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September 4, 2009

Back to School Shopping!!??!!



Well, despite having a long list of painting projects I wanted to start today, we spent the day SHOPPING!!  Shopping for back to school uniforms, shopping for back to school shoes, shopping for back to school supplies, and shopping for back to school lunch food for our three boys.  Well, I couldn't resist shopping for a back to school something for myself, and this lovely bouquet of flowers caught my eye!!!  Here you see pictures of the flowers in a old wooden box I picked up at the flea market (man, was I sweating that day, as it was heavier carrying around than I thought it would be), the bicycle in the pictures was a lovely curbside find, and the old quilt is over 100 years old.




Here's a little sneak peak at some Chinese Lanterns from my garden.  I look forward to lots of fall decorating using them.


Hope you enjoyed this little back to school/fall is coming bouquet.  I am so excited to have so many new followers looking at my blog and want to tell you all how much it means to me that you take the time to look, enjoy and leave your comments!!!!
xojanis

10 comments:

junkermidge said...

Janis, those flowers are so beautiful. I love the colors. Thanks for treating us in the midst of the school shopping frenzy. It's a fun time of year!
Midge

P.s. Love the quilt and the bike, too!

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hello Janis, your flowers are beautiful! I love the 100 year old quilt, and what a curbside treasure you found! That old bicycle is great!... I am loving that Autumn is here... my favorite time of year, and we seem to have more tag sales this time of year as well... still searching for my mirror... Bisous... Julie Marie

Lydia said...

Such beautiful florals.

Please come to my blog about Jenny from Victorian Vignettes & C/Vignettes Etc..

Lydia

tarnishedandtattered.blogsot.com said...

Great Blog! I love your flowers, and the post about the aprons hit home for me. I am a sucker for gingham too. I would love to learn to smock. Your home is beautiful. I'll be back.
Lisa
Thanks for visiting me!

Cottage Flair said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I have two boys and back to school shopping is not fun. No uniforms, just crazy boy clothes. It's one of the few times I wish I had girls!
Jennifer

Sandi said...

Beautiful fall color flowers Janis! Thanks for sharing. Love the bike too.
Blessings~

Joan@anthinggoeshere said...

I certainly did enjoy the lovely flowers and basket. Happy junkdreams to you! What a lovely blog!

Embellish-Vintage Home Embellishments said...

Your photography is absolutely beautiful. The bouquet of flowers in the basket of the old bike is simply gorgeous!!

Amy'svintagecottage said...

Hi Janis, so nice to met you and your lovely blog! I'm so glad you found me so I found out about you! I thank White wednesday for finding so many new wonderful bloggers! Love the aprons , your pics are beautiful! I did a fun post on aprons awhile back on my store blog www.todayscountrystore.typepad.com It's the history of the "apron" a cute story you might want to check out.
xoxo
Amy
I will put you on my fav's!

Gretchen said...

Lovely flowers and blog post Janis. You are a gifted blogger, photographer, and junker. Wish you lived in the US of A next door to me. Can't you get hubby and kids to move in next door? lol Someday, I hope to meet you and laugh the time away.
Gretchen

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