Monday, June 27, 2011

goldenrod out of the box

This happy little puppy resides on my go everywhere Laurel Birch tote bag.

For a more natural  example of goldenrod:

I love this challenge
don't you?


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Sunday, June 26, 2011

first peony

the first peony ever in my garden, sooc then cropped and signed




Sunday, June 19, 2011

project 64 - olive green

Hand dyed yarn at the farmers market, most of the green bundles have an olive green strand or two.


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Monday, June 13, 2011

another charming barn #37


macro monday

linking to macro monday

see more iris beauties at my previous post

iris heaven

 I've posted some shots of this field before but I had to go back and get some
closeups of these heirloom beauties. Local folks can see them in person and possibly place
an order, one remaining day only - Saturday June 18th - email me for directions

Wish I knew their names I should have copied them down. click on photos and most will enlarge.




















Sunday, June 12, 2011

Weekend Reflection

First time joining this link and I hope I'm not too late,
Took this today looking for a light gray for the project 64 challenge, but I like it better for the reflection.
This is my #3 son's truck, pretty sharp but notice the little reflection altering ding?


Click to see the rules and to take a badge for yourself. 

Timberwolf - project 64

Sorry - no wolf shown here. The color this week for project 64 is timberwolf, a soft gray.
Who came up with these color names? Not what I remember when I was young. Oh well,


Our skies have been mostly timberwolfish lately, rain or not the gray has paid off in 
glorious green (we'll have to wait to see if that is a color from the box of 64.)

blueberry field across the road from the heirloom iris' (more photos of those later)





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Friday, June 10, 2011

tree cozy

visiting the Morton Arboretum in the Chicago Suburbs,
we came across this large tree covered base to almost branch ends in a crocheted
cozy. Cute, but who would do this and why?
Answer : Art!! here 




and then there was this one.


linking to:



Thursday, June 9, 2011

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Barn Charm's # 36

seems that there is no shortage of charming barns around here.

to see other charmers, amble on over to:


Sunday, June 5, 2011

Project 64 - Salmon

This weeks color was a tough one, my only option was to search my archives.
there it was, my beautiful Chicago Peace Rose.
This was last year as it has not bloomed yet this spring.
Something to look forward to, don't you think?


see what others found in salmon:

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