I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck

I bought these flowers. I don't know what they're called in English, do you?

Some of the flowers left from yesterday’s birthday. They are lighting up every room of our home in that special way that only the flowers from one’s beloved ones can do. In a couple of days, however, all the bouquets will be gone, so I’ve photographed them to make it last a little longer.

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15 Responses to I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck

  1. Erin says:

    Those are ranunculus! Not a very pretty name, but a lovely flower.

    • Antonia says:

      Thank you, Erin! They’re called ranunkel in Swedish, but I wasn’t sure about the translation. Buttercup was the closest I got:)

      • Melissa says:

        A little random but when I have difficulty translating something really specific, I look up the article in my original language on Wikipedia, then on the left there is where to select other languages- I click English and there it is! I hope that made sense :) Very pretty flowers!

        • Antonia says:

          Melissa, I do that too!!! But this time when I looked up the Swedish ranunkel , the English version was about buttercups! And I know it’s not really a buttercup:)

  2. Marion says:

    So, so beautiful! I envy you!!!

  3. wow…these flowers are amazing! I love to have flowers at home…it’s a lovely habit ;) .

    kisses,
    Lens&anythingElse

  4. Araceli Estrada says:

    Beautiful!

  5. Robert says:

    How can you be so insightful and wise at such a young age?
    I have suits older than you.

  6. Leia says:

    I’m really missing filling my house with beautiful flowers! But I told myself that until it’s decorated to a point where I feel happy, I won’t be bringing any flowers in… so for now I’ll content myself with your pictures :)

  7. Cinz says:

    I love flowers!!! They just make me sooo happy when i see them! I just went to my friend’s wedding last weekend and the entire banquet room was filled with lovely purple shades of roses and rose petals lying everywhere on all the tables (there were about 30 tables)!!!!

    I’ll be posting those photos soon so if u got time, please drop by to see the flower photos:D

    Cinz
    http://cinzee.wordpress.com

    Cinz
    http://cinzee.wordpress.com

  8. nikskie says:

    i love the yellow color of the roses

  9. A Norwegian says:

    Lucky you! Congratulations!

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