The Grower's Daughter

The Grower's Daughter

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Inspirations - Spring is Calling

 [Country Living]
Fresh cuttings from peony bushes. Love.

Spring is on it's way. We all know that. But sometimes a girl needs a few reminders... especially when the weather outside says otherwise.

Enjoy!

[Home Green Home]
 I am so in love with the mud room. How lovely would it be putter around in a place like this, with the windows open, and a fresh breeze blowing in. I can't get enough of crusty old clay pots, and glass cloches! I would add a few old wooden crates, and some zinc pots, and my old galvanized watering cans!

[Martha Stewart Living]
 Nothing says spring like spring cleaning... and a gorgeous laundry area! Talk about simply divine.

[Country Living]
 How about laundered sheets, fresh from the line? I love the look of crisp white sheets blowing in the breeze, but I love the smell even more.

[Martha Stewart Living]
Spring is about resorting order to your home and refreshing what has been dormant for a long winter. Nothing echos the promise of spring like paper whites blooming in gorgeous old ironstone. Not everyone is a fan of their scent, but to me it smells like spring... a bit earthy and dirty.

[House Beautiful]
 Rooms are instantly brightened when you bring a bit of the outdoors in. This is a stunning entrance way.

[House Beautiful]
 And finally, who loves this courtyard? Um, I do. I would love to be able to move my company into "the courtyard". But seriously, this isn't even a large space! It just gorgeous with the greenery and the crisp white. But mostly, it has the cozy feeling of being a room in your home, with all the charms of enjoying outdoors. Perfection!

13 comments:

  1. I love all these photos! I actually have some saved in my inspirational photos file!
    Liz
    http://mylovelylittlelulu.blogspot.com/

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  2. Wonderful spring inspiration photos~ Hugs,Rachel

    French Farmhouse 425

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  3. You've captured the feeling in all these photos and brought them alive. Hurry Spring!

    XO,
    Jane

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  4. Great images....I can see myself in that courtyard!

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  5. Gorgeous photos Maria! You know someone else said that to me about the paperwhites smell and I don't even notice it when I have them growing here. lol
    Blessings~

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  6. I'm officially inspired to start my Spring cleaning! Have a wonderful day!

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  7. I love that washer and dryer tucked behind the cupboard doors!

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  8. Beautiful photos! I'm in love with all the clean, crisp, white!

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  9. Meet you in the courtyard! I am very ready for Spring!

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  10. I just had to say hello when I saw you are from
    the Niagara Region!! I was born and raised in Niagara Falls and have just recently moved to Vancouver Island. Ridgeville is such a pretty area! So nice to meet a fellow "Niagara" blogger!!!
    You blog is lovely and I am a new follower!
    Come visit my blog sometime
    Pamela :)

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  11. OK I must have just crawled out form under a rock, Just found your blog via Savvy City Farmer and I'm so glad I did, I'm your newest follower. I love everything about your blog..
    ~~Pattie~~

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  12. Hey, Maria! I adore your blog. It's like a breath of fresh air!
    I left a comment before but it looks like it didn't go through. I was wondering what the font is that you used for your links and banner. I've been trying to find one like it for a stitching I'm doing, but haven't found anything close yet.
    Thanks for the inspiration!
    Jenn

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  13. I love the wall color and texture you have for the backyard. It has a interesting marble like texture. It brings so much more life to outside.

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Thanks for leaving your comments! I always love reading them. - Maria