Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Signs of Spring


This Oscar de la Renta dress is sure a sign of spring. It makes me think of an April day in the Jardin du Luxembourg with the green chairs basking in the sun next to a border of purple and green, and the citrus trees dozing in planters just wheeled from the l'orangerie...





In Seattle, we've had a strangely spring-like week with magnolias and daffodils in bloom. And I know my friends from Nashville to New England can use as many signs of le printemps as possible.

Here's to spring - no matter how early or late it arrives this year, you know it must be right around the corner! XO


12 comments:

  1. Yesterday, I sat out on our front stoop for fifteen minutes, soaking in the sun. A good sign, yes?
    Thank you for all of this loveliness... :)

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  2. You provided the most beautiful images of spring Jeanne! I can't believe how terrific the PNW weather has been lately. My kids have been out hiking in their shorts for gosh sakes. Although its been very cold here I do feel that the gloom of winter is loosing its grasp. There is hope of light and the warmth of the sun! I love Scotland for its long days in the summer. I will truly miss that. Have a lovely Wednesday! x

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  3. Ah.....THANK YOU, Jeanne! I need these colors running through my frozen veins! I can't wait to wear one of my spring outfits!

    Gorgeous, as always. Anita

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  4. LOVE these beautiful paintings!! So charming, the provence planter makes my heart sing:) Spring cannot come a day too soon! Stay warm....hope you are well.

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  5. Your paintings definitely make me dream of spring! It is sunny and clear here in Jackson, MS, today but the temps are still frigid. Thanks for the glimpse of spring!

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  6. Jeanne now that is a lovely Garden Party or Easter dress. Lovely!!

    xoxo
    Karena
    The Arts by Karena

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  7. You are a tease, Jeanne! Magnolias and daffodils this time of year? The only blooms we have are faux or the ones we buy at Wholefoods and subject to a long, slow death at home. Your post does brighten our day though and we're staying positive.
    xxoo
    C + C

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  8. Jeanne,
    Pretty frock!
    I am loving all the pretty prints and pastels I am seeing for Spring and really excited to welcome le Printemps! Soon, very soon but we do have a blanket of white which I always love, like a blank canvas to me. My tulips indoors are making me smile and a sign of things to come.
    pve

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  9. Love, love, love!!! I am literally counting the days until Spring...luckily I will be spending much of the remaining winter days in placers warmer than Connecticut! Hugs to you, Jeanne!!

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  10. Love that dress it screams Spring!!xo K

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