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Vendredi Fleurs...


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I decided to take a break from French Food Friday this week, hence we have vendredi fleurs this week.

How beautiful are these violets? I wish that I had some as they would certainly add a touch of colour to a cold winter's day.

They would also compliment the new paint colour that I started using today. It is grey coloured lilac and really is gorgeous.
I am really taken with it and plan to use it on a few objects including a chandelier complete with matching wall lights and also a lovely day bed.

I promise to share some photos with you just as soon as I have finished painting.

Amicalement from a cold and foggy SW France, Leeann x

Comments

  1. Violets are beautiful! They grew wild around my parents' home in Maine when i was growing up. I've never seen them out here in OR, and i miss them. Can't wait to see your projects when you're finished painting. Lilacs are lovely too. The white and the purple. Bet the color you're using is exquisite..

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  2. Violets are such a peaceful yet richly colored flower!! I would love to see your finished works!

    Xoxo
    Karena

    Art by Karena

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  3. I love the multiple vases of violets. It is a beautiful colour too and no doubt your pieces will look special

    Helen x

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  4. I love flowers too! They sure brighten up the cloudy days here. The paint color you described sounds great.

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  5. They look so effective in all those little vases - would be perfect in my kitchen!
    http://missbbobochic.blogspot.com/

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  6. Simply beautiful. These violets would certainly add a pop of color here in very snowy and cold New York! So excited to see pictures of your new projects...as always I'm sure they will be gorgeous!! Have a lovely weekend. xo, Alicia

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Hope that you had a nice weekend. We spent yesterday afternoon at a furniture auction but I will tell you more about that later in the week.

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