Wednesday, April 28, 2010

You Capture: Spring

I love spring. I'm fairly certain I've said this about eleven billion times, but I do. I love spring. If I could marry spring, I would.

While on the March of Dimes walk, I captured a lot of gorgeous spring pictures. And then baby Godzilla unleashed himself on my laptop, where I had, sadly, uploaded the photos and then deleted from my camera. Luckily, my husband recently acquired a laptop, so I was able to steal his while anxiously awaiting a replacement power cord for my laptop! Technology. It's wonderful (and confusing, if you're my husband), but kind of annoying in its breakability.

ANYWAY, I did manage to snap some pictures that are very, very spring to me. In the field behind our house, there is a ditch that has three lilac bushes growing in it. They're very big and since no one really lives by them, I consider them fair game for flower cutting. Cutting the flowers is a little treacherous since it's pretty overgrown and I, of course, wear flip flops to do it, but it's worth it for all the flowers I can put in glass vases around the house.
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Aside from cropping, this next one is SOOC. Isn't it lovely what the spring sunshine can do?
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And finally, this photo represents spring because after months of spending every night inside, we finally get to go outside and play at the park every night after dinner. We're all thankful for this, but no one is as thankful for the warmth that spring brings as Luke!
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You Capture: Spring

35 comments:

Amanda + Michael said...

Ok, so. You can marry spring ONLY if I don't beat you to it.

CraftGirlAlli said...

Lilacs are my faaaaavorite! I am so jealous!

Saj said...

I love that SOOC shot of the lilacs! And I'm jealous your lilacs are out already! We probably have a couple more weeks to wait. But they're worth it!

Jade @ Tasting Grace said...

The lilacs are beautiful! I love that soft sunshine shot.

Geezees Custom Canvas Art said...

beautiful pics

Elaine A. said...

Oh the lilacs are gorgeous! And time at the park is da bomb (yes, I'm a dork for saying that but oh well...) ;) Happy SPRING!

Bec said...

Lilacs have eluded me this spring and I miss their smell!

Kristen said...

How do you keep lilacs alive in a vase? I love them too but they always wilt so fast for me. Maybe I'm cutting them wrong?

Great Captures!

Sarah said...

I LOVE lilacs! The lilacs in the soft sun captures spring so beautifully!

Kristin said...

Love the flowers and your little one looks like he's loving springtime!

ohabbyreally said...

Those lilacs are amazing!

Laura said...

oooh, pretty flowers! I think the first shot is my favorite - it just seems like you're bringing spring indoors, which I love.

alita said...

What pretty lilacs. You captured them perfectly. Oh and we LOVE the park, too.

~Mendie~ said...

I think Lilacs are one of the prettiest flower...so many little blooms!

Brooke Chambers said...

I LOVE the flowers. Beautiful!

myorii said...

Those are some wonderful shots of the lilacs! I've never really seen lilacs before but I think I'm in love with them just from looking at your photos! Great shots this week! I love your Spring :)

Mimi's Toes said...

I LOVE Lilacs in vases sitting around the house when I can go steal/borrow a twig or two from a lonely bush somewhere. Beautiful Spring Captures!

Colleen said...

I love lilacs. The second shot is so pretty.

Kirsten said...

I think Luke is my favorite picture. Because yesterday? We had snow and that's what I told mother nature yesteday...without the glint in my eye.

Karli said...

Awesome photos! The composition in the first one is fantastic. My kids are SOOO excited about Spring too!

Jen said...

Those flowers are lovely!

Chocolate Girl said...

Oh, lilacs! I love lilacs!

kristenly said...

your lilacs are lovely and your little one's a cutie pie!

Katie at A List Maker's Life said...

Oh! I can't wait for my lilacs to open. I can almost smell the delicious-ness in your pictures.

Sidnie said...

I love the second photo, your SOOC. It's amazing!
And your sweet little one. He's too cute, and looks like he's LOVING playing outside.

love said...

ellie said, "LUUUUUUKE!" =)

i wish i could smell these right now.

Adeena said...

LOVE the SOOC shot! And your little guy is too cute. :D

Stillmary said...

Wonderful lilac pictures, Erin - so close to my heart. I can almost smell them; and, your Luke picture say Spring perfectly!

Terry Elisabeth said...

I love lilacs ! So pretty. Smells so good.

juliannah said...

You are so lucky. The lilacs are magnificent! I would dig them up and transplant to my yard!

Haley said...

Hah! Look at his Mr. Bubbles shirt...so cute!

Sharon - Mom Generations said...

Ah... those lilacs. And OH... a beautiful BOY!!!!! Yes, it IS spring.

The Mommy said...

I clicked pictures of lilacs too, I love this flower.

Maggie May said...

i'd marry Spring too :) and i love, love those flowers. Nice to find you!

designHER Momma said...

I need to find a place to live, that has a creek. I have a nasty ditch, i think I'll check it for beautiful purple flowers. Just in case, you know?