Monday, May 24, 2010

The sun flower

The sun flower, originally uploaded by Oyaji_ji.

Beautiful Beauty from Oyaji's Flickr~

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Tulip Craze

DSC02447, originally uploaded by JoeleneD.

This is from Joelene's Flickr Photostream which is full of wonderful Tulip Photos.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Crinodendron hookerianum - Chilean Lantern Tree - (or Chinese Lantern Tree?) in flower

Another Beauty!

Chinese Lantern Plant

Chinese Lantern Plant, originally uploaded by DigiPub.

Wow, I have never seen one of these before. Really Amazing!

cherry tree

cherry tree, originally uploaded by takay.

February is Cherry Month and I'm working on a ATC and using this as my inspiration~

Saturday, January 16, 2010

The Sunflowers

One of my favorite images ever! This is from the Postcrossing postcard wall. Van Gogh's sunflowers are awesome~

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Precious Paper Flowers

This is amazing.. This is paper quilling. This is from Creartive Shop's Flickr Photostream, and you can also find other pieces of incredible art at their website for sale.
"Paper Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. The paper is wound around a quill to create a basic coil shape. The paper is then glued at the tip and the coil shaped, these shaped coils are arranged to form flowers, leaves, and various ornamental patterns similar to ironwork.'

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Floppy Flowers

This beauty is from Today's Postcrossing Postcard wall.

Encaustic Wax Painting
This beauty if from Laura at her Etsy store Don't Orbit Me Encaustics .  Laura lives and creates in Markham, Ontario. Her medium of choice is painting with beeswax and gives a great background to her process at her etsy store and Flickr Photostream. I love that it's "Perfectly imperfect in nature". You'll find all kinds of goodies available to purchase at her Etsy store.. Love It!

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Mum is the Word

Mum, originally uploaded by laura.bell.

This beauty is from Laura bell at her flickr photostream.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Sea of Orange

MONTSERRAT '09, originally uploaded by Joan Brunés.
This is from the Joan Brune's who is a Chef in Spain. This is from his flickr photostream.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Floral Rainbow

Floral Rainbow, originally uploaded by FotoDawg.
From Fotodawg at Flickr!

Rod's Remix

This floral Photography experiment can be found at Roddh's Flickr Photostream.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Sinatra's Flowers

 You Make Me Feel So Young

Thanks to Artist Geree McDermott  for turning me onto the website  Rock Art Show. This site has "hundreds of cool rock art pieces in every price range for every music and art fan.Their site is a visual history of Rock from the Rat Pack to the Red Hot Chili Peppers.....from Aerosmith to ZZ Top and everything in between!" The Rock Art Show travels throughout the United States, you can find their tour dates here, and are sponsored by local radio stations.Portions of the proceeds then goes to local charities. The Rock Art Show blog has  fun stuff too, some behind the scenes events, such as the artists with their fans and where the art is now~

Monday, November 9, 2009

I Heart Sunflowers

As the weather starts to cool down, all I have to do is look at a sunflower to feel summer back~

These two Sunnies are from Christina's
Christina lives in Canada and is an avid gardener and loves to take photos of all her beauties. She has a great collection of flower photos and gives us all the particulars to her "photo shoot", as well as sharing her tips, and telling us about her camera of choice for any give photo.

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Corkscrew vine

I've never seen anything like this. It's from mbtphoto's Flickr, and was taken at the Reynolda Gardens, Winton-Salem, NC. Visit Flickr for more..

Pretty pretty Flowers

Pretty Yellow Flowers, originally uploaded by Alan1954.
From Alan who lives in Horsham, West Sussex,  England. This is from the Royal Horticultural Society's Gardens in Wisley, Surrey ,England. These are from Alan's Flickr Photostream. Alan has a goal of traveling to 100 countries, so far he's been to 56. How cool it that!

found here

found here

Friday, November 6, 2009

In Full Bloom

June 2008, originally uploaded by foley02.
These cool shots are from Jessie Foley in Midland, Michigan. Jessie is a fellow Postcrossing Postcard Project enthusiast and aspiring photographer. Jessie has a Etsy store where some of her prints are available and does take requests, and she also has a Flickr Photostream. You'll find flowers, to Cars in her portfolio of Pictures, and all sorts of things in between. These flower shots are a couple  of my favorites!

Fabulous Flower Aprons

AUNT JESSIE'S Vintage Inspired BEES and FLOWERS Fashionista Full Apron

These Fabulous Flower  Aprons are from  Kate at  her Etsy Store  Bambinoamore  were they  "offer handmade vintage inspired goodies – namely their  vintage inspired aprons that have become extremely popular!! Their full-length aprons will help you spice up your kitchen routine and bring out your domestic diva!! When you buy an apron from Bambino you can rest assured that you are receiving a stylish, functional, durable, and 100% ORIGINAL vintage-inspired apron!!"
Bambino has an adorable collection  of aprons, which come in a few different  styles. There's  the Aunt Jessie, the Elegant Eloise, the Edie and the Katiedid. Which are  inspired from Bambino's  Mom Eloise which features a straight neckline that is classic and chic, and from her Sweetheart Tinkering Aunt Jessie, and  Edie the half apron. The aprons come in an assortment  of fabrics. You'll find funky, classy, trendy and spunky fabrics to match everyone's moods, and personalities.

AUNT JESSIE'S Vintage Inspired FUNKY MOD FLORAL Fashionista Full Apron



Be sure to check out this wonderful Etsy store Bambino Amore , you will be so glad you did! Oh and the best part.... The Prices are awesome!! :-)

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Summer Garden

"Summer Garden no.2" ATC, originally uploaded by another.realm.

This beautiful ATC (Artist Trading Card) is the creative work Another.realm from her Flickr Photostream. She obviously loves flowers as much as I do :-)

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Rose Petal Tee How To

Rose Petal Tee
From the Book Applique' Your Way

Today at Etsy there is an awesome "How To" for this addorable Rose Petal Tee. Can't wait to get the book!

Crush on Crafted Flowers

Found these little beauties at  website Lushlee where  "Ange collects and shares ideas, design, beauty, interesting things, and inspiration from everyday life." These treasures are  sold at Claudia's  Etsy store  Deep indigo. Claudia lives in the Netherlands and is  an architect, a fashion designer, a mom, and a born crafter. Claudia is so creatively awesome, I just love her stuff!

Flower Photo Shoot in China with Xiaoyu

These are from Xiaoyu who lives in Beijing, China and is a Photography and Chinese Literature student at her University. These are from her website Ailily. Xiaoyu enjoys portraits and Architecture both of which are represented at her beautiful portfolio at her website. Xiaoyu also has some gorgeous beach and sunset photos.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Delightful Auusie Flowers

Daisy's, originally uploaded by Mundoo.

Mundoo's Flickr Photostream

Wattle Blossom
These are  from Mundoo's Flickr Photostream , Vicki  lives on  Hindmarsh Island in South Australia,"She lives in this beautiful place that is on the waterfront and faces east. She gets to  see many sunrises, birds and boats. Hindmarsh Island is in the estuary of the Murray River where it exits to the ocean. The Murray River is the longest river in Australia.She lives next to the Murray Mouth on Mundoo Channel which is part of the Coorong National Park and in a RAMSAR area for migratory birds."Vicki  also has a website at Hindmarsh Island where she has ton's of yummy recipes and shares her food adventures.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Flower Crazy with Heather Bailey

Spinning, originally uploaded by *Heather Bailey*.

These are from Hello My Name is Heather, Where Heather Bailey has an awesome store and tons of patterns, photos, ideas and stuff! Heather has her Pinwheel pattern download available here.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Purple Beauty

, originally uploaded by ladycupcake80.

This Beauty is from ladycupcake80's flickr photostream.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Flowers in paint

8 x 8 inches
acrylic on wooden cradled panel

These beautiful flowers are the creation of Halima Washington. Halima is an artist who lives in Atlanta, Georgia and paints with a combination of a palette knife and a brush. She "loves using the impasto technique because she wants the viewer to be aware of the paint and her passion for it and  wants people to see everyday ordinary objects and surroundings as extraordinary". Halima has a beautiful blog SMALL WORKS that is full of her magnificent pieces of work. If you're lucky enough to live in Atlanta Halima teaches at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center and has her work available at the Anne Irwin Fine Art Gallery. You can also find out more at Halima's website.


Flowers for Tina
8 x 10 inches
oil on gallery wrapped canvas

Postcrossing Flowers

Some of today's Flower Power from the Postcrossing Postcard Wall.

Saturday, October 17, 2009

Daisy - Vintage Postcard

Daisy - Vintage Postcard, originally uploaded by KatyC2009.


Postcrossing Postcard Flowers

These are from todays postcrossing postcard wall.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Flower Fantasy

These Beautiful Images are the work of Melinda Mills Bradshaw, an artist out of Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida. Melinda uses her graphic Design background as well as her Visual Art Graduate work to create limited edition prints. She" utilizes photography and computer digital enhancements to give each piece of art a contemporary impressionistic art feeling." These are just a couple of Melinda's creations and you can find many more at her website.