Monday, May 10, 2010

Keep It Simple Janet

My 55 years on this planet have taught me many things. One of the most important and the one that makes me smile the most is this truth............
In this photo is a lovely rose bouquet that can be purchased online for about $210.00...these flowers will be dead in a week.
In this photo is a simple hand picked bouquet of roses from my front yard which I placed in an old jelly jar. I might be biased...but I find much more beauty in the jelly jar bouquet. Life doesn't have to be flashy and expensive to take your breath away. 
My point in this ..........keep it simple and keep it real. Try to find the beauty of your life in all the small things around you.
Until next time...be kind and stay creative.

13 comments:

Annette said...

Great words of wisdom! I'm definitely the jelly jar type!

Kelly Ann said...

all into the simple here...

PG said...

Jam jar for me too! (HOWMUCHFORTHOSEROSES!!!!!!?????)

mary t said...

used 3 jelly jars last week with some jute tied around them all with random wild flowers, lovely, simple, the best.

The LadyBugs Garden said...

love the flowers..I know you grew them.

Zlatica said...

I love jam :)
and agree with you.

SewSweetStitches said...

Oh wow, you are so right! The overdone rose arrangement is hideous compared to your simple little jar!

Atelier Conti said...

Absolutely! I totally agree. Amen.

Aprons and More said...

The best roses are the ones you grow yourself! I love the jar! Great presentation!!

Katy :)

Tweed Delights said...

Love the flowers in the jam jar Janet - much more 'real' and far lovelier!! :)

Kathleen Grace said...

I have to agree Janet, I think your simple bouquet is so much more beautiful. Those hothouse roses never have done a lot for me. They seem too...artificial in their scentless perfection. Give me some real garden roses, especially those pretty striped ones like you have in the vase!

Wanda said...

Your roses are much lovelier, Janet.
♥...Wanda

Michelle said...

i love this kind of craft . It's really very nice.