I like to pick things up off the ground

October 15th, 2009

I’m still playing around with different things I can put on top of the candle holders. These are the seeds from a sweetgum tree. The seed pods had fallen off while they were still green.

Seed pods and candlesticks

They eventually begin to dry out within a few days and turn brown. The seeds start to fall out.

The brown and empty pods are what you usually see on the sidewalks and streets.

I took this last photo because I like seeing the change of the colors from green to brown. The nook between the green and brown pods is filled with seeds and seed husks.

 

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2 Responses to “I like to pick things up off the ground”

  1. Suzanne says:

    I’ve never seen those pods look so good! We have them all over our yard…now I am inspired to mix them up with some crystal.

  2. Lily says:

    OMG! this has to be the neatest gradation thru nature. I love it!

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