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Sublimity, OR, United States
I am artist of texture and color. I enjoy working with textiles, mixed media and the graphic arts. I am an avid cottage gardener with a love for pass along plants and big fluffy pink peonies and pink roses. Many of my tangible creations reflect my love of the garden and all its wonderful colors. I have been selling my creations online since 2002 beginning as a hobby. After 10 years I quit the day job to pursue my art as a full time passion.

11 June 2014

It's going to rain...

well, the forecast says rain tomorrow. Not unusual for June in Oregon, but we have had a beautiful month so far So with the rain on the way I decided it was time to grab a bucket and fill it with roses for a few bouquets to enjoy while it rains the next couple of days.

 Abraham Darby, Mary Rose, Glamis Castle, Shakespeare, Eden Rose, Angel Face, Golden Showers, and carnations...there may be a mystery rose or two in there.

 I loved this bucket full of roses so much, I decided to just leave it as it was and place on the dining table. No fuss with special arrangements!

This is my monster Sally Holmes rose at her peak. She will bloom all season, but the first show is the best. And to think this was just tiny 4" seedling when I bought her......


Tante Mali said...

Debbi!!!! What a dream of roses!!! This is the most fantastic bucket I've ever seen!!! And all of them are growing in your garden! Wonderful!!!
Have a wonderful and happy time and all the best from Austria

Liz @ Sit With Me In My Garden said...

Goodness you have some beautiful roses! I love them in the pail- perfect! I'm not familiar with the Sally Holmes Rose- it's beautiful!

sweet violets said...

Gorgeous.....is not enough of a description for your roses!!! Wow...what a green thumb you have....enjoy the fruits of your labor!!! cleo

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Just gorgeous, Debbi! I agree, they are so beautiful on their own, I'd just leave them as they are, too.

Christine @ Rustic-Refined said...

Gorgeous flowers....just drop dead gorgeous!

Jil~Say It With Roses said...

Beautiful! I don't know that I will get any roses this year.

Jessica@CapeofDreams said...

Blessed with blooms. Your roses are stunning!

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Fishtail Cottage said...

Such happy and gorgeous roses!thanks for sharing over here at this weeks garden party at Fishtail Cottage! oxox

Kathy said...

That Sally Holmes is amazing. Is it a floribunda or a shrub rose? I am in Portland, too, and the black spot is such a struggle. Yours look stunning.

Heaven's Walk said...

Wow, Debbi. You sure have a green thumb. Your roses are absolutely perfection. :)

xoxo laurie

Celestina Marie said...

Hi Debbi, your gardens are gorgeous, You have the prettiest roses ever and your peonies are stunning. Oh how I would love to grow them and tried, but I think it's just too hot here.
Have a wonderful last weekend of June.
Love the new ECS header for Embracing Cottage Style.


Kathy said...

Those roses are just amazing! How I wish I could smell them because they must be so wonderful.

Sarah said...

What a dream garden you have. I'd love to be able to walk out into the garden and gather such pretty roses. The Sally Holmes is amazing. I need to see if I can find it here in TX.
We had a nice rain last night. Would welcome more if you want to send some down to TX. '-)
Happy 4th of July.

Ricki Treleaven said...

LOVE the roses...I recently painted two roses in a galvanized bucket! Such a pretty post!

Linking from Rose Vignettes,
Ricki Jill

Unknown said...

Isn't it amazing how a simple thing like an old bucket is suddenly dressed for fine dining once filled with gorgeous roses! I love the way it looks on your table.

So pretty! :)
Thanks for sharing with Fresh-Cut Friday!

Bernideen said...

What a beautiful bucket of flowers and lovely posting!

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