Winter makes everything white

A huge thing in finishing something is to finish it – mentally. To do that last thing, like writing a long post about a project like I did yesterday. It feels great to have gotten my thoughts down, wow! Like adding the last punctuation to a book maybe, and coming to an end. Phew and yes; Yay! When I read all your comments in yesterday’s post about hosting a swap I was truly moved, thank you!

Today a quick post with frost photos – and tomorrow a lengthy review on Diane Trout’s cool book Journal Spilling that I read last week.

Sweden has had snow since before Christmas, and it’s lovely white everywhere you look, though I took these photos on a particular frosty day.

Extremely frosty winter (Photo by iHanna - Hanna Andersson)

White grass (Photo by iHanna - Hanna Andersson)

Frosty flower (Photo by iHanna - Hanna Andersson)

Pink details in snow (Photo by iHanna - Hanna Andersson)
Almost everything covered in thick white frost, but I managed to find a pink flower peeking through…

Pink details in snow 2 (Photo by iHanna - Hanna Andersson)
Pink Heather (Calluna vulgaris) keeps its form and colors even when it is dry, just as those beautiful rowanberries you know.

Extremely frosty winter (Photo by iHanna - Hanna Andersson)

Frosty fence (Photo by iHanna - Hanna Andersson)

A frosty winter (Photo by iHanna - Hanna Andersson)

Winter Star (Photo by iHanna - Hanna Andersson)

A Sign of Snow (Photo by iHanna - Hanna Andersson)

On some days you just have to go back inside and fetch your camera.

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9 Responses to Winter makes everything white

  1. Libby says:

    oh wow!
    these pictures are breathtaking and beautiful.
    thank you for posting them!

  2. iHanna says:

    Thanks Libby, for your kind comment on the photos. I love when nature just gives you opportunities like this one! :-) And yes, I do love snow.

  3. Wow, spectacular photos, Hanna. The weather can do such lovely things. Have a creative weekend. :)

  4. Kayla says:

    Beautiful pictures!

  5. These photos are stunning! Everything seems so delicate when dusted with snow =) I think the last one of the mail box is my favorite

  6. MissKoolAid says:

    We didn’t get a lot of snow so far this winter. At least here in Montreal. This past week, we could see grass in a lot of places though everything still was frozen. But we got a nice cover of snow last night and we should be getting more in the next week. I don’t usually like winter but fresh white snow is so pretty!
    Beautiful photos as usual.
    Have a great weekend.

  7. Lynn says:

    How pretty…love the red coming through the white snow…all are wonderful winterland to behold.
    Here we have sun and spring flowers bursting forth.

  8. U2kitteh says:

    Such awesome photographs as always Hanna! Can you believe I’m 30 and I’ve never seen snow in my life? I live in Florida! (USA, hehe…) — I think it really says something about you that though you’ve probably seen snow all your life you still find it beautiful and special enough to take pictures of it. It also speaks of the artist in your heart that you capture is so well.

  9. Jen says:

    Really beautiful shots, Hanna. The time I spent in Sweden was in the dead of winter and it was so beautiful that I have about a zillion photos of snow!!

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