April 26, 2010

Flowers for ME…!!!

Last October my sweet hubby and I took off down the road for a “Day Trip” to celebrate our anniversary. Since we STILL needed rugs and a few accessories for our home, we headed to High Point, NC to some of the large furniture stores and design centers there. While there, my EYES fell upon a BEAUTIFUL FLOWER arrangement and I knew…I HAD to HAVE it….!!!!    And I also knew, based on the size of it, that it would be very expensive.  OK…STILL….I wanted it.  I LOVED it…!!!  SO….after working with the salesperson trying to get the BEST PRICE….. We were ready to purchase….!!!   Only to find that in order to get the best price, we had to pay cash….!!!!  Using our CC meant NO Discount…BUMMER…!!!   So we walked away with intentions of coming back later…OUT OF TOWN….just to pick it up.  Well of course that never happened. We were in the middle of our busy season and never found the time.. Another Bummer…!!!   HERE is a picture of that beautiful arrangement that I FELL IN LOVE WITH…..High Point Price….$475.00…Pay with cash deal…$425.00……
Tulip/Long Shan PotteryWOW….Don’t you agree that it is indeed……BEAUTIFUL…..!!!!  AND BIG….:)    OK…I NEVER got it but I THOUGHT about it all fall and winter and am STILL thinking about it NOW…LOL… I simply LOVE it…  However, while out shopping for SPRING FLOWERS in Feb., before my hubby became ill, I found some pretty tulips that looked good, maybe not as real as these, but I thought they just might work.  SO…at 40% off of all flowers that week, I scooped up a bunch of tulips to hopefully create something similar to my inspiration piece. I STILL needed a container though. No Worries…A few weeks later when in MY FAVORITE STORE…..I Found It…:)
And THIS is what I ended up with…Ta Da….!!!!
Flowers 3 Love this large container….Cost $19.95…..from…..HOME GOODS..!!!
Flowers….Cost about $22.00…..Total $42.00….Happy Me..:)
Flowers 2
 Flowers 4
I’m off in search of MORE containers to put my other flowers in. I’ll keep you posted on where they land…:) Have a great Monday..
Poof Fairy I’m gone…!!!

5 comments:

  1. Soooo pretty! Tulips are one of favorites!

    I am so glad that you are back and posting:)!

    Enjoy!
    Cathy

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  2. How wonderful! They look as amazing as the first ones!
    Hugs,
    Penny

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  3. I LOVE IT and I betcha saved lots and lots of bucks doing it yourself! You go girl!

    xoRebecca

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  4. I love the one you have now! Plus you can use the pitcher for something else if you want to.

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