Gardenia Centerpiece

Happy Friday!

I am so looking forward to having a wonderful week-end.  Aren’t you?  I plan to play in the garden, plant flowers and enjoy the sun.

Did I tell you about our Gardenia bushes?  This year they are over-loaded with blooms.

The last few weeks I’ve filled vases and placed them throughout the house.  But this week instead of refilling the vases, I decided to fill up a 15″ round tray and bring them to the table for a large centerpiece.  gardeniabush

After packing the tray with blooms and water, I put a small pedestal in the center of the tray for a tea-pot, also filled with Gardenias.

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The Gardenia tray and palm candlesticks in the center of our breakfast table looks and smells so sweet. Gardeniateapotcenterpiece

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Enjoying them while they last…..

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For now our home has been  Gardenia Heaven Scent.

The Silver-plated tea-pot is only used for flower arrangements.  Awhile back, I got the set and tray for less than $10 at a garage sale!  The sugar lid was missing but I knew I was only going to use the set for flowers,  potpourri and lavender seeds.  I polished it up with Wright’s Silver Cream Polish (which I stand by) and was very pleased at how it turned out.9291Gardeniasinteapot

Breakfast will be Gardenia’s served on a silver platter. 🙂Gardeniasilvertray

Time for me to pick more Gardenias.

Thanks for stopping by.

Have a wonderful week-end and take some time to play in the garden.  😉signature9332Gardenia

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