Monday, October 8, 2012

Baby Boo & a Giveaway Winner!

I happen to order an Abraham Darby David Austin English rose this year.   I have waited to buy this rose for about 20 years and it just happened to be a year of  drought like I have not seen in my lifetime.  But, I watered my rose, went out and knocked the rose beetles off of it, and the rose survived.  It not only survived, it has been so kind to have a new set of blossoms come on for fall.

I love the colors of fall but, this rose is so beautiful I couldn't let it bloom and not show it off.
Both photos were altered with a texture from Kim Klassen. 

The winner of the My Memories Suite scrapbooking software giveaway is Deanna of Laurel Leaf Cottage!  Congrats Deanna!

I will join:
Texture Tuesday at Kim Klassen Cafe
Table Top Tuesday  at A Stroll Thru Life
Tweak It Tuesday at Cozy Little House
A Return to Loveliness  at A Delightsome Life


Laurel Leaf Cottage said...

Oh My Gosh!! I can't believe I won!! I must be on a roll, because this is the 2nd giveaway I have won today, and I NEVER win anything!!!! I thought my eyes were playing tricks on me!! Now that does say Deanna of Laurel Leaf Cottage, right?? Well, thank you sooo much, and I can't wait to try out the fun My Memories scrapbooking suite!! I'm thrilled!!

Also, just have to say how much I adore David Austin roses, and that one is a beauty!!! Have a super day! =)Deanna

Hope said...

Very lovely rose indeed!

Hello, I came over from "A Delightsome Life".

:) Hope

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

There are so many roses I'd love to grow, but think our hot, humid summers may be too rough on these delicate beauties - I know in the next couple of years this rose will just dazzle you! I do appreciate you sharing with A Return to Loveliness,

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Lauren @ My Wonderfully Made said...

There is something so beautiful and so sad about these last blooms of summer :( This rose is just lovely as is the photograph!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

That rose is stunning, Sherry. And that was a great giveaway. Hurray for your winner!



Deanna said...

so glad to hear that your rose survived the drought, it is really beautiful with all it's lovely petals. said...

With your TLC, your lovely rose survived! Beautiful shots.

Micupoftea~ said...

Sherry, your work paid off...what a gorgeous rose!

Marilyn said...

I've not tried any of the David Austin roses, but this makes me want to try one. It's gorgeous!

Currie Silver said...

such BEauty, Sherry, truly.


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