Poppy Field Sunset

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Hello there Buttoneers! Did you have a good weekend? I can’t get over the fact that the title of this blog post sounds like it should be the name of my band or my début record title! (for the record: I can’t sing!)

Over the weekend, my Fiancé and I explored our local area; we explored the Cotswold’s near us to find a beautiful field full of poppy flowers that my family had told us about. We found the area in Snowshill, after getting a little lost going on a little unplanned adventure, and it was so beautiful and breath-taking that I just had to share it with you all. Even the wooded lane to the field was enchanting and my imagination definitely ran away with me…

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…as I am pretty sure fairies live here, amongst the pretty poppy flowers and the dandelion wishes, between the hairy seed heads and the magical dancing light amongst the greenest blades of grass…

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As we walked into the field the pretty poppies were quite sparse and I was worried that they only looked like a red silky blanket from a distance. Poppy Field Sunset - Poppy Field Sunset at www.elistonbutton.com - Eliston Button - That Crafty Kid – Art, Design, Craft & Adventure.

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But, as the sun started to set, the magic appeared in front of us! 

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The silky red poppy flowers became almost translucent in front of the sun rays and glowed in a gorgeous sea of flowers. 

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The whole scene was just breath-taking and we feel very lucky to not only have this so close to home but to have witnessed this gorgeous golden hour in this field that transported us into a magical dreamy place that could have been anywhere in the world, a million miles away from worry or stress or just the daily routine. It was my favourite. 

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As the sun bowed its head below the horizon, I felt very lucky. I felt carefree and so honoured to have witnessed nature at its finest…to stand together in wonder and just be still…just us two. It was perfection. 

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It also reminded me (wink wink) of my felt embroidered poppy brooch that I created as a part of my ’27 before 27′ blog challenge – remember that!? It seems like a lifetime ago! Just a friendly reminder that ‘Poppy’ and many ore lovely felty goodness brooches are now in my Etsy Shop! So please head on over and have a look. 

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Embroidered Felt Red Poppy Felt Flower Brooch - Poppy Field Sunset at www.elistonbutton.com - Eliston Button - That Crafty Kid – Art, Design, Craft & Adventure.

 

Wasn’t that all just magical! Have you seen a field of poppies before?

Have you popped over to my Etsy Shop yet? What did you think? I would love some feedback and to hear all about it! 

Meet me for a chat with a cup of tea in the comments below. I’ll click the kettle on!

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  1. Saree
    July 30, 2014 / 1:47 pm

    This is one of my favourite blog posts…stunning photographs which for a few minutes completely transported me away into the world of the fairies 🙂

    • July 30, 2014 / 1:54 pm

      Awww! Thank you Saree! That’s so sweet and I am super happy that I transported you to a fairy world! Who wouldn’t want that!? Shall we stay there? Thank you so much for stopping by! 🙂

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