October 12, 2013


I would like to give you a gift. A gift of beauty.

I'm not sure why, but I seem to have noticed and enjoyed this autumn and its gentle beauty more this year than in recent years. Maybe it was because the weather was more conducive to being out and around our property. This fall is proving to be fairly rough for me on several levels, and I searched for and found solace in nature's wonders.Whatever the reason, I took a plethora of photos that portrayed the beauty that surrounds us. Perhaps, at times, we are so blinded by what is going on in our lives and our world that we miss a lot of the really good stuff.

And now I'd like to share six layouts of my autumn photos that I created in MDS. I hope that by sharing them with you, you too will experience the grace and gentle beauty of this season.

These photos are for your viewing pleasure only. Please respect my ownership of my images and enjoy them solely on my blog post. 



  1. They are all beautiful! I think the first one is my favorite, but it was hard to pick just one. :-)

    Kathi @ www.oakhillhomestead.com

  2. Gorgeous pictures! I've seen leaves like that this year too. See you in a few hours!!

  3. These are such pretty photo collages. I find taking the time to notice nature and taking photos of it to be so relaxing. I love fall!

  4. thank you, I love them all. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop! ♥

  5. What a lovely 'fall scenery tour'! Fall is my "most wonderful time of the year" ;-) thank you for sharing your photos!

  6. Lovely photos Linda. And I hope you are having a much brighter and easier time. I know that life is always full of ups and downs, but the gift that God gives us freely of the beauty we see is always a big uplift. Blessings to you...

  7. Hi,
    Love your photo and layout. Thanks for sharing something beautiful. Pinning!



  8. Such simple yet devastatingly lovely photos of nature at its best. Thank you so much for sharing your photos. Living in Florida we miss so much of the wonderful changes of the seasons.
    Visiting from Sincerly, Paula
    Barbara @ www.allmylivesnow.com

  9. You just got featured! Head on over to Mumtopia and grab your button to celebrate! http://mumtopia.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/the-creative-home-and-garden-hop-14.html#.UmKiKnCorfg
    Thanks for linking up this great post to the Creative Home and Garden Hop.
    Best wishes from England

  10. Beautiful photos, Linda! Thanks so much for sharing on The Creative Home & Garden Hop! I can't wait to see what you share today :)

  11. Beautiful gathering of Fall leaves which, I too, love. Thanks, Featuring you and pinning also. Linda

  12. Beautiful gathering of Fall leaves which, I too, love. Thanks, Featuring you and pinning also. Linda

  13. I featured your pretty leaves. Pinned, too. Thanks a bunch for linking with us. Linda