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My Happy Place

Creativity in the Garden

Zinnia Garden | Peru, Indiana

Keeping my creative juices flowing isn't always easy - especially when life is so busy. I stepped out of the office the other afternoon to clear my head and headed to my happy place.

Butterfly in Zinnia Garden | Sweet Pickins Studio Photography
Profusion Zinnias with Yellow Butterfly | Sweet Pickins Studio Photography

Profusion Zinnias with Yellow Butterfly | Sweet Pickins Studio Photography

While I'm juggling emails and software updates, doing the tedious work of running a small biz... THIS was going on right outside my door. I couldn't help but stop to smell the flowers.

Yellow Profusion Zinnias and Butterfly | Sweet Pickins Studio Garden Photography
Detail of Butterfly on Yellow Profusion Zinnia in Garden | Sweet Pickins Studio

I find inspiration in a lot of places. Nature never seems to disappoint. God has such an attention to detail. Color, texture and form ...

Bee and Zinnias in Garden | Sweet Pickins Studio Photography
Garden Photography by Sweet Pickins Studio 2018
Yellow Zinnia and Butterfly Close-Up
Shasta Daisies and Insect in Garden
Purple Coneflower Echinacea in the Garden
Hydrangea Bloom Close-Up | Peru, Indiana Garden Photography

Thanks to Garden Gate Greenhouse for all the beautiful magic going on in my garden!
Above: Shasta Daisies, Purple Coneflower and Hydrangea

Indiana Hummingbird on Feeder
Peru, Indiana Garden Photographer
Hummingbird Photography
Indiana Bird Photography

As I was snapping away at the butterflies covering the zinnias, this little guy swooped down to cautiously observe from atop of a yucca plant.

Yellow Profusion Zinnias

Yellow Profusion Zinnias

Hope you enjoyed a walk through my happy place!