Thursday, March 21, 2013

Thursday Thrill – A Bloom's Muse

Daisy
"Buttercups have honeyed hearts, 
Bees they love the clover,
But I love the daisies' dance
All the meadow over."
-Marjorie Pickthall
pale pink green white and yellow handpainted vintage glass flower jars
Pastel Painted Mason Jars by Beach Blues
full skirt yellow vintage 50's dress for garden party with square neckline and bow
1950's Yellow Garden Dress from Raleigh Vintage

Daffodil
"And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils." 
-William Wordsworth
hazy spring daffodil photo with white petals and orange centers
"A Fresh Start" Fine Art Photography by Carolyn Cochrane
cherry blossom embroidered vintage dress in tangerine
Vintage Embroidered Dress from Anatomy Vintage

Meadow Grasses
"Won't you join me in my meadow?
Let's delight in all we see.
And frolic in the sunshine,
As our love grows by degrees!"
-Robert Edgar Burns
sun shining on a meadow grassland with old barnwood fence photo
Grassland Fine Art Photograph by Flali
1950s vintage day dress with flower print in cream and green with full skirt
Vintage Floral Dress from Love Charles

Lilac
"Above the wall that's broken, 
And from the coppice thinned, 
So sacred and so sweet
The lilac in the wind!"
-Louise Imogen Guiney
beautiful purple lilacs in spring sunlight photo
"Whimsical Lilacs" Fine Art Photo by Photography by Karina
1950s or 60s lace overlay dress in light purple with notched neckline and bow accent
Vintage Lace Wiggle Dress from Alpen Glow Vintage

Cherry Blossom
"Fair are grown-up people's trees,
But the fairest woods are these;
Where, if I were not so tall, 
I should live for good and all."
-Robert Louis Stevenson
canopy of gorgeous spring cherry blossoms on a tree lined park
"Cherry Blossom Umbrella" Fine Art Photo by Kellie O'Brien Escapes
white sheer over bubblegum pink tea length vintage wedding dress
1960's Lace Bubblegum Dress from Indigo Fleur

Wildflowers
"Read my little fabel:
He that runs may read.
Most can raise the flowers now,
For all have got the seed."
-Lord Alfred Tennyson
spring flowers bloom in landscape with walking path
"Slice of Heaven" Fine Art Photo by Lupen Grainne
multi color flower patterned 1960's jacket coat
Vintage Floral Print Coat from Designer Vintage 1

What Bloom is Your Muse?
poppy flower and paper butterfly on teal vintage background photo still life
Mixed Media Fine Art Photograph by Pretty Petal Studio

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76 comments:

  1. I'm loving all the florals this Spring. The femininity of your featured dresses really stands out. Great pics as always.

    XOXO,
    Meredith

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    1. The dresses are all so lovely it was hard to choose which to use!

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  2. gorgeous post, loving the quotes and flowers all tied together with the clothes!

    x

    ♥ Ellen
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    1. Thanks Ellen! Glad you enjoyed that theme!

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  3. Love this spring inspired post! Nothing excites me more than fresh flowers!

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    1. It is a rarity in my house to have them but when I do it is like having a magic treasure inside!

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  4. Beautiful jars and great lilac dress!

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    1. Aren't those jars the prettiest decor?! They are so happy!

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    1. Haha! Thank you Jayne!! I could do posts like this every week if it were just for me and you. ;-)

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  6. Love the '50s dress!

    Daisies are beautiful. I remember bringing them to my mom when I was a kid. She'd always put them in a vase on the kitchen table. Good memories... :)

    Happy Thursday. ☺

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    1. How nice! Daisies would make the kitchen feel like such a welcoming place!

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  7. This is a nice post. I love the first yellow dress, that's just gorgeous and makes me want to grab a partner and dance around the room a time or two. :)

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    1. Isn't it?!! I really loved that one too!

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  8. Lovely post, followed you too!

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  9. too too pretty <3 I love those jars in the first pic, in fact I think I've pinned something similar recently!xx

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    1. You may have! That seller is crazy nice and her shop has done really well. ;-)

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  10. Lovely collection ! Thank you so much for including my photograph :)

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    1. As always, your photos are beautiful and I welcome them wholeheartedly here! ;-)

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  11. Gorgeous post and lovely pictures! I am in love with all of these colors used in the outfits especially the light lilac dress.

    -Vogue&Heels
    vogueandheels.com

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    1. Wouldn't that be the best photo op ever?! Standing under those lilacs in that beautiful dress?!

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  12. What a perfect post for the start of spring - feeling warmer just looking at these pictures.

    Have a lovely day.

    Kate x
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  13. This looks absolutely amazing! Thank you for including my spring wedding dress.

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    1. Yay! So glad you enjoyed it! Your pink dress is heavenly and perfect for a spring wedding!

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  14. What a beautiful post! I love all the flowers and gorgeous clothing items you picked! Those dresses are so lovely! I can't wait for Spring even more now! =)

    Ergo - Blog

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    1. Thank you so much! So glad I have people to share these with when I find them!

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  15. Such a cute blog! I love your point of view on fashion!
    Maybe we could follow each other via gfc and bloglovin? I can't wait to see your next post.

    www.modishYou.blogspot.com

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  16. Oh my criminy! That top first yellow summer dress is just like a dress I had for my Barbie back in the 60's. I am not kidding. All of these items/fashions are so fun to see back into the fashion front. Wow!

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    1. Ha!! That is amazing! I would feel like a barbie in that dress and in a good way!

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  17. Gorgeous selection! Thank you so much for including my photograph. :)

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    1. Absolutely! Thank you for taking such a wonderful photo!

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  18. Lovely post. I especially adore the 1950's Yellow Garden Dress from Raleigh Vintage.

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    1. They are wonderful and always find the most perfect treasures. I just bought something from them yesterday! ;-)

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  19. Loooove the dress! i follow you, i love your blog! follow me??

    www.violetajanji.blogspot.com.es

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  20. Loving these dresses and flowers you've picked out. We love how each of these flowers has inspired the piece in some way! Thanks for sharing! Xo, M&K at brewedtogether.com

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    1. Thank you! So glad you liked the theme. I really enjoyed finding them to feature! ;-)

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  21. The flowers and the dresses are so beautiful. I love that 1950s yellow dress.

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    Jessica @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

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  22. So pretty! You have such inspiring posts- I especially love the daffodils :)

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    1. Me too! Daffodils have always been one of my absolute fav's!

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  23. Love the flowers in the mason jar! P.S. I'm following you on Bloglovin now too!

    Helen
    Blue Eyed Beauty Blog
    Exercise Encouragement Group Blog

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  24. Love this spring inspired post!!!
    The flowers and the dresses are so beautiful!! :)

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  25. Such a beautiful and romantic post! Adore the idea of painted jars and am absolutely in love with the last photo.
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    x

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    1. That last photo art print was one of the inspirations for the post actually! I really loved how the mediums were mixed so I decided to mix mediums myself with flowers and fashion! ;-)

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  26. Super lovely pics. My fav the yellow dress. I love poppies :-)

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    glamdevils

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  27. i absolutely love this post. it's such a nice mix of nature, poetry, and fashion. it makes me feel so many happy things at once! truly fabulous.

    www.insparisian.com

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    1. Thank you Brooke!! All of my favorite things too. I really liked putting this one together. ;-)

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  28. Daisies are my absolute favorite flowers! I think they are so pretty and so sweet!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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    1. Aren't they just the most welcoming of flowers?!

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  29. Too pretty! I love the poetry.
    xo
    girlintheyellowdress.com

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    1. They really make you connect to the flowers don't they?!

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  30. I love this post! It is soooo pretty....my flower muse is the lily. She stands tall and strong. Her colors are vibrant and her scent is delicate. She lasts only for a short time but her presence is highly anticipated. :)

    Debra@stylewisebydebra.com

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    1. Wonderful description of your muse bloom!! The lily is a fair maiden who deserves to be someone's muse!

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  31. Wow I love these, so gorgeous! :)

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    1. I really liked so many it was hard to choose!

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  32. So pretty&sweet! Fabulous photos.
    xoxo Aimee of The Sitch on Fitch
    http://anfnewsnow.blogspot.com/2013/03/aimee-in-america-spring-holiday.html

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    1. Thank you! They did all the real work, I just enjoyed putting them together! ;-)

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  33. Those painted mason jars are perfection...I love them!

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  34. Thank you for all the lovely spring poems and photos!

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    1. Absolutely! Thank you for sharing in them with me! ;-)

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  35. Great inspo! Have a nice weekend:)

    http://theprintedsea.blogspot.de/

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  36. Those dressmakers from decades past really knew what they were doing! Gorgeous!

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