Monday, May 16, 2011

lilac love...


  Oh, how I love lilacs.




the color, the fragrance,


the memories


such sweet memories

memories of
Lilac Inn
a   place of childhood  dreams 


and now new memories
memories of my big boys 
bringing their mama lilacs for mother's day.
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Be sure and come back for my parlor reveal
in honor of:

24 comments:

Rachel Noelle said...

Beautiful photos! :) Rachel

Shabby Cowgirl said...

I miss my Lilacs. Years ago, I had a house where there was a bush right outside my window. When it would bloom, I could open the window and the sent would fill the house. Thanks for taking me back there.

Rose ~Victorian Rose ~ said...

Oh my yes indeed...you can't help but LOVE them..they are so fragrant and lovely to LOOK at too. I don't know when you have time to be a photographer and do all the other things you do.
But you do both things WELL my friend.

Rose

Mary Ellen said...

Such pretty photos of the lilacs! Our all were frozen this year so not wonderful scented lilacs for us. :(

bee blessed
mary

Bella said...

Hi Rene,
Lilacs and chippy paint, perfection!! It's always a pleasure to stop by your place :-)
Hugs,
Bella

Stacy's Shabby Shoppe said...

Lilacs hold alot of memories for me too...fun, childhood memories that take me back to a simpler time. Aaaahhhhh! (*_*) ~Stacy~

PRINCESSGREENEYE SHABBYCHIC & VINTAGEDREAMS said...

what a great post - I love this flowers too - we have some big trees of it in our garden.
many greatings
Jacqueline

Pauline said...

Dear Rene, I can relate :o) Theose a beautiful blooms. thank you for sharing with us :o) have a blessed day, sweet friend.
Hugs

podso said...

You put it well. I don't think any other flower or fragrance holds more memories for me than lilacs.

Crystal said...

Lilacs are one of my favorites!!! They are beautiful but I adore the way they smell!!! I have a small one and can't wait for it to get big enough to be filled with blooms!!!

Katies Rose Cottage Designs said...

Ohhhh your lilacs are just gorgeous!!
Ours were gone it seems like awhile ago ~

Thank you for sharing yours with us!!

xoxo
Lori

Leah C said...

Loving those lilacs:) My favorite flower...I love 'em for all the reasons you named, too {except the Lilac Inn; sounds like a beautiful place}!

Theresa said...

Oh ours aren't quite ready yet, but I can't wait until they are... almost time! I have that same champagne bucket, now it's just begging for lilacs! Can't wait for the reveal... xoxo

Diane said...

Your lilacs are beautiful. I love the way you do your shots. Your colors are always just incredible. Diane

trash talk said...

Lilacs generally don't do well in my part of Texas, but my mother would talk about playing under a giant lilac bush when she was a wee one. The look on her face when she would reminisce is a favorite memory of mine. Thank you for reminding me of it.
Debbie

Faye said...

LOVE lilacs!!! All of my life favorite flower. I grew up with a block long row of solid lilacs and would pick arm fulls to bring home to my mom. I'm anxiously waiting for ours to pop open, it's been sooo cold here. Your photos are lovely, as always!
~Faye

Passionate for White said...

What's not to love about them....just SO pretty!

Ido said...

I love lilacs too! those pictures are gorgeous! I make soap and lilac is my best seller, I guess if a fragrance that most women like.
Have a great day!
XXXX Ido

bikim said...

gorgeous!

love your photos!
take care,
Rosa

Pamela Gordon said...

Beautiful! I can almost smell them from here. Pamela

A Cottage Muse said...

Lilac love...nothing like it!!

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Guess it is too late for me to still be up.....I only had your other blog in my Google Reader and now I've got both there. I'm going to sleep before I act silly again.....I ALWAYS visit you here, but panicked when I thought you were leaving! :0)

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Drømmen om en romantisk hage. said...

I just love your beautiful photos!!:)
Catharina

patneal said...

Beautiful Lilacs. How do you make your Lilacs bug (tiny bugs) free when you want to bring some indoors?