Tag: hydrangeas

Happy Independence Day and Centerpiece

Happy 4th of July! I put together a quick and easy centerpiece in celebration of the red, white and blooming hydrangeas in an ironstone pitcher, serving as a vase. And exercised my freedom and independence, using a ‘Happy 4th of July’ cake topper/banner, atop the hydrangeas instead of a cake. ;) You can find at the…

Florabundance: A Tote Full of Posies

The best part about Valentine’s Day is the abundance of fresh flowers blooming in the grocery stores. Flowers feed the soul and these Baroness Roses home stopped me in my tracks when I spied them.  They’re joining hydrangeas, lavender carnations and pink & white alstroemeria for a tote full of posies! I purchased this adorable tote bag that I…

At the Table: Summer’s Last Hurrah with Hydrangeas and Majolica

 I wanted to have a little dish fun at the table for summer’s last hurrah before the calendar page turns to September. Endless Summer Hydrangeas have transitioned from vibrant, spring blues, now faded to softer greens and deep plums. Reproduction majolica plates on sale at Pottery Barn, flew home with me and have been waiting to roost at the table…

Gardenias in Bloom

Our Gardenias are in bloom. . .I wish you could smell them!  I apologize for there not being a ‘scratch and sniff’ option here ;) Almost overnight our two shrubs were covered in fragrant blooms and seashell-shaped buds. . . Our gardenias are 15+ years old. They were here when we bought our house and have thrived since we…