Hello, How Are You?

Yes! spring is in the air and all the flowers are blooming everywhere.  The cherry blossom tree just outside our front door is in full bloom and the lilac bushes up the road are at peak. I love this time of year when I can go outside and cut fresh flowers and bring them into our home. 

I drove up the road and clipped a bunch of lilacs and placed some in a mirror window box in our tiny vestibule.  I also clipt a few branches from our cherry blossom tree and placed them in a watering can.

(Guess where he's going)

You can see the reflection of the cherry blossom tree through the window panes in the mirror.
This is definitely aromatherapy.  The fragrance is so uplifting!  It puts a smile on my face☺

I placed a seashell found on the beach in the birdcage because summer is just around the corner.

The sweet sign was made by someone I used to work with at a flower shop.

I purchased the cabinet and the mirror at the same flower shop.  Most of my paycheck was spent there buying so many pretty things.  {A girl just can't resist... you know what I mean?}

Yup that's me

And this is my Romeo who never goes outside.  He ended up inside the bush and it took me about 20 minutes trying to get him back inside the house.

Surround yourself with what you love and smile cause tomorrow is another day.....

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  1. Your entry looks so cheerful, Julie. I love the reflection of your beautiful cherry tree in the mirror. I'm glad the flowers added some cheerfulness to your day!

  2. I always love the way you put things together...the stool and the big seashell in the birdcage. The pretty flowers are the perfect touch. I hope things are resolved soon and you don't feel sad any more. But there are always challenges in life so I'll say a prayer for you. Sweet hugs, Diane

  3. Oh, Julie! It looks gorgeous! What a beautiful entry!

  4. What a great idea to put the lilacs in front of a mirrored window. I did the same thing today and brought in fresh blossoms and like you, it's great for lifting spirits. Enjoy your day.

    Mary @ Orphans With Makeup

  5. what an inviting area, with the mirror and the flowers. and your kitty must have loved being outdoors for the moment!

  6. I'm glad you were uplifted by the lilacs - they're beautiful!

  7. It looks lovely ! :) I love lilacs...mine are in bloom right now too :)

  8. So pretty! I love how Romeo looks like he is enjoying the flowers, even though he is an indoor kitty!

  9. Beautiful! Happy that the flowers could help to lift your spirits. They sure do wonders for me! Hope things are looking brighter today! Thanks for sharing these lovely blooms with SYC.

  10. O WOW!! Love your entry way.. And you can never go wrong with purple anything. It is my favorite color. Your display of the lilacs is just stunning.

  11. Julie love your Lilacs and vignette! We too have fur babies who never go outside and it takes forever to get the one to come back in if he does get out.

  12. A gorgeous vignette, I love the mirror 'window' and cabinet and the way the flowers soften them. (Visiting from Cozy Little House).

  13. I'm sorry to hear that you've been going through a difficult time. Hopefully things start picking up for you soon. You did a really good job decorating that space, it looks very warm and inviting. Like I can walk up and randomly find a warm apple pie, fresh out of the oven. LOL. Country-chic, I think y wife calls it.

    Earl Mark @ Eastway Lock



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