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Saturday, 13 June 2009

Pink Saturday~ It's Lilac Time!

Welcome to Pink Saturday with Beverly and all those of us who love the colour pink. We are a unique bunch who can't seem to get enough of this luscious colour and that is one of the many reasons why we gather on Pink Saturday to show off our pink wares.

You know, it is a well known fact that the colour pink is the colour of universal love! It is a quiet colour and lovers of beauty favour pink.
It is the softer and sweeter side of red, and is often referred to as the 'sugar and spice and everything nice' colour!
Pink provides feelings of caring, acceptance, tenderness, self-worth and love. Put some pink in your life when you want:
Calm feelings, to neutralize disorder, relaxation, acceptance, and contentment.
It is a peaceful colour besides being just plain pretty! See how pretty this piece of pink quartz is!And now, on to my pinks. The lilacs are out in full bloom here on the Island and my sweet hubby brought me a bouquet of them. I couldn't think of a prettier container to put them in than my Rose Chintz milk jug. I never tire of this pattern! I think the jug is perfect with its pink roses and tiny blue flowers to showcase these romantic blooms. Don't you agree?I love how the sweet fragrance of lilacs fills the house! Would you care to sit and join me for a cup of tea and fill your senses with the scent of lilacs before we go any further?Yesterday, Hubby and I went shopping and I picked up a couple of pink things. This pink tote, I plan to use for storing some of my craft supplies. It is perfect in pink and transparent as well which makes seeing what's inside easier. Lastly, I saw these darling flip-flops and just had to have them! What could be prettier on the tootsies, fresh from the shower or bubble bath, than these pink sparkly flip-flops adorned with gorgeous sequins?
Now, why not skedaddle on over to Beverly's How Sweet the Sound and make your rounds of all the pinkness being offered out there today in Blogland? Just click on the link or the Pink Saturday button on my sidebar. Have a wonderful pink day everyone!


Charmed by Beauty said...

Once again you have enhanced a simple word such as 'pink'. Who else but Sandi would think to add these thoughts to this delicate color? Only Sandi who is soft, caring and a pleasing person to know. Thank you for the thoughts....Auntie P

Carolyn said...

Hi Sandi,
I love the lilacs and the pretty flip flops too!
Have a good weekend,

graciegirl said...

Your hubby is sweet to pick you those lilacs, and they look so pretty on your table.The flip flops are smashing, I do love shoes!
Happy pink Saturday

debbie said...

A beautiful post with those lilacs in your rose chintz milk pitcher.
I love your pink tote and those darling flip flops.
have a beautiful weekend

Enchanted Rose Studio said...

Happy Pinks Sandi!

The lilacs look so beautiful in you pitcher! The flipflops are great!

Happy Weekend


NicNacManiac said...

Happy Pink Saturday Sandi,

I love that you are even storing items in Pink. The lilacs are gorgeous and the fragrance is so sweet.
Have a great day !!
Nerina :)

Sassy M said...

Happy Pink Saturday!!! What beautiful pink treasures!!! That pink quartz is awesome! Have a super day!! :) Marsha

Charlene said...

Those lilac's are stunning! It is too hot here for lilcas so I have to live through others. Happy Pink Saturday!

Andrea said...

"The color pink...color of universal love!!"
Beautiful post...thank you!!


Gabriela said...

Happy Pink Saturday!

Love all these photos!

~ Gabriela !

♥Mimi♥ said...

Beautiful and fun Pink Saturday blog entry! It's a little gloomy outside today (hope the sun comes out) but your blog and a little cup of tea are giving me a little sun!

Happy Pink Saturday. Sending you good wishes from the tip of Michigan for a special weekend filled with sun, surrounded by those you l♥ve.

Claudia said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Sandi! What gorgeous lilacs - I can smell them from here - and of course, your Rose Chintz is always beautiful.

Smilingsal said...

I love the smell of lilacs. The flip-flops are darling. Happy Pink Saturday.

She'sSewPretty said...

Beautiful, beautiful lilacs and that pitcher is just perfect for them! Happy Pink Saturday!

Vicki ~ FL said...

Love all your pink even your storage boxes! Thanks for visiting my blog.

stefanie said...

happy pink saturday, thanks for sharing!!! have a wonderful weekend.

Marina Capano said...

Happy Pink Saturday! nice pics!!
Loving all your pinks! xoxo

Paper Cat Designs said...

Hi Sandi,

Just popped by to wish you a HApPy PiNk SaTuRdaY! Thank you so much for your visit. I think my favorite of your pink offerings has to be the lilac and yes, I think a spot of tea would be just delightful. ;) Wishing you fairy magic for a creative day.

Cheers! =D
~Kitty Kellie
The Artful Paper

Lisa said...

WOW! Super great pinks! Love them all!! The flip flops are the best!
Happy Pink Saturday!
Hugs, Lisa

texasdaisey said...

Those pink flip flops are so dreamy and the lilacs are gorgeous. Great pink post.

Cottage Rose said...

Hello Sandi; Happy Pink Saturday;

What lovely Pink photos, the tea set is just so pretty. Love the flip flops they looks so comfy... your Lilac's and pretty Pink vase they are in are just gorgeous.
Have a pretty Pink weekend.


Julia said...

Thank you for visting me this pink Saturday, it is so nice to meet you, your messages about youth and age touched my heart, and I would like to use a small excert in one of my journal collages...
Love your pink post...especially the pink flowers and tea cups...I would love to be able to come to tea with you, but as you are far away, I will pretend, with all your lovely photos it will be easy to do that...xx

Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer said...

I love the milk jug!!! Happy Pink Saturday ~ I hope you have a great weekend ~ Susan

Irene Toh said...

Your pink Chintz milk jug is simply gorgeous. What a thoughtful post on pink. Hope to see you again,

Have a blessed weekend,

Couture Le Papier said...

Happy Pink Saturday!"Health,Wealth and Love.."

~*~Magpie's Nest said...

Such a lovely pink post, I can almost smell those gorgeous lilacs. Ours here in N VA are long gone until next year :)

~*Happy Pink Saturday*~

*~* Patty

Nancy @ La Chambre Rose said...

Lilacs remind me of my mom's yard. So pretty and fragrant.

And, the flip flops? I could have a million pair and "need" a million more. Love them!

Happy Pink Saturday!

MiniMadWoman said...

Hi Sandi! Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving your kind comment!

Oh my, those lilacs look spectacular in the pitcher you're chosen for them . . . I would love to sit and have a cup of tea with you!

The flip-flops are gorgeous . . . what toes wouldn't be happy in them?! LOL!!

Happy Pink Saturday!

Sandra said...

Hi Sandi, I love the lilacs. I'm wondering if I could grow them in my area? I'll have to find out. :) The flip flops are so pretty too!

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Oh my goodness....I can almost smell those beautiful lilacs. One of my favorite rites of Spring. Happy Pink Saturday ~ Lynn

Susie Jefferson said...

Lovely pinks, and the quartz is so perfectly rose. Happy Pink Saturday!

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

Happy Pink Saturday. I am late for my pinky round. :-) I love your chintz milk jug.. so pretty

Hope you have a great week!

Katherinellen said...

Love all your lilac and pink,,,,Happy Belated pink...Have a wonderful weekends...Have a wonderful weekends...Smiles and Huts...ktherinllen

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