22 February 2013

Flowers and Vintage Flickr Group - Cherry Blossoms

Soon very soon the cherry trees and some other trees will start to blossom and it's something that a lot of us are looking forward to.

Most of us will enjoy the blossoms on the bare tree branches and even if we had a flowering cherry tree in our garden we would be quite reluctant to cut branches from it. The shape of the tree would be altered and it would take a long time to grow back.

If you are lucky to have trees that you can cut a few branches from or if you can buy already cut branches - enjoy them while they last. You don't need many  - even just one branch looks wonderful. Or a few short branches in a little bud vase is perfect.   

In Japan there is a very old tradition to have a pick-nick and drink sake under cherry blossom trees while they are in flower. 

quince blossom

Image by Ingrid Jansen at woodwoolstool


Image by Kay at kaylovesvintage

Yes, I know this is not cherry blossoms - but I liked the forsythia in the vintage glass bottle and the retro feel to the image. 

The Grove 09/04/10

Image by Ken Marten at hermaticalondon

Shoka Ikenobo arrangement with different orchids and blossom branches

Image by Otomodachi

Spring Blossom

Image by cafenohut


Image by Teresa at sweetberryme

The Little Bottle. Made Explore.

Image by jenny at jennyw47

Pink Blossom

Image by Loreta at allthebeautifulthings

Thursday pics

Image by Ilaria at idainteriorlifestyle

All images are from the group Flower and Vintage that I moderate over on Flickr and all the images link back to Flickr as well as the photographers blog or website.


I hope you have enjoyed the spring blossoms.

Thanks for visiting and I'll see you back here very soon.

xoxo Ingrid


LandHausLeben said...

Beautiful photos!! Have a nice weekend! Carmen

Christa atCedarmereFarm said...

Hi Ingrid, the arrangements are lovely. Thank you for sharing them. Christa

Meta said...

Så många vackra kvistar med blommor. jag brukar också ta in kvistar som får slå ut för att jag längtar så till våren.
Ha en fin helg
Kram Meta

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