September 24, 2013

TCOF '13

So on the weekend we went to the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers! 
Basically we went around looking at all these houses who participated in this annual garden competition thing and the effort the residents of Toowoomba put into planting these flowers are seriously amazing.

Lunch at a cafe called the Chocolate Cottage - about 10 mins or so from Toowoomba CBD. 
Homemade lemonade + focaccia = yums. It really is in a nice little cottage and you get to sit outdoors and there's a pretty mountain view except half of it is blocked by hedges.

 This was the reserve grand champion's house!

This house also had like a man-made waterfall like what??

Went to the State Rose Garden except I think it's still a tad early hence half of the roses haven't fully bloomed yet. Another week or two would've been perfect.

Then we went to Queens Park where there were all these beautiful flower beds it was literally like heaven.

 This little girl happened to be in the picture but her dress perfectly complements the yellow flowers hehe.

Oh and also the lighting was fab it was around golden hour! 

Soz sis I had to focus on the flowers ;)

Just look at the gorgeous shades of purple.

The drive home. Tried to chase the sunset but we were going in a different direction oh well.


  1. So many beautiful flowers and all I keep on staring at are the food pics :X It looks beyond delicious, seriously.

  2. What a beautiful flower event this is! And a good thing
    that its a good sunny day as well c: Xx

  3. everything is beautiful and the food looks yummy too!! x

  4. wow the flowers are so beautiful and the colours in your photos look amazing!

  5. Wow!!! Very refreshing and yummy. You make me hungry now ahahaha...lovely pictures and awww...Those are cute flowers. Thanks for sharing.
    Your new follower via GFC and Bloglovin, hope you will follow back.

  6. wow so many pretty flower pictures! I got sucked in there and felt like I was back in the summer months.
    Looks like a lovely day out and the food - yum!!


  7. Wow these are beautiful photos!!! The lighting is perfect!!

  8. The carnival sounds like loads of fun. :) The flowers look beautiful and the lighting is amazing!

  9. Lovely photos! That food looks delicious and those flowers are gorgeous! I have recently found you blog and I'm glad that I did. I'm your newest follower and really look forward to more posts from you. If you like, please check out my blog as well at xxx

  10. wow! so pretty! beautiful photos, I love all the colors :)

  11. So pretty! Looks like something from a dream <3
    ~ xx

  12. A carnival of flowers!? That is too cool! I would love to go to a place like this. The food at the Chocolate Cafe looks divine also! Great photos! <3