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Blue Makes Me Happy – Sea, Sky and Other Blue Things (Weekly photo challenge)

06 Oct

1 This morning the sea on the horizon as seen from our bedroom was a really deep blue.

2 Driving to Truro, this beautiful sky opened up as we turned a corner.

3 Such a bright and beautiful blue sky with the spires of Truro Cathedral lit up by the sun – just lovely.

I’m trying out the new gallery format here. What do you think? Somehow all the photos are below as well so you have a good comparison!

 

The sea from our bedroom window this morning

Trails in a blue sky today

The spires of Truro Cathedral with blue sky

Godrevy 17:9:2012

Little boy in blue pyjamas

Bluebells by the beach 24:4:2010

Blue outfit

Forget-me-nots for my Mum23:5:2012

Blue sky Moab 29:9:2011

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18 responses to “Blue Makes Me Happy – Sea, Sky and Other Blue Things (Weekly photo challenge)

  1. Adventure Nick

    October 12, 2012 at 5:11 pm

    I love the shot of the bluebells by the beach….just lovely!

    If you get some time this week I’d love if you’d participate in our new weekly photo challenge too! http://www.letsbewild.com/photo-challenge/

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      October 12, 2012 at 8:22 pm

      Thank you for your comment. I will try to find time for your photo challenge but we go to India on Wednesday! :)

       
  2. anelephantcant

    October 8, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    Speaking as a soggy Scottish pachyderm, blue sky good. Very good. And fortunately Elephants have very long memories.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      October 8, 2012 at 4:04 pm

      We need good memories down here in Cornwall too! The blue skies have been unfrequent this summer.
      All the best to you :)

       
  3. saymber

    October 7, 2012 at 3:04 pm

    I LOVE blue and what a wonderful variety of blue in your world. What a little cutey (blue pjs), love the flowers and that little outfit…did you make it?!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      October 9, 2012 at 8:35 am

      Thank you for your lovely comments. Yes, I did make the little outfit! I do love creating little things! It’s getting harder now as the Grandbabies keep growing. The hoodies I’m on at the moment have taken ages! :)

       
  4. Don

    October 7, 2012 at 5:25 am

    Love the gallery format. That sky is beautiful, so unusual. Looks like the Red Arrows have been around, and the sea; well anything of the sea just moves me. Reminds me a little of the Isle of Wight.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      October 9, 2012 at 8:39 am

      I like this gallery format too but you do have to have enough photos which takes more time and I don’t always have enough time! :)

       
  5. fearlessanalyst

    October 7, 2012 at 2:41 am

    I also love blue – especially sky. You’re amazing in your commitment to finding three beautiful things every single day!! Must be a bit of a scramble some days….

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      October 9, 2012 at 8:38 am

      Some days it is! Mr S is very good about reminding me of stuff or of inspiring me on days when I need it but in some ways it has become easier since I started as I’ve become so much more attuned to what’s all around me.
      Glad you love blue too. There’s nothing quite like the blue of a lovely cloudless sky on a bright cold day! :)

       
  6. Heidi @ lightlycrunchy

    October 6, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    I love all of the shades of blue – did you knit the little blue outfit, too?

     
  7. pamasaurus

    October 6, 2012 at 11:13 pm

    So much blue! It’s such a lovely color!

    I like the gallery format! I was just reading how to do that, but haven’t tried it yet.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      October 9, 2012 at 8:46 am

      Thank you. It’s worth trying the gallery but you do need to have several photos and you can’t choose which ones to have big. It does look good though and is a great improvement on the old gallery setting. Do give it a go. :)

       
  8. valeriedavies

    October 6, 2012 at 10:37 pm

    What a ravishing blue outfit with its little frill… made with much love, I suspect…
    Love all the blues, we had an American weather forecaster with much character on TV, who used to promise us a ‘ blue dome day’ !

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      October 9, 2012 at 8:40 am

      Indeed – all the little outfits are made with a ton of love – otherwise I wouldn’t have the patience!
      A “blue dome day’ sounds perfect. :)

       
  9. WordsFallFromMyEyes

    October 6, 2012 at 10:30 pm

    What a blue post! Well, beautifully blue, actually :) (especially Little Boy in Blue PJs)

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      October 9, 2012 at 8:45 am

      Isn’t blue just lovely and I agree, little J in his Pjs is a sweetie! :)

       

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