Snow blossoms

There is something so delightful

About the bright light of spring

And the cold of a lingering winter.

If you look carefully, you can find snow moons

Dancing on the snow.

Snow moons copy

And instead of flowers,

We have snow blossoms

And dazzling light.

snow blossoms

And – just as in real life —

You might be lucky to find

A diamond in the rough.

Diamond in the rough

For more hidden jewels, please visit: Our World.

92 responses

  1. 9acresdesigns

    Would you believe we finally got snow here? We started to have green come up from the ground…and NOW the snow arrives! It looks so much prettier in your pictures!

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    March 25, 2013 at 15:56

  2. Don

    Wonderful – I find those colours in the second image absolutely magnificent.

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    March 25, 2013 at 15:57

  3. I love the snow blossoms. So pretty!

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    March 25, 2013 at 16:01

  4. You still have snow! Beautiful pictures.

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    March 25, 2013 at 16:07

  5. Beautiful, snowy capture for the day, Fiona! You have a way of showing your snowy world that makes me want to see snow falling!!!! But today we are blessed with blue, blue skies and mild temps and I have to admit, it does look lovely! Hope your week is off to a great start! Enjoy!

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    March 25, 2013 at 16:17

  6. denise

    Amazing photos and words!

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    March 25, 2013 at 16:21

  7. Snow blossoms is what we have too, Fiona… My today’s blog is on our early spring flowers –but I added some snow pictures at the end… Gads–when will spring get here???? ha

    Love your snow blossoms.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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    March 25, 2013 at 16:22

  8. daryledelstein

    beautiful … you have such a great eye

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    March 25, 2013 at 16:25

  9. Lovely way of looking at snow in spring. We have a storm hitting east coast today😦 Beautiful shots!

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    March 25, 2013 at 16:30

  10. The snow is definitely hanging around this year isn’t it?🙂

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    March 25, 2013 at 16:31

  11. snow blossoms….smiles…we have them too…it snowed 6 inches yesterday….its nice…i wasnt happy at first but standing out in the hush of it last night it was peaceful…

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    March 25, 2013 at 16:32

  12. Snow truly can bring magic to the world, and your photos prove it!

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    March 25, 2013 at 16:33

  13. TexWisGirl

    just gorgeous! love every one of these!

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    March 25, 2013 at 16:46

  14. lisaelskerarvid

    Nydelige bilder😃elsker bildet av huset, fargen og kombinasjon av hvit snø😃

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    March 25, 2013 at 17:12

  15. de LIGHT ful🙂

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    March 25, 2013 at 17:33

  16. I love the “diamond in the rough.” You continue to take beautiful photos.

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    March 25, 2013 at 17:46

  17. So much snow!

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    March 25, 2013 at 17:56

  18. mtwaggin

    Love that first shot, I’ve tried to get ones like that without much success.

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    March 25, 2013 at 18:14

  19. I’d love to see snow blooms one day! Seeing it through your photos is just as good, though.🙂

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    March 25, 2013 at 18:15

  20. cloudia

    You are the blogger I hope to be!

    Aloha🙂

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    March 25, 2013 at 18:23

  21. Absolutely wonderful snow blossom! I liked the first one with bokeh backdrop.

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    March 25, 2013 at 18:30

  22. so pretty!

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    March 25, 2013 at 18:31

  23. Dazzling, indeed, and reflecting light everywhere!

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    March 25, 2013 at 18:47

  24. Beautiful!!! I love how the snow glistens in the Bokeh background!!!

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    March 25, 2013 at 18:48

  25. so lovely pics! perfect for picstory today🙂 so if you like ….

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    March 25, 2013 at 18:54

  26. Chillingly beautiful! I love that spring light! It’s no longer muted.

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    March 25, 2013 at 18:57

  27. Thank you for words and pictures.
    Best whistes.

    http://www.starbear.no/mormor/2013/03/25/picstory-88-march-flowers/

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    March 25, 2013 at 19:19

  28. You always find the diamond in the rough…best attitude ever!

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    March 25, 2013 at 20:45

  29. Excellent photos. Earned capture light with great beauty.

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    March 25, 2013 at 20:48

  30. As ever, your photos bedazzle!

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    March 25, 2013 at 20:58

  31. Lady Fi,
    You. Are. A. Diamond. In. The. Rough. X

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    March 25, 2013 at 23:09

  32. Just the thought of snow blossoms and diamonds in the snow is wonderful. And your pictures are even more so.

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    March 25, 2013 at 23:13


  33. The diamond are your eyes when they find such a beautiful pictures. I love.

    · hugs

    · CR · & · LMA ·

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    March 25, 2013 at 23:29

  34. SO much of the miraculous in the common when we look for it Fi ……. snow moons … snow blossoms ever so pretty.

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    March 25, 2013 at 23:45

  35. Lovely photos and a beautiful perspective. Love your snow moons! Tail wags to Oscar from Barley.

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    March 26, 2013 at 01:20

  36. Beautiful snow blossoms there! It looks like a dream!

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    March 26, 2013 at 03:48

  37. What a wonderful image So nice 🙂

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    March 26, 2013 at 04:42

  38. beautiful, as always … you always click beautiful pictures of snow.

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    March 26, 2013 at 06:20

  39. Your photos are absolutely gorgeous, gives you a much more positive view of winter.

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    March 26, 2013 at 06:53

  40. beautiful and loved those bokeh🙂

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    March 26, 2013 at 06:56

  41. Your photos are so beautiful. I love your snow-blossoms! But I don´t like them in my own garden…NOW!

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    March 26, 2013 at 08:36

  42. Very pretty!

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    March 26, 2013 at 08:36

  43. J Cosmo Newbery

    The first pic reminds me of over-salted pretzels!

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    March 26, 2013 at 08:54

  44. Lady Fi, your descriptions of your snowy world are delightful. I like snow moons, they are just lovely. Your images are beautiful. Have a happy day!

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    March 26, 2013 at 09:50

  45. your snow blossoms are absolutely magical.🙂

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    March 26, 2013 at 10:23

  46. Delicately pretty

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    March 26, 2013 at 10:38

  47. Snow moons and snow blossoms…just delightful. I love the words you’ve put with these pretty shots🙂

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    March 26, 2013 at 11:09

  48. Snow moons and snow blossoms – icy perfection. Thank you.

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    March 26, 2013 at 11:44

  49. Magnificent!

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    March 26, 2013 at 12:15

  50. You have a wonderful eye! And great skills to show us what you see.

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    March 26, 2013 at 12:16

  51. Magnificent!

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    March 26, 2013 at 12:40

  52. Wonderful winter shots.

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    March 26, 2013 at 13:19

  53. Very soft beautiful sequence!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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    March 26, 2013 at 13:22

  54. Beautiful photograph, fantastic winter landscapes. I am greeting

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    March 26, 2013 at 13:26

  55. Just gorgeous! Happy Tuesday. ☺

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    March 26, 2013 at 13:53

  56. Delightful shots. You are a wonderful photographer.

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    March 26, 2013 at 14:47

  57. Even though I am so fed up of the snow, cold and wintry conditions you photos brought a smile to my face as your words and pictures do indeed look like jewels.

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    March 26, 2013 at 15:34

  58. I wait until the snow has melt to find hidden diamonds🙂 !

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    March 26, 2013 at 15:41

  59. Your snow moons and diamonds in the rough are absolutely beautiful. These are fantastic photos.

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    March 26, 2013 at 16:43

  60. You snow blossoms are just beautiful!
    Wishing you a wonderful day!

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    March 26, 2013 at 18:43

  61. Gorgeous photos of the little beauties in the snow. Amazing !

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    March 26, 2013 at 20:16

  62. Great Pictures, trevlig Påsk!

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    March 26, 2013 at 20:51

  63. Love your snow blossoms, Lady Fi !
    Warm greetings from Holland,
    Anna🙂

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    March 26, 2013 at 21:36

  64. Pat

    Such beautiful images!

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    March 26, 2013 at 23:28

  65. Al

    Very pretty, but I’m starting to be ready for spring and summer.

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    March 27, 2013 at 00:55

  66. I love your snow blossoms and snow moons
    diamonds in the rough
    all so beautiful!

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    March 27, 2013 at 01:50

  67. Beautiful work, here! My favorite kind of sparkle.

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    March 27, 2013 at 06:36

  68. Come one, be honest – you prefer the winter to any time of year dont you!

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

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    March 27, 2013 at 09:34

  69. Hi! Spring is just around the corner. I like the last photo very much.

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    March 27, 2013 at 12:25

  70. The word “snow blossoms” reminds me of Japanese word “botan-yuki (peony-snow)” which is large flakes of snow. Cherry blossoms falling in the wind looks like falling snow and vice versa. Collaboration of light and snow is magically beautiful.

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    March 27, 2013 at 15:30

  71. Ah, yes! Snow blossoms! They are a delight for the eyes. 🙂

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    March 27, 2013 at 17:03

  72. The snow crystals look beautiful glistening in the sunshine, every bit as beautiful as early flowers.

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    March 27, 2013 at 17:34

  73. that first one is so beautiful and fragile.
    We also had some snow this week while it’s supposed to be spring🙂
    But I don’t mind.

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    March 27, 2013 at 19:27

  74. I admire your decidedly positive appreciation of the white stuff and the cld stuff.

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    March 27, 2013 at 19:33

  75. Dear Lady Fi !
    You, my friend, are one
    great reason to celebrate
    this Easter season.
    Wishing you an Easter that’s
    as special as can be.
    Lucia

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    March 27, 2013 at 21:06

  76. nice shots.🙂

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    March 27, 2013 at 22:12

  77. so beautiful and totally familiar…although today has warmed up considerably…there are brown patches that were not visible a day ago.

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    March 27, 2013 at 22:41

  78. imac

    Beautiful twigs and grasses

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    March 27, 2013 at 23:27

  79. Why is it that you snow looks way better than ours..maybe yours is colder:)

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    March 28, 2013 at 06:13

  80. That’s the full magic of winter … so lovely seen!! wish you Happy Easter and a near Spring !!

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    March 28, 2013 at 07:19

  81. Nydelige bilder … du får vinteren til å se vakker ut! Det er disse blomstene jeg kan “hygge” meg med også. Snøen ligger ennå rundt huset, men minker litt for hver dag. I fjor på denne tid blomstret krokus og snøklokker, sukk …. men den som venter på noe godt, venter ikke forgjeves🙂

    God påske!

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    March 28, 2013 at 09:44

  82. “Snow moons” and “snow blossoms” – I love it!

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    March 29, 2013 at 00:20

  83. Breathtaking! Especially love the simplicity of the “snow moons” photo.

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    March 29, 2013 at 03:26

  84. Zuzana

    I have always loved the dry grass or any dry flowers that last through seasons.;) Lovely photography.;) xoxo

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    March 29, 2013 at 15:37

  85. Ajaytao2010

    Excellent pictures

    you are a great photographer

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    April 8, 2013 at 16:48

  86. You have a wonderful blog. Sorry about my English, I use translator.
    Daniela

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    April 14, 2013 at 23:32

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