Saturday, December 18, 2010

A rose is a rose...

Exquisite roses decorate my home this Christmas. I was buying bunches to give to my clients as a thank you for their business and...I could not resist to buy more for myself. They are a delicate cream color with a hint of pale green around the petals and a subtle pink in the heart. The true color is not seen well on the screen but trust me, they are creamy and gorgeous.
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Some are placed in a crystal bowl near my favorite books, you may notice two books (on Michael S. Smith and on Orlando Diaz-Azcuy) written by Diane Dorrans Saeks of  The Style Saloniste blog and on the right a great giveaway I received last Christmas from Garvinweasel blog (on Axel Vervoordt). Many more books of course in the background.

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I have put some roses also in a Christmas arrangement with holly, pine and winter greenery.
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From my house to yours may these Holidays bring you peace and joy.

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Photography by Albarosa Simonetti

9 comments:

heavycats said...

a rose is always a rose,so lovely

Anonymous said...

...is a rose
Loveliness (not ) extreme

Thank you Albarosa for beautifying and enriching our lives with your blog during this past year. Have a wonderful holiday and Happy New Year.

P.S. I will try to figure this blogging "thing" and have a name for next year!

Luciane From HomeBunch.com said...

Outstanding! Gorgeous! What can I say??? Yet another amazing post by you!

xo


Luciane at HomeBunch.com

Mosaicista Appassionata said...

Yellow roses are my favourite. Happy holidays!

qerat said...

Happy holidays Albarosa

peggy braswell said...

Your roses are beautiful+the books..happy holidays
xx peggybraswelldesign.com

Anonymous said...

Yeah! I managed to find the comments box. I am sending messages to my few favorite blogs - thanking them for a wonderful year of FREE reading, fabulous inspiration and in your case, an exquisite glimpse into Milanese taste and style...this is such a gift you give us every time you press the 'publish' button. a virtual journey for sure!
Peg

mary said...

Beautiful, amazing color. Have a wonderful Christmas.

dovecote decor said...

Albarosa: All our flowers, our mantels decked with greens and berries, our tables set with care, our dinners, and gifts are the way we all express love. I think some people think we are silly, yet in reality we deck the halls with love. Your house is beautiful and set with love. Merry Christmas to you!
Best,
Liz

 
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