Memories of Picnics and Mason Jars – Floral Friday

Happy Friday Dear Readers!!

It’s another great Friday because it is Floral Friday!

Join me and my fabulously talented Floral Friday friends, Lidy, Mary and Pam

as we present our theme today of Picnics and Jars.

I had a tough time with this one today.

Not with the creation of our theme today, but the sweet memories

that the Mason/Ball jars brought to me as I gathered my pretties to share with you:

the Memories of Picnics and Mason Jars – Floral Friday.

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Ironstone Pitchers of Summer – Floral Friday

Hello Dear Readers.

Welcome to another fabulous Floral Friday,

when I join my sweet Floral Friday friends, Lidy, Mary and Pam

to present fantastic floral inspiration for you to enjoy!

The links to these fabulous ladies’ floral creations are below their image

at the bottom of this post.

Hope you all had a most wonderful Independence Day . . . 

I am up to my elbows and beyond in moving and packing, so today I am

presenting one of my most favorite floral vignettes that I had presented to you

years ago for my Ironstone Pitchers of Summer – Floral Friday.

I believe it was George Bernard Shaw that said,

“Imitation is not just the sincerest form of flattery,

it is the sincerest form of learning.”

And that is what I did today . . . learn . . . from some of the best.

I did it again . . . I took a magazine cover 

of one of my most favorite magazines and I tweaked it for a summer vignette.

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Flowers, Fruit, and Veggies – Floral Friday

Hello Dear Readers! It’s another great day as today is the 3rd Friday of the month

and that means it is Floral Friday!

Today I am joining my wonderful Floral Friday friends, Lidy, Mary and Pam

to present our floral creations incorporating fruit or veggies or both!

Their links and images are below so that you can visit them 

and receive more amazing floral inspiration!

My inspiration for my flower arrangement today was Peonies.

I was thrilled to obtain some this late in the season and could not wait

to create an arrangement with them being the star.

 Welcome to our Flowers, Fruit and Veggies – Floral Friday!

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Flowers and Music for Floral Friday

Happy Friday Dear Readers!

It’s a wonderful Friday as it is the first Friday of the month

which means it’s Floral Friday! I am joining the Floral Friday team,

three of my very lovely and talented friends,

Lidy, Mary, and Pam to bring you some beautiful flower inspiration.

Today our theme is Flowers in a Box.

Join me for my Flowers and Music for Floral Friday.

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Peonies In A Teapot – Floral Friday

Happy Friday one and all!

Today is the first Friday of the month and that means

you are in for a treat because it is Floral Friday, when I and three of my sweet,

talented and most creative friends/bloggers present  beautiful floral inspiration

for you to enjoy.

Today, I present to you Peonies in a teapot and more!

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A Centerpiece with Memories – Floral Friday

Blue and White accessories and the color scheme of blue and white

in home interiors has always been a classic.

I remember back in the 70’s, I decorated with lots of blue, white and yellow.

I guess you can say that I was in my country phase of gingham and ruffles.

When I was a very young homemaker and stay at home mom, I was constantly sewing.

Whether it be my clothes, or things for the house. I even took a class with

my friend Ruth and we learned how to make t-shirts with the crew necks!

Today,  I am going down memory lane a bit.

A Centerpiece with Memories – Floral Friday

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Vintage French Canning Jars – Floral Friday

Welcome to Floral Friday,

when every first and third Friday of the month my friends and I present

some wonderful floral inspiration to you for your enjoyment.

Today, it is all about flowers in wonderful canning jars.

Do you remember my French Market Rolling Basket Story?

The story of how I trekked it from California to North Carolina?

Well, there is one thing that I did not mention.

When I purchased the market basket, I also purchased  several other things.

At the time, I figured if I was going to ship this basket, I may as well fill it with goodies!

A few of them you will see today for Floral Friday. One more item remains for another day.

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~ ~ ~ VINTAGE FRENCH CANNING JARS – FLORAL FRIDAY ~ ~ ~

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Floral Friday Easter Basket Centerpiece

Happy Friday everyone!

It is a happy day because it is Floral Friday,

when I join three of my wonderfully talented blogger friends

to give you some great floral inspiration.

Today, for your enjoyment and ideas for using flowers for Easter, is my

Floral Friday Easter Basket Centerpiece  

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Oriental Spring for Floral Friday

Happy Friday!

Today is the day that you will see what I have been announcing

with regard to the change in Floral Fridays.

Three of my very favorite friends and bloggers have joined me for Floral Friday!

We will present our floral creations on the first and third Friday of each month.

Oh my, lots of amazing floral inspiration twice a month!

For our inaugural day, we chose a Spring theme.

I am doing something a bit different, an Oriental Spring for Floral Friday.

So get ready for some great floral inspiration!

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