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Beautiful Flowers are Blooming!

Updated on September 25, 2014

Joyful Inspiration Gallery!!

Flowers are one of the most amazing pieces of artwork that God creates for all people! He uses every color imaginable, shapes, styles, sizes, and composition in these beautiful gifts. I am also so impressed with flowers of all sorts that I have a hobby of snapping pictures in my yard and places I go. The creative parts of me have fun designing my pictures, cropping, adding effects, and changing things until I have something fun to place on products at Cafe Press and Zazzle.

After experimenting with some items at these artistic outlets, I created some beautiful things which will become wonderful presents for birthdays, holidays, and everyday use. If you are looking for a flowery gift for yourself, a relative, or friend, I hope you will locate something you enjoy from my shop, Joyful Inspiration Gallery!

Parts of a Lily
Parts of a Lily

Flourishing Flowers!

Flowers are fascinating! It amazes me how they have been created so that all of their tiny parts work so perfectly together. If even one part was not grown, the whole flower would not bloom or reproduce new plants and flowers.

1 ~ Stigma: the part of the flower which collects the pollen with tiny hairs to start germination. It is able to distinguish which pollen is the appropriate one from many that might be near due to wind, bees, or water.

2 ~ Style: the tubes which carry the pollen from the stigma to the ovaries of the flower.

3 ~ Anthers / Stamen: the male part of the flower which contains the pollen until it is released from the pollen sacs into the air or onto insects.

4 ~ Filament: the stem which hold the anthers and stamen.

5 ~ Tepal: the outer parts of the flower better known as two separate parts: the petals or most colorful openings of the flower, and the sepals or outermost openings on the flower which are at times a more greenish color than the petal.

Special Thanks to "Noodle snacks" at Wikipedia for the "Parts of a Lily" Photo.

His photo was featured on Wikipedia on June 12, 2010 as the "Picture of the Day".

Blue Moon Crocus Pack of 20 Bulbs
Blue Moon Crocus Pack of 20 Bulbs

Crocus come in many colors, but the blues and purples are the ones that speak to me the most! These perennials show their royalty year after year!

 

Thanks for visiting! - Which pictures did you like the best?

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      Laura Hofman 5 years ago from Naperville, IL

      We saw a lovely patch of purple crocus last weekend. Spring has finally sprung in the Chicago area!

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      poutine 6 years ago

      I like the sunflowers. It's lovely to look at flowers in the middle of a snowfall.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Our favourite flowers are sunflowers! Yes, I even have a lens about them LOL

      ~ Blessed by a Squidoo Angel ~

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      All the pics are beautiful. Lovely lens!

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      Wedding Mom 7 years ago

      What a lovely collection of flowers, I love gardening and planting flowers!

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      SandyPeaks 7 years ago

      Bloomin' marvelous! Blessed by a SquidAngel.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      There is something real special about beautiful flowers.

      I love to examine flowers to see how they are made.

      Its a wonder!

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      Mrmakingusmile LM 7 years ago

      Just stopping by to say hello. Hope all is going well.

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      aishu19 7 years ago

      I love the floral designs!

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      JoyfulPamela2 7 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      @WindyWintersHubs: Thanks, Wendy!

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      JoyfulPamela2 7 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      @Joan4: Thanks for your advice and help, Joan!

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      WindyWintersHubs 7 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Your flower designs are very colorful. Best wishes with both of your shops!

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      Joan4 7 years ago

      Great information and beautiful floral items!

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