5/31/2011

Lilacs in the Living Room

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Hello my friends...I hope you're having a fabulous day!
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We have had a very cool spring here in Colorful Colorado and the lilacs were late to bloom.  I'm always so anxious to clip a few blooms to bring into the house.  This week the lilacs were finally ready and I made a large bouquet in one of my white pitchers.  Thought I would share them with you for Marty's Table Top Tuesday party!


Here we are in my living room.  This sofa table sits in front of a large window.  This table top vignette can be seen from the front of our home so I always try to keep something pretty there!


A fresh bouquet of lilacs for the living room.
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At first I placed the pitcher full of lilacs on the small table that sits in the conversation area of my living room.  Very pretty!
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but then...
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I moved the bouquet to the sofa table that sits in front of the large window.  Much better!!!


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Ahhh...lilacs! 
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One of my favorite flowers!  I just swoon over the beautiful shades of purple and lavender...and ohhh...that heavenly scent...simply divine!!!*


And Voila...a fresh lilac bouquet for my living room!  I hope you enjoyed!
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*I am joining in with Table Top Tuesday today...*

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Thank you, Marty...for hosting this fabulous party for us!
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Well my friends, I am still just as busy as ever but I thought I would do this quick little post today.  My dearest friend Gloria from Happy To Be blog will be here this Thursday!  Gloria and her sweet honey Len will be here for an entire week...I'm so excited!  So I am taking a little blogging break but will be back soon!
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Thank you so much for coming by...I always enjoy your visits!
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Warmest Wishes! 

25 comments:

reanaclaire said...

The flowers can make so much difference in a room.. love the designs..

podso said...

Chari, they are gorgeous! Such a richness of color! Thanks for picking and picturing and posting! It brought some extra joy to my day! (I l o v e lilacs but we don't grow them much down here in the too sunny south). I miss them from my childhood up north. :-)

Barbara Jean said...

Beautiful!
I love lilacs. Ours are done already though. short bloom time =(

blessings
barbara jean

Barb@curlywillowdiy said...

Lovely! I just cut some this morning and have them on my coffee table. The fragrance is intoxicating.

Shelia said...

Hi Chari! OH, those flowers are so beautiful and your room is beautiful as always! Hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day!
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

iSavor the Weekend said...

AB.SO.LUTELY Goooorgeous! WOW! Can I stop by to pick them up? ;) Thanks for sharing!

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

How gorgeous!! I am sure it does smell great! What a view into your house from the outside too!

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Absolutely beautiful dear Chari! The lilacs are gorgeous in your living room and the smell must be over whelming your whole house! The arrangement in the pretty pitcher is lovely, too. Hope you enjoyed you MD!
Love
FABBY

lvroftiques said...

They're gorgeous! And I bet your room smells divine! I adore lilacs! Vanna

Ann from On Sutton Place said...

Oh my gosh I can almost smell those lilacs! How beautiful. Have a great time with Gloria...enjoy every minute! ~Ann

Pinky said...

HI Chari! Oh those lilacs are GORGEOUS!!!! Such a deep shade of purple! I know that the scent is heavenly, I wish we could have "smell-a-vision on the computer:). I love that pitcher too!!!! XO, Pinky

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

Hi Chari,
Oh girl I love your beautiful lilacs in that gorgeous pitcher!
And we must think alike because my post is very similar!
We are finally getting some warm, summer like weather. 80's today back to 90 by Friday.
So how are you my friend? Are Gloria and Len visiting soon?
Dan and I had a very low key weekend just visited with family and babysat little Addison.
Dan only has 7 days of school left and he is a happy camper about that!
Big Hugs, Miss you,
Cindy

On Crooked Creek said...

Chari,
EXQUISITE. . .my dear friend! Thank you for sharing!
Fondly,
Pat

Sharing Shadymont said...

Chari,

I love your lilacs. They look beautiful in the window! That table vignette is gorgeous....as always. I love your style!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Soooooo Pretty Chari!! Lilacs are one of my favorites! Have a great week my friend, Martina

Cindy said...

Hi Chari,
Have a wonderful time with your friend!
Your lilacs are just luscious! I like them in front of the window, they will enjoyed by so many there~ Colorado weather sounds like Manitoba's. We are just now seeing our lilacs bloom.
Hugs, Cindy

Danielle said...

Simply gorgeous! I'm sure they smell even better than they look - it's that's possible. Just lovely. Thanks for the beautiful post : )

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi Chari, Lilacs are also one of my favorites and yours are beautiful! Tell Gloria I said hello and have a wonderful time this week.
xo,
Sherry

xinex said...

Oh how pretty, Chari. They have the prettiest and most vivid colors. I bet they have the most fragrant smell too...Christine

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

So beautiful! I don't think I've ever seen (or smelled) real lilacs! Wish I could!

Katherine

Nancy said...

Hi Chari, Your lilacs are absolutely beautiful! I love the photo of them on the table with the table still showing in the window behind. Just beautiful!

nancy

Mary Ellen said...

Hi friend- coming over to see how you are doing! Want to hear all about your time with Gloria!!

We just finished Rodeo Bible Camp tonight and am good tuckered= it was a great camp.

Sharing with Sherri said...

Hi Chari, Your lilac bouquet is so stunning, and looks just perfect in your white ceramic pitcher. It also looks great in front of the window as well as on your coffee table too.
You photographed them so well, I'd swear I could almost smell their wonderful fragrance right thru my screen:)
My lilacs came and went so fast this year, I hardly even got to enjoy them... I sure wish they would bloom more than once a year, don't you?!

Well hun I hope you enjoyed your visit with Gloria and her hubby. I'm sure there was never a dull moment!

Take care,
Sherri:)

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

YOOHOO..Chari...I can't stand it....Did Gloria and Len come to visit? I have been thinking of you two having a grand ole time and wishing I was there!
How are you? Miss you! I haven't heard from Gloria in like forever!
Hugs, hugs, hugs,
Cindy
PLEEZE Let me know!

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

There isn't a place you could sit those lovely Lilac's that they wouldn't look gorgeous!
I need to plant some of those and see how they do. Perhaps on the shady side of our home?

Just beautiful, Chari...just beautiful!