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Ephesians 4:2

Friday, January 16, 2009

Show and Tell Friday

Show and Tell

This is my first time participating in "Show and Tell Friday" hosted over at Kelli's blog, There's No Place Like Home

This is one of my favorite plants to use as decoration in our home. It is called the Silver Dollar Plant, also known as "the money plant"and I'm sure many of you have seen it before.

This of course is a faux plant that I have in our house but it does grow in the wild.

I love the beautiful simplicity it gives. It really can match with any color, due to it's iridescent white color.


I also have it in two other vases throughout our home. I just love it so much! :) Hope you enjoyed our special decoration!
Have a blessed day!

18 sweet comments:

Kathy said...

I grew money plants one summer and they flourished. They dry really well too so you could actually use them in arrangements all year. Maybe I'll try it again this summer. They were really easy to grow - try it this year!

Sweet Nothings said...

Thanks Kathy! I will definitely keep that in mind! My husband and I will be landscaping and planting our yard and garden this spring, so that would be great!

Sharon said...

I love money plants, they are so beautiful. They remind me of little moons!

Have a happy Friday!

:0)

Love ya, Mom (Sharon)

Bridget said...

I have never seen this before, what a beautiful plant!

Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

I've never seen or heard of the money plant, but I like it :0). I'll have to check out our local nursery and see if they can grow here...thrive :0)
Your banner makes me think of Steven Curtis Chapman's song "Where the rubber meets the road" I think it's because of the road and that's what popped into my head :0)
Enjoy your day!

Hootin' Anni said...

Gorgeous. They look like the 'turtle shell' windchimes. Beautiful how you have them in such a lovely vase.

My Show n Tell is being BLUE today...come on over if you can. I'd love your company.

A Hint of Home said...

I have some and think it is so neat.

Lady Katherine said...

How elegant the plant is in the vase!

ceekay said...

My mom used to love this plant. She always had a "bunch" in a vase. Great reminder!

Elena said...

Very pretty. My mom grew money plants in her garden and I just loved them too!

Mrs.Ruiz said...

Very Pretty:)

BECKY said...

I have one of those in my front bathroom! I love the light, airy feel of them. Yours is very pretty! Thanks you for sharing, and hope you do more show and tells!
Blessings, and congratulations on your marriage!! We celebrate our 30th anniversary this year! YAY!! Hopefully a trip to Alaska!
:) Becky

Lisa said...

I like your plant. Faux or not, money plant is cool. My mom used to grow money plant. We had a vase of it in our living room.

Barb said...

I've grown these before I haven't thought about them in a while so I made need to plant some this spring they look really pretty in your vase.I am off to walmart in a bit to purchase ingredients for your shredded beef tacos.Have a blessed day and thanks for the comment about my grandson I can't even describe how blessed we are to have him.....Barb

Carla said...

SO BEAUTIFUL!!! It does look like winter doesn't it?? This is on my MUST have list to grow this year!

Anonymous said...

I also have some of those.
I found them growing wild
in my homestate of WV.
I have had them for years.
They have kept very well.
I also keep them in a vase.
They dry so pretty and look pearly white.
Pamela from Ohio

Gail said...

I have never seen these before~
they look great in your vase!

Blessings~

Kathi said...

My grandma had those. I love them too. Happy weekend, Brittany. Kathi

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