Thursday, 24 January 2013

Beauty is where you find it #49 : Pastels !!!

Last Sunday, when we had our morning walk (here), we had the occasion to look at some gifts from Mother Nature....

....we still don't know what "they" are!!!! I think that these things are groups of eggs, but from who?
Nature's mistery or just a little bit of ignorance from us? Hope to solve the enigma soon!!!

In these rainy afternoons, I like to take a cup of tea (some cookies, too!) and to crochet some granny squares...

....not a real project in my mind, just lovely to play with the colours!!!! ;oD

Today's link : Beauty is where you find it # 49 : PASTELS !!! Go there : such lovely photos to look at!!! thank you !!!

xxxx Alessandra


  1. eeeeek!!!

    pastell tree aliens!!! :)

    XO! nic

  2. No idea what they are but how pretty. I'll keep checking back as I'm intrigued to see if anyone knows what they are! M x

  3. Love the colors!!
    Perfect granny squares and delicious cookies!!!

    P.S. Color is everywhere around us!


  4. I hope you solve the puzzle , i'd love to know what they are , pretty though!
    nice crochet!
    love jooles xxx

  5. aaahh.. the tree looks really cool!!

  6. To me these rose colored things look like caterpillars. Can't await the enigma's solution!!
    Tea ♥ + cookies ♥ + grannies ♥ = perfect :-)). And your tea mug with its little tray is really beautiful!!

  7. Hi Alessandra

    Sorry I haven't been to visit for a while

    Your photos today are gorgeous
    so colourful and pretty.

    Thanks for the award
    I will post on it next week

    x Fiona

  8. Your granny squares make me smile...I love the colours...nature does amaze us with all of it's colour..these are the most interesting things on these trees and oh so pretty.
    Thank you for the encouragement regarding my are so sweet. xoxox

  9. I like the colors you use for the granny's. They make me happy. Keep on crocheting!!
    Oh, and don't eat to much cookies ;-)
    Love from Holland, Tinie

  10. Cara Alessandra, che belli questi colori.Anche a me piace farmi ispirare dalla natura, e da quando lo faccio,mi sono accorta che faccio caso allo scorrere delle stagioni molto più di prima.
    Mi hai fatto venire una voglia matta di fare granny!

  11. Oh Ale, what beautiful colors! Your grannies are lovely. Don't know what the pink blobs on the tree are, but they're sure pretty. :)

  12. nice pictures, the black border suits well! let us know if you find out what the pink things are! Heather x

  13. Beautiful little stack of colourful granny squares Ale.....
    I think rainy afternoons are the perfect time for a cuppa and some the mug and tray too.....

    Hope you solve the mystery of the tree and it's 'decorations' I 'm curious to know what they are.
    Enjoy your weekend....

    Claire x

  14. I love your colorful grannies and those trees have the biology teacher in my doing some research! So interesting--I'm betting bug egg cases. I'll let you know if I find out!

  15. Ale, From what I can tell it is a spot fungus--possibly the coral spot fungus. You can find out more about it at

    While searching I came across a pink kaydid--unbelievable! You can see it here... LOL! Such a science nerd I am! Thanks so much for sharing!

  16. Thank you so much for the get well wishes Ale, everyone has been so sweet.

    I'm pretty sure your eggs are Island Apple Snail eggs - Pomacea insularum - hope that helps :D

  17. Or maybe, Pomacea canaliculata, the Channelled Apple Snail, think that might be more likely in Indonesia.

  18. Beautiful grannies!! And I love the color combo of the pink stuff with the green grass! Pretty!
    Kate :}


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