SPRING

Red FreesiaSpring is officially here! Many of the bulbs in my garden are in full bloom right now, like these Freesias. If you’ve ever smelled Freesias you know how wonderfully sweet they can make your garden smell.

With flowers, gardens, and spring everywhere, comes the desire to cast off the heavy, warm, winter clothes, and slip into clothes that match the colors and feel of spring.

I have several dresses for children that are filled with light, flowers, and softness,  both in my etsy shop and on my website.

They are the epitome of little girls and spring.

I thought you might be interested in seeing a few of the dresses that I think are wonderful spring dresses. This first dress is one that I think every little girl would love to wear. It is a nice, machine washable, light-weight cotton, with an adorable bunny jumping rope, hand-embroidered in the center of the smocking. I’ve captured the essential elements of spring in this scene, complete with flowers in blues and pinks and even an early butterfly!

Another dress that I think is a good depiction of spring is this dress, again, a lightweight, light-colored, machine washable cotton. The scene on this dress is very “spring”, hand smocked with a hand embroidered spring scene of a little girl walking in the country with her puppy. The hills are a vibrant green with new spring grasses and wildflowers. To complete the picture of spring, I’ve added a little bird, perched in front of his house, talking to the girl and her dog- (I’m sure they’re talking about the beautiful spring day-) The sky has a few puffy white clouds to accent the blue, and if you listen, you can almost hear the nearby meandering stream!

These are just a few of the dresses I have for spring in my shops. I am constantly working on more, so keep checking back. I get the majority of my ideas from scenes that I observe on my daily walks with Pascal. I’ve just started a new size 4 dress that will be great for spring, but I think it will be even more suggestive of summer~ we’ll see-

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8 thoughts on “SPRING

  1. GASP!
    your garden is stunning!
    where do yo live? in NY its all naked trees and gloom still… a FEW little croci and mini daffodils…

  2. So, so, so beautiful! I’m enjoying the season too … though there’s still time before I see such blooms as yours. Thanks for the preview!

  3. Beautiful pics!! It’s spring here too – we just got 4-5 inches of snow last night! Don’t need to worry about planting the garden and seeing flowers for a while. Sucks.

  4. Thanks Audrey! My son lives in Montreal and they’ve still got some snow too! It’s beautiful here right now, but in July Aug. & Sept. I will be the one complaining and it will be beautiful probably, where you are. It usually gets hotter than I like, in summer and the hills that are so beautifully green right now will be what everyone calls “golden”- to me they’re, “dried-up brown!”

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