Friday, May 15, 2009


There are lots of new plants in my garden that began blooming while I was away. Two years ago, Ellen Guerrant, a very talented quilting friend gave me a few amaryllis bulbs and they have really multiplied this year. I love the bright red and just had to bring a stem inside.

And make a grouping of things to keep it company!
The plate with the lovely blue flowers was only $1 at a thrift shop. This huge blue platter was a great find at Goodwill for $3 with a tiny chip in it.
The amaryllis looks right at home on the table in my studio.
I'll see you tomorrow for Pink Saturday with Beverly.
Rhondi xo


  1. Love the red flower against the blue plate and the yellow of the lemons! Very nice!

  2. The amaryllis along with all the other colors you have there is stunning!

  3. All of these colors are so beautiful together. You got some good bargains on your finds,too.

  4. Such refreshing pictures, Rhondi...THANK YOU!

  5. I wish I could grow amaryllis outside but I don't think it's possible over here. I can just about get one going in the house but they tske forever. Those beautiful pink trumpets are worth it though. Enjoy the weekend.

    love, Angie, xx

  6. Your photos give us a good close up look at the beautiful amaryllis. I have never thought to plant them outside. I love the vignette you made to accompany the pretty flowers. It's a good thing we don't visit the same Goodwill or we might have had to arm wrestle for that blue platter :-) That is gorgeous!!!

    Have a great weekend.

  7. You can't go wrong with the red, white and blue, with a little yellow, for good measure!

  8. You do such beautiful photos, loving the header!!

  9. Rhondi:
    You find the neatest things. The flower is just beautiful.
    I wanted to answer your comment to me, I made 6 of the cookbooks for my family, but not one for me. LOL.

  10. What a beautiful setting. Love the way you composed everything.

  11. Feedsack FantasyMay 15, 2009 at 9:26 PM

    Lovely bright fresh ... you do have a gorgeous arrangement. Great eye.
    TTFN ~ Marydon

  12. Hi Rhondi!

    Your photo vignettes are beautiful!! Great eye!
    Love the flowers and blue plate and lemons.....

    love, kelee

  13. I'm guessing we shop at the same Good Will but I rarely find something like your platter! :-)

  14. Beautiful! Now I'll have to check to see if Amaryllis will grow in this area. And the blue plate is so lovely.

  15. What beautiful photos Rhondi! I love the blue plate, well I love all your blue! And the yellow and the amarylis!! Breathtakingly beautiful!

  16. Hello Rhondi,
    the colors of the amaryllis is really beatiful,I have never see them growing in a garden,very pretty though.
    Also loved the picture of your grandchildren in your previous post.
    Have a nice weekend,Ingrid.

  17. The blues, reds and yellows in your photos are gorgeous:>)


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