Mother’s Day Blues

Or should I say, blue for Mother’s Day. It’s sunny and bright and beautiful for Mother’s Day here in New Hampshire, and I don’t have the blues, just pictures of blue flowers. There are no hydrangea flowers in the yard yet, so I’ve gone into my massive archive (haha) and pulled out a favorite photo…

Bloom Hydrangeas, Bloom !!!

My hydrangea shrubs are blooming!  The Blushing Bride is mostly white with a slight green tint.  Maybe the pink color will show up later.  That is part of the fun in growing hydrangeas – they tend to change color as they age.  They don’t bloom and die and look hideous, they bloom and gradually dry…

Blue Hydrangeas (Card) For Mom This Mother’s Day

I was shopping at the local farm stand, which had just opened the week before, and asked about hydrangeas. Yes, we get them in right before Mother’s Day, I was told. And yes, they were the hardy, plant outdoors, kind. I imagine they will be costly. Hydrangeas usually are expensive and hard to find too….

Pink and Blue Baby Shower Cards

Although blue hydrangeas are very popular, the pink, white and even green are loved by many. Because of the beauty of these huge blooms they are versatile for decorating for many occasions. Elegant and sweet, pink and blue flowers border the edges of these baby shower invitations. One was made to use after the baby…

Hydrangea Blue Cookies and Cupcakes

Need some ideas for keeping the hydrangea theme going with sweets for parties and the wedding reception? The bridal shower and wedding reception can easily keep the hydrangea theme with pretty decorated cookies. Flowers are beautiful and intricate in nature and sometimes a bit difficult to copy when preparing food, but I’ve found a few…