A Touch of Pink for Every Room

Did you know that at one time the color pink was a preferred color for boys and blue was the choice for girls? The thought was that pink was a more vivid color and therefore more masculine. Blue was more delicate and therefore meant for girls. It wasn't until after World War II that the trend of pink for girls started to take flight. So if you want to paint a room pink in your house and hubby starts to squirm, assure him that it wasn't so long … [Read more...]

Why I Love Pink Gerbera Daisies

I love flowers in all shapes and forms but when it comes to favorites, my heart belongs to simple cottage style flowers. Impatiens are my favorite garden bed flower for their charming sweetness, ease of care, and variety of colors. Inside the house, one of my favorite cut flowers is pink gerbera daisies, among a few other top contenders. They're just so pretty! They have happy faces and their pink color is so cheerful. My mother is the one who … [Read more...]

Pretty Pink Baubles for Stephanie

Last night was a Holiday Open House at Carter's Cottage and while I was shopping, I saw these beautiful pink Christmas ornaments that immediately made me think of my eldest daughter, Stephanie. Her favorite color is pink and lately I've been feeling blue about her because she's suffering from a wicked sprained ankle. So I had to take these pretty pink baubles home with me as a gift for her. Stephanie loves Christmas so combine the holiday with … [Read more...]

Tickled Pink

Anxiously awaiting spring as a fresh blanket of snow is pulled up over the landscape. Fresh flowers tickle the fancy as spring hides for just a bit longer ... More Flower Photos Here Linking To ...Fresh Cut Friday at Rose VignetteCowgirl Up!Pink Saturday at How Sweet the SoundShow Off Saturday at Rosegarden in MalevikShow and Tell Friday at My Romantic HomeSaturday Night Special at Funky Junk InteriorsShow Off Your Cottage … [Read more...]

Pink Carnations

Just now the lilac is in bloom,All before my little room;And in my flower-beds, I think,Smile the carnation and the pink... ~ Rupert BrookeThis post is dedicated to my sister-in-law Karen, who loves carnations.Follow Me to These Parties ...Wow Us Wednesday at Savvy Southern StylePink Saturday at How Sweet the SoundShow and Tell Friday at My Romantic HomeVintage Inspiration Friday at Common GroundFeathered Nest Friday … [Read more...]

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