Thursday, May 20, 2010

Beautiful Blues


















Scrumptious blue - my all time wish was to have a blue and white garden




with a white timber home and flowers everywhere.












I am delighted to say that I'm half way there,




my front garden (above) is filling with blue flowers












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The softest blues, seaside in Queensland last year,




one of my all time favourite artists, French fashion illustrator René Gruau's beautiful blue dress




and blue Wisteria from a Southern highland garden.





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Gorgeous blue hydrangeas in my front garden





and in one of my vintage raffia handbags, why not!!





I had a little glass inside to hold the water.





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Soft tiny little blue flowers with French outdoor furniture,





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The most amazing blue sky over the Southern Highlands a couple of years ago,




it was late in the afternoon on Easter Sunday and it was very special to see.








My little blue bird








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Palest of pale blue china and blossom,




pretty blue dress and soft cashmere throws




and blue Iris








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And.... the two winners of my set of four







"Blossom & Birds' prints are ....
























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Thank you to everyone that sent me such wonderful wishes for my new on-line store





and to everyone that entered this give away.





and a special thank you to Leigh from Brabourne Farm who featured my store on her blog

17 comments:

  1. Dear Coty,
    Your blues and blossoms are absolutely stunning! I felt the beauty in my heart as I viewed the evocative images. It somehow made me think of drinking sweet wine in a garden on a warm summer's evening, inhaling the intoxicating scent of jasmine. Happy Tablescape Thursday!

    Bill

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  2. Love your blue hues! Lovely! Congrats to the winners too.

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  3. So beautiful! Your photos are always so amazing!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  4. Your photos are the beauty itself. Love all that blues (and the sweet little birds).
    Greetings, Johanna

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  5. Hi Coty!

    I am so thrilled to have won! Congrats to Marsha too!

    The blues are all looking so fresh and crisp! I especially love the hydrangea in the blue straw bag!

    ~Rebecca

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  6. Gorgeous eye candy, as usual! LOVE all the wonderful blues you've included, and I covet your garden with blue flowers!

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  7. Darling Coty, never have a won anything in my entire life. I'm simply amazed and thrilled it would be something from you. I cannot tell you how proud I am to be one of the recipients when the entire world entered your giveaway. I promise to use them well. Thank you so very much, xx's
    Marsha

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  8. Beautiful blues...the Queensland seaside photo is stunning!

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  9. It is always a pleasure to visit your blog!! Your beautiful photographs are amazing!
    Have a good day.
    Ingrid xx

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  10. I am in awe of your photos! Very gorgeous! I LOVE all the blues :)

    Blessings!
    Gail

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  11. Gorgeous images Coty!!! I love visiting your blog because it makes me sigh with contentment...what a talent you have!!!!

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  12. My absolute pleasure Coty! Hope your gorgeous shop is a huge success - I just know it will be because everything you do is simply divine. I'm heading off today for a month overseas but would love to catch up for coffee when I'm back. Leigh

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  13. Coty,
    I have just enjoyed having a visit with these two lovely bloggers that were so fortunate to have won your gorgeous gifts!
    I wanted to also mention that my post on straw hats ( i simply had to add your "by the sea" link to complete it) received a nod from Fab Over 50!
    Coty, everytime I sit down at my computer I think about how lucky I am to have you included in my bloggy and also my real life world! Hope you are looking forward to a good week ahead. "We" graduated yesterday so now I can catch my breath and have a little R&R! xoxo

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  14. Dear Coty
    Sorry I am so late to your post!! don't know how I missed this one... and so gorgeous.. you never disappoint.. I think I have the same dream as you.. just need that cottage by the sea and perfect!!! I just LOVE the hydrangeas in the vintage bag.. boy that bag takes me back.. I feel eight years old again... how wonderful!! did you keep that all these years or a clever find?

    Well.. congratulations to your lucky lucky winners!! xxx Julie

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  15. beautiful pics.
    Blue is my favourite color.
    Good night
    Mari from Italy

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  16. Coty, you have transported me to a setting where I feel gentle, cool breezes and enhales sweet scents. Absolute stunning.

    I hope you'll be joining us to share some pinks this Saturday for the Pink Saturday 2nd Birthday Celebration.

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  17. Hi Coty!

    You have no idea how thrilled I am to have discovered you and your gorgeous blog this evening.

    I am convinced that by spending time here, studying your work and your divine photos, I will definitely become a better photographer.

    So very nice to meet you!

    All the best,
    Anne

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Your comments and emails truly make my day a very special one. Thank you for dropping by and visiting me at home in Australia, I read every single comment and I treasure each and every one. xxx Coty