.com/
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I thought that the reason people don't use them for bouquets (and the reason you have to pick and use them as quickly as possible for cooking)is because they smell bad after a few hours? They are so pretty though!
THAT's what they look like! I've only ever had them, in gin form.
they're so pretty. thanks for the tip :)
Oh my, I love elderflowers. Especially in drinkable form... I would have had them in my wedding bouquet had it been the right season... I had this great plan to pick my bouquet from local flowers I could find growing wild/overgrown in my neighborhood - it didn't quite eventuate. I managed to poach some blue hydrangeas growing through a fence though!I'd like to see clover in a wedding bouquet too.
We don't use it in weddings because it doesn't smell nice, it smells of cat pee.and generally you can't get any because all the hugh Fearnley Whittingstall devotees have been out and picked it to make elderflower champagne.I do however grow black elder, with pink flowers and use it extensively in weddings.Because it doesn't smell of cat pee.Nobody likes a bride smelling of pee.
@Miss Pickering, Oh I *hoped* you might enlighten us. Mine doesn't smell of pee though and I picked it days ago. It still smells very pretty. It must be magical elderflower.
Hi Peonies!I love your wedding photography and thought of you when I saw this article: http://ny.racked.com/archives/2011/06/15/wedding_photography_too_much_cute.phpThought you might find it amusing, not being of the oversized balloon and playground persuasion...
Elderflower Cupcakes. Enough Said.
Such pretty photos. I love the smell of those flowers too.
Elderflowers are so adorable. These are perfect for my bridal shower centerpieces and put them with little accessories are great.
I would have loved them. Stupid November.
They are just tiny but they do create a different element of greatness. Love it.