The moss / plants between the shells intrigue me. This wreath speaks of vacations gathering shells. I think succulents would need to be chosen carefully: need to be "beachy" looking and need to fit in so well with the shells.
How to Dye Flowers. While nature provides many flowers in a wide variety of colors, some of the brilliantly colored flowers that are seen at weddings, in florists' shops, and in high-quality images in magazines are sometimes dyed.
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