Scented Dreams


 

We all know that the smell of lavender evokes the calm and readiness to enter a peaceful sleep.   I think with your favorite flower on your bedside table in a scent that you favor, you’ll have that restful night sleep.

 

 Right now I have a lovely Willow House Cinnabar vase full by my bedside of a favorite flower of mine, the Dianthus purchased from Costco.  Their fragrance is lite and peppery.

 

 I have always loved the scent of these flowers and in the summer time I have “Pinks” in my yard.   What I also love about these flowers besides their amazing fragrance is their staying power, as long lasting cut flowers. 

Here is what Better Homes and Gardens has to say from their Gardening book.  “The quintessential cottage flower, pinks are treasured for their grasslike blue-green foliage and abundant starry flowers, which are often spicily fragrant. Depending on the type of pink, flowers appear in spring or summer and tend to be pink, red, white, rose, or lavender, but come in nearly all shades except true blue. Plants range from tiny creeping groundcovers to 30-inch-tall cut flowers, which are a favorite with florists. Foliage is blue-green.  

 

I look forward to closing my eyes taking a deep, deep breath and filling my dreams of sweet scents sprinkled with some spice tonight! 

What your favorite flower scent?

Care to share, I’d love to hear, your thoughts on Scented Dreams!

Enjoy!

Linda

Images and pictures: Linda Burt and Bing

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About LindaVuichBurt

I have a passion for setting the stage when entertaining but also in decorating my home. As a professional stager and an Independent Willow House Design Consultant, I help others create warm and invitng homes! I enjoy creating a warm and welcoming home enviroment not only for my family but for all who enter, by delighting and exciting the senses of guests, all the while making them feel welcomed and comfortable. It is so fulfilling when I can help my friends do the same. Whether you realize, that when you serve your family breakfast, you are entertaining them with food and by setting the table, to the dishes you use to serve, you are entertaining! We all entertain to one degree or another. From the beauty of the dishes you choose, to a table cover or place mats, that is a form of not only entertaining but decorating. I hope through my blog you will be able to take away fun ideas that you can incorporate into your life style. I hope you come back often, share this with your friends and share your successes with the ideas you find in my blog. Enjoy! Linda Your Independent Willow House Design Consultant and Professional Stager!
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