Tuesday, 22 April 2014

spring break

It seems that a natural break from blogging has commenced.
I highly recommend these breaks from time to time...
it does wonders for your creativity.
I'll leave you then with my latest creation;
remember how I wanted to recreate that magazine feature here?
Not bad for the first year.

ps. I often find that flowers can be wrongly labelled
leading to undesirable results...
I think however in this case
I like the tulip mistake.
pps Audrey your gift is now a wip!
See you all soon 
Clare
xoxo
*did anyone spot the levitating blackbird?

13 comments:

  1. Your flowers are beautiful! Wish I had more in our yard. I'm in no hurry to get my gift, I know it will be wonderful no matter when it arrives.:) Enjoy your break!

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  2. Your garden is looking nice, lovely tulips. I've got new tulips in our garden this year which have done well. I only caught sight of the blackbird second time around.
    Enjoy your break.

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  3. Just gorgeous. Don't those tulips look beautiful. I did spot the blackbird! What do you feed them with?!
    Just to say you may have received some SPAM emails from my aol account these past couple of days. I am changing my email address over to a gmail one. I'll email the details.
    Lisa x

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  4. I wish I had a yard to relax and enjoy! I'm a rooftop/indoor gardener at the moment, and it just isn't the same. I miss grass!!! Love the tulips and the floating blackbird! :-)

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  5. Such a beautiful garden - it is everything I'd like mine to be! Alas the heat here in Australia destroys primroses - I have mine in pots and move them around cooler spots in Spring.

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  6. Oh Clare! One day you are going to walk into your garden and find me lounging on your bench! Your garden is soooo inviting! Just as a garden should be! Well done Clare! You are a master with the needle and the trowel!

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  7. Magnificent! What is the pretty little tree with pinkish heart shaped leaves in the foreground of the third photo?

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    1. Hi Charlotte. The tree is a Cercidiphyllum japonicum also known as a toffee apple tree because it smells of burnt sugar in the autumn.

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  8. Oh your garden is beautiful - so lush and green. Love the vibrancy of new leaves and flowers. My autumn garden now has leaves scattered all over the lawn, bare leaves and lots of shade. I will look forward to seeing more photos througout spring and summer.

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  9. Your garden is beautiful Clare, and those tulips are just stunning! I love the layout of your garden too, witht the wide swathe of lawn under the arch and the curved borders. It all looks so lovely.
    I think its good to have a natural blogging break whenever you feel like it, rather than blogging because you feel you ought to.
    Gill xx

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  10. Such beautiful pictures. Of all the places I have lived, I often associate flowers with them. In Oklahoma, we had tulips that were such a deep purple they were almost black, and the insides just looked like velvet. I loved them so much. Your red/white ones are stunning.

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