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Fruit Salad Corsages

by greenrabbitdesigns

Why Fruit Salad corsages? Well it’s just that they remind me so much of Fruit Salad chews. They’re the bright pink and orange colours of the raspberry and pineapple chews! I don’t eat Fruit Salad chews any more being vegetarian as they contain beef gelatine which is of course a no-no for vegetarians. Shame they have to put gelatine in chews, there’s bound to be something else they can use instead other than boiled up animal bits!!!

You’ll notice my little posy in the photos also in Fruit Salad colours. Sadly that’s the last of my sweet pea! πŸ™ Bit by bit the summer flowers are coming to an end.

Anyhow I hope you like my little Fruit Salad corsages, they’re a little bit of brightness on increasingly less bright days!

There’s bound to be an alternative to beef gelatine, come on Fruit Salad people think of the vegetarians!!!!

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34 comments

Britt September 13, 2010 - 2:01 am

they’re pretty and I love the bright colors! I have been planning to make some of these for my hair!

greenrabbitdesigns September 13, 2010 - 9:54 am

Hi Britt
Thanks for your comment, lovely to have you visit here! πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

littlecottonbluebirds September 13, 2010 - 5:32 am

Soooooooooo, smitten with your fruit salad. Vivienne! So beautiful the colors. They remind me of summer still liking my heart with sunshine. A bit of summer feeling still lingers. Thank you.

Hugs, Dani

greenrabbitdesigns September 13, 2010 - 9:55 am

Thanks Dani
Yes it’s nice to hang on to some sunshine even if it is of the yarny kind! πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

marigold jam September 13, 2010 - 8:08 am

Lovely! What is the yarn – it is very pretty. Like you my sweet peas and marigolds are rapidly coming to an end. Re the Fruit chews – you are right about the colours and just think of the sugar and other suspect ingredients you are avoiding now you can’t eat them. There must be something you might like instead – hop[e so!

greenrabbitdesigns September 13, 2010 - 10:01 am

Hi Jane
The yarn is Gedifra Fiorista Fino!
Do you know I never ever thought about Fruit Salads until I made these corsages and they reminded me of them.
I’m quite parial to a Starburst and they’re suitable for vegetarians!!
Have a lovely week. πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

Gina September 13, 2010 - 11:09 am

Such pretty colours.

greenrabbitdesigns September 13, 2010 - 11:14 am

Thanks Gina!! πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

Jane September 13, 2010 - 3:18 pm

Definately fruit salads Vivienne but I think a there is a touch of refreshers and even the sherbert lollies which changed colours as you sucked them….gosh how those old sweets must have rotted childrens’ teeth-LOL. Thankfully mine survived..just!
Very pretty work,
Jane x

greenrabbitdesigns September 13, 2010 - 3:23 pm

Oh my goodness Jane you can see a whole sweet shop here!! lol
Thanks for your lovely comment. πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

thelinencat September 13, 2010 - 8:31 pm

Oh how lovely and bright are those! and lucky you with the sweet peas, mine got really bad powdery mildew ages ago and had to be pulled out. Shame they are coming to an end though, our garden is also loosing it’s brighter colours.

Bethx

greenrabbitdesigns September 13, 2010 - 9:01 pm

I know Beth I always think it’s sad when the summer flowers come to an end but I’ve been compensating by planting pansies, violas and cylamen!
Vivienne x

Julia September 13, 2010 - 9:07 pm

OOOH Vivienne!! Don’t they just look completely scrumptious all clustered together like that? And yes, you have the colours of those little sweeties just perfect, I remember chewing them when I was little and now Im gagging a bit as you share with us what horrid ingredient is in them…! Yuck!

Sending love
Julia x x x

greenrabbitdesigns September 13, 2010 - 9:38 pm

Yes I tend to be a bit mean when I’m on my vegetarian soapbox, sorry! It’s all true though!
At least crochet is suitable for vegetarians, thank goodness. πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

Penny Peberdy September 13, 2010 - 9:14 pm

I think they’re lovely, and the buttons remind me of love hearts. Remember those? No gelatin in them, I shouldn’t think!

greenrabbitdesigns September 13, 2010 - 9:40 pm

That’s right Penny, I can eat Love Hearts! Might have to get some, now you mention it! πŸ˜‰
Vivienne x

Mia September 14, 2010 - 8:18 am

Love, love, love the corsages, just in my favorite colors! And these also brightened my (surprise:gray!) morning! Your pictures are o lovely, Viv! Happy Tuesday!

Yours,
Mia

greenrabbitdesigns September 14, 2010 - 9:37 am

Thanks Mia! πŸ™‚
Bright and breezy here but at least it’s bright!!
Vivienne x

melanie September 14, 2010 - 12:42 pm

These are gorgeous!!!! I love the colours, now I fancy a fruit salad sweetie πŸ™‚ xxxxx

greenrabbitdesigns September 14, 2010 - 12:52 pm

Thanks Melanie! πŸ™‚

Emma September 14, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Oh they’re wonderful – very sherbetty and delicious-looking!

greenrabbitdesigns September 14, 2010 - 10:59 pm

Thank you Emma!! πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

Tina September 15, 2010 - 8:44 am

Hi Vivienne, I am new to your blog and will come back as I love what I see and read. (Won’t comment on all the older blogposts I like…)
These little flowers are so cute!

greenrabbitdesigns September 15, 2010 - 11:50 am

Hi Tina
You’re very welcome and I hope you’ll call again!
Thanks for your lovely comment. πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

Glenys September 15, 2010 - 3:28 pm

Those are so beautiful. Love to learn how to make them some day!

greenrabbitdesigns September 15, 2010 - 4:47 pm

Thank you Glenys!!! πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

val September 15, 2010 - 4:55 pm

Hi Vivienne, Just like everyone else …. mouthwatering delights! You are sure right about the sweetie colours :0) Never knew about the animal bits though! You must sell loads of these flower brooches,
every one is original and just gorgeous. Have a lovely day tomorrow!
Val xx

greenrabbitdesigns September 15, 2010 - 5:13 pm

Hi Val thanks for your lovely comment as always!! πŸ™‚
Oh yes gelatine is pretty gruesome stuff!!
You have a good day too! πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

Marmaladerose September 15, 2010 - 5:32 pm

I’m not a lover of fruit salad chews but I must admit, I could quite fancy one now after seeing your pretty crochet,lol.

greenrabbitdesigns September 15, 2010 - 10:32 pm

No don’t do that Fi they’re full of boiled up animal bits!!! πŸ˜‰
Vivienne x

Pam September 16, 2010 - 2:55 pm

Love those colours Vivienne.
P x

greenrabbitdesigns September 16, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Thanks Pam! πŸ™‚
Hope all is well with you!!
Vivienne x

do you mind if i knit September 24, 2010 - 11:25 pm

I feel like I’m looking at a dazzling flower garden when I look at your lovely corsages laid out, it’s so effective. And your sunflower picture is a burst of happiness! Love Vanessa xxx

greenrabbitdesigns September 24, 2010 - 11:45 pm

Thank you Vanessa for your lovely comment!
Have a good weekend and enjoy your party. πŸ™‚
Vivienne x

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