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Wednesday, April 22, 2009


Please join Grandma G's for shopping with a twist on Friday, April 24, 2009 as we present "Lavender and Lace"!!

A lavender field in full bloom creates a purple and green landscape and infuses a sweet fragrance into the air. A field of flowers brought to life with the buzzing of bees, decorated with birds and butterflies drawn to its fragrant aroma. The lavender fragrance wafts gently through the air, carrying the memories of flowers, happiness, and sunny days.

Far away, a summer porch, framed by windows with white lace, is surrounded with the scent of lavender. Lavender blooming in window boxes and flower pots, or decorating a flower garden with their purple blossoms. Whether along a country road or on a city street, the lavender scent embraces all indiscriminately.

Too beautiful to remain outdoors, the fragrance of lavender easily enters our homes and daily lives. From a carefully tended flowerbed we pick a tiny bunch and place it in a hand-cut crystal bud vase, where it can brighten a corner as it sits upon a vintage lace doily. Tuck a sprig of the tiny flowers into the lace band of a broad-brimmed summer hat, carrying the beautiful fragrance with us wherever we go. Or perhaps lay it inside a dresser drawer. Tie it with a tiny scrap of lace and hang it upon a wall, set it upon a shelf.

lavender and WickerIn a drawer or as a lavender bouquet tied with apple-green organdy ribbon, edged with a dainty row of lace, the loveliness of lavender is impossible to contain. An elegant centerpiece set upon an antique table draped with a vintage lace table cloth, it's a feast for more than the eyes as the fragrant aroma declares its presence. Sunlight shining through the lacy curtains warms the room and casts delicate shadows upon the wall. Suddenly, the room seems draped in a lavender landscape and fields of lace.
written by: Joyce Lucas, Founder

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Happy Pink Friday!


blushing rose said...

Oh, how pretty it is ... do you dry it for other uses? It looks so sweet up against the fencing & the daisies tucked in.

I am so allergic to it, but love looking ...

Have a beautiful weekend. TTFN ~ Marydon

blushing rose said...

Come join my Mother's Day contest, tell your friends about it.

TTFN ~ Marydon

Jacalyn @ said...

I happen to take a look! There are some very lovely items!


Andrea said...

Georgia, I enjoyed my stroll through your place. It's beautiful! Your garden is so inspiring! I love lavender! I hope to have some in my own yard one day.

I also fell in love with your piano. I don't think I've every seen one like it. The curvy legs are so elegant. It has a vintage, yet classic appeal. Lovely!

Many blessings to your and your house today.