Tuesday, April 5, 2011

A Garden Bed

I spotted this while out shopping in Biltmore Village and thought you would enjoy it as much as I did.


Welcome Home,
Penny

33 comments:

  1. They're cute... almost look as though they should have R.I.P etched on them amongst the flowers. LOL

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  2. My dil DJ has made a "flower bed' in her yard too and I have always though how creative.

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  3. Very clever! It makes one do a double take and then smile.

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  4. Very nice! I have never seen one like that with the body of the bed in the soil...usually it has a raised "bed". Thanks for sharing!~Hugs, Patti

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  5. Adorable! Imagine how fun that will be this summer when it's all filled in.

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  6. First of all, they're pansies (some of my favorites); it's a blue and white combo; and it's whimsical.

    And if you liked it a lot, I'm with you!

    What fun...........

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  7. Every garden needs a touch of whimsy and yours is so cute. Love the Pansy "quilt".
    I really need to work some more in my garden but it was cold and windy today. I did buy tomato plants though. Enjoyed your "pansy bed".

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  8. Great shot!! Love the colors and the thought of spring.

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  9. It's great and I have an old bed that I could donate to the cause. Not as nice an old bed as that, though.

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  10. Sorry Penny, I thought you got it at Biltmore Village. Sorry I misunderstood. I'm so sleepy. We had a bad storm here last night and I stayed up late till it passed and I've been half asleep all day. That's my story and I'm sticking to it. LOL Have a great day tomorrow.

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  11. What a lovely idea! Near here there's a farm with a lavender bed - same idea.

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  12. You are right Penny~I love that garden bed!

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  13. I love it! I wish I had an imagination to envision using things like this in my garden.

    Angie
    Linen & Verbena

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  14. I love when people do that! I have always wanted to, but haven't...maybe I should!

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  15. Cute flower bed! I've seen those around, and they make me smile.

    Hugs,
    Donna

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  16. That is a really cute flower bed. I've seen these before and I think it is very imaginative!

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  17. Penny very whimsical..now could I do this in a woodland garden..hummmm.

    Thank you for connecting with me.I am so cold upon returning home..should have stayed until May..wishing for warmer temps. hugs Anna

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  18. That's so cute! I've been thinking of doing the same with my daughter's old, iron bed. A piece that holds the mattress and springs broke off and the welder said it will never hold weight again. Why have a bed that won't hold weight? Only for a flower bed!
    ~Adrienne~

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  19. A flower bed! How cute. I have a old wooden bed...maybe with some paint that would work too. Great idea. Thanks

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  20. What a cute idea Penny! Thanx for sharing!

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  21. I like that idea too Penny! Happy Spring...if it ever gets here! LOL!

    Hugs,
    Maryjane

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  22. Cute idea. I'd like to come across a little surprise like that while walking through a garden.

    Darla

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  23. I've seen these *flower beds* before and think they are so cute. I have an olden metal headboard and foot and trying to decide what to do with them..maybe I need a flower bed.:))

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  24. ahhhh... I love it Penny!! We have lots of old beds around here & I thought that would be fun out in front of the store....now I REALLY want to do it!
    BTW, that Mile High quiche looks out of this world below....now I'm starving :)

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  25. Hi Penny,

    Oh goodness - I love it. What a charming and easy way to make a garden bed. I also love the charming book store that serves food.
    Have a wonderful day - hope the rain stops so you can paint.
    Blessings,
    Erin

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  26. Hi Penny, I am in Atlanta doing an antique show with my sisters. I left on Weds. This is the first time I have been on my computer to visit since Tuesday night, except for a few minutes to let my blogging friends know that I am in Atlanta and busy. The first day of the show was yesterday and it was slow. We went to bed early last night and now I am up EARLY visiting you. smile.

    I do think the photo you shared is very pretty. I love everything at the Biltmore.

    I will be back home on Sun. night.
    Love, Jeanne

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  27. This is such a cute idea. I just bought some johnny jump ups at the nursery yesterday, not enough for a "bed" but enough to fill a basket on my front porch. These pansies are lovely:>)

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  28. do you just love that a garden bed super cute!
    thanks for popping over to visit me again I really appreciate your comments.

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  29. Love it - just my look. I have bits of everything in my back garden - old bike, mirror propped against the fence, chairs, table, statues, birdfeeders, bird baths etc., guess I must start hunting for a rusty bed next, lol!!!

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