Tuesday, April 24, 2018

X marks the spot

Yesterday morning the sun was shining and it was 45 degrees. I know that's cold by some standards but when you've been dealing with 20's and 30's 45 feels pretty good. It put me in the mood for a walk.
As I was walking up the sidewalk an X marked the spot of a little treasure.


So it wasn't a treasure in terms of monetary value but these little pinecones gave me something different to take pictures of. I took their picture on the front porch.


Then I carried them around the yard and took their picture in the forsythia bush, on the rocks next to the deck and hanging from a planter that was sitting on the steps.


It was nice to play with the big camera for a while and then do some more playing getting the pictures ready.

13 comments:

  1. Lovely photos/edits. I know it was nice to walk outdoors with slightly warmer temps.

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  2. Great pictures and good for you to use the pine cones. You all have a terrific day.

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  3. I would have liked to see those collage photos on their own, not clumped together. Thank you.

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  4. pine cone art it is! i love little pine cones, in the tree and out of the tree and you might remember my burn the pine cones in a pot post a few years ago. useful fun art... yay for sunshine

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  5. What a treasure. I love pine cones, I have them all around my house!

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  6. 45 degrees is something to celebrate after a very long winter. It means that 65 and 75 degrees is coming soon. But, I realized yesterday...that also means that I can't hide this chubby winter body under a coat any longer. EEEK!

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  7. You got outside and in the fresh air and roamed around like you love to do. Excellent way to spend your day off.

    Have a fabulous day and week, Ann. Big hug to you and tons of scritches to Gibbs. ♥♥♥

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  8. Yep...45 degrees is a bit cool for me. Although our 58 is a bit cool for me today. Not being able to warm up for some reason. Loving your creative shots with the pine cones. Nice job.

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  9. You have elevated them to gorgeousness!!!!!

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  10. Lovely. We are surrounded with beautiful things like these cones but take it all for granted. Take them and really look at them on their own and you have something wonderful.
    Briony
    x

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  11. Our temps have been bouncing back and forth between the 20s and 80s the last couple of weeks. Hvoc has been sufficiently wreaked with our local peach crop again.

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  12. I am in a t shirt, holding my breath to stay this way. Will send warm to you.

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  13. lovely snap. Wish i could pick up some of the cones for decoration.

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