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January 28, 2016

Dried Roses for a Blue Lady

Okay so I stole the line from a song which really is "Red Roses for a Blue Lady" but my "Dried" Roses apply better for my title!


While purging my stock of deco items I sat staring at this pretty vase with dried roses that I was considering letting go.  I talked myself out of it and decided to try it over on my little round entry table.

Several years ago I found this at a cute little shop in town and it came with the dried roses.   I had it in the bedroom for a long time but it lost it's space when we re-did the room last year as seen "here".

She's an antique with some chips but I loved it the moment I saw it so home she came with me.

I also found this lace table topper while purging as I went through a drawer full of table runners and toppers a couple of weeks ago.   I decided to place it on top of the burlap covered table and it immediately changed the tone of the table. This vase full of dried roses seemed like a perfect romantic look to go with it.   Since Valentine's Day is approaching I figured why not add a touch of romance!

So there you have it- my Red Dried Roses for a Blue Lady!

If you don't know this song you can click on this and listen to it.  There are lots of versions of it on YouTube.  


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15 comments:

  1. Good Morning Liz,
    I love this song!!!! Gives me goosebumps as I listen.
    These dried roses, are perfect for this perfectly charming, and romantic vignette.
    Beautiful!!
    xo
    Jemma

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  2. Liz, what a romantic vignette with the dried roses and that lovely lace tabletopper! Love the lace and burlap combination! Perfecto! Blessings, Pam @ Everyday Living

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  3. Liz,
    Gorgeous dried roses, dear blue Lady!!!
    I adore the little chippy vase and your table top vignette!!!
    Those dried roses certainly made me smile!!!
    Think they did the "trick"!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat
    P.S. I love the change in your font!!!
    Reader friendly for challenged eyesight!!! (wink!)

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  4. What an enchanting post. The dried roses look like a still life. I love the colors they have gone to. I am also purging and it is a good thing. I enjoy you blog so very much.

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  5. Hi Liz, just gorgeous!! Love your dried roses and the song goes perfectly.I adore your lace topper on the table. So pretty. This vignette is beautiful.
    Have a nice weekend. xo

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  6. Your vase is so sweet Liz and I love the contrast of the lace with your burlap tablecloth. That's how I purge, setting something aside to donate, then deciding to keep it :)

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  7. I haven't listened to Paul Anka for a long time. I think you whole entry is quite lovely.

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  8. The dired roses are so pretty! The lace is so pretty too!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  9. Love them Liz....I have been drying my favorite colors of roses lately....Yours have dried so beautifully!

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  10. Hi Liz, barely had time to drop by. Your vignette is so pretty. The lave topper is lovely and I still adore the candle holders. Paul Anka was one of my favorites.

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  11. Liz, I like your way of moving things to a new spot, especially something that steals your heart.
    Haven't heard that song in a very long time. Thanks for the link. '-)

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  12. love your vase. And your white candlesticks. And...I remember that song too. sheila

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  13. What a lovely vignette. Love the vase, Liz. There is something about dried roses that makes them hard to toss, not sure just what it is though.
    Have a wonderful week.

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  14. Looks great, Liz - and you are SO right about the lace topper - it makes that table look so different. (And so perfect for Valentine's Day!)

    Well done! have a wonderful week! Hugs!

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  15. I did this once after I got so many flowers from the birth of my daughter and loved it!

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