Today's Flowers: Faded Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps By SandyCarlson - December 20, 2009 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 Today's Flowers Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments Luiz Santilli Jr8:28 AMSandyI love roses, all kink of roses!This rose is wonderful!Thanks for sharing!Have a nice week and Merry Christmas for all!LuizReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCoffeedoff8:30 AMAh it still has a kind of beauty!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAl8:40 AMDo 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. ALReplyDeleteRepliesReplyi beati8:42 AMthe promise of another soon sandyReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnonymous9:35 AM我們不是因為快樂而歌唱，而是唱歌使我們快樂..................................................ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyhttp://graceolsson.com/blog9:38 AMwonderful rose, Sandy..congratsI WISH TO U AND YOUR FAMILY EXCELLENT CHRISTMAS AND A NEW YEAR..SIMPLY WONDERFULgraceolsson.se/mittlivReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRandi10:07 AMYou really made me happy - I have a passion - to photograph faded beautiful roses. Now I know I´m not alone!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCarver10:21 AMIt may be faded but has retained so much beauty.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyStine in Ontario10:36 AMFaded yes, but I hope the memories are quite vivid.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyNance10:40 AMawwww, Sandy ... though faded and dry, it still is a beauty, don't you think?Merry Christmas to you and yours!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyDigital Flower Pictures10:44 AMBetter plan on holding on to this one for a while :lol:ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyRechie10:48 AMoh..so sad for this flower..it lost its beauty but you did an awesome work in taking picture of it though.. mine is up tooReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGeorge10:51 AMThe 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.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyChubskulit Rose10:53 AMthis still looks lovely Sandy!Today's Flower at my end Merry Christmas!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLin Floyd10:59 AMthere is beauty there even in its aging/dyingReplyDeleteRepliesReplySelf Sagacity11:07 AMHi! 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.comReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCarletta11:57 AMFaded and still possessing a beauty all its own!Merry Christmas Sandy!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCarolyn Ford11:59 AMbut...still beautiful! Merry Christmas!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPietro Brosio1:41 PMSandy, it's a charming rose even if it's faded. Nice the background!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCloudia3:25 PMHang in there, Flower!Aloha, SandyComfort SpiralReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCloudia3:32 PMYou are now on my blog roll!Aloha, Friend!Comfort SpiralReplyDeleteRepliesReplyeden3:33 PMIt is still beautiful. Love it! My entryReplyDeleteRepliesReplyellen8:04 PMGorgeous! Really light up my day. Sandy, Merry Christmas to you and to your family!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyPERBS8:12 PMFaded yes but look at the memories it holds!I also left a comment on your origami wreath and left a question for you too.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMaggie8:22 PMIt 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.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyHilary8:39 PMIt's still beautiful to me.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown9:19 PMNice one! Happy Holidays Sandy.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAnnie10:38 PMAh, 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!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyThis Is My Blog - fishing guy11:09 PMSandy: That is one rose that has seen some cold weather.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyrinzo12:04 AMStunning! Please visit my very first entry in today's flower. Blessed Xmas Sandy and Happy New Year to you and to your family!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplylagal[og]1:12 AMSandy, 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 :DReplyDeleteRepliesReplylazyclick1:48 AMVery beautiful.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAscenderRisesAbove2:38 AMdoes the smell remain, i wonder....ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown2:38 AMLovely picture of a beautiful faded rose.Wish you a very merry Christmas,GiselaReplyDeleteRepliesReplyLisa at Greenbow6:52 AMI 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.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJudy8:41 AMi think i like dried roses even more than fresh! i love the colour of this one!!!ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown9:10 AMHi Sandy !! This is something very memorable !! I really love roses and their smell.Thanks for sharing.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMojo9:53 AMI'm aching. So much in this photo isn't in the image itself.As my friend Anna would say, Varmaste Kramar. ("warmest hugs".)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyMojo9:54 AMPS: Soon there will be daffodils.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyCassiopeia Rises12:48 PMI 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,MelanieReplyDeleteRepliesReplynonizamboni2:11 PMYour photo really captured the melancholy of a dry rose. But I love how it still smells good--a lesson here?ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyUnknown5:52 PMI can see the beauty still within. I love watching flowers through all the stages. :)ReplyDeleteRepliesReplySquirrelQueen8:01 PMEven after the bloom fades a touch of its former beauty remains. Lovely shot.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplystoryteller12:04 PMAbsolutely 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,ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyGeraldine 1:12 PMIsn'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, GReplyDeleteRepliesReplyKat Mortensen2:41 PMSandy, My best wishes to you and your family for a very Merry and Blessed Christmas! KatReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAyie5:13 PMThis photo gives me a deeper meaning like pain...a withered love.ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyJim11:27 PM..Sandy, I came to wish you a Merry Christmas. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! Your writing here has some very good thoughts. You have a big heart!..ReplyDeleteRepliesReplyTerm Papers1:22 AMA 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 itTerm papersReplyDeleteRepliesReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a Comment Thanks for being here.