Fragrancing the Home

Cottage Home, Home-Keeping

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Magnolia on dining tableBefore going on my short holiday, I did a deep clean throughout the house. I even cleaned a few closets and drawers…you just never know! One of my favorite things to do while cleaning is to bring summer’s beautifully fragrant flowers into each room.

gardenias on table in dining roomIn the dining room, I placed two shallow bowls with magnolias – one is the first picture. On a side table I placed three Gardenias.

magnolia on dining table 2In the living room, I placed more Magnolias on the old chest and on the desk.

magnolia on chest

magnolia on living room deskIn the hallway upstairs I placed another Magnolia.

magnolia on table in hallIn our bedroom, I placed the romantic Gardenias.

Gardenias on nightstandIn the bathroom, I love the clean fragrance of the Magnolia.

Magnolia in the bathroomAnd on my desk in the kitchen, next to my laptop….I placed these lovely gardenias. A clean house, the beautiful fragrance of summer throughout – these are simple joys.

Gardenias on the desk

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