Friday, January 29, 2010

Spring is just around the corner...

Spring, my favorite season is on its way. At least the calender says it is. I'm not so sure since we're in the middle of a major snow event here in West Tennessee. Check out the photos at the bottom of this post.
Here are a couple of new pieces I recently added to my Etsy shop.
Anyone who knows me knows that I love walking through the woods in the spring looking for wildflowers and any and all signs of life reawakening.
I've seen the Large-Flowered Trillium a few times in this area, they really are a beautiful wildflower. I decided that I wanted to make one out of glass.

This Large-Flowered Trillium Suncatcher measures 7 3/4 inches diameter, just over 19.5cm. I've never used the amber green glass that I selected for the background. It turned out to be a nice choice, reminding me of the colors of the woodland floor.

The Happy Dolphin suncatcher doesn't have anything to do with spring, but it was a cute fun project. This design started off as a tiny little sketch, suggested by a friend who wanted me to design a small dolphin piece that she could hang in her office. The dolphin measures 8 1/2 inches tall by 6 1/4 inches wide, 21.5cm by 16cm.

As promised, here are some pics of our snowfall. The snow started coming down at about 10 a.m. Friday and has not let up yet. This is a major event for us down here, I don't remember getting this much snow in such a short amount of time. This former Northerner doesn't have a clue of how to drive in this stuff anymore.
Here's the same clump of daffodils at various times throughout today. My next photo shoot of the outdoors is at 5 p.m., I'm sure this clump will be covered up completely.

8 a.m. January 29

11 a.m. January 29

2 p.m. January 29
At first it was predicted that we would have ice. Later it was changed to snow only. I'm very thankful for the change in the forecast.
Wherever you are, stay safe and warm. I'm gonna go make me a snowman.

1 comment:

Celtic Cat said...

Hopefully the snow will insulate your plants and they will be okay, and bloom later.