Rejoice in the Lord always. Philippians 4:4a
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"The Lord be with you! The Lord bless you! ..." ~ Ruth 2:4 NIV
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"You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." ~ A. A. Milne
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"Never place a period where God has placed a comma." Gracie Allen
“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” –e.e. cummings

Don't let the noise of the world keep you from hearing the voice of the Lord.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Barn Quilts #5 and #6

These pictures show the lowest and highest painted quilts in Morgan County. The first is only inches from the ground.
It's in front of a hair salon.

This next one is at the TOP of the elevator in town. I wish I'd taken pictures of the tallest structure in the downtown area, but it didn't occur to me to do so. For big city people: an elevator is where farmers take their grain after harvest for storage. It can be corn, wheat, sunflowers, or other grains.
This particular elevator has recently gotten into the sunflower business. Don't you agree that it has the perfect flower for its block?!
There are others in town that I will be sharing soon because I took pictures after church on Sunday. Before I start start driving around to find the REAL BARN QUILTS I'll need to get a good map!

My "quilt" block will have to go on the garage door when I decide what I'll work on. I think it will have to have something to do with flowers, too. Until school is out for the summer I won't be wasting any energy on planning, though. ♥♪

5 comments:

Chari at Happy To Design said...

Hi Marilyn...

Just stopping by to say hello! I'm so glad that you posted more of Ft. Morgan's Barn Quilts! I really do love this idea! I haven't made it over your way yet...to check them out. These are both really pretty! I love that the elevator chose to do a sunflower for their Barn Quilt...it's really beautiful! Ohhh...this is just so much fun! Thank you for sharing them with us, my friend!

Bet you're happy it's Friday! Are you counting down the days till school is out? I remember that by this time of the year...I was sooo ready for summer break! hehe! The students were too! Well my friend, have a wonderful weekend! Hope you get some great rest and are able to do some of the things that you enjoy!!!

Warmest wishes,
Chari @Happy To Design

Ann Creek said...

Love the painted quilts. They are really unique. sounds like your having fun with it.
thank you for leaving a kind comment on my blog. Happy weekend.
Ann

Deanna said...

Enjoyed seeing these painted quilts and look forward to seeing more. Glad you have shared this.

Good to hear from you. So sorry about the broken bones. That had to be challenging. Sometimes so much comes before our deep cleaning and it's with good cause.

Hope you are all better and healed a o k.
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Donna said...

Love the painted quilts too! Anything with quilts I love!
Blessings,
Donna

Bella said...

Hi Marilyn,
Thanks for visiting!
I am in zone 7 - 8. If the winter daphne will work for you its a nice med evergreen shrub that blooms for me in February (we often have snow in Feb) the blooms last about a month, and smell crazy good!
Speaking of crazy good...I love all those bird houses. That is so fun..just imagine the birds trying to chose a favorite:-)
Have a Great Weekend, Bella