|Paper waratah earrings|
The cleverness is all in the original pattern from eveningsong ink. See her excellent tutorial.
|I choose to interpret Roger's expression as approval.|
You might think he's just fascinated because they move in the breeze.
For those unfamiliar with the waratah, here's a real one for comparison:
|Telopea speciosissima - the New South Wales waratah|
It's one of the proteacaea family, along wiht proteas, grevillias, banksias and macadamias.
The generic name "telopea" derives from the Greek for seen from afar - waratah bushes can grow up to 3-4 metres high, with the flower on long stems at the top.