Monthly Archives: May 2011

Cymbidium Orchids

Judging by the number of people who search my blog for cymbidium orchids each week, I’m guessing it’s a favorite…so, enjoy!

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image via Bunch Studio

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image via Hoffmann Photography

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image via Sonia Sharma Events and Jules Bianchi Photography

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image via Stephanie Karen Photography

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image via Milena Sefferovich Photography

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image via Tantawan Bloom

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image via Caroline Tran Photography

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image via Jane Packer

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image via Art With Nature

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image via Erin Volante Floral and Epaga Foto

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image via Laura Miller Designs

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image via Hilary Miles Flowers 

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image via Hilary Miles Flowers

Aren’t you amazed my the variety of colors? Do you have a favorite? I’m especially drawn to the deep burgundy cymbidiums…

And what about that composite bouquet from Jane Packer? Love…

Hope you had a great (long) weekend! Thanks for stopping by today…

Happy Memorial Day

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image via Justin & Mary Marantz 

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image via Dandelion Ranch

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image via Monark Events and Pure 7 Studios

Today, I am thinking if this book…


…if you haven’t read Lone Survivor, I hope you will. You will be moved…and gain a new appreciation for those that give up so much to ensure our freedom.

Thank you, Marcus…

And The Winner…

…of the Carolyne Roehm books is…well, wait a minute! Commenter #10 (Margaret in Austin) is the winner…but her comment reads:

“I was one of the winners of "Flower Confidential" in the book giveaway on the Great Flower Lady’s blog last month, (thanks again, Tracy, great book!) so I would like to suggest you give these books to her!”

So…does that mean that Commenter #1 (Great Flower Lady) is actually the winner?! Let me know, Margaret, and thanks for keeping life interesting and fun!

Which Bouquet?

A 50 yr. old woman…celebrating her 25th wedding anniversary by renewing her vows with her husband in an intimate ceremony before friends and family…

Her Dress…

mother dress tadashi shoji

…antique (beige) off the shoulder lace gown by Tadashi Shoji…

The Bouquets…

Bouquet #1 (Flowerwild)

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Bouquet #2 (Planet Flowers)

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Bouquet #3 (Krista Jon)

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Which bouquet should she choose?

Don’t forget to check back this afternoon to see who wins the design book giveaway…

Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Flower Walls

A friend mentioned recently that she will be building a flower wall for an upcoming wedding…which got me thinking…about all the possibilities…

5 Bella Flora

image via Bella Flora

10000 roses solomon bloemen

…10,000 roses…

image via Solomon Bloemen

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image via Florarama Modern Design

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…’Sweet Avalanche’ roses…

image via Robbie Honey 

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…flower clad DJ booth…

image via Preston Bailey

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image via Krista Jon

Gasping for air like I am?

Don’t forget to leave a comment here for a chance to win the 3 pc. Carolyne Roehm Notebook set. So glad you stopped by today! Hope your Thursday is fantastic…