digital floral collage Instructions: 1. Go outside to your garden or on a walk and gather a bouquet of spring blooms and leafy foliage. 2. Lay them on your scanner face down, layering and arranging as if it was a flower arrangement. 3. Cover the whole arrangment with a dark background of some type (a large black piece of fabric). 4. Scan the image onto your computer. Voila!
Forget-me-not. A legend about the origin of the name forget-me-not is as follows. Once a medieval knight and his lady-love were walking beside a river. The knight held a bouquet in his hands. Because of the weight of the armor, he fell into the water. According to the legend, he threw the bouquet at her shouting forget-me-not.