Posts Tagged ‘Garfield Park’

Garfield Park Conservatory

When ever we feel the need to get out of the city but can’t we take a quick trip to the Garfield Park Conservatory.

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They have a spring flower show called April Showers. This year more than 200 yellow umbrellas hang from the ceiling.

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The show room is where most of the umbrellas are.

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It is nice to see the bright yellow among all the pretty spring flowers.

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There is also a mosaic tile fountain- I think the pattern would be a great quilt!

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A few years ago there was a large hailstorm and some of the glass was ruined. In just a few weeks there will be a grand re-opening to celebrate all of the glass being fixed and the rooms being re opened. I am super excited for this. You bet Ill be going! 🙂

 

Photo challenge week 2

Ive been kinda keeping up with Soak- Flatter Instagram photo challenge. I missed a few days but heres what Ive got so far.

Day 6: Stash

I have a smaller stash than most quilters. But I know mine is full of hidden gems.

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Day 7: Pattern

I used the Infinity Scarf that I had just made. I love the patterns on the fabrics.

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Day 8:: WIP

Swoon quilt. Still only three blocks have been made. I should get started on this one soon. Need to finish it by the middle of November for the Husbands birthday.

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Day 9:: Gift

I did a throw back thursday for this one. A quilt for my baby niece. Featuring Wicket and her frog legs. 🙂

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I have missed the rest of the days. I should catch up.

This weekend was spent hanging out with the Husband. We went out for breakfast and did a lot of hiking and went to the Garfield Park Conservatory.

Breakfast at Hash Chicago.

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Coffee and the tiles on the table.

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Pitcher plant at Garfield Park Conservatory.

 

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Pruned horse at Garfield Park Conservatory.

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Thats it for now. Maybe this week I will feel more up to making stuff.

Conservatory

Yesterday I had mostly off. Took a trip to the Conservatory.

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A much needed trip.

Going inside is like walking into the middle of spring.

Everything is so bright.

Everything smells so good.

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Chasing the winter away.

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Except last night there was more snow. And it is still cold. And it is still winter.

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Back to dreaming about spring I go.

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