laughs in flowers." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
old-flowers! Wall-flowers, Gilly flowers, Stocks! For even
- Maurice Maeterlinck
as the field-flowers, from which a trifle, a ray of beauty, a drop of
perfume, divides them, they have charming names, the softest in the
language; and each of them, like tiny, art-less ex-votos, or like medals
bestowed by the gratitude of men, proudly bears three or four."
Of the many subjects that have
captivated poets and writers, flowers have occupied one of the most
prominent places. Their variety of colors, textures and fragrances have
inspired the poets and writers of many different cultures to sing the
praises of flowers or to use them as metaphors.
Flowers have also served to inspire
textile artists. The variety of fabric prints incorporating flowers is
immense and always increasing. An example of this fascination with
floral fabrics is Reeve Bloom Decorative: Spring. This lovely decorator
fabric has a design of flowers in a variety of vibrant colors over a
kiwi green background. The colors include turquoise, purple, paprika,
hunter green, amber, brown and cornflower blue.
Reeve Bloom Decorative: Spring is a
wonderful fabric with which to add some pizzazz to your surroundings.
Bedspreads, slipcovers, heavier curtains. seat cushions, upholstered
headboards, bedspreads and much more are fantastic uses for Reeve
Bloom Decorative: Spring.