Nana Diana Takes A Break

Nana Diana Takes A Break

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Flower Power To The Max

I grew up during the
Flower Power years.
Anyone remember those?
The late 60's/70's
were the years of
Love and Flowers...
and a whole lotta war and
civil unrest.

Anyway, I have always
LOVED flowers.
This Spring finds me dragging out
the flowers...
There's the canvas print above
my stove top-
Then-there's
The Real Thing
in my kitchen window.
Dressed with a bunny card from a friend.
How about the printed flowers 
on my Marjolein Bastine calendar?
Or the fake faux flowers in my foyer...
What kind of flowers flour don't I like?
How about this one?
Never stop to take a picture of an accident
because when you do
SOMEONE who shall remain nameless
finds joy in stepping in it.
Now, I am no detective but I am thinking
that looks about like a child's 
size 11 footprint.
Any ideas WHOSE that might be?
Anyone?
anyone...
anyone....

I'll be late visiting today-I am off
to meet my daughter for a day 
of thrifty nifty goodness- 
Catch ya later-
your photo name

52 comments:

  1. Have a fantastic day of thrifty nifty goodness! Bring on spring flowers!

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  2. Have fun Diana. I absolutely want that Love bug. I have been so used to fake flowers since we had the cat. I really don't mind them if they look cute or real. I like the picture you have in the kitchen. Oh I think I know who walked in the flour. :):)xoxox,Susie

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  3. When the moooon...is in the seventh house....and Jupiter....alii-iigns with Mars....

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  4. I also grew up in the Flower power years. Love that bug and all your beautiful flowers around the house! I will give you one guess who stepped in that flower. LOL Have fun shopping today!

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  5. I love the canvas print! Happy Thrifting!!

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  6. Have a wonderful time thrifting! :D Your print is *pretty*

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  7. Have fun on your thrifty adventure!

    Anne

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  8. Have fun thrifting :) Love your prety flowers and the bunny card is just too cute!

    Hugs to you,
    Stephanie

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  9. have a great day Diana, find some great stuff to show us tomorrow! I love the print over your stove, its beautiful!

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  10. The canvas print above you stove top is gorgeous - and I've got to check out that calendar. Love that!

    I'm having a spring sale on all my vegan, handcrafted soaps on now through March 21. Hope you'll stop in.

    And I'm pretty sure whose footprint that is. :-) I'm off to find some pink geraniums.

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  11. Fun first pic totally brought me back..we had flower power stuff for sure. And volkswagens too~with bell bottoms. Fun and fresh looks~your geraniums make me want summer to come right now!

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  12. Happy thrifting!! Love the flowers... Vicki

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  13. What memories I have of the "flower" days! I had a white 2 door 60 Chevy Impala with a souped up engine that was painted orange and yellow flowers! Got lots of looks when they checked the oil...remember when they checked the oil?? Hugs, Penny

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  14. I was there too!
    Peace, Sweet D!
    Have fun thrifting!
    ~Lynne
    w/L.

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  15. I remember when they checked the oil. it was heaven. because now I always forget to do it.
    have loved your last three posts.
    from handsome men to bathing beauties!
    have fun with your daughter! xo

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  16. I love the print above your range-just gorgeous. I think
    I know who stepped in the flour but what I'm surprised about is that J didn't,
    he must have been gone. LOL

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  17. Bastin is one of my very favorite artist.

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  18. Have a wonderful day out thrifting with you daughter. Sound like a good time to me.

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  19. First, enjoy your day of nifty goodness!!
    Second, your flowers, fake or not, look so lovely and springy! we had some snow this morning. That darn groundhog was wrong so far, I think!
    Third, What are you smoking in that first picture! It may seem like you were smelling a weed/flower but I wonder.... and you look awesome in that jumpsuit!! LOL!!
    xxDaniella

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  20. Have a great day.
    I think I will paint my VW Bug like that one. I love it.

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  21. Love the flower power picture!! It must of been an awesome time...

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  22. those were the days my friend, we thought they'd never end....8)

    Daughters are so fun to hang out with!!

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  23. Have a fun time Diana!
    And I love that first photo with the car! The flowers have the Power!
    It made me laugh.

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  24. Have a good day Diana - sounds like fun!!!
    Peace...........lol
    XOX

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  25. Have fun being thrifty..Love the "accident".. I can't imagine whose foot that might be..

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  26. groovy baby! (can you tell which generation i'm from - LOL)!

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  27. hey...I think that's me blowing bubbles in a field!

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  28. I so enjoy flowers but won't even think of planting until after Mother's Day-it seems so long away.
    Hope you had fun shopping.
    Hugs, Noreen

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  29. I'm guessing Miss SweetChecks!! Have fun shopping!!

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  30. A size 11.....hmmmmm.... I think it might be Sweet Cheeks! And we're making messes here, today, too. BIG messes! But we're having fun!

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  31. 60s and 70s? are you mad? I am nowhere near old enough to know about this. But I like the retro VW and the flowers

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  32. Hope you had a successful shopping day! I'd love to say that I have no idea what you are talking about "flower power"! However, I am all about hot pants, bell bottoms and orange and yellow daisies!

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  33. Your pink geraniums are so cheerful. I brought my geranium in for the winter and it is gorgeous and healthy, but not a blooming bloom!

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  34. flowers make every space happier...bet you would have made a great hippie!!!
    have fun treasure hunting.

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  35. Pretty flowers do cheer you up in all shapes and forms.
    Merle.....

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  36. Have fun shopping Diana:) and your flowers are gorgeous! ... I remember the luv bug era, ha!

    xxleslie

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  37. I am betting the culprit has a wonderful smile!
    Love all the flowers! xo Ginger

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  38. Diana I have that same canvas print! It's packed away with the other pics since I ran out of wall space and it got put away when winter approached on year. I need to resurrect it sometime and let it shine again!

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  39. "to the max" (hadn't thought of that in years) I wanted to be that girl in the picture. I was a bay area girl then but I think that it was probably a good thing I never made it to Haight Ashbury. lol Thanks for the memories.

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  40. You're really putting me in the mood to decorate for Spring! I love your beautiful flowers...they make a house happy! Have fun today!

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  41. Love love flowers, love the print beautiful... I am guessing not naming names but I believe the initials are SC. Hope you had a wonderful day

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  42. I hear you Diana, I love flowers too:). Just saw the first blooms here in NY & I am so excited! Love those little footprints. Hope you had a great day with your daughter, souned fun! Have a great weekend, Jen

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  43. Your flowers-real and faux-are lovely! Hope you had a great day thrifting with your daughter. I am on the hunt for Pyrex...but not finding much! There is a cute piece on the please-take-these-dishes-home table at church but it woudl probably be wrong to take it. Even if it has been there for months. Right? LOL

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  44. That canvas print is gorgeous, Diana! But those pink geraniums are talking to me! Hope you had a great day with your daughter!

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  45. Love that BUG, have fun Diana. Loved the 70s, greatest time of my life. 1970 is when I met America, what a country now my home.
    xxx
    Marlene

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  46. Hmmm. We've had many a "Code White" disaster around here, and that looks like the work of a young child. ;)

    I really like your canvas in your kitchen, too.

    XOXO,
    Meredith

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  47. Hope you had a fun day! I like your canvas picture and your pink geraniums! My pink Christmas cactus is blooming which is a welcome punch of color!

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  48. Flowers certainly do perk up the place when we are in the throes of winter! Do you think you will ever see the ground without snow again?:-)

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  49. Pretty pretty pretty! Flowers really perk up a room and a day! Come on spring! Hugs, Leena

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  50. Good morning Diana! Your flowers are so pretty. I hope you had a fun day with your daughter. And yes, I have a pretty good idea about who those footprints belong too.... :)

    Debbie

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  51. Oh yes, I remember the flower power years, because I was born in the 60's and grew up in the 70's. Keep smelling those flowers, Diana. They are the magic in our lives. And oooooooh, I love that flower print above your stove. Have a good weekend.
    ~Sheri

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