Friday, January 22, 2016

Petal Power: Beating The Januray Blues

Despite being an important month for me with so many birthdays, including my own, January tends to be quiet and long. It seems that we are all trying to get back that "real life" rhythm which proves incredibly hard after you've had a nice couple of days off work for the holiday season. February isn't much different even though in theory the month should feel shorter, emphasis on the "in theory". And, to make it all worse (especially for us a bloggers), days are shorter and daylight is nearly non-existent, the sun is continuously hiding behind grey clouds and we are fighting below zero temperatures in the early hours on our work commute. Lovely isn't it? #Sarcasm: just one of the many services I offer.

Yes, I'm feeling blue. I think that I speak for everyone when I say that what makes all of these somewhat better is shopping, eating (more like stuffing your face; diet who?), awards season and, lots of pretty and cute things.  Even better, if you are anything like me, what really helps is some petal power, I'm talking flowery clothes, accessories, homeware and of course, actual flowers. Remember when I spoke about wearing Florals For Winter here, that is exactly the sort of thing I'm talking about. Not only flowers effectively cheer me up, they are perfect to brighten up the space around you and get us in that Spring mood. Say goodbye to dark days, hello to blooming lovelies.

Lamp // Watch // Orchid // Diary // Ring // Earrings // Frame // Tea Set // Dress // Cushions
Give spring an early nod and fly in the face of those gloomy winter nights by brightening up your living room, wardrobe and pretty much anything else; be gone dark days! If flowers can't beat those New Year blues, I don't know what will.

What do you think of florals for winter? Let me know below!
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  1. In love with the dress!

  2. That photo frame is gorgeous ! I'm up for florals in winter but only certain 'wintry' shades if that makes sense x

  3. I love everything you picked but the tea set is the best! It's so cute. I'm feeling blue, ill and fed up haha! Bring on spring!
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  4. Che stupenda selezione, mi piacciono i fiori li trovo romantici!
    new post

  5. That dress,'s so dreamy! I probably would look weird in it because I'm not used to wearing a dress but it's sooooo pretty that I might make an exception.

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  6. Your selections look so pretty and floral! I can't wait till spring arrives :)

    Sarah | What Sarah Writes

  7. Including flowers in the winter wardrobe or in your home is such a great idea to beat January sadness. I always feel a bit down this time of the year and I think this could help :)

  8. Floral always brightens up my day, especially when its as wintry as today!
    a life of a charlotte

  9. I love orchids and the pink one is so pretty ♥

  10. Cute little flowers! Have a nice weekend

    xx L.

  11. Love the dress and the photo frame! New Look has a great little home section!

    Danielle's Beauty Blog

  12. Florals? I'm in. I'm really in. Lovely post x

    Cristina xo // My Cup of Tea

  13. Ahahaha I love your love for florals! I do see them occasionally and think of you. Personally, what does it for me is thinking about the beach, the ocean, (eating too, I mean you were right: diet who?) and weirdly, exercising. Maybe reading too because that's basically what I breath for.

    That watch and the ring though. They're so pretty. How had I not known about them before? I'm in love!

    Your posts always bring a smile to my face babe, thank you so much.
    Ella Pinto xx

  14. Great selection of florals, I absolutely love the Dorothy Perkins dress! Think I might have to buy it! xo

  15. I have actually never tried florals for winter before, but every one of your picks are so lovely :)

    Mich xx

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  17. great post, I love the flower design!

  18. Oh my gosh I love all of the items you've chosen, especially the Dorothy Perkins dress - what a beautiful, girly dress! Roll on spring!! xx

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  19. Lovee all of these! They are so gorgeous!

  20. Que lista maravilhosas amei

  21. Oh wow such lovely floral inspirations.
    I love the pillow & dress.

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  22. Definitely inlove with floral for winter! Thanks for commenting on Qing's Style. I hope you always keep in touch!

  23. I just recently added a light denim wash vest and floral print tank to my wardrobe with the express purpose of perking myself up by thinking of spring xD
    Haha, so thiss was very accurate! Love that adorable floral tea set and the orchid - my favorite flower!

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  24. Such a cute idea! You're totally right! That should help!


  25. Oh, dear, I'm feeling blue too, this month is so cold and so long...


  26. I love florals in general, tho. The dress is the first cushion are gorgeous, Pam. Happy Sunday.

  27. LOVE the orchid! I've just bought a mini orchid, but I really want a larger one x

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  28. I love florals :) Wearing florals is such a great idea to fight winter blues!

  29. Também me sinto assim durante este mês porque estou em época de exames e não posso fazer nada senão estudar :( É um tédio!
    Adorei o conjunto de chá, é muito fofo!
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  30. I'm totally into florals for winter. I got a little bouquet of tulips recently and it made me so happy whenever I came home :)

    Samantha Series

  31. you have got this post down to a T! January blues are awful at times, it is as though the month is far from real lol!
    Also loving the pandora ring! thats a potential treat hehe

    Stevie x


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