Snowflakes or snow crystals form when ice crystals freeze around tiny particles of dust that are in the air, and join together as they fall. Ice crystals that melt as they fall become rain. Ice crystals that form near the ground are called frost.

frost

Winter Walk!

Frozen water drop

Winter storm | berry icicles | { for #plukka pin-up challenge }

Frosty leaves....

Natures season decoration © Helgi Skulason | Flickr - "There are always flowers for those who want to see them." -Henri Matisse

Yoho National Park, Canada

snow & ice

**Halo of sun dogs created by ice crystals in the air, and snow covered pine trees, Fichtelberg, Ore Mountains, Saxony, Germany

Ice Crystals- so beautiful, this happened on the family car and it looks like paisley or William Morris patterns

Ice Crystal

Frost

Iridescent snowflake.

Frosty Moon

Ice Crystals & A Snowflake by photoholic1 who says "On my dining room window - a snowflake from the storm outside looking in on the ice crystals on the inside. Taken during a snow storm here in Massachusetts." Awesome!! =)

Snow Lake, Stevens Point, Wisconsin #winter #snow

Glacier Stream On Karakoram Mountains, Pakistan

Ice curtain