Martha StewartAnd as I inhaled I was rewarded with the sweet smell of spring. The lilacs are in bloom all over our neighborhood, and when I took the time to take a walk, the air was spiked with their lovely velvet purpleness.
Lilacs are one of my favorite flowers, they remind me of my Grandmother, who had hedgerows of them circling her home and always brought me a huge bouquet every year on my birthday.
I can't get enough, really. They speak of spring and lengthening May days to me. I wish I could live in a lilac-tinted world and be wrapped in their deep purple fragrance from head...
Girl's Guide To Paris
Mary Cassatt "Lilacs in the Window"
Claude Monet "Lilacs Grey Weather"
Where do you look when you need a charge to your creative batteries? It seems to me that nothing inspires more than a little natural beauty. What do you think?
Happy Monday, everyone. I hope you have a beautifully inspired week. And if you crave another hit of lovely purple, please hop over to visit Sue at The Zhush. She always celebrates Monday with the perfect pop. Enjoy!