Thursday, January 12, 2012

Bouquets and Challenges

Althought I still haven't figured out what is going on with my blog and Blogger I have managed to put together a post, at least now they are letting me download pictures.  I am using their new platform and I am finding it a bit daunting. I hope you will bare with me while I get myself though this difficult "techno" phase.

...and now for something I think you might find more interesting...



Some of you might remember that I used some scavenged Euclyptus branches mixed with poincettias for  a holiday bouquet in my living room.  After Christmas when I took the bouquet apart, I just couldn't bring myself to throw them away. I remembered this wonderful container that I had brought home many years ago from Morocco ~ Perfect!


 

I purchased two of the round trays you see in the background on line from WUSLU Daily Deals and used  one as a backdrop. This is my first purchase from this on line store and I can see that I am going to have to be careful, they have so many interesting items and the shipping is always $5.00.




Oh! I see a little friend has stopped in for a visit. I think he adds an interesting touch.


I really like the way this looks, I think it offers a 'French" feel and because the branches have dried there is no hurry to make a change.


 It's good to be back posting again, but I still have tons to learn with the new Blogger format and to top that off I also have a new computer to get familiar with. The new year seems to have brought several challenges.

This post has been linked to: http://thecharmofhome.blogspot.com/, http://frenchcountrycottage.blogspot.com/


17 comments:

  1. It looks lovely - everything goes together so beautifully!
    Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

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  2. Hello Adrienne:
    The Moroccan jug looks perfect filled with the dried Eucalyptus leaves. And, with the addition of the fruit, it all looks so very reminiscent of the sights and scents of North Africa. An entirely different mood from your Christmas arrangement. Lovely!

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  3. The eucalyptus looks very Mediterranean in that jug...and your new header is lovely.
    I have noticed some changes on my blog...hope they get that issue sorted pronto!

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  4. What a pretty vignette! I really love that jug. As for blogger issues, I can't comment on some people's blogs...the page freezes and stays blank.

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  5. Boy, those eucalyptus branches still look pretty. I probably should have gotten some. They look especially great in the Moroccan jug.

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  6. The jar is really beautiful. I covet it. And what an endeavor to bring it back from Morocco.

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  7. Love this Adrienne! I got the same trays and I agree with you, I am going to have to be careful! I am having trouble viewing blogs today, blogger isn't cooperating for some reason!

    Have a great day!

    Lou Cinda

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  8. The eucalyptus branches look very pretty in the Moroccan jug. It makes a very nice vignette. I like the tray too. I haven't checked out WUSLU yet.
    Barb

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  9. You'll get the hang of all your new challenges. Patience is a virtue! At first glance, I thought the ant was real (kinda freaked me out). Beautiful display!

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  10. Beautiful! And I bet those leaves smell great! Not a fan of the giant ant, but that's me. Bugs and I don't connect. :-) xo

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  11. Beautiful, Adrienne! I love the container.

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  12. Lovely!!!
    Blogger is also giving me a hard time!!!
    Smiles,dottie

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  13. Oh wow, Adrienne, this is so beautiful! The Moroccan container is gorgeous and perfect for what you created. I like the entire set up! I always enjoy my visits here because your posts are so inspirational. Lovely.

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  14. Thank you for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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  15. How did you fix your problems with blogged!!!
    Thanks, Dottie

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