Friday, July 1, 2011

summer postcards #1

Summer Postcards: a July series capturing snapshots of my favorite month
Special guests: my nieces who traveled thousands and thousands of miles to be here this month
Location: in and around HOME and BARN
Format: Instagram (follow username mayamade for sneak peeks)
Towel crew
towel crew
Black caps have arrived in the old coop
black caps (wild black raspberries) have arrived in the old chicken coop!
Family traditions.
badminton- a family tradition (here's the 4th generation going strong)
Baby frog
who wouldn't fall in love with this tiny prince?
Pin It


  1. Such beautiful captures! I've never used an iPhone but I imagine it's a lot easier to carry around than even a point-and-shoot, and the dreamy quality of these Instagram photos is so perfect for summer. I'm already in love with this series.

  2. Lovely snap shots to reminice about later on. I love the little frog - he/she's so cute!

  3. they are beautiful- sommer collected in a few pics!

  4. i love the vintage look, sweet pics.. oh that little frog is just precious, makes me want to go and paint some wee frogs!!

  5. Loving the way your photos turned out. Magical.

  6. You know you could have just captured MY childhood!!!
    Our summers were all about foraging for wild berries (so you didn't have to stop playing to go ALL the way home for lunch!), badminton (until dark), swimming (backyard pool, ocean, lake) and exploring everything in nature!
    Thanks Maya for the flashback!
    ~ joey ~

  7. i think i asked before.. but how do you send instagram pics to your blog? I googled it but didnt find any info. I have instagram but havent worked out how to get them on my computer! lovely lovely pics!

  8. how I load instagram pics onto my blog:
    1: enable flickr
    2. share post to flickr
    3. copy html from flickr photo and post in blogger (or just copy and paste the way you usually do)

  9. Those instagrams make everything look like a 1970s childhood memory dont they? All my childhood memories look like this in my head. Or maybe I've memorised my mother's photo albums....

  10. I just wish, that we could live, or even spend a summer in a place like this. It's wonderful!
    For me, it's kind of "the american dream", as we foreigners call it...!:)
    Have a lovely, lovely time!:)

    And the frog... :):) :)

  11. So lovely and nostalgic. And that little frog is so cute I would *almost* consider kissing him (if I didn't already have a prince)!

  12. Ooh, love that pic of the badminton game! What a beautiful garden setting to play it in. Here in Australia it's winter of course, so all the more fun to visit here and remember long summer days like these...sweetness! x

  13. Beautiful photos. I think I am really going to enjoy your summer postcards series, Maya.