{floral friday #6}

March 18, 2011

{floral friday #6}
Finally another Floral Friday! ;)
I missed having a Floral Friday last week and the colors it brings for the weekend, but I was just too sick to climb the stairs to our 4th story apartment down and especially up again..
For this week’s Floral Friday I picked a pretty Spring flower — the daffodil. I just love the trumpet shaped head of this beautiful flower!
A few facts about daffodils:
  • the flowers symbolize friendship
  • daffodil is the English word for the botanical name narcissus
  • in the medieval ages the juice of the wild daffodil was used as a cure for baldness
  • daffodils are the traditional flower for a 10th wedding anniversary


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  1. in dutch they are called ‘narcis’ of ’ paasbloem’ .
    Paasbloem means : flower of easter

  2. {nifty thrifty things} says:

    Yeah, in German it’s “Narzissen” or “Osterglocken” (easter bells) :) I love how similar the name is!
    In the States I’ve only heard them by the name daffodil. But maybe they have an easter-related name, too. ;)

  3. Romina Garcia says:

    I absolutely love Daffodils.
    They, with tulips — are my favourite flowers.
    Love your blog :-)
    I’m your latest GFC follower.
    So glad I found you through the hop!
    You can reach me at:

  4. Stevie @ MooreBabies says:

    Hi! New follower from the Girl Creative blog hop! Hope you stop by my blog :)

  5. Sugar Mama says:

    I love daffodils… those are beautiful! We won’t have flowers here in Nebraska for at least another month (probably longer).

    Also, did you create the storyboard yourself or download the storyboard layout from somewhere else? If it’s downloaded I’d love to know where you got it. I use storyboards a lot, and love this one!

  6. You chose my favorite flower. The daffodil is so simple in its beauty. My husband knows of my love for daffodils and ordered some one December so that the florist would be sure to have them for my Valentine’s Day bouquet. I love reading your blog.

  7. I’m a new follower from Boost My Blog Friday! Great blog! I would love if you’d stop by my blog at http://www.formulamom.com! Have a great day!

  8. Susanmeep says:

    I am following you (suelee1998) from the blog hop, you have a great site. Would you please follow me back? http://susansdisneyfamily.blogspot.com/
    thank you :)

  9. Lovely!

  10. Jessica@SewHomegrown says:

    Gorgeous! I just took some pics of the first Daffodils popping up beside our creek. They are so happy :)

  11. {nifty thrifty things} says:

    Thank you all so, so much for your sweet comments!! You put a smile on my face! :)

  12. What happy fun pictures. Its late and I was hopping around and found your blog. This was a nice happy shot of color!

    Stopping by from Tara’s blog hop

  13. sweet & lovely crafts says:

    Great pics!

  14. sweet & lovely crafts says:

    Great pics!

  15. sweet & lovely crafts says:

    Great pics!

  16. jeanette_huston@yahoo.com says:

    I am following you on google connect from “Boost My Blog Friday”! Cute blog;-)




    Jeanette Huston

  17. AllieMakes! says:

    Oh I miss those bright flowers! Very pretty!
    Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can’t wait to see what you have for next week!

  18. Paula Jo @ Outdoor Garden Decorations says:

    These yellow daffodils are just gorgeous. I love the daffodils, and have grown them in other areas that I have lived, but here in the Houston area, you just don’t see them. I’m glad you posted such beauties. I hope you had a great weekend.

  19. Beautiful. Thanks for linking up at Giggles, Glitz & Glam!

  20. Jeanne Selep says:

    I love flowers. I am checking out more of your photos.


  21. Jeanene @ The Queen Bees Hive says:

    They’re beautiful! Can’t believe yours are up and out already! Mine are up about 3 inches. I never dare cut mine. Do they last long after cut?

  22. {nifty thrifty things} says:

    Thank you all for your wonderful comments!! :)

    @ Jeanene: I bought them already cut and unfortunately they only lasted about 4 days.. They were pretty while they did last, though. ;)
    But, next time I’ll definitely get planted ones..

  23. Allison {A Glimpse Inside} says:

    Beautiful! I love seeing all the daffodils popping up!
    Thanks for linking up!

  24. Mommy LaDy Club says:

    Love daffodils and never knew they were for a 10th anniversary. Which flower is for a 15th?

    Love your blog, and hi from the blog boost!

  25. Christina @ The Tattered Tag says:

    My daffodils have already bloomed too, such a stunning flower. Thank you for linking up to my K.I.S.S. blog bash last week. This weeks blog bash is in full swing again!! If you haven’t already please be sure & link up more of your creativity, I look forward to seeing all your great ideas. :)

    Drop by The Tattered Tag

  26. {nifty thrifty things} says:

    @ Mommy LaDy Club: For a 15th wedding anniversary it’s the rose. :)

    @ Christina: Thank you so much for your sweet comment! I’ll make sure to link up more to your wonderful blog and linky party! ;)

  27. Expatwithkids says:

    What a fantastic photo. Full of inspiration.
    I am your latest follower. Greetings from Switzerland.

  28. flower envy says:

    I like the pictures shared by you. thanks for sharing with us

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