Saturday, May 16, 2009

Pink Saturday --- Pink Peonies & Limoges



Pink, with all it’s various shades and hues, is the dominant color in my garden. I do have accents of blue, yellow and lavender, but there’s no mistaking my fondness for the color pink. As the roses burst forth with their first wave of blooms, my garden looks like it’s covered in pink frosting. The second wave of pink arrives in May when the peonies bloom. Who can resist these delicate blooms with their rows and rows of ruffled petals.











I cut a bouquet of frilly pink peonies to photograph with
this small Limoges plate that I bought at the Nashville Flea Market, from one of my favorite vendors.




Her booth is always filled with things I can't resist, and this Limoges plate was one of them. I love the colors in the painting and the beautiful scalloped edge, rimmed in gold.





I made a little mosaic of pink peonies and Limoges.








Everything looks good when paired with a little pink…..don’t you think?

Have a wonderful weekend,
Kay


Visit Beverly, our gracious Pink Saturday host, at http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/my_weblog/ for more pink posts.

27 comments:

Deb said...

Gorgeous Pink Saturday post! Peonies are one of my favourite flowers and your garden sounds wonderful in shades of blue yellow lavender and pink. Your Limoges plate is beautiful - what a great flea market find.

the wild raspberry said...

Beautiful peonies!!! my first ones are just starting to open...so exciting!
have a wonderful weekend.
Chasity

Susan @ A Southern Daydreamer said...

GORGEOUS pink peonies! Happy Pink Saturday ~ I hope you have a great weekend ~ Susan

Betty said...

Pink isn't just a color...it's an attitude! Love your roses, peonies and Limoges.

♥Mimi♥ said...

It's raining cats and dogs in Upper Michigan today with oodles of cold wind. Not very spring-like so traveling from blog to blog on Pink Saturday is really a treat for me today.

The peonies are breathtaking!

Thanks so much for sharing a little something of yourself today. I really need all the pink I can get with the weather we are having☺

Hoping this weekend is filled with the j♥y of being surrounded by those you love and those who love you.

KayEllen said...

Ok I am screaming AHHHH:)oooohhhhh!!!
Gorgeous!!!

So fun to know another Kay in the creative blogging world.

Happy Pink Saturday:)

Kay Ellen

Peg @ Bloomfield Farm said...

Don't you just love peonies?! They are my very favorite garden flower. A long-gone neighbor who shared her plants with me had the largest blooms you've ever seen. She told me to break off the secondary blooms on each stem so the plant would produce larger flowers, but that is SO hard to do! Large, small. pink, white, and red, I DO love peonies!

Sares said...

Peonies are one of my favorite flowers. Your plate is gorgeous too.
How fantastic that you have a ballerina in the family!And a little newcomer too. You must get so much joy when you watch them dance, lucky you.

Happy Pink Day and thanks for stopping buy Loveleigh Treasures, oh and have a terrific weekend1

Claudia said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous! I love peonies, although I will be away this year when they bloom...the Limoges plate is stunning. Happy Pink Saturday!

Deanna said...

Hi Kay,
I loved your Peonies and Limoges grouping. I never realized how beautiful peonies were.

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(¸.·´ (¸.·´ Happy Pink Saturday
Deanna :D

Susie Jefferson said...

Peonies are such an EXTRAVAGANT flower, and the china fits the theme perfectly. A very Happy Pink Saturday to you!

HiHo said...

my word verification for the comment is ...aorables...almost what those three girls are, HA! can't wait for the peonies to arrive in bloom here....happy pink, Heidi

Beverly said...

I can't resist peonies. And, I can't resist your mosiac. Glorious.

Happy Pink Saturday, Kay.

Cath's Pennies Designs said...

I love peonies. Mine won't be ready to bloom for another week or so though. Every year there are more and more blossoms.
Lovely post, thank you
Happy Pink!
Cathy

Melly said...

Kay, all your pic are beautiful and your collage is gorgeous, such delicate pinks.
Happy Pink Saturday!
Melly:)

rosecottagegardensandfarm said...

Hi Kay,

I can nearly smell the fragrance from your gorgeous pink peonies! Aside from pink roses, pink peonies are my favorite...and, your photos capture them so beautifully!! I wish I could linger a bit longer in your garden surrounded by all the beauty!

Thanks for sharing such a beautiful post.

Have a wonderful weekend with joy.

Warmly,
Debbykay @Rose Cottage Gardens and Farm

Robin said...

I love peonies.....
Hope your weekend has been beautiful.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Bonjour Kay!
Thank you for visiting! What beautiful photos you have. I really need to work on my pictures. Thank you for your kind comments; this is such a busy time of year for both my husband and me. I tried taking some "pink" pictures today after finishing up my homework, but they don't match up to yours! You have a lovely style. Come and visit again next weekend! Best wishes, Anita

someplace in thyme said...

I can honestly say that I don't know if I have ever seen anything more beautiful, happy pink saturday, Char

cammy said...

Such beautiful photos! Peonies are one of my favorite flowers and yours are absolutely stunning. My pink peonies are just about ready to pop! Can't wait!

Beansieleigh said...

Stunningly beautiful post!! LOVE the
Limoges plate!! Happy Pink Saturday and have a great week!!

Stacy's Shabby Shoppe said...

Hi Kay ~ gorgeous peonies! Just love this post. Thanks so much for sharing. Lovely plate too! ~Stacy~

Little Pink Studio said...

Oh goodness your pink peonies are stunning! I love the shot of the side, looks like layers and layers of ruffles!
Cerri xo

Debby said...

Hi Kay, I totally love your pink post, so much beauty. How can you go wrong with peonies & limoges.
Debby

Fete et Fleur said...

GORGEOUS peonies! I love this flower and the mosaic you made was stunning. I hope all is well.

Hugs!
Nancy

Jade Creative said...

Peonies are my favorite.
The plate is a beauty.
Have a great day!
Darlene

CottageBliss said...

Pink Peonies and Limoges...the PERFECT Pink Saturday post!

Pink Happies for your week,
Melissa