Saturday, September 24, 2011

Fly butter... Flutter by...

I've mentioned before that I have a thing for butterflies.
Love them.
My bedroom was decorated in butterflies when I was a little girl.
It's why I drew this butterfly and had it made into a metal stamp.
So I've been very happy lately to see thousands of Monarch butterflies migrating through our yard!


There were days when entire trees were bright fluttering orange.
And I kept thinking I needed to go take some photos.
But then I'd get busy and put it off.


And by the time I finally went out to do it, there were only a handful left.
But you know what?
Monarch butterflies hibernate in the same trees every single year.
So they'll be back next year!


***Do you have plans for this weekend? We're just soaking up the weather, doing yard work and relaxing.

p.s. The recent giveaway winners are The Amazing Johnsons and Marianne at Songbird. Congrats ladies! Please email therustedchaininfo AT


Cherie said...

What an amazing gift to experience each year! I only get to see one or two at a time in my garden, and always wish there were more!

KayzKreationz said...

Beautiful butterfly pictures. I have a plant in my yard called Gregg's Mist Flower, lovely little blue flower that the Monarch's just love. When it's blooming, I'll have 40-50 butterflies all over it. Only drawback for some people is that it spreads like crazy, hard to contain to one area. But I don't mind, because of all the butterflies it attracts.
Pretty little butterfly stamped pendant, too.

jonahbonah said...

Beautiful pics!!!

So sad I didn't win...maybe next time. ;0)

Unknown said...

Ahhh, lovely! I LOVE butterflies!!

Toni :O) said...

That is stunning! Love butterflies, would make for a great Friday imprint photo that you do each week! I heart your blog, just so sweet! What am I doing?? About to take a nap with my sweetie and my doggie! :0)

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kendal said...

gorgeous! this weekend? i ahve NOWHERE to go today. NOTHING to do away from home. this is crazy unusual. and awesome!

Chad and Jody said...

The butterflies are so pretty! I don't know much about butterflies. Didn't know they hibernate! Learned something new today...

Unknown said...

Wow, what beautiful pics! The colors are so pretty.

nikki/WhiMSy love said...

Oh, you are so lucky!!! How beautiful they are. I think I'd just sit & stare at them & get nothing done.