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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Inspiration from the Neighborhood

     This is time of the year around here that is quite lovely with flowers and colors. I went for a walk around the neighborhood where I knew some great specimens were hanging around. Wisteria is among my favorites and the rare red chestnut is fabulous also. I use a real camera as I think I get the best shots with it. Now if I can translate these colors and textures into quilts.
Pink dogwood

Azalea

Red Chestnut


Wisteria



6 comments:

Exuberantcolor/Wanda S Hanson said...

Wonderful photos! I use a real camera for almost all of my photos too. I have never heard of red chestnut and I thought Wisteria only grew in the south.

Mystic Quilter said...

Beautiful photos, I love the Red Chestnut you have there and Wisteria is a firm favourite in my garden.
Thanks for sharing!

Sarah said...

Gorgeous!! Someday I want a pergola with wisteria at the back of my house. There is one a block over from me that is stunning.

Debbie said...

Love the photos, and the red chestnut is fabulous. That last photo should be turned into a quilt....it is gorgeous.

Kevin the Quilter said...

Thanks for sharing these beautiful photos of flora with us!

weddingdressblue said...

We have some wisteria here, but no dogwoods. I miss them.