Saturday, June 8, 2013

Fairy Frocks

 
Double Aquilegia (Columbine)
(These little blooms are about an inch in diameter)
 
My favourite flower in the garden.
Beep (my granddaughter) and I,
 think they would make marvellous dresses for fairies!
 
sharing with...

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56 comments:

Roger said...

Brilliant photography! Amazing colour and detail. I am in awe, wow!

Rambling Woods said...

They are perfect for that...

Red Nomad OZ said...

Here I was thinking they already WERE fairies - in disguise!!

Linda W. said...

Such a delicate pink color. Very nice!

Elephant's Child said...

Aquilegias - also known as Columbines or Grannies Bonnets here are one of my favourite flowers too.

Valerie said...

Just gorgeous captures, Karen - thanks for sharing.

SwedishCorner ~ DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Happy Pink Saturday, Karen :) Beautiful pinks! The flowers are amazing up close.
Greetings from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

Karen Frost said...

Beautiful details - they really are from a fairy tale! xo

Jannibele said...

Wow, what a gorgeous akeleie. Fantastic close up!

Luna Miranda said...

gorgeous shade of pink. marvelous macro shots.

Lea said...

Very pretty!
I agree with you and your grandaughter.
Have a wonderful week-end!
Lea
Lea's Menagerie

Andy said...

Great job in capturing the flower in full bloom. Keep on clicking.

DeniseinVA said...

I think you and your granddaughter are correct, they would make lovely dresses for fairies :) Beautiful! Absolutely beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing with Today's Flowers.

Denise
Today’s Flowers
An English Girl Rambles

EG CameraGirl said...

Love the colour of this columbine!

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful flower, I love the pretty pink! Have a happy weekend!

TexWisGirl said...

they're beautiful. i've never seen columbine in person, but i see it all over blogland and i love it!

Sylvia K said...

I agree!! Perfect fairy dresses they are! Such a lovely flower, beautiful color and gorgeous captures for the day! My blog problems have finally defeated me and I'm giving up, but I will continue to visit and comment! Hope you have a great weekend, Karen!

Rajesh said...

Very pretty pink flowers.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Yes they would! Beautiful delicate pink fairy princess gowns!

Betty said...

Beautiful! ThankS for visiting My Cozy Corner. I love your blog.
Betty

Birgitta said...

Gorgeous flower! Great close-up!

Karen said...

Such a pretty pink colour for aquilegias, definitely a great dress for fairies.

Ellie said...

Oh I totally agree with the fairy dresses - beautiful flowers and really lovely pictures. :))

Dianne said...

Exquisite fairy dresses in softest prettiest pink ..... isn't it lovely to have a grand-daughter who with an imagination.

Laura said...

Magnificent Karen, I've never seen this blossom before... so glad you will be sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro:-)

Les... said...

Lovely Macros!

You capture not only every fine detail, but also the infinite possibilities!

Beautifully done *VBS*

Sandy Carlson said...

Columbine is another word for magic.

SquirrelQueen said...

Beautiful blooms. Any fairy would be thrilled to wear one of these as a gown.

Indrani said...

What a name! It is beautiful!

ladyfi said...

Wow - how utterly gorgeous!

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

Lovely color!

Dimple said...

I love columbine, also. These are beautiful!

lina@womens perspectives said...

Gorgeous!
Thanks for dropping by :)

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Gorgeous little fairy frocks!

Gunilla Bäck said...

Pretty little blossoms!

Lavender Cottage said...

A favourite in my cottage gardens. I like the double pink.
Judith

Gemma Wiseman said...

Incredible detail of this magnificent little flower! So very lovely!

Claudia said...

Beautiful! It's hard to believe their only an inch in diameter. Great job!

A wondering star said...

Great photos and very beautiful Aquilegia.
Jorunn Norway

Leovi said...

These flowers are pure fantasy, beautiful photos!

Wayne (Woody), whatever said...

The like like spokes on a pink wheel.

Crafty Gardener said...

Fabulous macro shot ... and yes, they would make wonderful fairy dresses.
Thanks for stopping by. I've added you to my Canada Blog hop

Herdign Cats said...

Beautiful pictures. They would make fabulous fairy frocks!

Gail Dixon (La.Belle) said...

Whoa, these are so beautiful! I can so see these as fairy dresses. The deep pink is so pretty. What a fun observation.

Icy BC said...

They are gorgeous, and the color is so divine!

RedPat said...

There are fairies in there for sure!

Kim Hkiss said...

Wow this is gorgeous!

Kim,USA

Christian Weiß said...

Beautiful photos and flowers.

Sophie A. said...

Amazingly unique flower!
Beautiful shot, karen

Ann, Chen Jie Xue 陈洁雪 said...

beautiful, I have not seen them.

Unn said...

Wonderful, beautiful...
and fantastic photo!

Charlene said...

What a pink beauty and amazing macro shots!

NatureFootstep said...

a very detailed macro. Love the images.

That Someone said...

Earthbound angels.

Me said...

These are terrific. What excellent macro shots of such a beautiful flower, love the pink colour. Beeps favourite you know.

lorik said...

Magical! The pink of the petals looks almost edible - delicious:) Great shots! Thanks for your visit:)