Summer Peaches and Flowers

Hello Dear Readers!

Hope you are having a great summer and magnificent Monday.

Mondays can truly be magnificent especially

when it’s a Monday Morning Blooms Day

when I share some fabulous floral inspiration

along with my fantastic floral friends,

Lidy, Mary and Pam.

I am always in awe of their most beautiful and creative floral creations.

Their links to their posts along with their ever so beautiful images,

are below for you to enjoy and gain inspiration.

Our common theme today is Peaches.

What is summer without delicious peaches and their wonderful scent.

So join me for:

Summer Peaches and Flowers.

 

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Decorating for Summer with Transferware

Hello Dear Readers!

Summer is all about wonderful vacations to the beach or to the mountains

for those who prefer the beautiful vistas and fresh mountain air . . . 

or your very favorite place to be . . .  

perhaps a getaway you travel to every year,

or a new adventure to an unexplored place.

Other than travels, I find decorating for summer is fun.

Whether you prefer decorating with shells

or the colors of the summer holidays

like the 4th of July . . . you can gather what you have in your home,

without having to purchase seasonal decor from your local craft store.

I chose to go with a red, white and blue theme

to adorn the sofa table this year,

thus I chose, Decorating for Summer with Transferware

 

 

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One Thing Leads to Another and a House Update

Hello Dear Readers!

Today I have a bit of “this and that.”

I have truly been trying to scale down some things around the house,

in that,  if I start to pack some things away . . .

maybe that means we are closer

to getting into the house. Wishful thinking.

When I combined three orchids together

(that were originally in their own containers)

into one container, it started that domino effect.

One Thing Leads to Another and a House Update

 

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4th of July Flower Arrangement and Tablescape

Happy Monday Dear Readers!

It’s that special Monday when I and my very Merry

Monday Morning Blooms friends

present our floral creations set in some wonderful settings

for your floral inspiration.

Today’s common theme is The 4th of July!

Come join me along with my very special Flower Friends, Lidy, Mary, and Pam

as we bring you some great ideas for your 4th of July celebration.

Their most beautiful images and links are below.

So sit back and come along with us on this very festive red, white and blue day!

4th of July Flower Arrangement and Tablescape

 

 

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Blue and White and Boxwood

Last week we traveled to Florida to attend our Class Reunion.

On the way down we stopped at one of our fav restaurants on our route,  

to have lunch.

A bonus of this restaurant/inn is that it has a beautiful gift shop too!

So usually after I order my meal, I head to the gift shop!

It was there that I found a beautiful lamp that I could not leave behind.

I am not sure what spoke to me first . . . the design with birds

or the pretty finial. I just wish they had a pair.

When we returned from Florida and I set up the lamp in the Great Room,

of course it lead to the ripple or domino effect,

which truthfully, I enjoy!

The domino effect also led to creating new vignettes of:

BLUE AND WHITE AND BOXWOOD

 

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Flower Arrangements In Vintage French Canning Jars

Hello Dear Readers!

Happy June! Where has the time gone?

It seems like we have gone from Spring to the warmth of Summer so quickly.

Here we are, the first Monday in June and it’s time for another magnificent

Monday Morning Blooms! A day when I join my wonderfully talented and most

creative Monday Morning Blooms friends, Lidy, Mary and Pam

to present some fabulous floral inspiration to you, our dear readers.

Their beautiful images and links to their posts are at the end of this post.

Today’s common theme is containers with labels.

It was easy for me to decide what containers to use today. I present:

Flower Arrangements In Vintage French Canning Jars

 

 

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Blue Transferware Flower Arrangement

Hello Dear Readers!

Happy Monday! Yes, it’s a happy Monday as it is

Monday Morning Blooms Monday!

Join me today with my Monday Morning Blooms friends, Mary and Pam,

as we share our our floral inspiration with the common theme of

Blue Transferware . . . . with a bit of red.

Unfortunately Lidy was unable to join us this week; however she will be back.

Mary’s and Pam’s beautiful images and links to their posts are below.

So join me for my

Blue Transferware Flower Arrangement.

 

 

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Master Bedroom Refresh With Blue and White

Hello Dear Readers!

It’s been a very hectic week here dealing with decisions, decisions

for the new house.

Seems as though when I think I pretty much have it all together,

then something comes up . . . like a higher estimate than anticipated,

then back to the drawing board to make more decisions.

In the meantime,

I found some time to do a bit of a refresh in the Master Bedroom.

MASTER BEDROOM REFRESH WITH BLUE AND WHITE

 

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A Great Find – Chelsea House Mirror

Hello Dear Readers!

Happy May Day!!!

I am hoping I can find some Lily of the Valley to give to my loved ones.

Did you know that it was a tradition in France 

to give your loved ones Lilies of the Valley on May Day?

And speaking of France  . . .

A few weeks ago, I discovered a beautiful Trumeau mirror at my fav consignment shop.

It was love at first sight. However, being that we are building a new house,

it has been suggested that I only spend what I need for the house.

I did not “need” that mirror, but on the other hand,  I did.

It would look wonderful over one of the mantels or the powder room.

 

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Spring Mantel

Hello Dear Readers!

I created a simple Spring Mantel here at the Berry Patch House.

I thought that I would keep the blue and white pieces on the mantel

and add one more piece that actually is part of a set of three.

I had only used two of those pieces previously on the mantel.

I actually created the Spring Mantel to prepare for the Great Room Reveal

that I have been promising. Stay tuned for that this coming Thursday!

I am dreaming of decorating my mantels at the new house hopefully by Fall.

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