Cedar Creek Nursery

This is a very cool place. They have an antique store, a gift shop that has EVERYTHING & the flowers. oh, and the shop cat. A great place to spend an hour & some money. The address is 2979 Hwy 119,¬† Montevallo, Alabama 35115. Its privately owned & operated. #buylocal Here are the fake flowers…

time traveling at Zoe’s in Forest Park

I found these mannequins at the consignment shop, Zoe’s in Forest Park. Their clothes are wonderful. Every time i visit, i feel as though i am a little girl, going through my grandmother’s closet. There are everyday clothes, business attire & little black dresses. Hidden among the everyday, are very old fancy clothes. Clothes that…

iphone flower pictures

Alabama’s flower is the oak leaf Hydrangea¬† the photo below…the plant looks like the sorting hat in the Harry Potter movies.

playing with orchids

My favorite nursery, Leaf & Petal…moved into a stunning new place. I loved the ceilings in their new buildings. A lot more iphone pictures to come.

wee African Violets

I love buds. I used to be upset whenever i bought mums & the buds refused to open. NOW, i use them in the arrangement because they look like small little balls. I’ll show soon. These were very small African Violets.

low light can do some pretty cool things

the focus falls fast when shooting in low light. Low light behaves a bit like a portrait lens…I love this beaded tree. Myer’s Plant and Pottery Pelham, Alabama

sunlight hits rust

I love when time & the elements change something into art. All photos were taken at Myer’s Plant and Pottery. I love taking photographs at locally owned shops because i am a firm believer in buying local, supporting our neighbors…