07 October 2009

Flower Idioms

Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Flowers are one of my greatest passion, I thought that I would share these flower idioms for this week.

Here we go...
L is for "Gild the lily"

Flower Idioms | Gild the lily © 2009-now by Rosidah Abidin
Meaning: If you gild the lily, you decorate something that is already ornate.


O is for "Bouquet of orchids"

Flower Idioms | Bouquet of orchids © 2009-now by Rosidah Abidin
Meaning: If someone deserves a bouquet of orchids, they have done something worthy of praise.

R is for "Come up roses"

Flower Idioms | Come up roses © 2009-now by Rosidah Abidin
Meaning: If things come up roses, they produce a positive result, especially when things seemed to be going badly at first.

Thanks for hosting, Jientje

I hope all of you enjoyed the Flower Idioms

9 appreciated note(s):

Jientje said...

Ooooh, thank you so much for playing Rosidah!!! Your idioms are great, I too have learned a lot through this photo challenge. Your pictures are beautiful, and thanks for the shout out!

Dr.John said...

Three well illustrated idioms . A bit flowery!

Thom said...

My friend these are awesome and your photos are just wonderful. I love them. The photos are spot on with the idioms. Love them. Hope you are doing well :) xoxoxoxo

Nessa said...

Great idioms and your flowers are so pretty.

quilly said...

I have never before heard "bouquet of orchids". That is what is so neat about this photo challenge. We all learned.

Gattina said...

That's nice finding idioms concerning flowers. The pictures are great !

Stine in Ontario said...

Well done, Rosidah!

Happily Retired Gal said...

Wonderful post ... beautiful blossoms! Love the quote by George Elliston above the comment box.
Hugs and blessings,

UAE Florist said...

Great idioms. Thanks for sharing it and thanks for the beautiful pictures too :)