Sunday, July 29, 2018

A little pink today

The last of the roses for another season, and I always love it when I'm  able to cut one more for the vase and will prune them shortly.  The softest, sweet pale pink, rose Souvenir de Malmaison always puts on a beautiful show.

A flower does not think of competing to the flower next to it, it just blooms

A pretty pink gown in a shop window in Venice ~ Wearing this you would be the 'belle of the ball'
The architecture in the Hotel Danieli Venice, where we stayed was fabulous and loved the ornate ironwork

Had to have a silly photo taken with George 
Hope you are enjoying the weekend, and last few days of July


  1. I love this color, too. Nice new week with the great flegrance.

  2. Hello dearest Carolyn, I love this soft kind of pink, too! That's such a pretty rose! Hoping you have a good time!
    Hugs my dear and a happy new week, Traude

  3. Beautiful roses and what fun to be there and there is nothing like a 'silly' picture with George!xo Diana

  4. Dearest Carolyn,
    Love that Souvenir de la Malmaison rose and especially its fragrance!
    The gown is typical for a Venician ball with mask but would be too much for other evening gown appearances.
    The ornate window embellishments in Venice are very special.
    And is that George Clooney?

  5. Dearest Carolyn,
    this rose is wodnerful!
    Wishing you a lovely new week, here it is sooo hot, I am not able to do a lot, it makes me feel sick ... hope we get autumn nsoon ;O)
    Sending much Love and hugs to you, my dear friend, Claudia xo

  6. The old Bourbon rose is beautiful. You'll miss the beauty and the fragrance now that you've picked the last one before pruning. I hope you have other flowers in season to enjoy. Lovely images of Venice. The visit will stay in your memory. Wishing you a wonderful new week.

  7. Lovely post dear! Have a great week! xx

  8. Dear Carolyn- what a lovely, lovely rose, I simply need this one in my new garden- - the weather here is not normal, though- with temps. up to 35 ,an d no water at all for soon 3 months- we had maybe two days of little raIN in all that period, so I have to wait for fall, to plant anything.
    Your photos from Venice are gorgeous, looking, and you so sweet together with George, lol.
    Have a wonderful new week .
    Hugs Dorthe

  9. Beautiful That color...we enjoy this summer we gave vacation...but it is so so so. Hot in Holland we sitting outside in the shadow doing nothing ...Some Reading talking...and later this day we are going to have a ride with our old is fun to ride in the cooler from me Ria x ☀️☀️☀️

  10. Love the gorgeous roses. So pretty and I can just imagine their scent. Lovely to see. That ole George Clooney is a charmer.
    Blessings to you,

  11. Such a beautiful rose, and I love all things pink!
    Love the picture of you with George!

    Can you believe it's now August, wishing you a happy month.

    All the best Jan

  12. Love the last picture :) I guess you had a lovely time in Venice!

  13. This is my fav shade of pink!
    Beautiful details, dear Carolyn, very sweet and romantic!

  14. Love your picture with George and the beautiful pink rose! Sarah x

  15. Wow, I've never been to Venice but I'd love to!


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