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Friday, April 6, 2012

Flowers From The Yard

I am joining the lovely Liz @ Rose Vignettes for Fresh Cut Friday.  She hosts this fun party on the first Friday of every month to encourage us to treat ourselves to a bouquet of flowers.  The flower this month is Daisy, however, I don't have any in the yard, so I am using what's blooming now.



 My roses have been blooming like mad, last week I had about a dozen.  I love looking at them outside the bedroom window, but sometimes I want to bring a few inside.  All of my vases were huge so I was on the lookout for something pretty but small.  Of course my GW came through with flying colors.  I thought this one was stunning with all of the beautiful cut design on it.


 When I picked it up I was amazed at how heavy it is and then I saw something sticking out under the price tab and I knew it was a definite treasure.


I had to blow this up so you could see it.  Such a tiny little sticker.  I found a decanter last week with the same sticker on it.  I always wonder if the same person donated both when I see similar and really beautiful treasures.  Towle crystal is always so beautiful the way they cut their designs.


So, I cut a couple of my roses and a couple of yellow mexican bird of paradise flowers.  I think they are pretty together with the yellow and the green, plus the mexican bird will continue to open for several days.


 Cheery small bouquet for the kitchen.


Fresh flowers just always make me smile, how about you?


36 comments:

  1. Great vase combination and great find on the crystal vase!

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  2. So pretty both the flowes and the vase . We have been getting frost in the mornings so not to many flowers here just yet ! Have a Happy Easter weekend !

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  3. Wow,, Marty, you have the best GW stores. My roses aren't even budding yet. We have daffodils and forsythia and the peonies are beginning to poke through (a little early, I think). Your yellow rose (of Texas!) is beautiful and it probably has a wonderful aroma. Show us the mexican bird when it opens, too, will you? Linda

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  4. Perfect size for the little bouquets, Marty! Mentioned you and all your great GW finds recently to Sue from Sullivan & Murphy while we were at a GW in our area yesterday. I only found a couple of things, but nothing as great as your finds!

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  5. Marty, beautiful bouquet and vase. How nice to have so many of your own roses. I do love fresh flowers and finally picked up two bunches of tulips this week.
    Have a wonderful Easter.

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  6. Marty those are beautiful flowers..great vase too. Have a Happy Easter!

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  7. Beautiful, Marty! Can you please announce my current give away on your next blog posts:
    http://www.uptownacorn.blogspot.com/2012/04/give-away-oyster-mugs-give-away.html

    Thanks and HOPpy Easter! xoxoxoxo Ron

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  8. Pretty Marty.
    I love the shape of those bord of paradise.. unique and beautiful

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  9. Love flowers inside and out. Your roses are beautiful.
    Happy Easter!

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  10. So lovely Marty! I love flowers in the yard, as well. My roses are just starting to bloom and my peonies have big buds on them.

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  11. A Very Blessed Easter to You & Yours!!
    Marilyn

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  12. I am jealous you have roses blooming - lol. I was outside yesterday looking for signs of life on mine and they are there but it will be a few months before I see roses on them. Beautiful vase & arrangement :)

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  13. Hi Marty~
    Flowers from the yard are always a bit special. Yours are so lovely, and the glass vase is certainly a great find!
    Happy Easter~

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  14. Great find on the vase, Marty. It's beautiful and it makes a lovely arrangement with your roses. I love fresh flowers inside and out. My peonies and hydrangeas are coming along but it will be awhile before they bloom.
    Happy Easter.

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  15. Fresh flowers do make me smile, Marty. And so did having you feature my little Hummel girl and daffodils. That was so nice of you. Thank you thank you and Have a Happy Easter!

    Carolyn

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  16. Fresh flowers make me smile too :o) As it's Spring here it's vases of daffs for me, there's plenty in the garden that I just can't bear to pick so I get them from the store.
    Your vase is gorgeous, made to look better by your sweet roses.
    Have a wonderful Easter Marty.
    Rose H
    x

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  17. I love flowers especially yellow roses. Yours looks so pretty in the cute vase.

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  18. Oh- How beautiful. I was just trying to decide whether I should buy some flowers for the weekend now that I know we are going to be gone for most of Easter day. I just love yours...they are gorgeous and what a sweet little vase! Blessings to you on this Good Friday- xo Diana

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  19. I do enjoy fresh flowers Marty. Your new crystal vase is so pretty for your bouquet. Happy Easter! Pamela

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  20. I love Liz's Fresh Cut Friday party. Reminds us to be good to ourselves! I love your fresh cut flowers and never heard of Mexican Bird
    flower before. It sure is pretty!
    ~Shirley

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  21. My yellow roses haven't bloomed yet....but they are full of blooms...can't wait...hope they are as pretty as yours. I need to take pics of all my plants I planted!! Next week!

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  22. Yellow roses are my favorite. Your bouquet is gorgeous. My roses are blooming like mad too. Happy Easter.

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  23. Marty, love your little bouquet and your new little crystal vase...you lucky thing. :) Way to shop, Marty!
    I love having fresh flowers in the house. They lift my spirits like nothing else...well, except maybe a glass of wine. :)
    Hugs and Happy Easter,
    Babs

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  24. What a cheery little vignette! The flowers and your petit chef just make me want to smile!

    Liz

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  25. A view of your rose bushes from your bedroom sounds lovely. Bringing them inside is lovely too. Glad for you that the warm weather is producing such beauty.

    Wishing you and your family a blessed Easter Marty.

    Carolyn xx

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  26. I love the mission of this party. How fun and what a beautiful entry you have. Going to put it in my calendar book and join in next month.

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  27. You know, I stood in the grocery store today staring at the flowers, debating whether or not to buy some for myself. I didn't:( Now I wish I ahd. They had beautiful lillies too...I should ahve gotten them. Your flowers are beautiful. have a blessed ester. XO, Pinky

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  28. LOVELY! I wish I had better luck with roses because I just love them. I can't believe you have roses in the desert. I am amazed. This is a darling arrangement. What finds you have. Towle is a fantastic crystal. xxoo

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  29. You know I LOVE those yellow roses!! Beautiful!

    Happy Easter!

    Katherine

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  30. Very pretty, and what a terrific find on the vase. It's gorgeous!

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  31. Beautiful Marty! Wishing you and your family a very Happy Easter!

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  32. I just love this time a of year when there is always something to go pick from the yard. Years ago I started making smaller bouquets and how found I really use the small vases. And of course another great GW buy by you!

    Happy Easter Marty!

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  33. Oh I do indeed love fresh flowers!

    Have a wonderful Easter weekend my friend!

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  34. What a darling "off the cuff" arrangement! The 2 flowers are perfect together and you really did get a great deal with your vase. :)

    Thanks for sharing your fun post for Fresh-Cut Friday! :) I'm so glad you did! I hope you have a Blessed Easter weekend.

    ~Liz

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  35. Wow, Marty! What a great deal on the vase! Pretty arrangement.

    Linking from Rose Vignettes.

    Happy Easter!

    xo,
    Ricki Jill

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