First, I just want to recap. I finished these two already...
The names for these two blocks weren't flower names, but rather hawaiian terms, like 'aloha'. I decided when I started this party I was going to try and find a flower in each block. It didn't have to be a particular flower, and of course I had to follow the pattern provided and use the colors provided, so the first one was a couple of generic flowers. The second one, though, looks like a Bird of Paradise flower to me, or at least that was my inspiration.
For this third block, the actual name of the block was plumeria. I looked up some images on-line and they are G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S! Various shades of pinks on the edge with yellows and golds leading down to the center. Oh my goodness, just beautiful.
So, I did something that I was actually hoping I'd be able to do as we completed blocks. I used some of the leftover orange from the last block to add a little more richness to this block. I needed to break up the yellow and this orange was perfect for the job. I think it will make more sense when I've finished the whole thing and can quilt the flower petals onto the block.
Considering pink is one of my favorite colors, I wish I could have gotten more into the block, but that's okay. I have plans. I am thinking about putting some of the leftover pink into the first block to liven it up a little. That could be an amazing block! My two absolute favorite colors, in one block. It might not be fair to the other blocks; it might become my favorite. With nine more still to go, I think all the blocks will be safe from favoritism. :)
I'm linking up with Needle and Thread Thursday. Hope everyone is having a great week!