Tuesday, April 3, 2012

{50 Tulips}

This weekend we spent nearly the entire two days cleaning our apartment top to bottom in preparation for my Mom’s arrival! When we were almost done I looked around and thought something was missing. Some fresh flowers! I decided I couldn’t think of a better way to make my mom feel welcome in our place than with fresh Holland tulips. Luckily we live ridiculously close to the famous floating flower market in Amsterdam, so we hopped on over and picked up 50 tulips for €12.50! The bunch was so huge we now have tulips scattered throughout every room in our apartment. It’s so lovely! I'd say that was money well spent.
{Photos © Liz Denfeld Photography}

35 comments:

  1. So beautiful! What a great deal!! Also, such an amazing idea to have them all over your place!

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  2. The tulips are gorgeous, and 50/€12.50?? WOW! Also- "The Art of Racing in the Rain"- excellent book. Had me nearly sobbing and clinging to my dogs the whole way through.

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  3. Definitely money well spent! Tulips are my favorite, and the color you chose is gorgeous. They brighten up the place so nicely!

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  4. I love tulips too. Your placement of them in the apartment is superb! Great styling there! :)

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  5. I love how you used your tulips in every area of your apartment! I also love your instagram frame! How did you create that? :)

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  6. So pretty! Tulips are definitely one of my favorites. :)

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  7. I love the LOVE Anthro mugs with the tulips in the O. Stunning!

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  8. Oh so beautiful tulips :) I hope you're having a great time with your mom!

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  9. So pretty! What a steal. Throwing a few pennies into each vase will prevent the tulips from bending downward too soon :)

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  10. It's all about the little things in life! Just lovely.

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  11. I Love tulips soo so much! They could never survive the heat here in Barbados though! :(

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  12. beautiful! Love the photo frame with the little pics. Where is that from? Are those instagram shots?

    Enjoy the visit with your mom.

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  13. how did you create your frame with all the little photos? love it so much:)

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  14. AH-MAZING! i adore this post, your little library, your "love" cups, and all these fresh flowers! i guess what i love most is all the creative places you arranged your 50 tulips! great post.

    xo's, Vanessa

    http://fashiongalfireman.blogspot.com/

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  15. Gah! I love tulips! And I love your little instagrams in that frame! I might have to copy that idea. Cute cute cute!

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  16. Absolutely love the tulips! They add such a nice touch to every space you put them in. Also I think this is the first time I've really caught a glimpse of where you live and it looks so pretty! I'm especially in love with your book case and the books on it and that instagram frame! :)

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  17. Beyond jealous at the price of flowers in Amsterdam! Since everything has to be imported to Malta, 50 tulips would probably cost me 500 euro.
    Love all your vases!

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  18. What a bargain and definitely a good idea. I love tulips ad our ones are dying think i need to get some new ones.

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  19. Such a gorgeous addition! Your home is beautiful!

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  20. I love, love, love these tulips everywhere. So pretty! And such a great idea!

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  21. Oh man I love two things. Your flat!!! and tulips in general. My favourite flowers ever!

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  22. I got a bag of tulip bulbs for my Mother in Law and my Dad while we were at Bloemmarkt - I could have spend hours pottering around looking at all the flowers.

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  23. Those are ridiculously gorgeous. Bonus points for you, Amsterdam!

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  24. Such a cute idea to have them arranged all over, fresh flowers make everything better!
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  25. wow! these are SO beautiful!!! and what a bargain. absolutely adore your vases - especially the little guy. where did you get them all??

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  26. your mom will love it! what a special treat!!

    xo the egg out west.

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  27. When I was in Amsterdam, I stumbled upon that flower market without even realize it was THE flower market. It just blew me away. So many beautiful flowers that I wish I could have taken home!!

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  28. Love fresh flowers in the house, it's that added special touch that a room needs. Tulips are one of my favorite things about spring!

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  29. oh the dutch + their tulips! they're on to something there...

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  30. gorgeous photos!! i am curious, do you use photoshop!?

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  31. they are stunning!! and they really are in every room!! hope your mom's visit was wonderful!! xox

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  33. this post is so cheerful and happy! i have been wanting to buy more tulips ever since your instagram with the tulips in the mugs! such a great idea :)

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