Hoarfrost Fences

I woke this morning to a beautiful winter wonderland.  The whole world was still and covered in giant frost crystals.

sunrise hoarfrost

The magnolia tree was covered.

hoarfrost on magnolia bud

hoarfrost on magnolia tree

So was the crabapple tree.

crabapple hoarfrost

The evergreen bushes were also looking beautiful in their white covering.

hoarfrost on evergreen

hoarfrost on evergreen

Even the bird feeders and the shepard’s hook had little crystals spiking from them.

hoarfrost

My favorite, however, is what it does to the fences.

hoarfrost on fence

hoarfrost on fence

hoarfrost on fence

hoarfrost on fence

hoarfrost on fence

hoarfrost on chicken wire

hoarfrost on fence

What an amazing sight!

Don’t forget I am giving away a copy of my novel that was just published.  You can click the book cover in my sidebar to enter.

Linking to Rurality Blog Hop, Friday’s Fences, Farmgirl Friday, and Skywatch Friday.

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60 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. TexWisGirl
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 13:25:42

    really, really awesome! :)

    Reply

    • Teresa
      Mar 07, 2013 @ 13:27:04

      I love when we get this thick foggy frosty weather! Of course, it would have been better if I had gotten to stay home and take more pictures. ;-)

      Reply

  2. Candy Conrad
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 13:48:55

    I really love the chicken wire all frosted up, too cool!! :)
    We don’t get that kind of frost here, I guess there isn’t enough moisture.

    Reply

    • Teresa
      Mar 07, 2013 @ 13:54:02

      Warm and cold. It’s frozen fog. I love when this happens because it means there is no wind and it’s perfect silent white beauty.

      Reply

  3. Tayet
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 13:49:06

    WOW! That is really cool looking! It’s super warm here in WI. Did all your frost melt?

    Reply

  4. Alica
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 14:22:14

    This is just beautiful!! That first one is my absolute favorite, but they’re all so pretty. We don’t have anything like that around here, and I’m just amazed every time I see it!

    Reply

  5. Barbara F.
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 15:04:39

    Great photos, pretty to look. ;-) xo

    Reply

  6. karenharveycox
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 15:07:52

    Such magnificent photographs of Jack Frost. I can’t even imagine how you can capture the magic of snow so perfectly. I think you might carry a bit of magic dust behind your lens. Beautiful.

    Karen

    Reply

    • Teresa
      Mar 07, 2013 @ 15:13:29

      Thank you. I really was rushed to try and take pictures before I left this morning. There wasn’t a lot of thought in these pictures.

      Reply

  7. Lynne @ eyeing lynne's camera lens
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 15:53:23

    WOW! Beautiful capture. Love the first one. Happy Skywatching!

    Reply

  8. BiTi
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 16:04:27

    Those are so beautiful captures. Our first linky party is on at:

    http://www.pret-a-vivre.com/2013/03/ready-to-waltz-party-time.html

    We hope you can join us, have a great weekend!

    Reply

  9. Eileen
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 16:43:18

    Beautiful frosty wonderland! Lovely images, I hope you are staying warm there. Happy Skywatching and have a great day!

    Reply

  10. Namaki
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 17:10:41

    a frozen sun !

    Reply

  11. sylviakirk
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 18:32:04

    What a magical looking land and what superb captures, Teresa! Otherworldly!! Have a wonderful weekend!

    Reply

  12. Tammy
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 19:31:47

    Gorgeous photos!! I love hoar frost.. it is such a treat to the eye.. and photographer. And you have captured it perfectly :) Hey, I didn’t know you authored a book! Where have I been? I will check it out! -Tammy

    Reply

    • Teresa
      Mar 07, 2013 @ 19:32:53

      The book is brand new! I love when I have the chance to photograph the hoarfrost. Unfortunately, I had to rush to work this morning.

      Reply

  13. Shane
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 19:57:38

    This is a winter wonderland for me! I’ve never seen a hoar frost – we don’t even get snow where I live!!
    Wonderful images – I can see how snowflakes are made now!!
    Thank you for visiting my blog.
    Sending you some summer sunbeams from my corner of the world!
    and a Kiwi hug too!
    Shane ♥

    Reply

  14. JDaniel4's Mom
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 20:56:01

    What amazing pictures! I don’t think I have ever seen this before.

    Reply

  15. Marie-AZ
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 21:13:39

    Just glorious! So beautiful!

    Reply

  16. Madge @ TheViewFromRightHere
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 21:19:01

    Wow, that frost is like nature’s art, isn’t it?? Love that first shot with the amber moon… Thank you for joining in ‘Rurality Blog Hop #5′ Hope to see you next Wednesday for #6…

    Reply

  17. Heather L
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 21:59:05

    Amazing photos–love some of those macros!

    Reply

  18. Leave It To Davis
    Mar 07, 2013 @ 22:13:12

    Ooo, you are sooo right…the fences are magical! It’s like the snow is a little artist making snow sculptures! Love it!

    Reply

  19. lulubelleliz
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 00:35:50

    An amazing set of frosty pictures. I love them. Thjank you.

    Reply

  20. Gattina
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 02:08:12

    Although you pictures are very beautiful, I am so happy that we are going towards spring ! Little things start blooming and I purr like a fat cat !

    Reply

  21. ladyfi
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 02:50:58

    What stunning shots of the hoar frost!

    Reply

  22. Nancy
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 05:12:10

    I love hoar frost — we’ve had quite a bit of it this winter, but nothing like what you have in your photos, Teresa! Gorgeous!

    If you don’t mind — I’m going to post a link to your giveaway in my sidebar. It’s the least I can do after you were such a good sport about my book post this week. Lol.

    Reply

  23. Janis
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 08:15:00

    Stunning photos. I do love the snow on the fences…only mother nature can do that kind of artwork!

    Reply

  24. Ellen
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 09:19:39

    Beautiful pictures!

    Reply

  25. Beth
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 09:28:45

    awesome shots. i’m trying to figure out what soaps to try – so many choices. any suggestions for you – since you make them all?? ( :

    Reply

    • Teresa
      Mar 08, 2013 @ 09:31:22

      Thanks, Beth. Soaps really are very personal. If you like fragrances, there’s lilac or Beach Breezes that are quite popular. If you want gentle and good for the skin, I’d recommend Oatmeal Honey, Calendula Honey or Calendula. The Cornmeal Lemongrass is good for exfoliating and grime.

      Reply

  26. Dorothee Lang
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 16:00:37

    wonderful images. there is magic in winter. thanks for sharing – will go visit your book now. congratulations on it :)

    Reply

  27. Latane
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 16:45:07

    Magnificent!! I’ve never seen hoar frost but it looks magical.

    Reply

  28. Pat
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 17:57:49

    Gorgeous. That first shot is amazing.

    Reply

  29. Ebie
    Mar 08, 2013 @ 22:28:16

    I hope those frost won;t hurt the buds!

    Reply

  30. Stewart M
    Mar 10, 2013 @ 04:49:57

    Wonderful pictures – especially on a very hot night!

    Stewart M – Melbourne

    Reply

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