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Saturday, April 11, 2009


Happy PINK Saturday to all!
Its April 11th the day before Easter and a gloriously beautiful sunny day here in Detroit! I just LOVE spring and summer here! For those of us who live in the north...usually just before Easter spring starts to show its way...right now our grass is beginning to green up, crocus' and daf's are up with tulips to follow. And...buds are on the trees. We even enjoy the birds singing in our bird feeders during the day!

Today I have taken pictures of some pretty PINK florals that I have in my home. I do LOVE PINK roses and I know you will see plenty of them in my bouquets!

This sweet lil pot of roses was a gorgeous bouquet from my sweet hubby. I LOVE to find ways to keep them lasting forever so.....I let them dry and then decided to make a Martha Stewart type bouquet in a clay pot. I sure wish I had done a before and after on this. I never think of doing that til I am done!!! So bear with me and I will at least explain what I did.
I took one an elongated clay pot and painted it a soft rose PINK and then painted my roses on them. I decorated the top with pearls, gauzy pink bow and a pretty rhinestone button.
I then glued a round styrafoam ball to the inside of the pot. Glued spanish moss all around the ball and then began snipping the heads off my dried roses and putting them all around until I was finished. I just think its so much fun to come up with ways to keep memories lasting by creating a way to keep those floral bouquets that were given. What do you do with your roses? I'd love to hear.
This is in my master bedroom and its a soft blue vase that I painted and put PINK roses into it!
I showed this in my Spring Cleaning post, but wanted you to see it more up front. I tore this apart and redid it a bit and was so happy with how it turned out.
This is my newest creation...and sweet 6 inch cake with a dove surrounded by my handmade PINK roses. I put this between 2 PINK Rose Topiaries!

Thank YOU Beverly for continuing to take on PINK Saturday. You are such a blessing and I know everyone enjoys the fun of taking a peek into seeing the PINK that others love.

EASTER Blessing everyone!
He IS Risen Indeed!


Rebecca said...

Dear "Oh Talented One"...

God has indeed blessed your hands my friend. I love it when you share your beautiful creations with us! They inspire...they really do.

Bless you this day...and those you love!


Katie said...

Happy Pink Saturday Lorena! Love that blue vase by the way! The roses are just beautiful!

Anonymous said...

wonderful roses, I love roses too. Happy Easter

Ele at abitofpinkheaven said...

Thank you for the passing the reward on to me! Your painted pot and vase are beautiful. Your painting talent is wonderful. You paint the most gorgeous roses, ever! Have a beautiful weekend.

Mimi said...

♥A lovely and purr-fect Pink Saturday blog post. During this most holy time of the year I am wishing you rainbows, gracious days, dewdrop nights and the love of friends and family to comfort you and hold you close.♥

Connie said...

You've done a great job with the pots they're in also, honey. Looking good. Happy pink saturday.

Kathy said...

Beautiful pink florals!

Sandra said...

Very pretty! I like the dried roses idea. I will definitely do this next time my hubby gives me ross. :)
Have a blessed Easter.

Michelle said...

LOVE...your little cakes!

And your painted containers are so pretty.

Have a great Pink Saturday!

She'sSewPretty said...

Beautiful, beautiful flower arrangements! And that cake is adorable! I love your handmade roses!
Have a wonderful pink weekend!

Sandi@ My Yellow Door said...

Hi Lorena,
Happy Pink Saturday! You have a talent, my dear. Lots of pretties you've shared. Have a lovely Easter.


Claudia said...

Pretty flowers! Happy Pink Saturday! (I'm originally from Detroit!)

LillySue said...

Love your vintage image!
Happy Easter Blessings~LillySue

Deanna said...

I adore the first two pictures of your roses. They have that lovely vintage look to them!

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(¸.·´ (¸.·´ Happy Pink Saturday
and a Blessed Easter!
Deanna :D

Seams to Sew and Quilt said...

Lorena, thanks for stopping by my blog. Your home is absolutely beautiful. I love those faux cupcakes too. I'm adding you to my favorites. Have a Happy Easter.

Linda said...

oh I love that pretty! Happy Pink saturday!


KatCollects said...

Your rose bouquet turned out so pretty. Happy pink Saturday and wishing you a beautiful Easter filled with Blessings.

Marie said...

great art, love the roses!! i'll be back to see some more pretties on your blog.

Cottage Rose said...

Oh my what beautiful pink pretties you have made. My but you are a very talented Lady. Happy Pink Saturday.
Thank you for sharing..

Have a beautiful Easter.


Life on Bonnie Lane said...

These all turned out so pretty! I just love the pink roses too and to decorate with them. Red roses are my very favorite though.


Jennifer said...

Lorena Love all your pink roses the bouquet looks perfect the way you did it up.I love that blue vase with the pink roses on it.Your pink clay rose cake with the dove is so pretty.They are my fav as always.Hugs to you.Have a very Happy Easter.Love Jen

Miss Rhea said...

They are all so pretty !! But I think I like the soft blue on the best. And I already told you how gorgeous that white cake is :) YUMMY !!! Happy Easter !!

someplace in thyme said...

What a wonderful way to keep your blooms even longer. Esp when they are given to you from someone you love and adore, Happy Pink Saturday and Happy Easter too, Char

TattingChic said...

What a lovely way you've displayed your roses from your sweetie.

Happy Easter to you and yours! :)

fitty's pinky rose cottage said...

wow.. very pretty floral arrangement.. happy belated pink saturday & happy easter!

HiHo said...

cakes you can't gain weight with...good idea.
happy pink, Heidi

Pearl said...

Hi Lorena... Your talents are endless and I just loved seeing all of your PINKness, Roses, and Beauty that you surround yourself with! I hope that your Easter was filled with many blessings, joy, and lots of chocolate!
God bless...

~hugs 'n prayers~


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Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Hi Lorena, love how you save your dh's roses to you! Love those two rose topiaries, too. I enjoy my cake you made for me EVERY DAY!! I'll post about it soon & the precious tassel that you gifted me with, too!!

Love you,
Angelic Accents

Handpainted Roses said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. Love everything. What a great studio you have, your artwork is amazing.Hope you had a wonderful Easter. Julie

Shirl said...

Hi Lorena, I'm still making my Pink Saturday visits. Your pretty arrangements of pink roses are beautiful and I just love that cake with the dove. I can't see a dove without thinking of my Mom! I saw two at the bird feeder today and thought of her! She always told me that they mated for life!
Bless you, Shirl
Shirls Rose Cottage

Anonymous said...

I've had such a busy weekend, so I'm here a few days late. Anyway..

Happy belated Pink Saturday! X Es X