thanks X three

for fall asters that grow wild here
with artistic flair and a promise
to be back year upon yearaster1.jpgaster3.jpgaster2.jpgaster4.jpg
for a new blog friend at Just a Moment
who gifted me special vintage paper to create with
for a giveaway at my art space RedorGrayArt as I open my humble Etsy shop

38 comments:

S. Etole said...

Such gracious beauty ... both you and the photos. Thank you.

laurel said...

Beautiful asters!

puna said...

What wonderful color. You don't normally see such purple for fall. Good luck on your etsy shop!

cinner said...

The flowers are just beautiful. they would be a delight.

Laura said...

Beautiful pictures! They are helping me to slow down this evening. Thank you for that gift!

smith kaich jones said...

I am forwarding this post to a friend, with whom I visited the Edom Art Festival today, and Blue Moon Gardens, where we lusted at a huge mound (there is no other word) of these lovelies. VERY happy making!!

:) Debi

suzyQ said...

These are some of my favorite pictures of yours so far! They are absolutely gorgeous.

maccandace said...

The asters with the raindrops on them are glorious. I'll have to check out your etsy shop, I'm sure you will have many treasures to offer.

Country Girl said...

Asters mean fall and these are so beautiful. Wishing you wonderful creative success!

.kat evans. said...

These asters look so
beautiful! The dew
drops add such a lovely
touch to them. :o)

Thumbs up on the Etsy!

Caroline said...

Gorgeous flowers! Can't wait to check out your shop. Congrats!

ols1 said...

What beautiful flowers. Great images. Good luck with your shop.

Mrs. E said...

Lovely!
Can't wait to see your shop!

m. heart said...

gorgeous!

spread your wings said...

how exciting that you are opening shop.
love the rain touched asters

Gayle at Planet M Files said...

How wonderful that you are opening an etsy shop!

Your photos are so beautiful and happy today.

meandering pearl said...

how exciting!!! i love the description of the flowers, they are like the overflow from an artists studio!!!
special thoughts

deb said...

Oh hooray for you Elk, I'll have to check it out.
And these aster look so beautiful in the pictures. But in my yard, not so much.

Char said...

congrats on opening your shop!!! so exciting

and beautiful aster - i love their wee purpleness

Wildflower Studio (Michelle Dransart) said...

How exciting ELK! I can't wait to see your new shop!
Hugs to you, friend!

Liss said...

beautiful flowers for a beautiful new friend

Good lick with your new shop. It looks good.

joanne said...

gorgeous photos, beautiful words, beautiful you... congratulations on your new shop!... so much beauty to share, so much to inspire, so much light to shine... i am so excited right along with you :)

xo

beth said...

oh !! that first photo had me at hello.....

elizabeth said...

congratulations on opening your shop! i wish you lots of luck! :)

Tracy said...

Those tender raindrops on those lovely asters have my heart racing--glorious, Elk! And I am soooo excited to hear that you are opening a shop at Etsy. Wishing so much fun, creative exploration and success! Happy Days ((HUGS))

6p00e54ed605548833 said...

i love purple. all shades, grape, mauve. these are beautiful. and redorgrayart....will be visiting for sure. good luck elk.

Jewels said...

Beautiful! And congrats on your new shop:)

MedaM said...

Beautiful series of really lovely flowers!
Congratulations on opening your shop!

Prospero said...

Starry asters. Congratulations on the Etsy shop, Elk.

Chris said...

Lovely, lovely photos.

And, I haven't been blogging in a while, so might I say that your blog design looks fabulous! Very, very eye catching and pretty :)

Kimmie said...

oh these are amazing! I love the closeups and the somewhat well weathered petals .... it's that time of year :)

Oliag said...

Here we call these wildflowers New England asters...but I bet every region claims them:) They are some of my favorites...so prolific and so colorful!...Your photos of them are amazing of course!...Can't wait to visit your Etsy shop!
xo

Joan Elizabeth said...

What pretty flowers and lovely shots. Congrats on the shop ... your talent shines brightly so it it should stand out and do well for you.

koralee said...

What lovely photos...I do love the pale shade of these flowers with the lovely pop of yellow! Rain drops are so lovely!

AscenderRisesAbove said...

oh i love those little purple flowers. I have often wondered the name as they seem to suddenly take over the area. One day they are not there and the next they take over an entire yard.

Mary said...

Lovely with the drops of rain on them... :)

SE'LAH... said...

fantastic macros! love the first one especially. brightened my day.

thanks.

Relyn said...

Oh, this post is so you. Perfectly, perfectly you.