Monday, April 12, 2010

Chinese Satin Rosettes

I just love the feminine fashions out today, with the girly ruffles and rosettes on cardigans, dresses and tees. I was searching for some in specific colors but was not able to find them. Then one day while browsing on Etsy, I came across the shop "Palmsprout", and found beautiful rosette flowers made from Chinese satin. They are just gorgeous, and I confess, I wanted to go a little crazy and put rosettes on everything from shoes, to handbags, to tees and cardigans and even for my hair! Jennifer, the charming creator of these little beauties, was so kind, and even went to the trouble of making me a little swatch card with all the colors she has available. She will make them with a bobby pin for your hair, or a pin for your clothing, and even accommodated my request for assorted sizes. The magenta flower shown is pinned to a matching tee, and the trio of aqua flowers on my cardigan are in different sizes. Simply un-pin them prior to washing, but if they go in the wash, they'll survive just fine, but will require a bit of ironing to regain their shape. I get so many compliments when I wear them, and now my teenage niece wants some as well! Visit Jennifer at and if you don't see a color you are looking for, just ask her...she's got a dozen or so!


  1. Thanks for the shout out! That was so thoughtful and lovely! Your blog is fun. I love all the photos- it's nice to see your winter wonderland. Take care!


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