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The Beauty of Withered tulips

The Beauty of Withered tulips

I still think that withered tulips are beautiful. They are more fragile than before. Their colors muted, their petals wrinkled – and then they become almost transparent. Don’t get me wrong, I love them when they are cute as buds, and all the way to full bloom too. But I don’t think their beauty ends […]

Dear Photo Diary | Celebrating Perfect D...

Dear Photo Diary | Celebrating Perfect Days

If we want to discover the full potential in our humanity, we need to celebrate those heartbreaking strengths and those glorious disabilities we all have. It is our humanity and all the potential within it that makes us beautiful. Aimee Mullins This year, like the year I was born, my birthday happened in conjunction with […]

Thrifted Finds | Vintage Flower Pots

Thrifted Finds | Vintage Flower Pots

With a Summer Crush on Flea markets I have been to several outdoor flea markets this summer. And yes, some nice finds did find me! My favorite might be these two flower pots, featuring my favorite china pattern! I’ve got coffee cups, a vase and a small pitcher that I also use for flowers. And […]

The Gift of Flower Picking

The Gift of Flower Picking

And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they themselves never hoped to see – or like a sealed letter they could not plainly read. Alice Walker Related PostsIn the mood for Christmas… My first Apron Summer Manifesto

My kind o’ cup

My kind o’ cup

For midsummer I took some of the rose cups I thrifted last week and made my first flower arrangement for the table. Roses of course, from the garden. I just love how beautiful they look together on the white table cloth. This is true shabby chic, a style I’m diving into this summer with my […]