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Friday, 2 July 2010

Pink Saturday ~ Welcome

Hi everyone~ It's Pink Saturday time and I have the nicest pinks to share with you today! But before I share my pinks I want to wish all my American friends a happy and safe Independence Day weekend. We here in Canada celebrated Canada Day on July 1st.

I would like to introduce a new blog I found last Pink Saturday~ Amy @ Vintage Porcelain Art
I am still swooning over her beautiful pieces of hand-painted china! This is just one of the exquisite pieces she has created.... I'm lovin it! Isn't it gorgeous?I invite you to go pay her a visit. You won't be disappointed!

A few weeks ago I won a Giveaway and it's not just any giveaway; it's a pink Giveaway!
My parcel arrived last week just in time to share with all you pinkies out there.

Roselle at Seaside Rose Creations ~
sent me a wonderful box of goodies.

A couple of pretty seashell-shaped soaps along with hand cream all tied up with pretty green & white satin ribbon and a Frenchy crown tag.

A Frenchy-script book mark with a pink ribbon and a pink rose all glittered up. A glitterey hand-painted sign with LOVE on it. The sign is embellished with a pink rose, ribbon hanger, and one of Roselle's sweet little hand-painted pink rose buds.

A candy dish adorned with a pretty pink rose.

And the piece de resistance- a pink hurricane lamp with Roselle's hand-painted roses on it. It came with a pink tulle bow tied on the handle. It's a really good size too!
This is what it looks like at night with the candle lit. Pretty, isn't it? Thank you Roselle, I love it all!

Last weekend we took our grandson out for the afternoon and one of the places we visited had beautiful gardens. These are some of the flowers that were there. Although there were many varieties and colours, I will share only the pink ones.

There was a pretty lily pond with pink lilies floating in it.

This was the view from high up, looking down through the big windows into part of the gardens.

My grandson had a great time playing with his Luke Skywalker leggo. Old Luke took many dips in the water fountains and wood sculptures such as this one. It was a beautiful day on Prince Edward Island!

Well, pinkie friends, those are my pinks for this week. Please go visit Beverly and all her pink participants by clicking on the link~

Have a great weekend everyone and please join me on Tuesday for Tea Time Tuesday!

Sharing from my heart~ Sandi


Mildred said...

What a delightful post full of pink pretties! I know your grandson enjoyed his time with you. Lovely flowers. Happy 4th to you and yours.

A Garden of Threads said...

You are a lucky gal, such a beautiful give away. Thank you for the garden tour of pink flowers, all so lovely. Have a wonderful weekend.

A Hopeful Heart said...

What a beautiful lamp you received. Such a gracious and generous gal to give away SUCH a lovely gift.

Thank you for the beautiful garden tour.

Blessings on your day,

sissie said...

Hi Sandi,
Lovely Pink Post. Your little grandson is a cutie.

Happy Pink Saturday,


Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

What gorgeous pinks you have shared with us here today!!
And what a fantastic giveaway you won!!
Good for you!! I will be participating in Tea Time Tuesday this week!!


Grace said...

Happy Pink Saturday!! What pretty gifts and such a lovely Garden. Grace xoxo

Cinnamonstitch said...

Love your pink post, hope you come by and check out my giveaway too. Have a wonderful Pink Saturday

Mariette said...

Dear Sandi,

Lovely garden flowers you have! Your climate is more forgiving towards flowers... But enjoy them and I do on your blog as ours barely wilt from heat!

Greetings from Georgia/USA


debbie said...


Lady_Amanda said...

Hi Sandi,

Pink Saturday is awesome. I love the pictures. Thanks for wishing us American's a happy Fourth. I hope you had a nice day on the First. Do they have fireworks and BBQs? With my Christian friends I have Thankful Thursday and Something Sunday I can't recall what they call it now. I know you are Christian too, but you provide me with new days to look forwad too. Tuseday Tea time and now Pink Saturdays. Maybe I can look up some new people and find something for the rest of the days;0)

Hugs and blessings,

Vintage Porcelain Art By Amy Enright said...

Hi Sandi! Wow, a BIG thank to you for mentioning me in your PS post! What a wonderful surprise! You made my day!
God Bless You, Hugs,

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

you got such lovely gardens.. love the flowers.. all so pretty.. and you lucky duck to win such lovely gifts! happy 4th and Happy PS!

Couture de Papier said...


Debbie said...

Happy Pink Saturday! Love your blog and the gorgeous tea cup and tea pot!

Have a Great 4th of July! May we see lots of PINK fireworks...LOL

Quilts Galore and More

Mermaids of the Lake said...

Hi Sandi, Happy late Canada Day to you! Gorgeous post of pink today! You sure hit the jackpot with the giveaway that you won. Congratulations!

Mermaid Debbie

Seaside Rose Creations said...

I'm glad you like your giveaway Sandi :) It was a pleasure :)

You pinks are sweet. Who can resist pink lily pad flowers!!! OMG....I need to find a few of those for our small backyard pond! Do you think they attract pink frogs? :::Grinning:::

Happy PS!


someplace in thyme said...

It looks like you enjoyed the perfect day out with family. The water lilies are over the top gorgeous. I could sit there all day and just watch and daydream. Congratulations on your win, that is very nice and also very generous. Happy Pink Saturday sweetie, Char

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

What a beautiful post full of pinks...such a beautiful garden, and all the exquisite handpainted pink are a lucky girl!!!
Sweet Hugs,

Sherry from Alabama said...

What a lovely post! Hope you have a wonderful Fourth!

Sherry @ A Happy Valentine

Tricia said...

What a delightful gift package you received - aren't those fun?! I loved the bookmark - so beautiful. And such lovely photos of the flowers. Hope you have a wonderful and blessed Pink Saturday.


Mary said...

Oh, Sandi, all your new goodies are so lovely!!! I think the hurricane lame, bookmark, and soaps are my favorites. I may just go pay Roselle a visit.
How gorgeous your Island is, too. DH and I have said we must visit PEI someday ever since watching Anne of Green Gables and then Avonlea.
Blessings, sweet lady~

Regina said...
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Regina said...

Congrats Sandi. These are gorgeous gifts. Love the lamp.
And such delightful pink blooms.
Thank you for sharing.

Happy Canada Day and Pink Saturday!

R e g i n a

Tea Duchess said...

Hello. Thank you for stopping by my blog. I hope you have a wonderful Pink Saturday. Love the tea pot!

LV said...

How lucky you are. You really received some very nice gifts. I love the pink teapot your friend designed. Great pink post.

Lottie said...

Beautiful pinks! Happy Pink Saturday!

Sares said...

What a wonderful giveaway to win! Happy late July 1st to you! Happy Pink and have a wonderful weekend!

Willow said...

Congrats on the giveaway, just beautiful. Also Thanks for telling us of the blog. She does wonderful work. Wish I could paint like that. Have a Happy and Safe Holiday.


~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

Would LOVE to pour nice cup of tea out of that awesome teapot!!
Happy happy Fourth of July. xx

Dogmom Diva said...

Hi Sandi, thank you for stopping by yesterday and saying hi..oh your giveaway box is beautiful..what fun..and looked like a lovely day at the gardens, thank you for sharing!

I visited Amy and found out she and I don't live very far apart, about an hour or!


Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hi Sandi,
Love all your pretty pinks today!
The lamtern is so pretty!


Kimberly said...

You have so much pink to share. They are all so lovely. I enjoyed each and every photo!

Victorian1885 said...

Good morning Sandi
Thank you for visiting me..I love your Blog and will be your newest follower! I am very envious of you living on PEI..we love it there and have hopes to retire on the Island. Have a wonderful week and I look forward to checking out your older posts!

Jacalyn @ said...

What beautiful goodies you have!
The garden tour is so lovely!

Happy belated PS,

bj said...

A beautiful pink post.
So glad ya'll had a good time with the grand.
I love all your gifts, too.

Lisa said...

Lucky you to get so many new pinks! I love the lily pads too! Hope you have a great week!
Hugs, Lisa

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