Thursday, 14 April 2011

Forget Me Knots





Sarah over at Modern Country Style is having a link party, as you've probably realised I enjoy this part of blogging it reminds me of school and being set a project, anyway Sarah has asked us to define our blogs.







I've only been blogging just over a month now but I knew from the beginning that I wanted to keep it simple and just focus on the things I love.









Looking back at the postings I have done so far and I see its a bit of a mixed bag of my interests, a diary of events going on at home and sometimes me going on about the weather but predominately this blog is about my love of nature, the seasons and bringing that into my home to enjoy.







I grow in my garden flowers especially to cut and bring into my home, occasionally I will make posies and flower rings because then you really get to see every detail of the flower, expecially the tiny flowers such as these Forget Me Knots.





26 comments:

  1. We used to have loads of forget-me-nots but they seem to have all disappeared, can't find one clump this year.
    I also grow flowers to cut and bring into the house, mainly because I only buy British goods, foods and so on where possible, and so would only buy British grown flowers. But simply can't afford it nowadays since the company my husband worked for dropped half its workforce last year, and now the other half. I also only buy foods that are in season... who the heck wants strawberries at Christmas, not me!

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  2. Your blog is such a visual feast, and I really enjoy seeing what you do with flowers - I love that flower ring, short lived I guess but so very very pretty. I have forget-me-nots self sowing in my little woodland area and you have inspired me to have a go making a ring! xx

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  3. I don't know how to make a flower ring. Maybe you or Belinda would show me when you get a minute?

    May I take a stab at defining your blog? Simple, magical, refreshing ...ok that's enough.

    xo Jane

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  4. I almost forget that you just started with your blog, because it is lovely and really has a good central point. Love photo nr. 4!
    Have a good day,
    Maureen

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  5. Hey you,

    Thank you so much for linking up. I've been SO thrilled to find your blog (as you know because I'm constantly going on about it whenever I comment!!).

    Aren't forget-me-nots lovely? We have lots in our garden that come up each year. I know some poeple find them rather weedy but I found that they are no only awesome ground-cover (keeping out my nemesis, ground elder!) but beautifully dainty. Perfect!

    Sarahx

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  6. Your pictures are soooo beautiful.
    I adore forget-me-knots!

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  7. i loove your blog as you know D....
    i think this post totally sums up what i fell in love with when i stumbled upon your blog....
    simplicity
    flowers
    clarity
    a sense of calm
    & that gorgeous dresser!

    melissa xx

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  8. I love your blog Deborah and from the moment I opened your page I was so taken in by your gorgeous photos! I love that is so peaceful here and I enjoy reading about you and what inspires you. The forget-me-knots are beautiful and the ring your made is amazing! Thank you for sharing with us. :)

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  9. I love your blog and magnificent photos. It always brings a smile to my face.

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  10. I'm happy to have found your blog early into it. Such wonderful photography. I love the beauty and simplicity.

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  11. Your blog is beautiful! I love reading your new posts, your pictures and words are an inspiration to me.

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  12. I can't believe it's only been a month...you are a pro at having a beautiful blog! I am thrilled to have found you!
    Love your new header....

    Have a wonderful day ~
    sarah xo

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  13. i too love forget me knots i planted some by seeds this as in montana you have to plant most every thing by seed to start in doors not like it was at the coast in california before moving up here cant wait to see my blooms in the flower beds have a great day love your blog xoxo sherri

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  14. Hi,
    I am joining Sarah's lovely party from my vintage apartment in Chicago. So glad you joined, too.

    Fondly,
    Glenda

    Gg - Notes on the Journey
    Link #26

    ps. I believe that you have found the key to a good blog ~ blogging about things that you love.

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  15. Hi I'm over from Sarah's party. Love your blog defintion. Simple beauty.

    x

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  16. Oh such a beautiful blog! Stopped by from Sarah's party and so glad I did. I love the forget-me-knot ring x

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  17. Beautiful post Deborah, just love the little wreath. Robx

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  18. Great post. I just found your blog (and I already forget what led me here) and love its simplicity, photography, flowers, and of course the decorating. Oh and I can't forget the forget-me-nots, my favourite flowers. If you visit my blog you'll see what I mean!

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  19. Just completely delicate and beautiful as always.
    Best Carolyn

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  20. I do like your style of blogging! Not to mention that we both share a love of gardening and nature.
    Brenda

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  21. Your Forget-Me-Not Ring is just Beautiful! How creative. I'm so glad I discovered your Beautiful Blog through the Modern Country Style Blog Party!

    Dawn... The Bohemian

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  22. Only a month? I am surprised - it looks like you are an old pro who has been doing it for a long time ;) I love these flowers - they actually have been growing in the forests around here, which surprised me. Love this flower ring - just adorable XOL

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  23. Wow I did not know you've only been blogging a month. You have picked it up fast. Your blog is peaceful and beautiful to see...I enjoy every visit.

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  24. Hi Deborah
    Just wanted to let you know I can see that you have posted in the last 24 hours but I can't see your post. This beautiful one comes up instead.

    Looking forward to seeing 'All the Greens'
    Best Carolyn

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  25. You've only been blogging just over a month??? I am in awe. Your blog is amazing, so well designed and your photos are delicious

    I must go back to my blog and try better!

    I do love forget me nots, they remind me of lovely nanna who passed away when I was still a child and even I could grow them when I had a garden which made me very happy!

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