Saturday, May 15, 2010

Lavender and Lace

Hello everyone,

I hope you are enjoying your weekend.It is cool and overcast here today so I am taking a break from gardening. Since I did a Peaches and Cream theme a few days ago I thought I would do a Lavender and Lace theme today from pictures I have taken over the past year. I will let you meander through on your own today.

Lunch in our little garden cottage last summer.

A beautiful lavender pink lilac in the garden last year- a few more weeks to wait unless we get some really warm weather.

A lacy iron chair with lace cloth and pillow

a lacy blouse and old lacy crinoline

lavender blue lilacs

a sweet angel with lacy wings and lace curtain behind

a lavender blue tea set

lavender blue iris

hydrangea

scilla in the spring garden

some of you might remember this post

more lace

I hope this provided a few peaceful moments for you and enjoy the rest of your weekend.



Thanks for visiting,
Carolyn

33 comments:

Ingrid DeVilliers said...

Dear Carolyn, every single photograph is beautiful....so soft, feminine and pretty! It really feeds my soul....
Thank you for the beautiful post, I love lavender and lace!

Hélène Glehen said...

Lavender and soft blue colors are peaceful and relaxing and so pretty.
The teacups are absolutely delightful as well as your pictures.
Have a nice Sunday, dear Carolyn.

June said...

Oh-My-Goodness! Carolyn these pictures are amazing! You just give us so much beauty here. I hate being gone from the computer very long because I know that I am missing your beautiful postings. Luckily I am always able to catch up.
I LOVE your living room so much and I think I agree with your husband...it does almost make one wish for a snowy day to enjoy indoors in such gorgeous surroundings. You have done such an amazing job here!
Keep those garden clothes handy for sure. I hope to be spending a lot more time in my as soon as it stays warm.
hugs

Katy Noelle said...

Well, we know that I am %100 behind the concept of lace and lavender; so, you can probably guess how my heart is going thumpity thumpity thump, at the moment! =] and I mean =]!!!!

Love, katy

Bernideen said...

Just lovely!

The Tablescaper said...

So pretty and peaceful. Just a lovely post.

- The Tablescaper

Neil and Susan Brown said...

Wonderful and inspiring Carolyn! Soon our gardens will be in that beautiful bloom once again.Have a lovely weekend.

Erin @ I Heart New England said...

You are truly the most talented woman on Blogger. I am in absolute awe at every one of your posts!

Crystal said...

What beautiful photos! The garden and the inside!!

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Beautiful as always, left me with a feeling of peace... hugs~lynne~

Lavender Cottage said...

Everything is so beautiful Carolyn. We think alike, I have been putting together a lavender & lace post myself but I'll wait a few days.

cathleen said...

Very, very pretty, Carolyn and very serenity-inducing!

Michelle said...

Such a lovely website! I am so happy to have found your site. This is a very refreshing and happy place to visit. Thank you for sharing your lovely photos. Greetings from Vancouver Island! Michelle

Shugee said...

Carolyn, this is such a LOVELY post!
Your whole blog is lovely! I am so glad I found you.

Douce France..... said...

So lovely, so peaceful. I thought that we would be able to go visit PEI again this year, but it will have to wait. Maybe next year, I hope.
Passion of Milkglass, collecting.

Marsha's Mpressions said...

Carolyn, such beautiful romantic scenes!

A Garden of Threads said...

Very relaxing and peaceful, thank you for sharing. The pictures are all beautiful, love the angel. Take care:)

Sarah said...

Total bliss! These photos are so peaceful and relaxing. The flowers are exquisite. Love the garden cottage look.

Damaris said...

Just BEAUTIFUL!! And it smells so LOVELY!! XXOO

Bella said...

Hi Carolyn.. Thanks for sharing your beautiful photos! I love the pink Lilac the best... a stunning picture:-) We have had a stretch of good weather, but rain is returning and I am ready for a little break from the weeding :-)
Bella

Donna said...

What beautiful photos! So dreamy and peaceful! Thanks, I needed that. :)

Donna

Paula said...

Dear Carolyn,

Every photo is so beautiful!!! Your home is gorgeous and I love all of the pretty touches you so lovingly add everywhere! The flowers are equally beautiful! Yes, it was so very peaceful to view such loveliness! Your photos are always beautiful and all you share is so inspiring! I hope you are able to enjoy your garden today! Love, Paula

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

Nothing like all of that beautiful lace and your blue and white china!!

Debbie

Madelief said...

Dear Carolyn,

Your posts are always so beautiful! The pretty lace....the floral teacups....

Happy new week!

Lieve groet,

Madelief

Andi's English Attic said...

The pictures are a joy to look at. I particularly like the violets tea cup, and I believe my cornflower cup is very, very similar. xx

sweet bay said...

I absolutely love the Clematis in the first picture -- such delicate lavender shading. Beautiful scenes.

Susan B said...

Gorgeous photos! Thank you for sharing all of them.

Jojo said...

I would have been happy viewing the first photo you posted! One photo was prettier than the next!! Such a lovely, lacey post.

Georgianna said...

Dear Carolyn, Yes, indeed this provided peaceful moments and tons of inspiration as well. Everything you create, you do well and beautifully. It's the extra care and attention that makes your home and blog so outstanding. Have a lovely new week in the garden! – g

Shelia said...

Hi Carolyn! Oh, I just so much enjoy myself coming to see you - your blog is so beautiful and you just know how to take gorgeous pictures!
I've copied your bicsuits recipe and will make them tonight. Thank you for sharing it.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Just lovely, Carolyn! Your lilacs are gorgeous and I cannot wait till they bloom! Stunning photos as always. Wishing you a beautiful day.

Blessings,
Sandi

Angel-Smile said...

Dear Carolyn,
I can beeing hours and hours at your blog and only looking and enjoing.....Your photos are so beautiful, also your rooms, the flowers, your dishes and so on.
I love all of these things:-)))
Greetings
Brigitte

Mariette said...

Dearest Carolyn,

Again, kindred spirits as I love Lace and lavender is one of my favorite colors too.
You know the pleasures of life and also manage to capture them for all others to enjoy! Thanks for doing it and I envy you for the lilacs! Here in the south it is too hot and I am keeping my fingers crossed that someday, a few will make into bloom...

Greetings from Georgia/USA

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