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A French-Inspired Garden and Home by Judith Stringham

French Country Kitchen Stone Wall | Spring

Friday, February 28, 2020

Spring is officially still weeks away, but the sun and warmer temperatures have arrived in my French Country inspired kitchen. The warm sunshine signals it is time to decorate the shelf in the stone wall with favorite pottery and a Spring time arrangement. 

French Country Kitchen Stone Wall decorated for Spring
Hand thrown pottery plates by local artist Jess Lord, now deceased, often decorate this high shelf in the stone wall of my kitchen. Periodically, I decorate with other dishes and arrangements on this shelf, but I always like to bring back the Jess Lord pottery during the warmer months of the year. 

Dried Narcissus Spring Bouquet

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Fresh Spring narcissus bouquets are not unusual for February through April, but a DRIED narcissus bouquet was a first at my house in early February this year. 

Dried narcissus spring bouquet
The blossoms not only dried, but they also retained their delicate yellow colors.

French Country Winter Bulbs Promise Spring

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Deep in Winter, bulbs emerge with a promise of Spring. Even before bulbs sprout outside and their blooms appear, bulbs potted inside in a French Country urn brighten our Winter-weary indoors while we wait for Spring to appear outside. 

French Country Winter Bulbs Promise Spring
Cold, dreary Winter days can be depressing, but indoor flowering bulbs work wonders to lift our spirits. 

Valentine's Day French Inspiration and Link Party

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Need a little inspiration for your Valentine's Day decor, cards, and special treats? Valentine's Day is next week, and I have rounded up several of my French-inspired Valentine's posts all in one spot. 

Valentine's day French inspiration and linky party
PIN ⇑ for future years 

But, there is even more Valentine's Day inspiration for you with quick, easy links from several of my blogging friends who I am joining as a co-host for a Valentine's Day link party. You will want to visit each of their sites to see their special Valentine's Day inspiration. 

And, you are invited to link up any of your Valentine posts! 

Join the party... 
Guidelines... must be Valentine's Day related... new or old posts 

Link up any time 
Saturday, February 8, 7:00 p.m. (EST) through
Sunday, February 9, 12:00 midnight (EST)

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