Saturday, March 26, 2011

A few pink things!

Last weekend while visiting my Mum and Dad I took these photos of their hydrangas.

They didn't think they were going to bloom this year as the buds were very late. But they have and the heads on flowers are huge! Mum and Dad have been asked if they could keep the hydranga heads so they can be used in a wedding in the coming months.

Whenever I go into gift shops I'm always drawn to the pink corner. I love this display from one of our local gift outlets.

And this beautiful welcoming table at a Bed and Breakfast accommodation.

And a few pics of some pink flowers around our home. These cyclamens put on a good show last year by our back door.
And these verbena just keep on flowering!

Look at my previous post to find out how to make a very simple necklace / scarfe. Always good to add something new to the wardrobe!!

If you want to see more pinkness, make a cuppa and hop over to Beverly's Pink Saturday party


Cindy said... Reply to comment

Beautiful pictures! Hydrangas are one of my favorites...can't wait for mine to bloom!

Terri Morse said... Reply to comment

Hi Annette! Your flowers are beautiful. I'm an especially big fan of hydrangeas. Alas, mine will never make the Pink Saturday post-they're blue! Have a lovely weekend and thank you for sharing your gorgeous garden. Terri

Mariette said... Reply to comment

Dearest Annette,

Your hydrangeas did surprise you with huge flowerheads and I love your verbenas as well. We do have them in our window boxes alongside the driveway's retainer wall. They come back each year and put on a show.

Have a great weekend!

Lots of love,


Sarah said... Reply to comment

Your flowers are gorgeous but I LOVE the quote I read on your sidebar: "If God decides to do something He will give it momentum, sometimes defying logic and the odds." So fitting right now...thank you!!

HaPpY pInK sAtUrDaY!

Jacqueline said... Reply to comment

Annette, so nice to meet you! I am so glad you decided to follow me, I am following you back. Those hydrangeas are magnificent. So many pretty pinks. It is just a fun color isn't it. Have a great Pink Saturday. I just hope ours isn't going to be a white Saturday - with more snow.

Anonymous said... Reply to comment

lovely post Annette,love the flowers

Tammy@Beatrice Banks said... Reply to comment

I love every single photo! Flowers are always beautiful. And the gift counter is pretty too! I'm your newest follower. Thanks for visiting me so I could find you!
Have a great weekend.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said... Reply to comment

Oh, what beautiful flowers, Annette! I especialy love hydrangeas! Happy Pink Saturday and thank you for your visit.


Trisha said... Reply to comment

I try so hard to grow Hydrangeas but it's just too hot where I live which makes me so sad...I will look at your beautiful pictures and dream! Thanks for stopping by and Happy Pink Saturday!


Rebecca said... Reply to comment

Beautiful! I'm drawn to the same pink corner....

Happy Pink Saturday~


Karie's Chic Creations said... Reply to comment

Beautiful flowers beautiful pictures. Thanks for sharing. Karie

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said... Reply to comment

Hi Annette, so nice to meet you! The hydrangeas are spectacular!!! My son is getting married in the Fall and they are using hydrangeas in the arrangements also. HPS

pinkkandy said... Reply to comment

Happy Pink fun to join in all the Pinkness...I pray for God to bless each one of you peace and strength...enjoy the day!

Char said... Reply to comment

I think your blooms are over the top beautiful. When we lived in GA, we had hydrangeas all over the yard, pink ones and deep blues. I loved those for drying and using in floral displays around the home. Sadly, they do not grow well in the desert, so I appreciate them when they are shared.
You have a very lovely blog and I am about to become you newest follower. Please visit me, it's nice to meet you.
Happy Pink Saturday, Char

Jori said... Reply to comment

Lovely flowers! Your blog is very cheery, I am your latest follower!!

Bev C said... Reply to comment

A beautiful post Annette, love those pink hydrangeas.
Happy days.

Carolyn said... Reply to comment

Lovely pinks especially your parents hydrangeas.


Anonymous said... Reply to comment

Beautiful pics Annette love the colours

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