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vendredi fleurs...

I love flowers displayed in old wooden crates and currently have some lavender displayed in a wine box, which I am especially loving as the lavender is the "no water" variety, hence no maintenance is required.

It has been a hot day here in SW France 36 degrees and tomorrow a storm is forecast, which should cool things down a bit.

Wishing you all a fabulous Friday and hope that it is filled with flowers....


Je vous souhaite à tous un fabuleux vendredi et espérons qu'il est plein de fleurs.....

L x


  1. Oh that is lovely! I am loving the crate. What a delicious idea!

  2. What a wonderful idea. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Lavender must look lovely against the old wood of the crate, wish it was 36 degrees here!!! its all rain.
    Jill x

  4. They look fab displayed in crates, lavender is one of my favourites, I have stacks of it in my garden x

  5. Beautiful. Just lovely. :)

  6. Merci beaucoup, et toi aussi.

  7. I will take the crate and the flowers please! Beautiful.

  8. gorgeous!!! planning to do crates with lavender as centerpieces at my wedding!!! :)

  9. What a pretty image! Boy, 36 degrees - it's probably about 10 here in Tassie so I'm looking forward to wrmer weather. Have a lovely weekend!

  10. Hi Leeann, i agree flowers in boxes look great...a bit more organic. You have a great weekend Amanda x

  11. I love natural flowers in every color and shape. And those in the picture are lovely!

  12. A no water flower....I'm in heaven I did not know they existed! the states are having a hot summer also, I am in Florida. Your box and flowers look fabulously French!


  13. Me too, I love flowers in rustic crates. I guess it's the wonderful contrast that is so appealing. Hope things cool down for the weekend for you, Leeann.

  14. Lovely picture.

    wishing you a lovely and "cool" weekend!


  15. Lavender is one of my favorite things to grow. I love the crate idea, thank you for sharing!


  16. Ooh I LOVE the South of France (well all of France!) I just got back from a gorgeous holiday there. Your flowers are beautiful! City Girl x

  17. Hi Leeann,

    Love the pretty crate of flowers.
    Stay cool and have a lovely weekend


  18. It seems that summer is still visiting you - lucky girl! Ours arrived late and spent very little time here. This weekend already feels like autumn and I am hoping that we have a few more gorgeous days before I have to get into cool-weather mode!
    Have a marvelous weekend mon amie,

  19. Merci!

    I too love the flowers in crates. They're gorgeous!

    I'm ready for summer to be over, and as fall is my favorite time of year, I feel hopeful and upbeat.


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