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Monday, February 11, 2008

HEARTS AND FLOWERS ~

My Beautiful Daughter and granddaughters brought these lovely flowers to me...I think they are some of the most beautiful ones I've ever seen. The colors are just breathtaking. There's such a fabulous mixture.....


The purple looks MAGNIFICENT against the golden yellow.....


Thank you so much, girls. I will enjoy these for days! You are so sweet to know how much I love fresh flowers. Do you have ANY idea how much I love YOU?
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AND.....now, for the HEARTS.......

I never knew just how many "hearts" I have around my house until I started taking pictures of them. I am flabbergasted at the amount. I mean...I had another COLLECTION and didn't even know it. Hearts started turning up everywhere!! And....I love it !
I clipped this little precious heart from LUCY BLOOM to my lampshade and I love the way it looks.... especially at night and the little lamp is on. It shows just the outline of the sweet heart.


A little heart wreath hanging above my perfume shelf in the bath.....


The crystal heart dish that belonged to my mother. It's always been a favorite and has always looked better empty than with something in it. I guess because, empty, you can see the delightful design on the bottom.

The tiny, heart shaped saucer that goes with the tiny, pink cup......


This little metal heart with the key attached is another favorite piece, bought at a local craft mall.

My "HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS" sign, on the mantle in my dining room.

My heart shaped game board.... I am looking for some more neat, vintage game boards. I love the way they add to the personality of a room.

Another heart shaped wreath, hanging in my living room.

My little wooden angel, holding the heart shaped flowers. I bought her through one of the grandchildren's fund raisers at school....she has little metal wings. (Oh, and that reminds me of another heart I have...a little Willow Tree girl, holding a heart...)

A little heart shaped pillow they gave me at the hospital. It is so sweet but I think I will add some pretty embellishments to it and make it even more loveable.
Again, I had no idea that I had a HEART COLLECTION and now I am going to be on the look-out for other pretty heart shaped items. hmmmm....maybe a heart shaped CANDY box!!?!! I mean, it IS that time of year!!!! :)

I hope you all have a HEARTfelt day!

22 comments:

janie said...

Good Morning, BJ
Thanks for sharing all your beautiful flowers and precious hearts. Have a wonderful day, Janie

Rosie's Whimsy said...

What a beautiful bouquet.....perfect for such a beautiful lady :-) Rosie

Anita said...

Beautiful flowers... and your HEARTS!! I love every one of them!

I also love Bobby Darin, especially Mack the Knife! I always love the music on your player! :)

Karen H. said...

Good Morning BJ,
Oh my goodness, what some beautiful flowers your daughter and grandaughter's gave you. They sure do look like Spring. I love all of your hearts. I am a big heart lover myself and I have quite a few things with hearts as well. I even have jewelry with hearts. "THANK YOU" for sharing your flowers and hearts with us. When you have time, stop by. I have 3 Awards for you on my today's post. Take care my friend and have a great day. May God Bless You and Yours.

Love & Hugs,
Karen H.

Sandi McBride said...

What beautiful flowers BJ! And the heart collection...I need to look around and see what I've collected that I didn't know I collected. I love em all!
hugs
Sandi

Tammy B. said...

What beautiful flowers. You have a sweet daughter !!!

BittersweetPunkin said...

Hi BJ! I love all your hearts! They gave you a heart pillow at the hospital? How wonderful!

Your cookies in your previous post looks yummy too!
HUgs,
Robin

Teresa said...

I love your hearts and flowers. The WINTER banner is beautiful. I get too many ideas when I visit! I hope your week is filled with as much beauty as your blog!!

Melissa @ The Inspired Room said...

Hearts and flowers just warm your heart! Thanks for sharing, BJ!

Have a blessed and special Valentine's Week!

xo
Melissa

Hope said...

Hi BJ,
The flowers are beautiful. Such a bright spot in winter!

I love all you heart pictures. Now you've got me looking around my house for hearts!! :o)

Hugs,
Hope

Betty said...

BJ, I always enjoy visiting your blog as you never fail to have such pretty things to show. I enjoyed looked at all the pretty hearts.

PAT said...

The flowers are beautiful BJ and the hearts extra special!

Pat

Terri and Bob said...

The flowers are lovely! Are those spider mums?

Nan said...

Gorgeous flowers. Nice of the girls to get them for you.
Be still my heart..........you have bunches of them. I love it.
Hugs,
Nan

Brenda said...

Awww BJ love the flowers. You will have hours of pleasure from those.

Cottage Contessa said...

Gorgeous flowers, and a wonderful heart collection! I love these surprise collections!
Amanda (aka Cottage Contessa)

Lucy Bloom said...

Hi Bj, hearts and flowers - my favourite combination! I'm so glad my heart found a good home with you. Your photos are lovely, they've made me feel all romantic - now where's Mr. Bloom ;-).
Lucy x

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

Hello BJ,
Your flowers are so pretty! I love your hearts. It's funny how those collections sneak up on you, isn't it? Have a great day!
Hugs,
Penny

ginger at enchanting cottage said...

OH I love all of your hearts!! And your flowers are beautiful along with the vase they are in.
Blessings,
ginger

Anonymous said...

Oh BJ those are beautiful flowers! I love the color combinations! What an amazing heart collection you have, and to think you had no idea you had a heart collection! I think you must have almost as many hearts as you do roosters! I'm not surprised though, the hearts fit right in with the warmth and obvious love that surrounds your home.
PJ

Kathleen Grace said...

What lovely flowers, and your collection of hearts is so much fun to see!

Jackie said...

BJ, you have some beautiful heart decorations. I love each and every one of them.