Pink Season Has Come And Gone | Inspiration: Cherry Blossom Season

After winter, there is always something I look forward to and that’s blossom season. In Leiden there are different spots with a lot of cherry blossom trees. Since I am not always in Leiden, I don’t get to see in person if the cherry blossom trees are ready… That’s where Instagram comes into play. I am here spilling my secrets BUT at Volkenkunde (a museum in the city centre) are a couple cherry blossom trees. So, I just look up where they are tagged and what photos are posted with ‘Volkenkunde’ as its location. As soon as I see some photos featuring the blossom trees, I plan to go there and take photos (like I did some years ago), since I love cherry blossom season!

A season with a hint of pink

First off, what’s not to love about blossom season? I think it’s the hint of pink that gives everyone a look at what’s ahead: spring and warmer weather! These past months the weather has been crazy here. From storms to snow and summer temperatures. I wasn’t sure when the blossoms would start to bloom and all of a sudden it was time. On the day Claudia and I went to the cherry blossom trees at Volkenkunde, it was a cloudy day. Even when it’s cloudy it looks beautiful. I think the pink of the blossoms stands out more when it’s cloudy. I think we were pretty lucky to have captured the cherry blossoms when we did because this season has come and gone so quick… Next year I want to go to the Bloesempark in Amsterdam. This is a park with 400 cherry blossom trees. 400! That’s definitely the place to be at the beginning of spring.

Outfit details

Black jacket: Tommy Hilfiger

Grey sweater: H&M

Mom jeans: Levi’s

Boots: FOLC Studios

Bag: Forzieri

Sweater MANGO
Brown Bag MANGO
Tommy Jeans Puffer Jacket
Mom Jeans from Levi’s
Dr. Martens Boots
Sweater MANGO
Brown Bag MANGO
Tommy Jeans Puffer Jacket
Mom Jeans from Levi’s
Dr. Martens Boots
Sweater MANGO
Brown Bag MANGO
Tommy Jeans Puffer Jacket
Mom Jeans from Levi’s
Dr. Martens Boots

Looking back at the photos I took, I am sad this part of spring is already over. Taking close-up photos of flowers is one of the things I love. They are so detailed and when they have a bright color, like pink or yellow, the photos turns out even prettier. On my photography Instagram account (@neeltje.jpeg) is the place where I share more nature type photos. During my walks I always see something I want to capture. I used to post them to my Story but those disappear after 24 hours and these photos deserve more than that. So, if you’re into photography, check out my other Instagram account as well! Do you have cherry blossom trees where you live?

Love,

Neeltje

Follow:

4 Comments

  1. April 27, 2021 / 5:07 pm

    Cherry blossom season is lovely! It makes me so happy to see the flowers bloom. They make any place 10x prettier!
    You found some real pretty trees 🙂 In Paris I’ve also been scouting locations thanks to Instagram and found lots of great spots!

    Julia x
    Last Post: Four Ways To Celebrate & Enjoy Spring 🌸🌱

  2. May 10, 2021 / 1:22 pm

    I love cherry blossom season <3 They last such a short period of time, but in that time, the world is so beautiful! It makes me look forward to it all year long.

    http://bloomingsuitcase.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Close Me
Looking for Something?
Search:
Post Categories: