Saturday, March 20, 2010

Weekend fun

It's the first day of spring, and in Durham, North Carolina, it's sunny and 76 degrees.


Be still, my heart.

In case you missed it, I wanted to show you a little project I completed this week. I embellished a towel for my new powder room. . . with just a few minutes and no money. I love the way it turned out:



I give the extremely easy step-by-step directions in this guest post I wrote for Amanda at Imperfectly Beautiful. Click here to read the post. . . or here if you want to go to Amanda's home page. She's hosting a giveaway this weekend.

Now here's a little springtime riddle for you. Do you recognize these lyrics?


Welcome, sweet springtime, we greet thee in song;

Murmurs of gladness fall on the ear--

Voices, long hushed, now their full notes prolong,

Echoing far and near. . .


Can you name that tune?

13 comments:

  1. So that's where our Spring weather went! It's cold and windy here today.
    Love the towel and will hop on over to your link. I don't know the song at all I'm afraid.

    xxx

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  2. What is that bud? Is it from a Magnolia tree?

    Love the guest towel.

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  3. Beautiful picture. I love Spring. :D

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  4. That must be a "modern" song. I don't know it but can't wait to find out what it is.
    love the towel..

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  5. I'm off to see that tutorial! And we have had gorgeous spring time weather for the past two or three days...tomorrow a cold front brings the chance for sleet and snow. Wha...?

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  6. Oh my. 76 degrees? That would be heaven on earth :-) Should be 50 here today which isn't SO bad for Minnesota. Your towel turned out cute!

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  7. I cannot name that tune, but I love the bud photo, and I thought your embellished towel was great. :) We enjoyed the weather yesterday too!

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  8. We had a beautiful Friday and Sat. with rain today. I made some a few Spring budding photos also! Happy Spring. That guest towel looks SOOOO elegant!

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  9. i'm not a good tune-namer... but i love the towel and your beautiful weather! what are those pink blossoms?

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  10. I just found your blog. Hope you don't mind if I follow along. Carla

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  11. Also wanting to know what that beautiful bud is. We have some of these blooming in our neighborhood and they are stunning! Blessings!

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  12. For those of you who are interested, that bud is on a deciduous magnolia tree, sometimes called a "Jane magnolia." Lovely, isn't it?

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