Thursday, March 26, 2009


Outside my Art Shoppe Window~

Sweet Roses, I do see.

Planted by my Dear Love One~

especially for me.

He chose the spot directly~

by love for sun's delight.

With blessings only they can offer,

through petals pink and bright.

When inspiration I am seeking~

I only have to see,

Outside my Art Shoppe Window

Sweet Roses bloom for me.

When I woke this morning to see my new roses in bloom I had this verse in my mind. So I quickly wrote it down and thought I would share it with you. Here are a few pics of the gorgeous Double Knock Out Roses that grace the front of my studio windows planted by my dear hubby last weekend.

We are still working on our yard redo and it is coming along well. I will share finished pics soon.
My brushes are calling as I have lots of new treasures to finish and soon to be in my etsy shoppe, so I guess my break is over. Thank you for stopping by and until we meet again. Blessings always~~ Celestina Marie


Betzie said...

I love Knockout Roses!!! Just planted some last spring and they bloomed halfway through the winter!
Hope you got my email thanking you for all your sweet creations!!! xoxo betzie

Angela said...

That is just beautiful and what a sweetheart you have.

Anonymous said...

Your Roses are Beautiful. What a nice thing to look at while you are painting.
Hope you have a Creative Day!

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Your pink knock out roses are beautiful! We have some raspberry colored ones in our courtyard. They are just starting to leaf out - it is early spring weather here in the NC Mountains....

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Those are such delicate and beautiful roses and your poem is wonderful! A picture of a rose and your poem would make lovely art for your home!

Unknown said...

OHHHH Celeste! That poem is so beautiful! I am so glad you wrote it down and shared it with us :) Did you read it to Larry? He is such a sweetheart!! Those roses are to die for Celeste! What perfect inspiration for you and with such meaning! Love these:)

I am loving my bunny soooo much! I put her on my blog :):) Along with the very first tote I bought from you:)

Love ya,

A Southern Rose said...

That was so sweet of him to plant them outside of your window. They are beautiful and it is nice that you have these to look at when you are painting. I love all of your work and I plan to purchase something soon.

Lee Laurie

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Celestina Marie,

I love your pretty pink roses and how wonderful that you have them growing outside your studio.

Beautiful poem, you have written.

Have a great weekend

♥ Noelle ♥ said...

such pretty roses!! i wish i had some yellow ones growing in my yard:)

noelle ♥

Ele at abitofpinkheaven said...

The roses are beautiful. We are still covered in snow. I know my roses are under there.... somewhere. In the meantime, I'll look at yours!

The Muse said...

Words to dream by :) in a garden fresh with rose scent..... said...

Thats a lovey verse Celeste! Your roses are beautiful also. Rachaelxo

Unknown said...

Hi Sweetie!
Yes it really is good to have more *good* days than bad. I am sure you know what I mean!

Thanks for visiting me whilst I work on my Spring decor! I am hoping to finish up in a few least in time to enjoy through the Easter Celebration!

Also..that was a beautiful verse...wish our roses were wont be for a couple more months..but at least the temps are rising!


Anonymous said... pc just crashed in the middle of my post to you...*sigh*
Trying again....

I think these lovely pink roses will find their way into your paintings!

And I love your poem!


Ruth Welter said...

Hi Celestina, I loved your beautiful verse and your roses. I have some knockout roses in my front yard...mine are a ways from blooming yet though so it was lovely to see yours...just beautiful.


Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Oh what pretty roses! I hope they won't freeze this weekend! Looking forward to seeing your yard soon!

Angelic Accents

Kris said...

What beatufiul roses. I see why they are called knock out Roses.

Your poem was just the sweetest. Perfect for the sweetheart of a hubby you have.

Have a happy day


Anonymous said...

Oh the waiting to plant my own roses... it's darn near torture I tell you.

Yours are so pretty and how lucky to see them outside your window while you work.

Small blessings... my favorite kind.

Anonymous said...

~ Sigh ~ Nothing like Spring to put love in the air! Lovely poem, roses and marraige! ♥

Marydon said...

Kissed by the morning dew, blessed by the sun, what beautious rebirth, as morning is begun.

Breathtaking roses, my favorite color ... TTFN ~ Marydon

Unknown said...

Your flowers are absolutely beautiful! Thanks for sharing the beauty out your window with me!

Hope you stop on by for my 1st Blogoversary/100th post celebration! I'm even having a giveaway! Do come on over! Everyone is invited!!! :)

A Hint of Home said...

You are going to love those knockout roses. We have two bushes in our backyard and enjoy them so much. I can see mine from the office window , too.
What a sweet hubby to plant them for you.

Arleen ~ The Tea Room said...

Hi Celestina. What beautiful roses! I love the shades of pink. I'm looking forward to seeing photos of your yard re-do! Hope you're well, and take care. ~Arleen

LillyB said...

Stunning!! God is so good, and that was so awesome of your DH to plant them for you!!
Have a beautiful day!!
Love Lilly

vickie said...

Oh so pretty, Celeste! I planted a new white rose this spring, looking forward to seeing it bloom.
What a sweety to do that for you!

Unknown said...

Beautiful! Everything around here is just starting to bloom. I love this time of year. Hope you are doing well!

Unknown said...

Oh Celeste,
How lovely a view to see roses outside of your window. You are so blessed to have such a sweet husband.

Rue said...

Good morning Celestina :)

Beautiful verse and Gorgeous roses! How wonderful that Spring has already arrived for you. We're still waiting somewhat patiently here :)


Ingrid said...

Hi Celeste, I need your adress please:)


Creations by Marie Antoinette and Edie Marie said...

Hello seet Celestina,Your roses are lovely and what a lovely post.The verse is so sweet,like you.XXOO Marie Antionette

Sherry Williams said...

Your pink roses are gorgeous & what a sweetie pie hubby you have to plant it for you!

Reflections from the Stone Nest said...

Love Love Love your knockout roses! I am just "aching" for flowers blooming! And your poem, well, just let me say, that is just so sweet! Can't wait to see your "yard re-do"!

have a wonderful day,

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Welcome To Rose Garden Market from Celestina Marie Design. It is so nice to meet you. My name is Celestina Marie named after my grandmother and my friends call me Celeste.My creative journey extends over 30 years enjoying the love of painting and redesigning vintage and new treasures. I love to go treasure hunting and the fun of finding great vintage pieces to redesign..