Monday, March 2, 2009

Bring Spring Indoors

Are you ready for Spring like I am? I am so ready!! If you have been reading my blog since I started it back in August you will know that I was so sad when summer was over. I'm not much of a winter person. I LOVE spring & summer and very happy to see it on it's way!!

The forsythia bushes,dogwood trees,cherry blossom trees, bradford pear trees, flowering quince, and pussy willows are all sprouting forth new life (blossoms) I just love it!!

Bring some of that spring indoors and make a great decor statement in your home.

These are forsythia branches

This is how the forsythia bush can get huge!

These are flowering quince branches
This is a flowering quince bush
These are cherry blossom branches

This is a stunning cherry blossom tree

This is suppose to be dogwood branches but they look yellow to me so not sure if that is correct, but either way it's very pretty!

A row of pink & white dogwood trees...gorgeous!! I wish this was my driveway to my house!

These are Pussy Willow Branches
...this is my vase in my kitchen with faux pussy willows and some burgundy feathery branches that I got from Pier One...I think I'll remove the burgundy for spring and summer and get some more pussy willows.

This is a pussy willow tree/bush

Now go out and find you some blooming branches (real or faux), put them in a vase or urn and Enjoy Spring Indoors!!



Lisa said...




Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality said...

After our snow yesterday, I'm ready for spring too. It's my fave time of year. I love all these branch pics!

LADY JANE said...

I'm new to your beautiful blog home! I love your photos and what you did to bring in spring! Snowy nd cold here in the midwest! I can hardly wait for spring! I'm coming back to visit again!

Anonymous said...

Love all the flowering branches!! We still have so much snow...I can't wait for spring!

Happy spring day to you!

Debbykay at Rose Cottage Gardens and Farm

Jenny@ L.O.T.s of Love said...

Those are lovely photos! I'm weeks away from any sort of lovely blossoms here but I feel inspired! Thanks!

{darlene} said...

I, too, love forcing blooms. I need to get my tush outside and cut some forsythia!!

Kirsty said...

What a wonderful idea! Beautiful pictures, I wish that driveway was mine too! Thank you!

Melissa Miller said...

~Wonderful ideas Darlene! ;)

Shell in your Pocket said...

Great ideas...I love it!
sandy toe

momof3girls said...

I love the look of spring! It's not that spring here yet, but I will be on the look out- so I can cut my own branches and have some of them in vases to enjoy!

Melissa @ The Inspired Room said...

Love all the blossoms and branches!!! Very springy!


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