Today's Flowers: Faded

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A gift of love, once. Such a love is no more, but the flower makes me happy. I look at it and see beauty, stopped. And it smells so good.
Today's Flowers

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  1. Sandy

    I love roses, all kink of roses!
    This rose is wonderful!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Have a nice week and Merry Christmas for all!

    Luiz

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  2. Ah it still has a kind of beauty!

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  3. Do you think I'll just throw that flower away? No way! It'll be safely kept in the pages of books then make them as potpourri later.

    AL

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  4. the promise of another soon sandy

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  5. Anonymous9:35 AM

    我們不是因為快樂而歌唱,而是唱歌使我們快樂..................................................

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  6. wonderful rose, Sandy..congrats

    I WISH TO U AND YOUR FAMILY EXCELLENT CHRISTMAS AND A NEW YEAR..SIMPLY WONDERFUL
    graceolsson.se/mittliv

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  7. You really made me happy - I have a passion - to photograph faded beautiful roses. Now I know I´m not alone!

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  8. It may be faded but has retained so much beauty.

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  9. Faded yes, but I hope the memories are quite vivid.

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  10. awwww, Sandy ... though faded and dry, it still is a beauty, don't you think?
    Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  11. Better plan on holding on to this one for a while :lol:

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  12. oh..so sad for this flower..it lost its beauty but you did an awesome work in taking picture of it though..

    mine is up too

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  13. The last two rose buds I brought into the house look much like this one. It's sad to think that I'll have to wait until Spring to bring in more.

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  14. this still looks lovely Sandy!

    Today's Flower at my end Merry Christmas!

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  15. there is beauty there even in its aging/dying

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  16. Hi! A flower is still a flower even at its end. :-) I used to save all my flowers as such and couldn't part with them. Come visit me sometimes: http://www.selfsagacity.com

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  17. Faded and still possessing a beauty all its own!
    Merry Christmas Sandy!

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  18. but...still beautiful! Merry Christmas!

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  19. Sandy, it's a charming rose even if it's faded. Nice the background!

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  20. Hang in there, Flower!



    Aloha, Sandy


    Comfort Spiral

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  21. You are now on my blog roll!


    Aloha, Friend!


    Comfort Spiral

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  22. It is still beautiful. Love it!

    My entry

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  23. Gorgeous! Really light up my day. Sandy, Merry Christmas to you and to your family!

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  24. Faded yes but look at the memories it holds!

    I also left a comment on your origami wreath and left a question for you too.

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  25. It is a beautiful rose even if it is faded...and I am sure the memories of it is still vivid of the days it was just freshly blooming.

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  26. It's still beautiful to me.

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  27. Nice one! Happy Holidays Sandy.

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  28. Ah, so nice to see someone else who likes to keep faded flowers also!

    Thank you for your Christmas wishes on my blog. I do hope you have a wonderful Christmas too, Sandy!

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  29. Sandy: That is one rose that has seen some cold weather.

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  30. Stunning! Please visit my very first entry in today's flower. Blessed Xmas Sandy and Happy New Year to you and to your family!

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  31. Sandy, even if the beauty has faded, the scent lingers, the memory of happiness it rendered etched in the mind. Have a blessed Christmas. Greetings from the Philippines :D

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  32. does the smell remain, i wonder....

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  33. Lovely picture of a beautiful faded rose.
    Wish you a very merry Christmas,
    Gisela

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  34. I have a jar full of those lovely old roses. I don't know why I keep them. But I do. Maybe because they make me happy on days I need a bouquet and don't get one.

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  35. i think i like dried roses even more than fresh! i love the colour of this one!!!

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  36. Hi Sandy !! This is something very memorable !! I really love roses and their smell.Thanks for sharing.

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  37. I'm aching. So much in this photo isn't in the image itself.

    As my friend Anna would say, Varmaste Kramar. ("warmest hugs".)

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  38. PS: Soon there will be daffodils.

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  39. I have so many roses and other flowers pressed in the books I have read that they look lumpy,(the books I mean). All bring joy and love in the remembering.


    love,Melanie

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  40. Your photo really captured the melancholy of a dry rose. But I love how it still smells good--a lesson here?

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  41. I can see the beauty still within. I love watching flowers through all the stages. :)

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  42. Even after the bloom fades a touch of its former beauty remains. Lovely shot.

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  43. Absolutely beautiful ;-)
    I love watching roses through the entire cycle and find myself photographing them as they fade too. Good to know I'm not the only one.

    If you any of your visitors know anything about HP printers, I’m requesting HELP for some technical problems I’m experiencing currently while sharing some Christmas Cheer today at Small Reflections!
    Hugs and blessings,

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  44. Isn't it interesting that the scent remains? I love pressed flowers and leaves and the memories they bring to mind. Nicely put Sandy.

    Hugs friend and happy happy holidays to you, G

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  45. Sandy, My best wishes to you and your family for a very Merry and Blessed Christmas!

    Kat

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  46. This photo gives me a deeper meaning like pain...a withered love.

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  47. ..
    Sandy, I came to wish you a Merry Christmas.
    MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

    Your writing here has some very good thoughts. You have a big heart!
    ..

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  48. A gift of love, Once. Such a love is no more, But the flower makes me happy. I look at it and see beauty,I like it


    Term papers

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