Monday, July 18, 2011

Birthday Carnival

Hi, all! I hope you had a relaxing weekend. I spent much working on the computer, designing future stamps and dies. I feel like I accomplished so much, but I still have lots of ideas I want to make into stamps/dies. I love my job! I have been working hard as I will not be able to do much the next few weeks. We are taking about 100 kids to a youth camp on the Croatian coast for a week. I'm not much for camping, but it means so much to my girls and there's always a need for more workers. I know I will enjoy myself. I will share photos whenever possible.

Today's card uses The Craft's Meow's Life is a Carnival and Timeless Tags sets. The paper is by Echo Park.
 Here are some photos from a place I visited with our friends a couple of weeks ago. I forgot to share here some photos. This place is called Plitvicke Lakes and it's one of the prettiest places to visit in Croatia. I'm so fortunate to live just a few hours' drive from here. The lakes are crystal clear and have deep hues of blues and greens. Beautiful places like this make me more in awe of my Almighty Creator. 
 
And here's my favorite photo of that trip. It's my youngest with our pastor's wife, my girls' adoptive grandma in Croatia.
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10 comments:

  1. such beautiful pics, nina! that includes your sweet card, too:)

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  2. It's amazing to see how clearly you can still see God's hand in nature...the pictures you shared are just beautiful!

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  3. Adorable card!
    Your photos are stunning too ;) TFS, Rx

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  4. OH MY GOOOODNESS--I love that card! So beautiful! And those pics--oh my oh my! LOVE that last photo--super precious:)

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  5. Beautiful card, and oh those lakes are stunning - The last photograph is beautiful - all children need grandparents, even surrogate ones.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  6. Sweet card and what beautiful scenery! God truely blesses us with His creation!

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  7. Oh what a beautiful country. Those scenes look like something out of the Jurasic Park movie. I loved the scenery in that movie. I've never even thought of Croatia as a vacation destination but I think I'm going to go study up on your country and see if Croatia should be on my travel list.
    Oh...the card....another successful creation!

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  8. Fun card, Nina!

    Wow, what a beautiful place to visit! OK, now I REALLY have to get out there, just one more reason to go to Croatia!

    I'm glad you're having a great summer with lovely experiences and memories!

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  9. Hi, Nina! I just found your blog, and am so glad. I am also a born-again believer, and I live in the U.S. I am blessed to know you are serving our Lord, Jesus Christ in Croatia! I just "followed" your blog, and would GREATLY appreciate it if you would peek at my blog and "follow" me.
    Congratulations on your card in the August issue of CARDS. Way to go! Praise the Lord.
    Blessings to you,
    Karen
    www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

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  10. I love this unique color combo! You really inspired me to use doily more!! Thanks for sharing these gorgeous photos!

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Thank you for your kind comments.

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