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Friday, August 19, 2011

Pink Saturday


After last weeks exciting Pink Saturday, today's will hardly compare. Nevertheless, you will still find lots of interesting pinks at http://howsweetthesound.typepad.com/my_weblog.
The last of my bougainvillea to hold on. Due to the extreme heat, this is the only one still blooming.http://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifm">
This is one of my treasured quilts with a touch of pink. I bought this queen sized quilt 6-25-91 In Alma, Arkansas. It is called the "Dahlia".

For someone neat to meet, blog over and say hello to Rene. Like so many of you, she is big in the craft world. Check out some of her interesting things at http://momdaughterextraordinairecrafters.blogspot.com.

43 comments:

Zondra Art said...

I lake it, beautiful queen quilt!

Have a nice weekend, kisses:)

Richard Cottrell said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog by way of Pink Saturday. I am your newest follower. You look beautiful and not 81. Thanks for such a sweet comment. Be sure and visit my blog again soon and often. Have a Pink Weekend. Richard from My Old Historic House.

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Gorgeous quilt...I can see why you like it so much! Wishes for a wonderful weekend.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Hello LV,
What a gorgeous quilt! I love the colours in it; very nice. Pretty blooms too. Thanks for sharing and Happy Pink Saturday to you.

Blessings,
Sandi

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Your quilt is lovely! I love that you have the exact date that you found it!
I am sorry you still have so much heat, but your Bougainvillea looks pretty! They are something I miss living here in Michigan!
Happy Pink Saturday!
Jil

Tete said...

I have never seen this flower before. I am going to have to do some research on this one! Probably wouldn't survive here in Illinois with our bad winters.
HPS!

Linda M. said...

Happy Pink Saturday LV, Your bougnavillea is beautiful and the quilt is gorgeous! Have a wonderful week. XO, Linda

Splenderosa said...

How are you honey-bunny? So good to hear from you, my neighbor. Thank you so much for visiting me today and leaving such a lovely comment. It's hot as hell here, isn't it? xx's

Lounging with a Latte said...

That's a lovely colored bouganvillia, quite pale to the ones that are common here in Australia. I can understand why that quilt is so treasured by you, it's beautiful.

Natasha in Oz said...

Spring is slowly arriving here and I have seen quite a few bougainvillea plants looking vibrant and colourful in the last couple of weeks. I'm excited that my hydrangea plants have new shoots too.

Happy weekend and happy Pink Saturday!

Best wishes,
Natasha.

Ginny said...

The flowers are stunning and sheer looking, they even have a second tiny flower inside them!!

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Oh, I love that quilt.The colours are so beautiful.

Elaine said...

A beautiful quilt and the flowers are still stunning.

Jojo said...

Even if it is your last bougainvilla, it's beautiful! Thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment. You are right. It was a most wonderful win and I feel honored to have been the winner. Happy weekend.

Michael said...

Hi LV,

What does LV stand for, btw?

I was goin thru a fellow blogger's post when I saw ur link and went on to check your site out. That's how I found you.

Keep up the good work! I once had an uncle who collects orchids from his trips. He was in the military. He's gone now, he was my favorite uncle.

Cool flowers!

Take care

Show Me Your Look Today

Kay Ellen said...

Happy Pink Saturday!
Pretty in Pink :)) love your quilt and blooms

xo
Kay Ellen

Olivia said...

Oh your flowers are gorgeous! Happy Pink Saturday sweet friend!
Hugs,
Olivia

George said...

That's a beautiful Bougainvillea that is holding on in spite of the heat. I like that dahlia quilt.

Jo-Anne Rambling said...

Love love love the quilt it is just so pretty. Hope your Saturday was everything you wanted my Saturday was kind of stressfull having both grandsons running around making a lot of noise and Jes not well enough to help with them..........

Riet said...

LV that quilt is beautiful. I love love love it.
Happy pink Saturday.

Unseen Rajasthan said...

This is beautiful !! I really enjoyed the posts !! Thanks for sharing !!

Padharo Rajasthan

Terry said...

Howdy LV
Thank you for sharing your amazing blessings with us today :)
My goodness I wish I could have coaxed my flowering plants to hold on a bit longer ,but they rebelled in the face of our drought here in central Texas.
I am so glad you were able to keep yours going .
Your Quilt is simply gorgeous !
Such a lovely quilt !
I do love quilts and the fact that a friend has shared her treasure makes it all the better :)
Thank you so much for not giving up on me this year ,but understanding my life has been full .
God bless you sweet lady !
Until next time
Happy Trails

Vhincci Subia said...

There are a lot of bougainvillea in Philippines too.. Happy weekend!

World of Vhincci

Jillian's Bella Rosa Antiques said...

Wow, what a gorgeous quilt. It looks so comfy there! Have a wonderful pink day!

Mom&Daughter_Crafters_Extraordinaire said...

Hi LV,
Beautiful flowers and such a beautiful quilt. That is one craft I haven't done, but hopefully would soon learn. Thank you for the sweet comment about my blog on your pink post, it was most unexpected and very appreciated. I am going to visit more pink post sites, as time allows.
Have a lovely weekend and I was glad to see that you were following my blog, I will add my self to your followers also.
I am very glad to have "met" you thru pink saturday, rednesday, and blue monday.
René

CollectIn Texas Gal said...

Hi LV...love that Dalhia Quilt...it's one pattern I haven't gotten around to making. You are lucky to still have the bougenvilla...my plants all bit the hot dust in June. Happy Pink Saturday!!!!

Tricia said...

Happy Pink Sat. Love the quilt.
Blessings,
Tricia

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Gorgeous quilt!! I need to think about sharing a few of mine huh?
hugs ~lynne~

Pat said...

Your "Dahlia" quilt is a beauty!

Light and Voices said...

Sweet "Dahlia quilt!
Joyce M

Jean said...

Happy pink day! Love the quilt!

Micupoftea~ said...

I cannot read your post because the background is so dark :(
Happy Pink Saturday!
Nice quilt~

Lynn said...

Hi Lv,
Such a lovely quilt to treasure. The delicacy of the bougainvillea is stunning. Can see why the extreme heat wilts them blooms. Glad you took the picture before the last bloom wilted. Thank you for stopping by my blog on Pink Saturday and leaving such a lovely comment. Blessings on your week.
Lynn

♥~Judy~♥ said...

The quilt is truly beautiful. You have taken such good care of it and the flower is stunning. Thanks for sharing.

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VintageBettys said...

Your bougainvillea is so beautiful, thank you for sharing that photo. Our garden was put on the back burner this year so it is really nice to see something so pretty. Also,your quilt is lovely, the perfect touch of pink!
Have a lovely day,
Laura and Michele

Gracie Jewellery said...

I love your quilt. And your bougainvillea. I tried growing one once but its too cold here in the winter for them to survive and they don't do well in the house. Happy Pink Saturday!

Wendy@~Chez~La~De~da~ said...

I wish somebody love gardening sooo much~they would plant one at my house and tend to it and everything!
I have a black thumb.....if I even looat at it...it draws back and withers! These pink flowerd are so dainty!
Thank you for visiting!

~~Wendy

Lorraine said...

Your flower shot was a treat for the eyes. I am loving that quilt too. What a great treasure.

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Happy Pink Saturday LV. Your quilt is a true beauty. My sister is a big time quilter and I know the work that goes into those works of art. :)

Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

I love your dahlia quilt with those gorgeous colors. My aunt who is 84 still quilts and does beautiful stitching. I also think your flower is a pretty shade of pink. Have a wonderful week. Shannon

Icy BC said...

I love your light pink bougainvillea flowers! So delicate and pretty..

poppilinnstudios said...

Beautiful bougainvillea LV! And, your quilt is lovely.
Thanks for stopping by and your sweet comment.
-Lynn