Category: Flowers

Stop and Smell the Gardenias

Our Gardenias are in bloom, I wish my photos had a scratch and sniff feature. . . :) I was afraid our colder than normal winter had taken its toll since they were a little later blooming this year.  I smelled their fragrance as I stepped out the back door before I even saw them. . . “Sultry…

Flower Fairies in the Garden

I’m in the garden, looking for Flower Fairies with Cicely Mary Barker’s How to Find Flower Fairies as a guide. . . Just in time for Cuisine Kathleen’s Summer Whimsy Challenge. Suspend your disbelief and enter the Flower Fairies’ magical realm. . . after all, only true believers are able to see the fairies! From How to Find…

A Staffordshire Bouquet for Teatime

I picked a Staffordshire Bouquet  for teatime. . . Join me for a cup of flowers. . . Violas or petunias, one lump or two with your tea? And a recent sighting of a Flower Fairy. . . “No need for journeying, Seeking afar; Where there are flowers, There fairies are . . .” ~Cicely Mary Barker…

At the Table: Mikasa Aliza Teal and Aliza Gris

I’m at the table with flowers and blooming dinnerware by Mikasa, Aliza Teal and Aliza Gris. Aliza Teal blooms with a watercolor floral in a wash of teal for a vibrant touch of color that provides a modern option for casual or formal dining! And Aliza Gris combines the delicate warmth of a pencil sketch with…

Please Pass the Peonies

Please Pass the Peonies . . . Their season is short so I’ll enjoy them while I can. . . Served on platters. . . And Sprinkled in Watering Cans. . .  With or without buds. . .  Love What You Grow and Grow What You Love ♥ Thank you for your visit, I’m joining:…

Berrylicious Fruit Salad with Orange-Vanilla Syrup

 Berrylicious Fruit Salad with Orange-Vanilla Syrup is perfect for a brunch, shower, or anytime lunch! The orange-vanilla syrup in this fruit salad comes from Pioneer Woman and is a delightful addition to the fruit, described as “slightly citrusy, nice and sweet, with a little hint of vanilla lusciousness”! I couldn’t describe it any better so I didn’t try :)…

A Wash of Color: Mikasa Kya Dinnerware

I set a table for spring with a wash of color, flowers, and Mikasa Kya Dinnerware! Mikasa Kya Dinnerware offers a modern interpretation and option for tabletop dining. An abstract pattern with shades of indigo and aubergine swirl through white square porcelain plates. . . Providing an artistic pop of color with  its simple shape and clean design. A tablecloth…