Tuesday, 14 July 2009

A Little Night Music


Sometimes a girl
just wants to have fun!

I found the pitcher
in a secondhand shop

around the corner
from Saturday's farmers' market

where I bought
the magenta dahlias
from one of my
favorite farmer florists.

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Good Night
from Vienna!

Merisi July 2009
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21 comments:

  1. Maria Callas will sing for you if you click on the images!

    Good night from Vienna,
    Merisi

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  2. Gorgeous and so lovely. The magenta flowers and the vase really do SING.

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  3. Now you see? That's the kind of thing that makes life truly beautiful. Thank you. I needed this moment of grace.

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  4. You are a true artist Merisi. These are my very favourite pictures.

    I have collected jugs with flowers on and they hang on my welsh dresser. I covet yours.

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  5. A lovely composition! The pitcher is a wonderful find.

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  6. Such attitude! Such panache! Such fun! Magenta seems to spreading its joy lately. I found a brand new magenta Crayola crayon lying on the street the other day! Not as splendid as your 2nd hand market find, but free and fun and perhaps a sign from the universe to encourage me in my art-making.

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  7. Anonymous15 July, 2009

    Wow is right! Great find, and elegant! I love this. What a treat!! Beautiful, Merisi.

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  8. Wow! That is so beautiful...the flowers and the pitcher!

    Incidentally, I have been looking for a pitcher for the past few days!

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  9. You know, you actually have "taste." I don't know many folks who do. ;)

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  10. Beautiful post, and lovely music to go with it :-)

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  11. What a find your jug was, and how lovely with the matching Dahlias.
    Maria Callas was a delight to hear.
    I thoroughly enjoyed all of them.

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  12. Absolute beautiful :-)

    (by the way, did you get my email with the Venezia-addresses?)

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  13. some well-spent money!

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  14. Thank you all for your kind comments! I treasure them! :-)

    Britt-Arnhild,
    you got mail!
    Days are a bit hectic here, since I am leaving very early Friday morning.

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  15. .

    I am really touched by the resonance to this little pitcher image which happened entirely by chance! I bought a large bouquet of mostly orange dahlias at the farmers market and needed a vase for a few magenta ones hiding amongst their orange sisters. I left the pitcher at the kitchen counter and the next morning, when the sun was streaming through the window, I simply took a few shots because I liked the light.

    Btw, I am not into collecting things, but I am always scouting for small creamy white milk jugs. This one was a bit larger than the rest of my "collection" (half a dozen at the most), but it was irrestibly beautiful in my eyes.

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  16. What a beautiful subject matter. I love the "hot" lighting....it makes the magenta just jump out of the picture. You are a true artist, Merisi!

    Hugs,
    ~Allie

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  17. Love these dhalias. You always have the most incredible flowers and desserts !!!
    Love Maria Callas.
    Merisi, I saw your comment on Corey's blog about antiques shops and He touched me a lot , Thanks for appreciating my blog !

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  18. Gorgeous light!
    wonderful image :)

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  19. What a lovely inspiration for me to go out tomorrow to purchase some flowers for my own vase.

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