Fresh Friday: Red Tulips

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This week I tip toed and bought some tulips! The market was filled with flowering bulbs, and while wondering through the displays I could have sworn it was spring.

Pinks, purples, yellows, and whites surrounded me, but eventually red was the mood I was in. A simple glass vase that originally held a gorgeous bouquet from my husband many anniversaries ago still looks pretty no matter what goes in it. I do have a thing for clear glass containers.

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The weather this week has been crazy with sleet, snow, and freezing rain. Work was cancelled for 2 1/2 days and we’ve been hunkered down with hot chocolate and southern comfort food. These little beauties brought great color and joy into our week. A reminder to hang on just a little longer — warmth, color, and light will return soon.

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Happy Friday. Enjoy your weekend and tip-toe through the tulips if you can!

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5 thoughts on “Fresh Friday: Red Tulips

  1. sherree

    I love red tulips! Yours look wonderful in your home.
    The first spring here in our new (to us) mid century home I was happily surprised by the huge bed of white and coral tulips that sprang up along the front walk. The neighbors informed me that they had been there for years. I like to think that maybe they are original to when the house was built.
    Thanks for sharing a little glimpse of spring. Winter here in the Midwest has been long, snowy and cold.
    I am looking forward to poking around outside!

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  2. ScrapAndSalvage

    tip-toe through the tulips! that reminds me of an “i love lucy” episode where dan jenkins (enghlish tutor) guest stars and sings “as i tippy tippy-toe through my garden, where all the pretty flowers dwell. there’s a rare perfume in my garden, and I just like to stand there and smellllll!” LOL. i probably lost you, but that made my day.
    plus, i love tulips! you’d never know it was sleeting cold where you are (like how i turned that into a curse adjective?!).
    happy friday, stacey!! so happy for the weekend. xo

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  3. Dana@Mid2Mod

    I would never mistake you and Richie for Miss Vicki and Tiny Tim, but I did get a good laugh picturing you tiptoeing through the tulips. Those are beautiful. I almost bought a bunch of some really vibrant orange ones the other day. I should go back and see if they got more in that color.

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  4. the home tome

    These look succulent! And not that they look like “succulents” or that they look juicy or fun to eat, I guess I just mean they look…goode.

    Yes, red is in the air right now… As I hinted to my hubs, a little “red” would look nice on our table…I am not a huge fan of roses, but if some happened to come my way, I would certainly enjoy putting them in them in a clear glass vase (CGV)…heart heart heart.

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