My Current Obsession: Blackthorn Blossom

As the masses of pink cherry blossom fade to a smattering of fragile petals, I've discovered a brand new blossom obsession in the form of Blackthorn.

I'm not quite sure how I've missed it until now; the tiny white flowers seem to be all over our local hedgerows, smothering the dark stems and glowing in the sunlight.  Up close, each tiny star of a flower carries a halo of yellow pollen dots. They're just crying out to be turned into a delicate pattern...