The enchanting beauty of tulips...

I fear I may have fallen into a trance photographing tulips as I wait for spring, for I can't seem to stop. Every day I seem to find a reason to pick up my camera and snap photos of the tulips I keep buying ~ a new angle, pretty light, a new bud that's opened. Tulips change so much more than other flowers; it's relaxing to take photo after photo because they're so enchanting as they open and bend toward the light. A vase full of tulips never looks the same two days in a row, which is irresistible to me. This bunch was particularly enjoyable to photograph; I even used one of the shots in my new blog header.
Alas, tulips don't last forever. I just bought two new bunches a couple of days ago. The camera seems to like them, too.

I am linking to:
Home at Rose Chintz Cottage
Thursday Favorite Things at Katherines Corner
Home Sweet Home at The Charm of Home
Pink Saturday at How Sweet the Sound
A Favorite Thing at Mockingbird Hill Cottage
Seasonal Sundays at The Tablescaper

Photos by The Pink Home


joan robertson said…
These are fabulous photos! I could look at them all day, instead of stupid work! Flowers are so uplifting! And the colors! That's something else again! have a good day and please post some more like this.
LV said…
Thank you for putting a bright spot in a dreary day in Texas, The tulips are gorgeous. I wish they lasted longer.
ImSoVintage said…
I adore tulips, too. They just speak spring to me. Your photos are beautiful. Found you through Favorite Things Saturday.
RobinfromCA said…
Your tulips are beautiful! I know what it is to have your camera attracted to specific things. I can't resist flowers or the ocean! Definitely time for me to "spring up" my house - I think I need some tulips!

Babajeza said…
Tulips are my favourite spring flowers. So happy that they are in the stores now. :-)
Claudia said…
A few years back, I was working in California and I kept buying tulips for my apartment. I absolutely loved photographing them. Your photos are lovely!

Thanks so much for joining in this week!

AshTreeCottage said…
Beautiful photos Eileen! This is my first visit and have enjoyed myself so much I am now your newest follower. Stop by for a visit sometime, my gate will be open for you.

Big Hugs,
Susan and Bentley
Your tulips are gorgeous, Eileen. I love watching them change from day to day. I also wish they lasted longer. Thank you for sharing your lovely post with us and I hope the new week brings many blessings your way.

Haworth said…
Such beautiful tulips, Eileen! And you captured them perfectly in your wonderful photographs. I love when they open wide and then 'swoon' over just before dying. Yours are just so lovely.

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