Saturday, May 18, 2013

40 fleurs!

if you are visiting from Anita's party...i apologize for this sweetest, brief detour!


forty years ago today, i married Mr D.




the pink dogwood trees were in full bloom.




this amazing Pinterest image...




...inspired me to take my dress outside

 to visit our pink dogwood tree!
( Mom, Dad, Chrislyn and Jay planted it for us on our 25th!)




...forty flowers YEARS!




i am so glad that i held onto my dress for 

this glorious image and celebration!



as were many brides of the early 70's,

my dress and veil were inspired by...




...the movie Romeo and Juliet

to this day, i adore cotton organdy and Venice lace.





Mr D.  I LOVE you, and I thank you

 for this amazing journey!

our life together holds it's course to eternity, 

as it is fueled and fed...

...withLove



{please join me back at Anita's

"simple irresistible" party here!}


BISOUS!





32 comments:

  1. I am not visiting on any party, just came in on my own. Your photos are lovely.

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  2. Oh I love lace and flowers
    your images are divine.

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  3. Happy Anniversary! Beautiful dress and images! I love the dogwood tree, the flowers are gorgeous!

    Jody

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  4. How sweet, Lynne, I love your dress especially, but also adore dogwood blooms and branches...wishing you a blissfully happy Anniversary~

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    1. I am soooo glad that I took the photographs last Saturday morning!
      We had wind and rain this week. The dogwood and the lilacs are now sweet history for 2013!
      Thank you for your wishes!
      w/L.

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  5. FÉLICITATIONS!!! The whites with the cranberry pinks are LUSCIOUS! I wish you the best celebration sweet Lynne! Anita

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    1. Merci! Anita!
      Your party has sprinkled "French sugar" over this lovely weekend!
      w/L.

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  6. Happy Anniversary!!! You are such a dear sweet couple! I feel as if we really do know each other. It is so refreshing to hear about your 40 years of life together! Bravo!!! Your dress is a treasure and holds magical moments in the fabric of its being! Happy, HAPPY anniversary!!!

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    1. Thank you, Linda!
      Such joy and celebration, you and I have shared this past two plus years!
      I look forward our journey in friendship ahead!
      w/L.

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  7. I am SO happy for you!!!
    This is such a beautiful post I have tears of happiness in my eyes.
    Here's to 40 more!
    xx's

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  8. Bonjour Chere Lynne et Felicitations!
    Yes, I am here via our dear Anita, but this is a glorious and beautiful post of love and celebration!
    Congratulations to you both! :))) Salut and Cheers!
    And now I will also visit your Francais post...
    So very lovely to "meet" you! You have a beautiful blog...
    xoxo,
    - Irina

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  9. Thank you, Marsha!
    Your kind words have brought happy tears to my eyes as well!
    w/L.

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  10. What a lovely post !!...congratulations darling !!..enjoy the day...love Ria...xxx...

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  11. How beautiful. Congratulations and may you have many more wonderful years to share ahead. You really made me smile today. Thank you!
    Di
    X

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  12. DID you have a great time yesterday sweet Lynne? ENJOY THE REST OF THE PARTY and again, congratulations on a beautiful life with your MARI! Anita

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  13. Simply lovely. LOVE your beautiful dress, and the photographs are dreamy. Happy anniversary to you both. Forty years is very special indeed. Celebrate each and every moment.
    Pleased to meet you.
    Much love.

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  14. What a beautiful celebration! Congratulations on finding the love of your life and creating a life together for 40 years. That is truly something to be admired!

    xoxo Elizabeth

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  15. So nice to meet you Lynne... What a beautiful celebration... Congratulations to you and the love of your life. Such a stunning dress! Thank you for sharing your celebration.
    Blessings,
    Penny

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  16. Lynne,
    I just came back to see your lovely French post, and saw this! 40 years, oh my, that is special. I hope you had a beautiful day, and how nice it is to know someone who has been married that long.

    Love,
    ~Sheri

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  17. Thank you so much, dear Lynne, for your visit and the sweetest message!!
    Enjoy the week...hope it's beautiful...
    xoxo,
    - Irina

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  18. 40 years is certainly something to celebrate, it's wonderful! And I think you can certainly claim the same love and steadfastness as Romeo and Juliet, although with a happy outcome. Cheers to you on this special day, Here's to Love!

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  19. Bonjour Lynne,

    Great to discover your lovely blog and what a beautiful post.
    Love your pretty dress and flowers and congratulations for 40 years.
    We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary in France, in 2011.

    Happy week
    Carolyn

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  20. We are just ahead of you having celebrated 42 years in April. My wedding dress was a bit more traditional, but I had some Romeo and Juliet type dresses.

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  21. I love that dress with the flowers (Pinned it) and I love your pink dogwood, so pretty on the organdy.

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  22. congratulations to you both from S CA-now off to read your french post. xxpeggybraswelldesign.com

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  23. Oh so beautiful, glad you kept your dress. Beautiful pictures, and Happy Anniversary. Mary

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  24. Happy Anniversary! Congratulations , Lynne on 40 years... wow! Your photos and memories are lovely. We don't have dogwood trees here, yours is gorgeous. The first time I saw dogwood trees was while visiting Priscilla at school in Seattle... They were so pretty!

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  25. Lynne, What a beautiful inspiration! Congratulations on your 40 years! A perfectly beautiful blog that you shared! xo, Daria

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  26. MA BELLE!

    Oh Lynne, I just barely saw your comment as I just woke up!

    What a thoughtful comment from your daughter! I had not seen it before as you mention she had left it here on your blog.

    I am so happy, and BEYOND thrilled that my little drawing has been a pleasure for both of you ladies! I love to draw little children and animals. They are both so sweet and innocent, and that's how I wish life could remain.

    I also am extremely pleased that the France link party has brought many people together. I know I said on my first post that this would be the last party. HOWEVER, I have changed my mind....next year, we're going back. It may be extended even more yet...to all of Europe.

    Sending mille bises to you and thanks for being such a wonderful participant my dearest Lynne! Anita

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