Category: Flowers

Floral Friday: Mini Blooming Tureens and Giving Thanks Table

Happy Friday! Are you in need of some flower therapy? If so, you’re in luck, as my Floral Friday friends and I are gathering together to send some floral inspiration your way. You’ll find my blogging friends’ links to their floral creations at the bottom of this post.  It’s been a very wet, cold and…

Hydrangea, Rose and Pumpkin Harvest

The last of the flowers still pushing blooms were harvested before our frost this weekend. . . Sprinkled in watering cans and filling a zinc bucket . . . the last hurrah for hydrangeas and roses until we meet again next spring.  We had our first freeze on Sunday with the mercury plunging into the 20s.…

Fall Alfresco Tablescape with a Touch of Blue + Easy Flower Arranging Method

We’ve enjoyed some beautiful fall weather the last couple of weeks, perfect for alfresco dining! Table inspiration came from a blue plaid throw with a narrow pumpkin stripe, which tops a matelasse coverlet as a tablecloth. . . And the pretty flower basket details of Royal Staffordshire Clarice Cliff ‘Charlotte’.  Brown transferware and ironstone sing…

Floral Friday: A Touch of Copper Fall Alfresco Tablescape

Welcome to another edition of Floral Friday! I always look forward to some flower therapy and inspiration when I join my blogging friends on the first and third Fridays of the month! You’ll find their links to their beautiful floral inspiration at the bottom of this post. This week’s common theme was copper. When our fearless…

Hawthorne Gardens Wicked Beautiful Flowers + Spooky Halloween Table Fun

Welcome to Hawthorne Gardens Wicked Beautiful Flowers. . .aka, the Potting Shed. Established in 1831, specializing in black roses. . . dead or alive. A murder of crows have flown in and await your arrival on October 31st. . . Our best specimens and warty pumpkins were scared up for this haunted tableau . .…

Floral Friday: Blooming Pumpkins and Harvest Pumpkin Table

Flowers and pumpkins are two of my favorite things and I love combining them for a fall or Thanksgiving table or seasonal centerpiece! And I love joining my blogging friends for Floral Fridays! You’ll find their links for beautiful floral inspiration at the bottom of this post. Our common theme for this edition of Floral Friday…

The Softer Notes of Fall: Transferware and Hydrangeas in the Potting Shed

Brown transferware sings the softer notes of fall, paired with white pumpkins and hydrangeas. I love ironstone and brown transferware any time of year, but fall is the season when it really shines.  I pulled out some pieces to give the transferware its due for a seasonal table vignette in the Potting Shed.  Harvest Time…

Hello Beauti-Fall and Autumn Inspiration

Hello Beauti-Fall. . . You’re my favorite season and I’m glad you’re finally here! I’ve been counting down the days to your arrival and ready for a harvest of apples, leaves, pumpkins! Easy DIY Fall Harvest Arrangement Ready for cooler temperatures. . . Looking forward to your colors and textures. . . Fall boating and picnic weather.…