candy cane striped flower in a vase on a windowsill

pink and white striped flower in windowsill

flower in a vase in a windowsill

I am admiring this pretty flower on my windowsill while I work on a custom set of invitations.

She was knocked off one of our tree peonies in the wind yesterday, so I brought her inside and gave her some water to drink – and in return, she’s making my workroom smell oh so sweet!

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April 20, 2010 - 2:19 pm

Lauren - Oh my. I love the bright pink and green next to your pale blue drapes. Gorgeous!

April 20, 2010 - 3:36 pm

Jess - Thanks Lauren! I’m a sucker for anything pink + teal – if I had my way, the entire house would look like a candy factory. :-)

April 25, 2010 - 9:03 am

Robin Beers - Love this peony! I’ve never seen a candy stripe like this before!
It’s gorgeous!

April 25, 2010 - 12:59 pm

Jess - Thank you, Robin! Isn’t it lovely? They smell really good too – a bit like magnolias I think. The striped variety is a tree peony called ‘Dao Jin’.

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