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Thursday, April 30, 2009

Flaunt Your Red Party! (Random Reds)


Hey guys! It's time to flaunt your red! What a fun event hosted by Nancy at http://southernlady-nancy.blogspot.com/ Pay her a visit for a list of other participants. when I was going through my house to hunt for red I realized I've showed you guys almost everything! lol... I still have a few things left, but I will save them for a later post. I know I have this arrangement posted already, but I added those big red passion flowers. I found them at Pier 1 the other day and bought a few stems. Aren't they beautiful?!


This is my favorite lamp. I found it at a closeout store for about $50 and snatched it right up!


This top treatment is a long story and is totally different than what I had in mind, so I will spare you the details. Let's just say after lots of thought and a little fabric glue, this is how it turned out! lol....


Hubby and I in our red about 10 yrs. ago. Now the wrinkles are setting in!
A sweet little girl across the street picked this rose at her grandmother's house for me. She knows how much I love flowers and helps me plant sometimes. It looks pink, but is really bright red.

Bye for now! I will be participating in the Porch and Patio Party hosted by Barb at http://gritsglamour.blogspot.com/ on May 5. I have lots to show you and I'm anxious to see everyone else's patios too! It's going to be fun!

22 comments:

tam said...

Hi Kristen! Enjoyed your red post~ The photo of you and hubby are so cute! I think the window treatment turned out great!~Have a nice weekend~Smiles~Tam!

Cathy said...

Kristen,
As always I love everything!!! Your lamp is beautiful!!! The window topper turned out great...glue and all!!! Is it in your kitchen? I can't remember if you mentioned it. The pic of you and your husband is soooo precious...ya'll look so young and sweet!!! Love ALL of your red!!!

Have a great Friday...can't wait to see your backyard post!!!
XOXO
Cathy

Melissa Miller said...

Hi Kristen, :)
I enjoyed seeing all your new REDS! The picture of you and your hubby is adorable.
You do look so young but you are still very young! :)

The Red flowers you added look so pretty.
The curtain with the center tassel hanging is my favorite window treatment you have shown.
It's very unique and elegant. Love it!

Thanks for entering my RED giveaway! So many bloggers liked my Dorothy sign I came up with the idea to tie it in with FY RED.
I always appreciate your kindness.

I'll email you.
Some things changed in the last few days.
~Melissa :)

"Blossom" said...

Your RED is stunning.
Always love stopping by and touring your home.
blossom

Nancy said...

Hi Kristen, Love your REDS as always! The Lamp was a great find! And your window treatment turned out beautiful! Thank you so much for Flaunting today! Nancy

Kathleen said...

Great reds..love your window treatment, glue and all! :)

Lisa Shatzer said...

Your window topper is gorgeous!!

Rechelle ~Walnuthaven Cottage~ said...

Great red post! Your reds are fab and that geranium lamp is awesome!

Stacey said...

So pretty as always. I'm glad you found that perfect lamp. It's the kind of thing that is unique and makes a room special. :)

mishebe said...

Great Red pretties. i like the vlance. Mishelle

marty39 said...

Your home is so lovely and I always enjoy all of your reds. Just gorgeous. Hugs, Marty

Happy To Be said...

GM Kristen...WOW!! I loved your drape topper and I want to know the story about it..ha ha!!and girl those aren't wrinkle...those are wisdom ceases...May you have a great weekend my Friend...hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Diane @ Four Paws and Co said...

Hi Kristen! Great red post today! Love your latest floral arrangement, the valance rocks & the lamp is gorgeous! ♥ Diane

Sandra said...

Pretty reds! I love the little flower too.
Sandra

Thoughtfully blended hearts said...

I love your lamp...and everything else...red is good...
Thanks
Becky

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Kristen, you and your husband are such a great looking couple. Great looking window topper too. I'm looking forward to your patio post! laurie

Michelle@Fromhousetohome said...

Even though the window treatment wasn't what you pictured, it's really beautiful! Lots of great red!
~Michelle

Nicole ~ said...

Kristen, your arrangements are just so beautiful! Your placement and mix of flowers and picks are so perfect!! I can see why you snatched that lamp right up, it is lovely. That is a sweet photo of you and your husband.

I cannot wait to see your patio makeover, I know it will be fabulous… Nicole

Judi said...

Hi Kristen
Love your reds. The flower bouquet is beautiful and I'd love to know what the story is with that lamp...hmmmmm...and the pic of you and hubby is very very sweet. You look so happy!
thank you for sharing and I hope you have a lovely day
Judi

Miss Janice said...

Well, I just love all your red! Love that awesome window treatment:)

Boosalis Bloggle said...

Did you make that flower arrangement?? It's stunning!!

Trish said...

Where did you find the beautiful red sofas and the red and yellow drapes? They're wonderful. You are such a talented lady. Your home looks warm and inviting.

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