Thursday, August 5, 2010

Barn Love

Is there anything more beautiful then an old barn????
I knew you'd say that so
here are a few to enjoy.

This is one near where we live and some of you might
remember me showing this
one before during a snow storm last Winter.
The biggest one we had that year.
We really didn't have that bad a winter...just more snow then normal.
Some parts of the country really saw some incredibly cold temperatures and
some saw the "white stuff" for the first time in a long time.

I'm getting a little off subject huh????
That's so unlike me:))

This one isn't old but it sure is pretty!!
Oh of course it's's in the town of Guilford voted most
picturesque town on New England
by some magazine????

With a few barns come a few chickens,
These are George's uncle Ledge's chickens who lives across the street from
our greenhouses.

They used to wonder across to our side years ago but not so much anymore.
Just as well they don't cross the road.
Too dangerous for them....crazy drivers on the road!
so we go visit them instead.

This was barn we saw when we went to Madison Bouckville last year when
we stayed with Laura at her fabulous lakehouse last Fall.
Boy talk about farm country.
There were barns everywhere but we were focused on
To see more barns


Julie@beingRUBY said...

WOW... not only do I love the old barns [wish we had some here!!].. but what you have done with these photos is just drop dead gorgeous!!!

Love it!!! [making me miss ps even more!!!! boo hoo!!] They are all beautiful.. the 1st is magical!!!

Sorry I missed your last post.. darn internet get dropping out when I tried to comment... Probably just as well.. you know I can't eat sugar or carbs anymore.. although the upside is lost 8kgs!!

Catch up with you later... lovely wonderful photos!!! xxx Julie

oldgreymare said...


I'm away from the computer for 6 hours and everyone has posted and look at your pretty photos. It's like coming home to presents!

I love the chickens. I want the chickens....( she says stomping her foot and pouting)..I want em!

Crazy for next 3 days- I'll email stories soon.

BIG BIG hugs,


erin said...

oh carole... these are just beautiful!! the first one is my favorite with all the snow surrounding, like julie said "magical" looks like a lovely Christmas card! i was thinking of joining this barn party, but alas, it has been way too hot to venture out of doors to take pictures, or do anything else. i might have to start excercising inside like you and george! take care,

Erin @ I Heart New England said...

These pictures are beautiful! I love the antique feel to them :) ♥

Laura @ 52 FLEA said...

Are you using photoshop? Pretty cool effects Carole! I remember you posting that first one this winter....stunning image against the snow! Oh how I wish we were junking next week...maybe next year...

Susie~From My Home To Yours said...

Hey this post. I'm crazy over barns also! I have a folder full of pics with the intention of someday painting a barn...white, of course! It's just been so long since I've painted anything, but I want it to be quite primitive anyway. This just might be my inspiration!
Have a great weekend,

Fräulein Klein said...

Your photos are beautiful! I love this old barn!!!!!!
Have a nice day,

Debra@Common Ground said...

Well, I could just look at your photos all day and fantasize about living the country life. They just create such an atmosphere! Your rural neighborhood is just wonderful. Love the chickens, and cutie cow in that one photo.
Thank you for sharing these,

Anne Marie said...


I wish I could show you would have loved it Carole....
(I did)

all of your pictures are terrific....

slommler said...

Beautiful barns. I just love old barns too!

Julie Marie said...

Hello Carole... oooh, your barns are just beautiful! How lucky you are to have so many gorgeous ones close by as well... and the chickens are adorable! Thanks for sharing... xoxo Julie Marie

trash talk said...

Perfect photos (as expected)! Love the silo...and the hens!
Sadly the only barn I ever visit here in Dallas is named Pottery.

Maura @ Lilac Lane Cottage said...

Hello Carole!
Oh how I LOVE old barns. You've got some beauties up where you live and LOTS of them so no shortage of photo shoots for you...lucky woman! We just lost our barn to fire a week ago..we had two fires actually on Wed and then Friday it burned to the ground. I did a few posts on it...I shed a few tears. Oh well...this has made me more determined to go around and take pictures of the few nice ones we have around here before something happens to them too. Thank you for sharing these with us. One did you get the pictures to look like that? What program do you use? Have a wonderful day....Maura :)

Maura @ Lilac Lane Cottage said...

Oops that was two questions LOL! Sorry ;)

Anonymous said...

Wow! These are gorgeous, Carole! Your photographs look like paintings - sigh. :)
Happy weekend to you & George!
Zuzu said...

OK, again with the gorgeous pictures!!! How do you do it? Your barns are great. This was so much fun to do, wasn't it? Have a great weekend:)
Blog: Capers of the vintage vixens

janet said...

Red barns make me swoon!!!

Brayton Homestead Interiors said...

just outstanding -now I really want to build a barn near my homestead. Thank you so for joining My BARK CHICKS Party...


Olive Cooper said...

Your image are just yummy. The one with the silos is just gorgeous. Is'nt this link party fun? hugs♥olive

Kelly said...

Wow! Your pictures are amazing! Love the barns!!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful photography! couple of favorites, barn in snow and the tractor tire.

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Your pictures are sooooo beautiful! Gorgeous barns... thanks for sharing!!! Blessings~~~ Daphne

Rebecca said...

These pictures are so soft and appealing-I've never seen anything like it!

Jacqueline said...

Hi Carole,
I just LOVE these barns. They just say AMERICA to me and are so different from our barns. The first one is so beautiful and has such atmosphere. I think that you should use it as your Christmas cards this year (and send me one !!!! hehe). I love the chickens too. Do you ever get the eggs from them,as they are George's uncle's ?
Have a lovely weekend Carole. XXXX

Anne - Fiona and Twig said...

It's simply stunning what you've done with these images.
I bow to you! :-)

Have a wonderful weekend!

Cathy~Mille Fleur said...

These images are gorgeous...little pieces of art!



Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

These are beautiful barns and beautiful pictures, dear Carole! They could come right out of a magazine or book!
Have a wonderful weekend, girl!
Hugs to you,

Uncovered Ruby said...

I love what you've done to your photos, they are beautiful. Beautiful subjects that you've embelished on and made even more wonderful. And of course, this makes me want to go to the West Coast even more..I haven't been farther than Minnesota (from Washington).
Blessings! Lisa :-)

Heaven's Walk - said...

Gorgeous photos, Carole! Wonderful old barns, too! But you can keep the one with the snow.....Give me the summertime pics anyday! lol!

xoxo laurie@heavens-walk

DogsMom said...

So- why did the chickens cross the road?
Wonderful Barn Chick post.

Dorthe said...

Your barn tour, is wonderfull, I so love those old barns, too-we don`t have them like that here in I alwayes enjoy them ,when seing them in movies-or here :)

Theresa said...

Carole, Your photos are simply beautiful! The one with the clock, although not old is particularly stunning. They look like oil paintings, really wonderful pictures! Thanks for sharing the 'drive' in the country, Theresa

Rural Revival said...

Oh my goodness, what beautiful photos; I love the treatments and I love, love, love old barns! : )

Be well ~Andrea~

Brambleberry Cottage said...

Love your barn pics, Carole! I found you by linking through several blogs that had nothing to do with the Barn Chicks party. I've been visiting the participants of that party, but had not gotten to your link. Yet, here I am, looking at your Barn Chicks party pics. LOL

I just joined you as a follower. Hope you'll come visit some time.

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

Chrissy said...

Oh my gosh...I just said that to John today,we must have passed 10 or more and of camera!!Your photos are so amazing..would love to have a wall of BARNS!!!! Hope you are well my dear friend! x0x0