Saturday, March 9, 2013

Spring Cheer



                                                               Hello everyone,

                                        I hope you are enjoying some spring cheer in your weekend. I was happy to see some daffodils poking up through the ground today even though our temps are just a little above freezing.It is good to know spring is on the way.
                                     I bought these beautiful Parrot tulips at the grocery store recently and had to take a few photos of them to share with you.
                             I love my new bucket from Time Worn Treasures and Antiques- the tulips look so pretty in it but I have visions of beautiful pink peonies in it too.
                               I love the different shades of rose,green and yellow in these tulips.




             Well, just a little spring cheer for you. We change our clocks ahead tonight to daylight saving time so we will enjoy  longer evenings-great for those evening walks!

  p.s. Patti, the teapot of Janice's that you asked about is a Sadler made in England-good luck in your search.

I am honored that Brenda at Cozy Little House did a lovely feature of my blog today.Thank you , Brenda for all those kind words-I really appreciate them.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend,

Carolyn

23 comments:

Deb said...

Ah....tulips. Is there anything more Spring-like than them. They are beautiful and the container is so pretty. Yes, I too would love to see Peonies in there.

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Willow said...

Beautiful flowers. I love that pillow, Dream no small dreams. I am working on a project and that saying is just what I need to remember.

Olive said...

Lovely Carolyn. I have forsythia blooming here.

Susan said...

Ohhhhhh, that you for the hint of spring, Carolyn. Beautiful shots! Susan

Heather said...

your blog is beautiful ! my sister found you and passed it along to me and i am so glad that she did. I was born in Charlottetown and have family members living on the island so i am able to visit once or twice a year . Looking at your pictures just brings the feeling of home closer . Thank you for that .

Anne said...

Beautiful tulips Carolyn!Ahh yes I am waiting for spring here too.I am starting to see the robins :-)

NanaNor's said...

Hi there, I just came by to visit and love what I'm seeing. I have two daughters and 10 grands, with #11 on the way. I love Toile too. Can't wait to see more of your posts.
Hugs, Noreen

Nehire said...

Straight lines of pink, yellow curved lines
and all the tulips and spring flowers, both of them are very very nice ... Thank you, and love the new bold ...

Madelief said...

Dear Carolyn,

Your tulips look lovely! I bought some purple ones today to put on our mantelpiece.

Lucky you to have your longer evening already. We will change our clocks in two weeks time.

Happy new week!

Madelief x

My Little Home and Garden said...

Hello, Carolyn

My lovely bouquet of peach coloured tulips has dropped its petals, so I'm enjoying yours in their stead.

Have a lovely Sunday.

-Karen

Alessandra said...

Your tulips are gorgeous like your photos.
Kisses
Alessandra

Blondie's Journal said...

Your pretty tulips remind me that spring is just around the corner! Parrot tulips are one of my favorites.

I'm visiting from Brenda's, where your pretty home was featured. It's just lovely and I am so inspired by your garden. I am looking forward to seeing more of it this spring!

XO,
Jane

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Ah, I love your pretty tulips. They really do bring springtime into one's home. Love the bucket from Lori's shop! Hope your new week is off to a lovely start.

Blessings,
Sandi

Linda said...

Ooh, the parrots are my fave, Carolyn! I have never seen them in the stores here. And, the bucket is a treasure, for sure. Can't wait to see those peonies in it. I'm popping over to Cozy Little House now to say, "Hi".
Wishing you a beautiful new week!
Hugs,
Linda at Beautiful Ideas

joanne said...

tulips especially parrot tulips are my favourite. I rarely see them around here so it was such a treat to come by and share them here. Thanks for the bit of Spring!

Heaven's Walk said...

*Sigh!*.....Such a beautiful breath of spring, Carolyn! Thank you for that today! :)

xoxo laurie

podso said...

I don't think :I've seen parrot tulips before, how interesting! I enjoyed seeing all your bright and cheery flowers!

Diana (Apple Pie) said...

Tulips are my favourites (like white roses)...here everithing tell about spring, but here il Rome it al so gray now.
So I stay here , in your warm and spring blog! :)

Diana

D. Reyné said...

Love your tulips!
They are one of my favorites and look so pretty in the container you bought!

BCronmiller said...

The buckets are just as beautiful as the flowers!
I'm so glad that Spring is right around the corner. My daffodils and peonies are starting to poke theirs heads up through the ground also.
I've seen a few post where they are already blooming, but not yet here in WV.
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Sonika Mishra said...

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Jaybird said...

Those tulips are beautiful!! I will think of you each time I look at the red and yellow parrot tulips that are in my livingroom....half a world away :^)
Blessings to you,
J