Monday, January 21, 2013

Adding a Pop of Spring

Happy New Week!

I'd like to start out by thanking everyone who left a comment {and those who emailed me} on my last post!  It was just so fun to read what everyone is collecting right now!!  

We really have had no snow here in the Chicagoland area yet this winter, which is just crazy!  But, somehow I seem to still have a case of the winter doldrums.

So I have started adding just a touch of spring around the house!  A little pick-me-up for when you enter a room...

Halena's room received some pretty pink hyacinths...LOVE how they smell!  I also tucked a few vintage botanical prints around the large frame in her room, to give that spring feeling to this corner.  I love using botanical prints for a pop of spring inspiration, when fresh flowers aren't as readily available {not much to choose from at the grocery store right now!}.

{reflection from the mirror...}

Have a great day!!!



Lilla Blanka said...

Sweet Tracey,

How wonderful it looks! I love the feeling of spring ❤

The hyacinths have the prettiest color! Love love love :))

Big swedish hug from me

Alice said...

I love your little touches of spring tucked here and there. So sweet!

I'm so ready for spring. Like you, we haven't had much in the way of snow this winter but I'm wanting a bit of green to replace the gloomy brown outside.

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Susan said...

Now you've got me dreaming of spring, too, Tracey. Such a perfect vignette. The botanical prints have just the right pop of color, and those pink hyacinths are gorgeous. I adore their shade of pink. Counting the days til spring...

SmithShack71 said...

Oh-My-Gah I'm so ready for Spring.
I can almost smell the blossoms from your photos.


Shabby soul said...

Darling Tracey all so bright and beautiful!!!
Love spring so much!

Alabaster Rose Lifestyle said...

Oh Tracey,
Your photos look heavenly!!! I love the botanical prints tucked behind the frames, what a lovely idea!!
And the hyacinths are so pretty!!
Wishing you a lovely week.

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Anne said...

So pretty Tracey!Love that touch of pink hyacinths.I have been adding fresh flowers too.It really helps to get through these long Chicago winters.I know hardly any snow but not allot of sun.But today the sun is out!Although it is freezing.My daughter is off of school today.Staying home by the fire and crafting.

Anne Lorys - Fiona and Twig said...

Oh Tracey, it is all just divine!!!


Mari Crea said...

Sweet touch of spring

Operation Cocooning said...

I love the hyacinths! And I love the on you chose to give a little spring touch in your home! We've got lots of snow here in France and I can't wait for the first tulips in the garden to show up!
Lovely pictures!

helen tilston said...

Hello Tracey

How flowers truly introduce light and life into a room.


Helen xx

arielle elise. said...

These photos are simply beautiful! Gorgeous lighting as well. Looking forward to spring here :)

janet said...

Great touches of spring..Looks beautiful..

Elma said...

Oh I just love those flowers!! They sure smell so good!!
I am sooo ready for spring!!!

Shanon at Vintage Sparkle Chic said...

So beautiful and serene. The flowers look gorgeous, I can just imagine how good they smell.


Rust: Vintage Inspired Design said...

So pretty, refreshing and springy! Made my heart sing!


Hello Dearest, I went to invite You to my first giveaway (I would say the inaugural! ... My blog has been online for three months but I never "officially" the thing).

I'll be waiting

Cynthia said...

Love the touch of spring and the images of the flowers. Very soft and pretty, oh and love the frame.


Robin said...

I love your touches of spring. Your photos are gorgeous. I can't even allow myself to think about spring yet. We are going through a very cold spot in our winter and I know spring is long, long way off here in MN. I have to stay focused on making the house seem cozy and warm and snuggle in. The cold weather is not stoping me from looking at seed catalogs and planning my garden though! You can never be too prepared, right!

Liz Thomas said...

Such lovely images and items.

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vicki archer said...

Loving your notecards like that, Tracey... xv

Natalie @ Blossoming Visions said...

What beautiful photos! Those pretty purple bottles are divine. Perfect pastel dreams.

Rita said...

Helena's room looks heavenly. love how the pastel pink touches complement the whites.
although we haven't had any snow in this part of italy this winter i'm anyway ready for spring.

Heaven's Walk said...

I adore how you added a touch of spring to Helena's room, Tracey! And I'm with ya on the scent of hyacinth. Just beautiful!!!!! The prints add such a sweet, vintage touch to the room, too. ♥

xoxo laurie

hemelswitwonenmetbrocante said...

I really like the botanical prints which you decorated whith and I also like the smell of hyacints, very special!
big hug,

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Mystica said...

Those hyacinths. The color is exquisite.

manon 21 said...

Tout en douceur.

Belle journée


Evelyn Butler said...

Just love your style.

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ShabbyTräume said...

wonderful pictures
love it
hug Tara