I’ve shared before my love of Trader Joe’s and their cheap, long-lasting bouquets. My last bouquet stayed beautiful for two weeks before I had to let it go! For my birthday last week, my sweet family gave me some simple vases and a gift card to be used on Trader Joe’s flowers only. So on Easter, I headed straight over to grab a few.
I was so tickled when I happened upon these black calla lilies. They’re so unexpected and elegant! I chose to combine them with a bunch of lilac purple wax flowers (which also happened to be featured in my beautiful corsage from my senior prom, so I’ve got a soft spot for them). The contrast between the dark, heavy calla lilies and the delicate wax flowers has a kind of Disney villain effect that I am loving.
I’ve been a little bit under the weather and it has taken me the better part of a week to get my apartment back together after being away for a week at the beach (made clear by the mess in the background of these photos). It’s been nice to have flowers around that didn’t cost me an arm and a leg, but are funky and fun.
Really — black calla lilies! Have you ever!?