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Roses are Red, Violets are Blue

We will buy very pretty things
A-walking through the faubourgs
Violets are blue, roses are red
Violets are blue, I love my loves.
 Les Miserables, Fantine, Book Seven, Chapter Six

Sweet Violet Bride

The sun setting on a gorgeous lavender field +

Purple Sunset on Etsy and Artfire

A non-traditional wedding gown, heartstopping nonetheless +

Always a fan of letterpress printing, I swooned over these gilded elegant invitations at Oh So Beautiful Paper

Finally ending off with this charming quote:

"The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily
do not rob the little violet of it's scent nor the daisy of its simple charm.
If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness."
― Therese de Lisieux

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Pretty as a Pearl

"Who comes with summer to this earth,
And owes to June her hour of birth,
A pearl should wear against her skin,
Who's innocence many a heart shall win."
~ author unknown

Well said, Poster Pop :)

"You could always tell what kind of a person a man thinks you are by the earrings he gives you."
~ Holly Golightly of Breakfast at Tiffany's

Pearls and Sapphires ~ an irresistible combination always

How to wear a strand of pearls

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A Joyful Life

Discovering the films by Jubilee Project was one of those feel-good happy moments in life.  Film has always been a great medium to tell a story and I chanced upon Love Language as the first Jubilee Project film I watched.  It is still my favorite today.

The founders describe their mission as "ordinary people can do extraordinary things; and that doing good is contagious".  And what an impact they have created, especially in this 8-minute film below where communication transcends culture and language:

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