Thursday, April 22, 2010

Rain Chain

It's storming here today. The thunder has sent my dogs to seek the comfort of their beds. I, however , like storms. As I was doing dishes I paused to gaze out my kitchen window and admire what a lovely picture my rain chain made surrounded by all the flower.


If you have never seen rain chains they are used in place of your downspout. I do so enjoy watching the water cascade down the chain.






















And splash into the copper basin at the base.





















Rain chains can be found on the Internet in many places. I have never seen them in the garden stores I frequent but they may have them. I have my heart set on another one that has tulip shaped cups that spill into each other. Mother's Day is coming so I dream.
Do any of you have a rain chain you enjoy?

10 comments:

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Stella -- beautiful. Why didn't I have one of those when we lived in rainy Oregon? I wonder if it would be as lovely here -- when we get rain in Florida it is a gushing downpour.

English Cottage in Georgia said...

I have never heard of a rain chain...am going to check them out. Your flowers look beautiful. I adore how healthy the leaves of your rose bush in the header are so perfectly green.

Bearly Sane said...

Well you learn something every day! I does look rather beautiful Stella.

Warmest Hugs,
Sandi @ Bearly Sane

Chatty Crone said...

Stella,

I have never ever seen or heard of a rain chain. How COOL!

sandie♥

Shelia said...

Hi Stella! Isn't that a great idea? And it looks nice too!
Thanks for popping in to see me.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

No, I've never seen or heard of a rain chain! How interesting and fun!

Katherine

Merrie said...

How cool is that? I've never heard of them and am so glad you shared yours with us. The rain and thunder was so nice today.

~Carrie from Cottage Cozy~ said...

They have the rain chains in the garden stores here, probably because it is Oregon You know our reputation for rain. I just love them. They make such a beautiful sound. Hmmm perhaps I could ask for this for Mother's Day ...good idea!

Kissed by an Angel said...

That is so lovely, I've never seen or heard of them before!!! Your garden is beautiful too!!!
xxxx

GWENDOLYN said...

I have never seen one before... how lovely. that would be mesmerizing to watch.
Blessings!
Gwen