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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

White Wednesday

This Wednesday I'm joining Kathleen at Faded Charm Cottage for White Wednesday. I love the look of white indoors and out. This angel you may be saying is not exactly white. True....it's actually an aged moss finish. But use your imagination......it was once actually white before it developed it's patina. Isn't that what we all look for...a little age, a little history to give our objects some interest.

Now we turn to the truly white flowers of the hydrangea paniculata. What I really love about this one opposed to the grandifolia or P.G. is the airiness of the cone. Delicate and in mass will take your breath away.


The purity of this single white blossom captivate your imagination


to allow it to see the beauty of the contours



contrasting with the deepness of natures green hue.



We now come inside where we explore nature




with reverence


to Space and Time.

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Enjoy your day!!!!

Carole

14 comments:

Julie@beingRUBY said...

She is certainly a beautiful angel. A little aged.. a little lovely!

Laura said...

Hi Carole....
A heavenly, ethereal post....sigh.....
Oops....back to work for me! Hey, will you be getting in the next Jeanne D'Arc Living magazine! If so, I would like to reserve my copy!
Take care, Laura

erin said...

Hi Carole, love the pictures...I am wondering, what is the plant in the 4th picture? It looks like a white verbena bonariensis? so airy. I have never seen a white one? I love it...

Nice and Easy Antiques said...

Love the hydrangeas! Absolutely stunning! Thank you for sharing with us.

Rebecca said...

Hello
Your white post is gorgeous... your annabelles are wonderful. I also love the lighting you used, very pretty
Have a great Wednesday
Blessings
Rebecca

cconz said...

Your "White post" is beautiful to say the least. Thanks for stopping by my blog, i was trying to find the name of my lily on my header.I think it's Orienpet lily "garden pleasure. All the orienpets are gorgous. I'm ordering 50 more this fall.From John Scheepers

Jacqueline said...

Hi there Carole....I want your beautiful angel for my garden...Don't you just love it when it goes all green and mossy...I expect that you know this but to get the lichen and moss to grow quickly on a new stone statue you have to put live yoghurt on it...no , it's true and it works...also, my hydrangea is out and it's one of my favourite plants,,, I have two in my garden ...Oh and do you know if I can get the Jeanne D'arc magazine in the U.K.?...super post. XXXX

miss gracies house said...

Hydrangeas are my favorite...very pretty.
Rene'

my home sanctuary said...

Oh what a beautiful post. I envy you. I dream of gardens too.
Thanks for visiting.
Have a Beautiful Thursday.
Sherry

Chrissy said...

Oh Carole....what a beautiful post...those photos are so peaceful!!! So glad I came by,enjoy your day!! Chrissy

Bleudelavande said...

Oh Carol,what wonderful post!!! It give me much peace, relax, calm and freshness.I love the Hydrangeas they are one of my favourite flowers, but they don't grow up very well,here!For example today we have 38°!!!!It's so so hot!
Have a nice day

Suzy's Vintage Attic said...

Hello Carole

White hydrangeas are so beautiful. I have a couple growing in pots. We have had such odd weather for summer that they haven't been too well. Far too much rain of late. I can't wait to see them in full bloom!
Take care
Isabelle x

erin said...

Hi Carole, Thanks for the info on Valerian...I will have to find some (especially if it is good for sleeping...I need the help). So, does your ivy cover the whole floor?! Would love to see that! Have a good day...Erin

Les Cotrions said...

Hello my friend! What a nice white post!!! I adore white flowers! They're my favourites! You can try to make the lanters...it's easy!!!
I'm still working and I'm very tired...it's very hot here and I need to relax!!!
Wish you a great week end!
Warm greetings
Vale