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Monday, February 6, 2012

Blooming Marvellous Monday Inspiration

Good morning my coastal island lovelies, it's another gorgeous summers day here in Queensland, Australia.

Lets start the week off with some beautiful tropical floral inspiration to help clear away any (winter) blues and replace them with some sheer joy and happiness to uplift your spirits.

Absolutely stunning colour.

Graphic and sculptural tropical bloom.

Like pretty maids all in a row, frangipani (plumeria) an iconic symbol of tropical summer.

Luscious tropical pink Bougainvillea, its paper like petals gently cascade over summer walls -
 I just love it.

Hibiscus are the fancy dressers of any tropical bloom, some reach the size of dinner plates, they shout tropical coastal summer with a glorious riot of colour.

The unusual and yet fascinating Passion flower. This striking little bloom adorns the Passion Fruit vines across Australia.

To be greeted with one of these from a stranger in paradise is such an honour, and that's how it is in the South Pacific. Polynesian hospitality is so endearing it's infectious and these beautiful leis of frangipani are wondrous Aloha gifts.

Finally, my new Hibiscus - Tradewinds Reggae Breeze, am currently debating the perfect spot for this little beauty to flourish.

Having a blooming lovely Monday and a gorgeous new week.

Happy Island Styling.


  1. Beautiful images! I love a tropical hibiscus, so divine! xo K

  2. What beautiful bright colors - so happy! Thanks for the delightful images.