Feb 25, 2011

Spring on the Brain...


Here it is late winter,
and spring can't come fast enough...

(click photos to enlarge)

My bulbs are up,
some are blooming....

It's all looking good....


Then Mother Nature
proves she is not done yet,

and turns my garden into a big snowglobe...
several perfect pristine inches...


So today
 I thought it was time to begin to build my own
snow free snowglobe...

That is the joy of cloches,
an empty space to build your very own little world...


A world where the birds are singing...

A world under glass
climate controlled by me :-)


I hope you have found your bit of spring today?

I am joining...

and

Thanks for stopping by...

49 comments:

Olive Cooper said...

Yay spring and your charming cloche. I have put your blog on my roll so as to keep up with your posts efficiently. hugs♥olive

A Vintage Chic said...

Oh, so beautiful...love the sweet spring vignette you created with your cloche. I think we're ALL ready for spring...good for you taking matters into your own hands so beautifully!

Julie

Pamela Gordon said...

This is so pretty. We are awaiting spring here but there's another blizzard on the way tomorrow - so we continue to wait, probably for another month or more. Thanks for sharing your glimpse of spring and I hope your snow melts soon.

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

How cute, Bella! Are your sweet little birds pie birds? I have always wanted to collect them. The "snowless snow globe" you created is breathtaking. I can't wait for spring!!!

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

How cute and springness Bella..Hugs and smiles Gloria

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

your birdies look like the ones that will soon make their nest on my front door wreath! then i will know it is spring!

Lisa said...

I love the birds, and I really like the one in your header. Your blog is so pretty.

Cheers,
Lisa x

Sherry said...

I love your snow free globe! How very cute with the little birds. Such a great display to remind us spring is on the way! Thanks for linking up!
Sherry

Carolyn said...

That is just so cute! Spring would be nice but we are expecting another big storm tomorrow night.

Carolyn

Lavender Cottage said...

Hi Bella
Baby birds in a nest say spring to me and yours are really sweet. I'm glad they don't have to endure any snow under their dome of protection.
Like Carolyn, we're expecting a storm again...enough already!
Hugs,
Judith

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Bella, your pie birds are just beautiful, I've never seen the double pink ones before:@)

Gracie's Cottage said...

Oh sweet...and such a fresh and happy display - love it!

Jan

Rosie said...

What a pretty display. What cute chickies. And I love the touches of baby's breath. Oh, come on spring!

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Your tall cloche makes such a pretty display for your cute little birds! The thumbnail makes them look like the real thing! We've had such mild weather that I have to keep reminding myself that it's still FEB! How's the floor coming along? xx

Marie Arden said...

Love the chicks in the cloche-- sorry about more snow. Spring will be here soon for all of us.

Angela said...

I never realized that pie birds look like hungry little birdies! Cute!!

Debbie said...

Although it is not quite spring yet, I woke to the sound of birds singing in my trees. I was so thrilled by all the promise their songs bring.

Rob said...

It was very Spring like here yesterday but if it wasn't it would feel like Spring after seeing your lovely creations.

Dawn said...

You have so much style, it's always a delight to stop by. Have you got a job doing what you love? If not I can't imagine why you haven't been snapped up. You have a truly beautiful home & heart. I love what you do.

love Dawn xx

Sarah at Finishing Touch Interiors said...

Bella they are so cute, very pretty. Hope you have a great weekend :)

Leslie said...

How adorable.. those birdies look hungry for spring too! :)

suzeeez said...

What a sweet cloche vingette. love it love it love it ! Looks so springy :o) Sue

A Garden of Threads said...

Adorable cloche vingette, Bella. Is Mommy bird singing outside the cloche:)

Vintage Gal said...

Bella ~ adorable vignette ~ puts a smile on my face ;-)

Marianne said...

How perfect, Bella! I enjoy looking at your delightful Spring-globe. You always take beautiful photos.

I know how much all you snow-bound gals are looking forward to warmer weather, so I've made a tribute to that in my post today. I invite you to come by and visit. It might make you feel a bit warmer.

Have a joyous weekend,
Marianne

Passionate for White said...

Those little birdies are SO charmingly unique!

Jane@Cottage at the Crossroads said...

I just adore those baby birds! The birds are building nests in my birdhouses right now. I'm from South Carolina and we've had some nice weather for the past two weeks. Bulbs blooming, trees about to bloom, etc. Ah, spring!

Becca's Dirt said...

There is someone out there stealing posts from blogs and yours is one of them. Check this out http://planning-garden.blogspot.com/2011/02/first-spring-planter.html?utm_source=BP_recent. From what I see there are tons of different blogs stolen from. I've noticed posts from other bloggers here but forgot who they belonged to.

Amanda said...

Oh Bella...what a beautiful post! I always enjoy my vists here at your lovely rose cottage! Those little birds are so sweet and look absolutely charming under the cloche! You have such a creative eye and flair for romantic decor!
Best Wishes and Blessings,
Amanda

Erin said...

Lovely post!!! Those little birds are absolutely darling!!

Becca's Dirt said...

Bella there are posts on the thief's blog from yours going back more than a year. Oh this kind of stuff makes me mad.

http://planning-garden.blogspot.com/2010/12/past-and-present.html

Olga said...

How cute! This is such a lovely post!

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hello Bella, how darling are your sweet piebirds under your Springtime cloche!... I love it!... I read Becca's comment about a blog thief and went to that link... how disgusting!... there are so many to look through, mainly garden photos, I expect some of mine might be there too... please let me know what we can do about it? I saw all kinds of your posts there...really, how low can some people get!... xoxo Julie Marie

rosarod said...

Hi Bella, nice look inside the bell jar, so pastel colors announce the next season, greetings, Rose Marie

Mari said...

HELLO BELLA~LOVE YOUR SWEET PINK BIRDIES UNDER GLASS :) JUST BEAUTIFUL!!

XO~MARI

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

Those birds are just tooo sweet!!

http://inthehammockvintage.blogspot.com

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

Adorable Bella. V

Nancy said...

Oh, so cute!

Heaven's Walk - said...

Bella - your little birds are soooo adorable!!! They are just precious under that cloche. Love it! :)

xoxo laurie

Light and Voices said...

Adorable nesting birds...Happy Pink Saturday!
Joyce M

~~Carol~~ said...

Are those pie birds in the cloche? Oh my goodness, if they are, I've never seen pink ones before! We got more snow last night, so I totally understand your need for a snow-free zone!
Happy Pink Saturday!
Carol

Debra@Common Ground said...

Your birdies are precious. Love them in the cloch! Sweet and springy! So glad you joined in for VIF!
hugs,
Debra

Cindy Lew's Studio said...

You know when you click on a page and just go "Ahhhh", well that is how I felt when I clicked on your link. Beautiful!!!!

Happy Pink Saturday
Hugs and Warm Wishes, CindyLew

Donnie said...

That was so pretty and definitely spring like.

Char said...

That couldn't be cutier if you tried!!
Happy Pink Saturday, Char

suesueb said...

I adore your snowless globe! Happy pink week to you and I hope you warm up soon!!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

These are soooo cute Bella!! Just darling- love them! What a sweet little vignette- thanks for sharing this at my party! :)

Katie@LeBeauPaonVictorien said...

Hi Bella!
Love your darling little cloche with the pink pie birds! They are so adorable!!!

Rhonda Jones said...

Hi Bella,
I found you via Pink Saturday! What a lovely blog you have!! I am participating in Pink Saturday for the first time tomorrow!!! Looking forward to getting to know you!

LOVE the little pink birds!!!

Rhonda :-)