Tuesday, January 14, 2014

White Wednesday

White Wednesday is often wordless and filled with dreamy whites...
today I have a few images from the archives to pair with the blooming paper whites.
The paper whites are scenting the Humble Bungalow with their intoxicating fragrance.


I feel that there is a purity in white blooms.


Tiny wee blooms that pack a punch of fragrance.


Glowing white against a grey day outside the window pane.


I love to grow soft dreamy roses with a blush of cream.


The Classic white shirt
(every woman should have one in her wardrobe)


~ Say yes to Pearls ~ 
 (of course!)


Soak away stress in a tub of white.
Bath salts or Epsom salts ease tension.
I highly recommend this practise.
(especially after the 10K walk with a friend...my muscles are really sore)


Hydrangeas in a vintage vase.


Basic white crockery lends itself to mixing and matching patterns.
You can add to any other colour if you so desire.


I like to mix vintage with new.


Almond delight...
the most emollient milk for an all over body experience.


Thick Egyptian 100% cotton towels are standard issue here in The Humble Bungalow.
They add a sense of luxury that I am willing to save to buy.


A simple white cotton sateen chemise is cool and feels like silk.
Great for women of a certain age!


This Hostess is planning to spend some time with her grand children and gorgeous DIL.
What's on your agenda for Wednesday?



17 comments:

  1. Love all the white, so peaceful, so luxurious. Thinking you will be having a wonderful Wednesday!!

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  2. Lovely, dreamy whites. I'm drawn more and more to white's simplicity and elegance.

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  3. Wednesday has almost been and gone here - I worked, not much fun, but helps to pay the bills!

    Your whites are delightful

    xx

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  4. Your whites are so pretty, specially the paper whites. Speaking of whites in the garden, have you noticed that the snow drops are up? It sure was a pleasant surprise to see a few here and there over the weekend! Have a great week Hostess!

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    1. I love snowdrops and have only seen a handful so far this month...I keep peeking in my garden for some of them to show up. It was nice to see the sun today!

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  5. Ah simple white flowers so classic, your home must smell heavenly with the paper whites. I need a new white shirt for under sweaters - all of mine now are tunic length.

    I haven't seen Piet Hein for a long time. Thanks for reminding me.

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    1. Last summer the shops were showing lots of crisp white tunic length shirts...I didn't buy one but should I see another that I like I think I'd snap it up...great with skinny jeans or leggings.

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  6. I want that towel! Can you tell us the brand and the retailer? Lucy

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    1. I think those ones are the Abyss brand but I also have some white fluffy ones from Lands End which are far less expensive.

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  7. Your whites remind me of my Christmas paperwhites that are, unfortunately, gone (such a powerful fragrance for such a small flower) and the snowdrops that grow in my mother's yard on Whidbey Island. I think white-on-white-on-white is trés chic. I can't wait for my milky white roses to bloom this spring!

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  8. So many lovely white items. The Paperwhites are lovely, next year I am going to plant some for the house, all of the ones in the garden have long finished blooming.

    My day started with a yoga class then various errands, some fun and some necessary. Tonight I am attending a Dvorak concert; all in all a very nice day.

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    1. Your day sounds chock full of great things...enjoy.

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  9. Lovely, serene whites...very pretty! Hope you enjoyed time with the g-babies and your daughter-in-love... Susan

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