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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Make Mine Pink....Pink Friday: SHADES OF ROSE

The shade of a single rose so eloquently captures all the feelings of a special moment, reflects all the memories of everything that has happened before this time, and expresses the hopes of many moments yet to come.

The first single rose a young woman receives might be given while she is still a girl. Perhaps it is a delicate shade of peach, from someone who knows every ounce of effort that has gone into a special performance, or accomplishment. It's an appreciation of everything the girl is right now, and all she hopes to be. Later, a single rose in a deep shade of orange says, "I am so proud," and expresses admiration of everything she has become. She has graduated from girlhood and she is ready to take on the world.

Now that she is a woman, her grace and beauty catch someone else's eye. A pink rose, held in a hand made bold by sweet love, tells her of unspoken feelings. After a time, the same hand brings a newly bloomed red rose to announce, "I love you." A single white rose might follow, proclaiming a love that is stronger than death.

The shades of a rose, like a moment in her life, can contain a myriad of meanings. A single yellow rose might speak of contentment and happiness. Placed on a bedside table, it could celebrate the unbridled joy of a new birth or anniversary of another year together. It could also make the promise of a new beginning, or to make up for things that have gone wrong.

Soon it becomes the woman's turn to give a single rose. She carefully selects one in a delicate shade of peach. It's been chosen for another girl, not yet a woman, who is full of promise and life, and given with the hope that she too will experience life in all its beautiful shades. Joyce Lucas, Founder

Grandma G's is proud to be a part of this week's Pink Friday,"Shopping with a Twist", at Make Mine Pink! Visit here to find a list of the participating boutiques and start shopping, Friday, Feb 13th, as we present gorgeous products to fit the theme,"Shades of Rose"!! Shop early for the best selection!!

1 comment:

A day at the Cappuccino Café said...

What a beautiful blog! It's amazing how the colors of a rose have so many different meanings. Each one reminding us of different times in our lives.
Just beautiful!