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Thursday, 9 June 2011

Lilacs, Pearls and Lace

Pearls and lace and lilacs ~

Good morning friends ~ Don't you just love this time of year when everything is fresh and vibrant? One of the many things I enjoy is the scent of lilacs wafting through the air. Here on the Island, they are just starting to bloom.


So I picked myself a bouquet and put them into one of my JB Rose Chintz pitchers. The doilie above was crocheted by my Aunt Ethel.

Below, a creamer snuggles up to the lilacs with a strand of pearls in it. The pearls were a gift from my Auntie P which came all the way from Scotland while she was over there visiting. Auntie thought I would like them and she was so right! The whole vignette is sitting on one of my favourite vintage lace doilies.


Lilacs, pearls and lace, is there anything more feminine?


Thanks for stopping by and I wish you all a lovely day. I am joining Doni for her Pearls and Lace party - http://faithgracecrafts.blogspot.com/  Please stop by and pay her a visit to see what she is offering today.

Sharing from my heart~ Sandi

14 comments:

Trish - Sweetology101 said...

I absolutely LOVE lilacs...so much. I just love this time of year and their smell..so nice. Great post. How are you feeling?

A Vintage Green said...

Lilacs and lace and pearls. Love your photos. The last one was absolutely beautiful. My lilacs came and went very quickly this year.
- Joy

Deanna said...

Sweet blessings to you Sandi!
Pearls and lace are lovely together.

Have a great day!
d from homehaven

Willow said...

I love lilacs and have several in my yard. Wonderful and beautiful post.

Keri On said...

Lovely pictures! I can almost smell those lilacs!

Lady Linda said...

I love it all! You have such sweet Aunties.
Lady Linda

Doni said...

Hello to you Sandi! Oh what gorgeous lilacs...I wish I could smell them...
Such beauty. They remind me of my grandmother. Thank you for sharing them as well as your other lovelies with me for Pearls and Lace Thursday!! Blessings, Doni

Bess @ Fixing My Thoughts said...

Your displays are so beautiful, Sandi. The pearl necklace is spectacular! Bess

Suzann said...

I am from Michigan but have been in Florida for 33 years and I sure miss the lilac smell you get in the spring.
Thank you for sharing your sweet pictures they are beautiful!
Suzann ~xoxo~

Mildred said...

I miss the lilacs from our old house so much. It was mother's favorite flower. Thank you for sharing yours in such a beautiful and creative way. Blessings, Mildred

Marilyn said...

Lilacs remind me of home...my mom lives where my dad's family lived and there are ancient bushes there as tall as the garage. Sweet memories. ♥♫

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Sandi,
What a beautiful post!! Our lilacs are long done blooming but they are always so pretty!!

Hope you have a wonderful weekend!!

Hugs,
Debbie

Cat & Cricket said...

Your pictures are heart warming... and your lilacs I can smell..
happy belated PINK!

Joy said...

Wonderful! Thank you for sharing and having such a lovely blog that we can visit!

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