Thursday, August 15, 2013

Montana Inspiration

Hi all! I recently made a trip to Montana to see family and, as always, I found so many opportunities to take photographs—beauty abounds up here in this region! From wild bunnies to sunflowers to great horned owls…I hope you will be blessed and inspired by today’s photojournaling!

Wild bunnies wreaking havoc in the garden…and throwing some horseshoes maybe? Smile

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Beautiful peppers growing in the garden

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Serenity in a grove of dill

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A bumblebee gathers nectar in a sunflower

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Rustic garden scene with sunflowers

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I forgot to ask the gardener what this amazing other-worldly plant is … anyone know? Smile

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Ahhh, the majesty of the details found in God’s creation – look at those curls and swirls in this gorgeous flower!

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A bumblebee peeks out from a bright yellow flower

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Beautiful and serene sunset viewed from the mountaintop cabin where we stayed

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Baby and mama great horned owls hung out around our mountain cabin day and night

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Look at this little guy just barking at me – he was jealous that I was taking so many pictures of those owls! Winking smile

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A moth upon a fencepost in resplendent color

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An old tractor still earning its keep in the hay fields

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Have a blessed week, and may you find beautiful inspiration all around you!

Blessings to you!

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Sunday, September 23, 2012

Foto Funday {week 39} 2012

Cari's Autumn Porch

Happy, Happy Autumn!

After a summertime hiatus here on the blog, I am back with a few photos to celebrate the arrival of autumn! I do hope you’ve all had a wonderful summer and that autumn finds you enjoying the crunch of leaves underfoot, the delicious briskness in the air, and the marvelous colors all around! Along with all of those, I am looking forward to the delicious treat of sipping my favorite hot beverages through this season… chai latte, Cocoa Mocha, and Spiced Orange Cider! What will you be sipping for the season?

I’ve already rounded up some cornstalks from the neighbor & bundled them on our front porch next to my old chair where I love to sit and do my devotions and prayer journal early each morning. I plan to pick up a few small pumpkins soon, then we’ll add some larger ones in October after hubby gets them carved in the marvelous way he does!

Now for those autumn photos I went out and took yesterday … they include some gorgeously-colored leaves off the cottonwood trees, and my lovely autumn crocus. Did you know there is such a thing as autumn crocus?? It never fails to amaze me when these lovely flowers pop up this time of year—they produce large, beautiful green foliage in the spring which dies off after a few weeks, then there is nothing until mid-September when the colorful blooms suddenly appear!





Blessings to you!

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Friday, May 11, 2012

Paper Crafts: Spring Card Trio

Good morning! With spring arriving I am sure that you, like me, are busy as can be! I've been enjoying all the spring flowers - the daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths - as well as the sight of all the birds! Our hummingbirds have been greedily feeding at our front window, much to our delight! I thought I would just pop on today and quickly share three cards I've created this spring - one for Easter, and two for weddings. I genuinely hope these inspire you in your own moments of creativity! :)

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All three cards feature shapes cut using my Silhouette Cameo - love all the ways I can use my Silhouette! :D

Blessings to you!
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Saturday, May 5, 2012

Special FREEBIE for National Scrapbooking Day


Happy {inter}National Scrapbook Day!! Are you enjoying some great scrapping deals and events all around scrapland? With all the excitement of iNSD I just couldn’t resist creating a little digital scrapbooking mini kit to share – Strength For The Journey. This mini collection includes two papers and six elements—3 wordart, 1 button ribbon, 1 flower, 1 scallop circle, and two stitch borders. These are all the same high quality, 300dpi product you have come to expect here at Cari Creates! Designs. I am trying a new file-sharing site——which I understand to be better than 4shared.

- Download Strength For The Journey

I also want to pass along the news that you can now get my Storyboard Template packs! Due to customer requests, I have made these available for purchase at my Payloadz shop – for just $1 per pack.




Happy iNSD everyone! Open-mouthed smile

Blessings to you!

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