The last day of November was gloriously cold:

A frosted universe presented itself —

Frosty flowers that looked like stars floating in the cosmos;

Frosty flowers 1 copy

Small ice crystals in the shape of

Trees on the postbox lock;

Frosted lock

A storm passed through

And left frozen waves in its wake;

frosted waves

A bird hiding out in the icy reeds

Sang a morning song;


And yes, even a rubbish bin

Transformed into something greater than itself

In the frosted sun.


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88 responses

  1. Frost is nature’s frosting on a cake.

    December 2, 2013 at 15:29

  2. Marvelous photos of the magic in Wintertime. Great !
    Best regards, Synnöve

    December 2, 2013 at 15:46

  3. You’ve captured the frosty universe wonderfully!

    December 2, 2013 at 15:52

  4. Missing snow in India now. Lovely captures.

    December 2, 2013 at 16:01

  5. nocolebolo

    Usually the flowers are always beautiful but those frozen flowers are more beautiful yet.
    Undoubtedly, the first pictures are spectacular.

    · hugs

    · CR · & · LMA ·

    December 2, 2013 at 16:03

  6. Exellent focus and short DOF, great detail. I like the soft colors a lot:)

    December 2, 2013 at 16:04

  7. And we don’t get winters like this as well. But I am not complaining. Now fall is another matter!

    December 2, 2013 at 16:14

  8. It’s so pretty. Beautiful detail of the frost on the lock!

    December 2, 2013 at 16:41

  9. Wow..the first shot is beautiful, but then all your other shots! Compare to yours, our weather is still relative mild!

    December 2, 2013 at 16:46

  10. stunning my friend.

    December 2, 2013 at 16:51

  11. Jim

    Beauty everywhere, Fiona. Love these images!

    December 2, 2013 at 17:00

  12. Exquisite captures as always!! I LOVE the frosted flowers!! Hope you have a great week!!

    December 2, 2013 at 17:03

  13. beautiful opening shot! love the light coming thru the trees, too!

    December 2, 2013 at 17:14

  14. Such neat frosty shots! I really like the first one and how the frost clings to each part of the flower.

    December 2, 2013 at 17:28

  15. So beautiful!! The frost patterns are so cool.

    December 2, 2013 at 17:33

  16. Yes, you have captured the beauty of this icy, beautiful shapes!

    December 2, 2013 at 17:37

  17. The frost is an artist and your pictures are georgeos!

    December 2, 2013 at 17:51

  18. Stunning.
    That first photo made my heart perform a flip flop! xx

    December 2, 2013 at 18:09

  19. thesmittenimage

    That is a beautiful series of frosty shots, Fi. You’ve captured magic with that first one.

    December 2, 2013 at 18:16

  20. Your frost photos are very nice!

    December 2, 2013 at 18:50

  21. Perfect frosting fotos! I really like that first one but also that you took shots of some rather ordinary items that turned into extraordinary frost shots.

    December 2, 2013 at 19:02

  22. Frost is an amazing thing. The flowers are especially pretty!

    December 2, 2013 at 19:17

  23. Absolutely breathtaking! I love the frosty flowers particularly.

    I see they were taken on Andersdag, so if the old saying of “Om Anders braskar, julen slaskar” is true, we might not get a white Christmas.

    December 2, 2013 at 19:40

  24. LOVE that first shot!!!

    December 2, 2013 at 20:04

  25. Wow! That first photo took my breath away! They are all stunning, but the first one really did it for me!

    December 2, 2013 at 20:24

  26. Such stunning photos! Frost is so beautiful.

    December 2, 2013 at 20:44

  27. Your frosty shots are very beautiful.

    December 2, 2013 at 20:48

  28. Just beautiful, 💚

    December 2, 2013 at 21:23

  29. oh nice…the flowers are amazing…but the frost on the lock…so distinct…it looks like leaves….very nice….

    December 2, 2013 at 21:29

  30. Wow, amazing images. the first shot is gorgeous. Well done, have a happy week!

    December 2, 2013 at 21:32

  31. How absolutely beautiful. We are lurching into summer and it promises to be hot, hot, hot today so these images are particularly welcome this morning. Thank you.

    December 2, 2013 at 21:35

  32. Chilly with the blessing of light – your frosty morning is a celebration of shape and texture. Nature transforms even ordinary objects into works of art.

    December 2, 2013 at 21:36

  33. Läckert! Vi har som tur inte haft så mycket frost ännu, bara lättare.

    December 2, 2013 at 22:01

  34. Oh so very frosty!

    December 2, 2013 at 22:23

  35. I like the pictures of the frost you showed. Not it is only time before the real winter sets in.

    December 2, 2013 at 22:37

  36. bobbushell

    Ooooh, it is freezing over there, I think I’ll stay at home. Great photos Fi.

    December 2, 2013 at 23:28

  37. So beautiful… flowers:-)

    December 3, 2013 at 00:21

  38. Al

    It’s starting to look like winter there – lovely photos. It should look like winter here by Wednesday.

    December 3, 2013 at 03:08

  39. You make winter beautiful!

    December 3, 2013 at 04:46

  40. Frosty flowers – WoW. Very good. Thanks for sharing.
    Maybe this winter hopefully I will watch snow.

    December 3, 2013 at 07:05

  41. Beautiful photos of the frost – that’s something that I will never see here in the tropics.

    December 3, 2013 at 07:42

  42. Wow! What a great photo series!

    December 3, 2013 at 08:46

  43. Loving the frost flowers. So far this year we haven’t had much frost which is a shame because it makes for good photos.

    December 3, 2013 at 08:54

  44. Just gorgeous…especially the frosted flowers and who would have thought that there is beauty in a rubbish container!

    December 3, 2013 at 09:54

  45. Another fascinating post, ladyfi! “Stars floating in the cosmos” is a poetic analogy. To me, the frosted flowers look like angels’ pinwheels.


    December 3, 2013 at 10:25

  46. These flowers look like jewels, so beautiful !

    December 3, 2013 at 10:38

  47. Beautiful, fairytale frost flowers! Today we started with frost as well. The Australian grandchildren were excited!

    December 3, 2013 at 11:03

  48. Guess what? I am listening to Walking in the Air. What a coincidence. Perfect soundtrack for your pictures.

    Greetings from London.

    December 3, 2013 at 11:14

  49. Brilliant photos.

    December 3, 2013 at 11:16

  50. Great shots – the trees on the lock are great – I get to see frost outside my door 3 or 4 times a year!!

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

    December 3, 2013 at 11:52

  51. Beautiful shots! I always love to see some snow!

    December 3, 2013 at 11:53

  52. having only seen snow once in my life, I am amazed by the patterns the ice crystals make. The sunlight through the trees in your image of the trees and lake is so beautiful. Have a wonderful week, and thank you for stopping by my blog today.

    December 3, 2013 at 13:40

  53. What an artist you are: In both words and pictures!

    December 3, 2013 at 15:47

  54. I will take the cold if it gives up the light…beautiful shots of a wintery world.


    December 3, 2013 at 16:36

  55. nice, frosty, shots. We did not have that cold. Just above zero I think.

    December 3, 2013 at 17:51

  56. I’m such a fan!

    December 3, 2013 at 18:34

  57. Oh so pretty!
    The first flowers look like they are coated in sugar.
    Have a wonderful day.

    December 3, 2013 at 19:59

  58. Love the frosty photos! The cold that comes with them, not so much. We are having a very wintery week in the northern US.

    December 3, 2013 at 20:09

  59. just gorgeous!

    December 3, 2013 at 20:27

  60. Fantastic frosty shots! So beautiful!

    December 3, 2013 at 20:39

  61. wow ! what elegant photography with nature’s frost and florals ~ beautiful! ~ thanks, carol, xxx

    December 3, 2013 at 23:44

  62. It is lovely of you to share the seasonal change — something we don’t see nowadays. The frosted flowers are exquisite.

    December 4, 2013 at 00:44

  63. Veronica Roth

    Lovely photos! I’m really looking forward to being in England in a few days time again. I miss the little birds and the frost on the fields. Last Christmas was absolutely magical in Oxfordshire and I think this Christmas might be the same.:)

    December 4, 2013 at 01:28

    • Hope you get a good winter then. I live in Sweden, so we’re almost guaranteed snow at some time!

      Lady Fi wrote: > New comment on your post “Frosted” > Author : Veronica Roth (IP: , > E-mail : > URL : > Whois :

      December 4, 2013 at 05:28

  64. Love your frosted lock..and the trees there:)

    December 4, 2013 at 05:52

  65. le prime due immagini sono ricami di merletto, il gelo è un grande maestro! e aqnche le altre, tutte splendide, grazie e passa una bella giornata

    the first two images are lace embroidery, Frost is a great teacher! and other aqnche, all beautiful, thank you and passing a beautiful day

    December 4, 2013 at 06:29

  66. Magical photos!It will be getting quite frigid here beginning tonight. The snow is falling and temperatures will go below 0. Time to stay in and cuddle up with a good book.

    December 4, 2013 at 07:25

  67. Don

    Just so magical.

    December 4, 2013 at 09:52

  68. Natures creativity – so gorgeous.

    December 4, 2013 at 10:01

  69. Raureif zaubert..
    wunderschöne Bilder zeigst du
    DANKE sagt das katerchen mit einem LG von hier

    December 4, 2013 at 12:26

  70. Beautiful shots. The little flowers remind me of snowflakes. :)

    December 4, 2013 at 13:21

  71. the frost on the flowers is beautiful!

    December 4, 2013 at 17:23

  72. Such fragile beauty. I just stumbled upon these photos whilst listening to Tori Amos’ Christmas album, ‘Midwinter Graces’, and felt that the magical mood of the album was perfectly suited to this visual enchantment.

    December 4, 2013 at 20:57

  73. such beautiful photos, they inspired sounds of joy

    December 4, 2013 at 22:08

  74. gorgeous frostimages, but too soon.

    Glad you liked my Fern circle.:)

    December 4, 2013 at 23:16

  75. Det ar en talgoxe, eller hur? Dom har vi inte har och det var roligt att fa se. Underbara bilder som alltid.

    December 4, 2013 at 23:57

  76. Pure poetry, all of it.

    December 5, 2013 at 00:01

  77. Superb pics Lady Fi:)

    December 5, 2013 at 05:01

  78. Stunning frost shots! Our frosty mornings have turned to a full blown winter wonderland in northern Minnesota. We’re amidst a 3 day snow storm that so far has covered us in about 2 feet of snow!

    December 5, 2013 at 06:06

  79. Frost fingers gave beauty to everything:-)

    December 5, 2013 at 07:51

  80. A little wonderland all around you… I wish I could wake up to that sometimes… I wouldn’t be able to put my camera down….Beautiful pics!

    December 5, 2013 at 10:11

  81. Frosten kan være virkelig vakker … bare så synd all kulden som følger med! Jeg liker ikke når det blir kaldere enn 5 minus, og det er vanskelig å unngå selv her i Drammen:)

    Ha en fin helg!


    December 5, 2013 at 10:43

  82. love the atmosphere in this post, ms. lady fi… hellow…:)

    December 5, 2013 at 13:47

  83. such pretty details!

    December 5, 2013 at 18:52

  84. Stunning photos and compositions, wonderful light and details

    December 6, 2013 at 08:04

  85. Wow…. Those frosted flowers just blew me away! Stunning images.

    December 6, 2013 at 16:23

  86. j’aime ce deuxième cliché

    December 7, 2013 at 09:26

  87. Lovely shots! The bird singing the morning song is my favourite:)

    December 12, 2013 at 15:43

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