Mar 22, 2011

Floating Camillas...

I've been enjoying a beautiful day of rainbow weather...
sun then drizzle, 
repeat...

(click photos to enlarge)

my front porch Camilla bush is just starting to bloom...

the blooms start a so soft blush
and fade quickly to almost white...


With their short stems
I think the best way to display it's flowers
is to float them...

besides isn't it so serene?
perfect for the centerpiece of a lingering meal...


and a great excuse to use my shallow Limoges bowl...



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35 comments:

ewok1993 said...

so feminine and soft and delicate. thanks for sharing.

Shirley said...

Oh my Bella,
I'm at loss for words. Both the flower and the bowl are breathtaking beautiful. I know you have snow as you have mentioned that in past post,and photo's show, so I'm thinking!! Camillas can be grown in my Zone 5? New England? If so I have yet to see any in our area! If not..I need to move.
Sincerely,
Shirley

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

This is so dainty and beautiful! I've put roses in a bowl of water when the stems are too short! It's such a wonderful way to enjoy fresh flowers! ♥

Lisa said...

Bella, those flowers are so perfect. I love the delicate colour - a work of art.

Cheers,
Lisa x

Kiki aka Victoria said...

Gorgeous and peaceful...so beautiful!
Have a magical day Bella!
Victoria~

FRENCH LAUNDRY said...

Oh my gosh Bella, that is GORGEOUS! I MUST grown some camillas for my very own. Not sure they will grow in the high country, but I will check into it!

Happy WW,
Judy

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Oh Bella, that is absolutely breathtaking... it's so beautiful!!!
Blessings~~~ Daphne

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Just beautiful, Bella! Happy Spring!

Blessings,
Sandi

NanaDiana said...

Bella~ They are beautiful! With their waxy perfection they look almost like they are porcelain~! xxoo diana

Sherry said...

These are just beautiful! Love how this looks, so romantic.
Sherry

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

You can just tell Limoges a mile off. What a beautiful bowl, and the perfect way to show your camellias! I'm sure you're enjoying your garden starting up between showers!

Blondie's Journal said...

You have such a great way of displaying everything. Such pretty flowers in a pretty bowl. You have that magic touch!!

Xo,
Jane

Blue Ridge Altered Art said...

Beautiful post. I love your photography!!! ~~Sherry~~

Hazelicious929 said...

That's really beautiful! Flowers is really pretty. Mine is up - My Water Wed

Sarah said...

Bella, what beautiful camillas. I love the delicate soft color. All our camilla bushes have bloomed already. ~ Sarah

High Street Cottage said...

B-U-T-Full hope that translated as "beautiful". I love flowers floating in vintage bowls. I just purchased a very old bowl on my last trip home, it is now outside filled with birdseed but I'm re-thinking now, the floating flowers look divine. xoxo tami

Vintage Gal said...

Bella ~ those blooms are just beautiful in that vintage bowl. Love it ;-)

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Your camellias are gorgeous. I love the way you have them displayed. I have never seen camellias that color before!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Very pretty-enjoy:@)

Alicja said...

Very, very beautiful., so romantic...Alicja aus Wienna

Dawn said...

How beautiful. I can't believe you have roses so quickly after all the snow? you must be magic in the garden. My daffodils and blue bells are just beginning to pop up from the ground! As always love to visit

Love Dawn xx

Lavender Cottage said...

Hi Bella
Fresh floating flowers do make a romantic centrepiece for a cozy dinner.
We're getting quite a bit of snow today, just after I saw a couple of crocuses blooming yesterday.
Hugs,
Judith

Jacalyn @ rmebathproducts.com said...

Oh how pretty! Unfortunately, we are buried under snow, AGAIN! No pretty blooms for us, ugh!

Hugs,
Jacalyn

Sandi said...

Beautiful photos! Happy WW.
Blessings~

chubskulit said...

Oh that is so pretty.

Come see my watery Wednesday, have a lovely day!

The Paper Mulberry said...

Absolutely exquisite! I have just happily stumbled upon your beautiful blog via Cabin & Cottage and can't wait to read more!

Luna Miranda said...

these are lovely photos.
you have a chic site. well done.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble said...

What a beautiful post!! Nothing is blooming here yet. Stop by and you will see why!

Hugs,
Debbie

Olga said...

They are so lovely! And that bowl is just gorgeous!

Judi said...

Hi Bella
Your flowers are breathless...they are just beautiful. I love the way you have floated them...so romantic. We have more snow today..*sigh*. No chance of pretty flowers here at this rate.
I hope your day has been a great one.
Judi

Rob said...

They look so delicate.

Suzi said...

How sweet and pretty! you're whole blog is so feminine and lovely!
Suzi

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

So so pretty. Thanks for joining WUW.

Olivia said...

Gorgeous!
Hugs,
Olivia

Jacqueline said...

Your flowers are soooo gorgeous. How fun - we are still having snow - last couple of days (to welcome in spring) and it is expected today. The limoges bowl is perfect. I feel transported to another place and time.