Thursday, January 06, 2011

Baby's Breath Love

Not long ago, I would take all of the baby's breath out of the rose bouquets my husband would bring home - and throw it away!
Now, I just love this delicate flower.
After all the Christmas was put away, I needed something. And I think baby's breath is the perfect flower for all seasons...reminds me of snow, in a way.
And its beautiful in the spring and summer too.
It's just what my home needed to get through the rest of the dreary winter.
And it's inexpensive too, look for some in your supermarket.






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15 comments:

Margaret@MissAdventures of Susie Homemaker said...

I've never been a fan of baby's breath, but this makes me want to buy some and try it! So pretty!

AntiqueChase said...

I'm falling for baby's breath all over again. Charming!! It's inexpensive and lasts! Thanks for the beautiful photos!!

marian said...

I've always loved baby's breath! Ideal for making wreaths too.
Wish my husband would bring flowers home for a change, haha, he never does though, so that would be a BIG surprise ;-)
Bye,
Marian

Scrappy Jessi said...

hey doll,
aaahhh love this
so peaceful
oxoxo,
jessi

traci said...

those are gorgeous shots dawn. you make baby's breath look good.

Blue Ridge Altered Art said...

I love the idea of displaying the baby's breath in old jars. I am a florist and you have inspired me. Thanks for sharing. ~~Sherry~~

ivyandlace@windstream.net said...

Hi, Just wanted to let you know that baby's breath is also easy to grow and looks beautiful used by the bushels!!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Love this- such a simple, elegant and beautiful way to display this sweet flower! Thanks for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday!! :)

...............Michele @ Portlandia Vintage said...

Great Post! What a fabulous idea! Now I am motivated to use my wood boxes!

Sarah at myyellowhouse said...

Good Morning! I was just clicking away and found your blog and was stopped in my tracks with all your beautiful posts! You have the most amazing tablescapes! I especially love the box with baby's breath...my all time favorite.
I look forward to seeing your lovely inspiration in this new year ~
happy new year!
Sarah

Tracey said...

What a beautiful display Dawn...I love it!!! LOVE the addition of the burlap!! I am a big fan of baby's breath...

Happy New Year!

Hugs ~

:) T

Amy Kinser said...

After seeing this post, I am now also a huge fan of baby's breath.

This is a beautiful post. Simply lovely.

KATHY said...

Looks elegant!!

Kathy

Kara Ward said...

I completely agree!
They are absolutely perfect
I really like the baby's breath mixed with burlap
Very clever

gail said...

Hi Dawn,, How pretty, what a great idea for babys breath. I loved seeing the photos of your home during the holidays:)
I hope the New Year will be fabulous!
Gail