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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Countdown to Mother's Day Gift Guide

Because of my passion for old Victorian and vintage items I love to explore the traditions of our past. During the this period the type and color of the flower you sent had deep meaning. Even sending a card with their image would be sending a distinct message.  Flowers are also associated with your birth month.  You might say that during the Victorian age the Language of flowers bloomed.

 This week's picks are dedicated to those mother's born during the months of January and February

January:
Snow Drops and Carnation in colors of White, Pink and Red
Conveys a message of deep love, affection, happiness, loyalty, constancy and strength

February:
Violet and Iris in colors of purple.  Conveys the message of modesty, purity, sincerity,and faithfulness.

Violet Faithfulness Flowers Language of Flowers Antique Postcard 1909

Set of 2 Purple Violet Dichroic Glass Cabochons for Wire Wrapping Jewelry Making Supplies

St. Dymphna Chaplet Bracelet, Amethyst, White Pearls, Italian Medal, Inspirational Religious Jewelry, Catholic Prayer Beads, AD Awareness
Black and White Dog Zipper Pouch, Tech Case
From SewAmazin

Bark Dog Rescue Handmade Earrings, Copper, Purple Lampwork Artisan Jewelry

Clip on Earrings for Women, White Earrings, Crystal Drop Earrings, Shell Earrings, Perfect Gift for Mom, Handcrafted Jewelry, Silver Jewelry

Short Beaded Pendant Necklace Purple Pearl Mosaic Magnesite Gemstone
Lampwork Beads White Etched Opaque Handmade Glass Matte 204e

Amethyst Chain Necklace
From LinorStore
Snow Drops Vintage Postcard Easter Greeting 1911

PURPLE DAISY FAUX GEM TRANSLUCENT STUD EARRINGS
Exotic Wood Earrings, Buckeye Burl Handmade by ExoticWoodJewelryAnd Ecofriendly repurposed

Owl Birthday Banner for Kids Party
From AdoreByNat
Large Swarovski Teardrop Links with CrystalAB Bead Chandelier Earrings

Polymer Clay Canes, Raw Canes, Unbaked Clay Canes, Handmade Polymer Canes

Summer Time Pop

Swarovski Lavender Pearl Bracelet Purple Bracelet Women Beaded Bracelet Glass Bead Bracelet Wedding Bracelet Spring Bracelet

Purple Fused Art Glass Plate, Stripes, Handmade Jewelry or Soap Dish Bowl
Pale Periwinkle Purple Blossoming Crown Vetch Colorado Enhanced Photography

10 comments:

Donna SewAmazin said...

Thank you for including my puppy dog zipper pouch in your selection of gift ideas! Will share...

ShadowDogDesigns said...

What a great theme for a blog, Colleen. And you found so many pretties to fill it! Thanks so much for including my dog rescue earrings in the mix of purples and white. Will share everywhere I can (:

Julie L. Cleveland said...

Love all the lavenders :) thank you for including my polymer clay cane - have shared everywhere!

Connie Morilak said...

Thank you so much for showing my purple magnesite necklace! Everything looks so beautiful on your blog! Will share.

Roxanne watercolorsnmore said...

Colleen,
Thanks so much for including my exotic wood earrings.

Lovely selections.

Sharon Troncalli said...

Such a fun post! Thank you for including my white clip on earrings and helping to promote all of us.

Linda Blatchford said...

Colleen,
Thanks so much for posting all these great Mother's Day finds and including my amethyst necklace. I hope to reshoot some pics very soon.

Linda Atkinson said...

Colleen,

Such a beautiful post. Thank you for sharing and including my bracelet.
My turn to share.

PrettyGonzo said...

Wonderful collection of beautiful items! Thanks for including my chaplet bracelet. Will be sharing at pinterest, G+, and twitter!

ResetarGlassArt said...

Lovely theme and pretty items to match it! Thank you for including my striped purple glass plate. Have shared all on pinterest.