Saturday, June 25, 2011

The Nest

The other day, I made a discovery.

Since this is the first Summer in our new home, I was wandering around our front garden, looking at the wonderful landscaping and plant choices that the previous owners had made.  I was trying to decide what needs a good pruning, when I focused in on the little pine tree.

I took a closer look and found a beautiful nest.

On even closer inspection, I gazed upon two little blue eggs.

They were the most incredible shade of blue that I have ever seen! 

So I was inspired to make a trip to our local paint store to see if I could find a colour just as lovely.  Well, I came back with something even better...

...ALL of the colours!

I signed out one of their fan decks, so now I just have to decide on one colour... or maybe two... or three...

Thanks for stopping in.


  1. I love finding surprises like that while wandering the yard. Beautiful pics! What room will you be painting?

  2. That is SO cool-I love that color blue too!! I also wanted to let you know that I featured your seashell stars on my blog this weekend! Thanks for inspiring me!

  3. Love it! I guess that is why they say the best colours appear in nature. great shots. Thank you for capturing and posting :)

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  5. Aaaa beautiful!!! I would end up with a rainbow in my house! haha!

  6. Just stunning!! I love how beautiful nature can be!! Good luck on choosing a color...looks like you have a lot of good ones there!!

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