Shanti is the ancient Sanskrit word for peace.
Hydrangea symbolizes friendship and understanding, the butterfly symbolizes new life or new beginning.
The small flowers are difficult to interpret in embroidery. I think I will do them in cut-out silk held by frenchknots or beads. The leaves will be a sampler of different stitches.
Half of the butterfly wings will be wired and detached. The grass will be the same as the Shalom iris-variety of yarns and ribbons. The helmet will not be padded, but might be of the same appliquéd material.