Hello Dear Readers!
Hope you had a great weekend of the Derby
(oh what a memorable Derby it was)
and Cinco de Mayo.
It’s another very fine Monday as it is Monday Morning Blooms!
Today, there is an ever so beautiful collection of fabulous floral inspiration,
by my wonderfully creative and talented Monday Morning Blooms friends,
Lidy, Mary and Pam.
Our common theme today is Mother’s Day.
Their gorgeous images and links to their posts are at the end of my post.
So sit back and enjoy some great ideas for a Mother’s Day celebration.
MOTHER’S DAY FLOWER ARRANGEMENT AND TABLESCAPE
I chose the most beautiful urn that I purchased from Amy (Maison Decor)
on Mary Alice’s and my Road Trip to Boston
to see Amy and partake in her amazing Estate Sale.
I had met Amy and her hubby Dave
a few years ago when my hubby had a conference in Boston.
The four of us had a wonderful Brunch,
toured the area a bit and hit an antique mall.
The hubbies were great sports and tagged along with us as we shopped.
Actually, I did not buy anything that day
but my hubby did!….a great lamp for his vintage drafting table.
Amy purchased a few things and one of the items was this stunning urn.
The hand painting is exquisite. When she told me she was selling it,
I immediately shouted “SOLD!!!”
The urn is made by Ardalt – Japan.
So this is why I chose this stunning urn to be the container
for my Mother’s Day arrangement. For my mom . . .
the sweet, and kind woman
who loves and embraces life each day . . .
the woman “made in Japan” …. like me ! 🙂
(My Mom and Me)
My mom . . . the woman who fell in love with a G.I. after World War II.
Actually I know it was my dad who fell in love first!
The woman who listened to her deceased mother who came to her in a dream
riding a white elephant, telling her to go
and meet that handsome young man who met her
on a bridge and asked her to come back the next day at the same time.
She was hesitant, but after the dream, she went back and the rest is history.
Today the table setting is all about my mom and my Sweetie’s mom.
A table that I know both of them would love.
The place settings are from Williams-Sonoma . . . the Famille Rose design.
A design that I know that both moms would love and me too!
There were mini spatulas that complimented the set of dishes.
I thought that they would make great items
to give away and serve as a name/place holder.
When choosing the florals for my arrangement,
I was going for an airy and flowing feel
and pale to bright pinks to compliment the dinnerware.
Flowers are from Trader Joe’s.
Light Pink Alstroemeria
Double Peony Tulips
It was love at first sight when I saw the Double Peony Tulips
and actually it was the first time that I have seen them.
They were my starting point for the arrangement.
They have truly become my favorite type of Tulip.
Sweets for the Sweets and Sweetie!
A table set for the 4 of us.
Rather than using a green for filler,
it seemed best to use a light and airy flower
such as this white Stock flower instead.
It was indeed fun to put this tablescape together for the moms in the family
and hope you enjoyed it too.
We wish you all a most wonderful Mother’s Day to come
from me, my almost 94 year young mom and my Sweetie.
And now you are able to gain more Mother’s Day floral inspiration from my
lovely and talented friends of Monday Morning Blooms.
Their link is below their most beautiful images!
Pam ~ Everyday Living
Lidy – FrenchGardenHouse
Mary – Home Is Where The Boat Is
And Me ~ Housepitality Designs
Have a most beautiful day everyone!