Friday, June 26, 2009

you're a daisy.....















I wasn't sure if this guy was dead, or overcome, (if you ever smell a daisy you will know what I mean!) or maybe he just loved the daisy. I got really close with the camera and he didn't even move a feeler ..... and he was still there when I left......

The lilacs are now in full bloom.... see? I told you I would be enjoying ours much later than the rest of the world. And... promised that you would be forced to look at mine when the time came....so.... heeeeere they are!!















They have done exactly as we planned when we planted them...grown up over the wall so that we can enjoy them from the patio.... ...















I had some fun with an ancient silver tea pot....

Totally stole the idea from Susan's blog ...I remember she picci'd her lilacs in a silver vase of some sort....














I love the blues of the unpolished silver....
























I took about 20 shots... ...I won't force you to see them all.....

suffice to say, I am now thoroughly enjoying my lilacs....

16 comments:

Susan said...

Beautiful photos Vee - ahhh lilacs they smell so good. I've just cut up my first box of local strawberries, biscuits made and bowl for the real whipped cream is chilling in the freezer - I guess summer's final here. Much love form tout la Gang xo S.

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Shashi Nayagam said...

Beautiful Lilacs Vee. I wish mine would bloom like that.

Jennifer Rose said...

pass on the lilacs, while they are pretty they make me sneeze :p but that kettle is gorgeous! such lovely engraving on it

Michelle Eaton said...

The lilacs are lovely Vee. I love how you have them displayed in your house.

Norma Soulet (AZArtist) said...

Great photos Vee!
Great shot of the bee on the daisies. Love your lilacs and that tea pot is lovely! The lilacs look perfect there. :)

Linda Fleming said...

Great photos, Vee. the one with the bee is terrific.

I bet your yard smells like heaven with all those lilac blooms. Love the photos of the sprig of lilacs in that gorgeous tea pot.

Serena said...

Great shot of the bee....maybe he was just having a rest.

That silver teapot is beautiful! Love the etched design and the hints of aqua blue.....the lilacs are a lovely addition ~ :)

Elenka said...

Lilacs are some of my favorite flowers. And the scent, the best in the world! Love them in the silver pot.
I just wish they lasted longer outside, don't you?

Silke said...

Oh, so gorgeous! I miss lilacs here!! Yours are stunning, especially in that lovely silver pot! :) Silke

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Vee,

I love your photos, the bee on the daisy is so lovely and the lilac in the silver pot go so well together.

Enjoy your weekend
Hugs
Carolyn

For the love of a teddy bear said...

What a great shot of the bee! and your lilacs are to die for!! I love their sweet smell....hugs, jennifer

Melanie Gray Augustin said...

Those lilacs are gorgeous. We've hit winter here, so not much in bloom.

Kerry said...

Oh I miss my lilacs they have been gone for a month already!! I love the photos of yours, the vase is beautiful, I can never bring myself to pick mine. Love the daisy too, even the bee.

JudiA said...

You *should* be enjoying those glorious lilacs - I can almost smell them through my computer screen. MMMmmmmmm.... By the way, that silver tea pot is beautiful in its own right, but with the lilacs, it's a show stopper.

Pauline said...

The silver and lilac look beautiful together, that teapot is simply gorgeous. I have a friend who collects just tea pots, in fact every tea pot she sees she has to have.

Pauline

Sandy said...

wow more great photos, beautiful!