May Gibbs ~ Wattle Babies

"Wattle Babies", Sydney: Angus Robertson Illustrations by Australian May Gibbs. These may be "wattle babies" to you, but to me they're gumnut fairies!

my sister and I have had this thing for years, whenever we see a rainbow, it's gonna be a great weekend

Bondi beach rainbows, Australia - this is where I grew up. Don't miss living in Sydney but do miss Bondi Beach

tiare, the most beautiful of scents will forever remind me of my travels through Polynesia

Tahitian Tiare ♥ such a beautiful flower - Polynesian Beauty Secret for Silky…

Ragged Blossom, a gumnut baby.

gum blossoms

May Gibbs; artist: images of Snugglepot, Cuddlepie, Little Lobelia, Ragged Blossom eucalyptus gumnut babies

yellow wattle

Acacia pycnantha (Golden-Wattle) is Australia's floral emblem. It is a tree which flowers in late winter and spring, producing a mass of fragrant, fluffy, golden flowers.

I grew up picking this from the garden, glorious smell. Geraldton Wax

Waxflower Geraldton Waxflower is a West Australian native flowering bush that produces an ubundance of tiny round pink, purple or white flowers.