Flowers – Reality vs. Illusion

Assorted Flowers

Today’s silk flowers easily fool the eye and are available in an infinite assortment.  Prepare to be amazed with the side-by-side photos of silk and live flowers.  Which are real and which are an illusion? Can you tell the difference? Let’s find out…

Birds of Paradise

Birds of Paradise Live vs Silk

Calla Lilies

Calla Lilies Live vs Silk


Chrysanthemum Live vs Silk


Daffodils Live vs Silk

Dogwood Blooms

Dogwood Live vs Silk


Ferns Live vs Silk

Gerber Daisies

Gerber Daisies Live vs Silk


Hydrangeas Live vs Silk


Magnolias Live vs Silk


Orchids Live vs Silk


Poppies Live vs Silk

Pussy Willows & Forsythia

Pussy Willows & Forsythia Live vs Silk


Roses Live vs Silk

Roses – Two Tone

Roses Two Tone Live vs Silk

Stargazer Lilies

Stargazer Lilies Live vs Silk


Sunflowers Live vs Silk


Tulips Live vs Silk

With silk flowers, there’s no need for water, fertilizer, sunshine, or a green thumb.  In the challenge of recognizing live flowers versus silk, how did you do?  Please let me know your thoughts and favorites in the comments section. 

Thanks for Reading & Happy Crafting!

9 thoughts on “Flowers – Reality vs. Illusion

  1. Wow! I love flowers, one of my favourites are orchids. Amazing and very inspiring! Thank’s for share. I apologize for visit your blog one day after. I enjoy your post.
    Have a lovely time!
    Keep well.

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