Hello everyone! I don’t know about you, but I am definitely ready for spring! Here in California it has been so, so rainy this year and unseasonably cold! I’m sure not cold to any Easterners, but cold for us, haha! 😉 All the grey days have made me even more ready for spring than usual, so I’ve been bringing in lots of flowers to cheer up the house. I find flowers brighten up even the darkest days, and make the house feel much more cheerful – even in the dead of winter!
Hi there and happy Friday friends! Today brings us another French Country Fridays, where myself and six other bloggers are sharing our ideas, decor, tips and even DIYs in French-ish style!
This past week was my kids’ spring break, so not a whole lot of blogging got done! However, I am in the process of re-styling my dining room and I blogged about my ideas for a new dining table if you missed it. I’ll be sharing some changes in the breakfast room area soon, as well as (finally!) new drapes for the downstairs! It feels so good to finally be doing some of the things that have been on the to-do list for years!
An arrangement I did last spring with white hydrangeas and seeded eucalyptus in a vintage ironstone pitcher.And the best thing about them? They work year-round in decorating. A lot of other flowers have a strong seasonal association. Peonies in the spring, paper whites in the winter, or gladiolas in the summer. But hydrangeas really are around most of the year, so they look great at any time, for any occasion.
Seriously?! Does it get any lovelier than this? I adore the white hydrangeas against the old wooden box. Via Debra Hall Lifestyle.
|Love them in a simple vase. Design by Linda McDougald.|
|Love them in vintage urns. Via The Enchanted Home.|
|Love them in baskets in the yard or house. (Source unknown.)|
|Love them in a silver bowl. Via Country Living.|
|Love them in the yard. Via Houzz.|
|Absolutely love these by this pool (would love to do this in my yard!) (Source unknown).|
|Simply stunning! Via Atelier de Campagne.|
Wishing you have a lovely weekend! I’m off to the garden store to buy some new white hydrangeas to add to the front beds and to TJ’s to get some for the kitchen counter…..