Inspire Me Monday – Week 38

Inspire Me Monday

Welcome to Inspire Me Monday
A place to share your creative inspirations
Sharpen your creative vision and
Showcase your creative talents!

I invite you to inspire others and
Nurture your creative spirit by
Joining our Creative Blog Hop!

To participate, simply join my creative community and
Follow the guidelines at the end of this post!

What’s Inspiring You This Week?
Here’s What’s Inspiring Me…

Guardian Of The Computer

Happy Autumn dear friends!
I am excited to share that as the Fall begins,
I am in the beginning stages of designing
A fabulous new creative space to call my own!

My computer is now set up,
My Internet connection is live,
And for the first time,
I am writing from The Creative Corner
With my faithful friend Legend!

Photos will be forthcoming
As soon as I find the cable I need to
Upload photos to my computer!

Recipe Of The Week
Cinnamon Apple Strudel Bundt Cake

Cinnamon Apple Strudel Bundt Cake

This recipe is one of my family’s favorites.
You’ll taste comfort and wholesomeness in every bite!

Pinterest Board Of The Week
Mouthwatering Recipes

Mouthwatering Recipes Pinterest Board

Highlights From Week 37

Journey of Discipleship

Patsy at Heartworks

One of my favorite inspirational artists is
Patsy from Heartworks.

This week she shared several creations that
Revolved around the theme Discipleship.

Be sure to visit Patsy to experience her artistic journey!

Plush Pumpkin Tutorial

 Heather - New Home New Life - Plush Pumpkins

If you love to celebrate Autumn by decorating with pumpkins,
Be sure to visit Heather at New House New Home New Life.
She shared the cutest pumpkins and a fabulous tutorial
You won’t want to miss!

Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Michelle - Pumpkin Spice Cookies

If you prefer to bake with pumpkins,
Check out Michelle’s latest tasty creation –
Her delicious Pumpkin Spice Cookies!

Muffin Basics or Your Basic Muffin
 Sheryl - Muffin Basics

Love muffins?
Looking for variations on a basic theme?
Sheryl, the Wilderness Wife offers some fabulous suggestions!

Beaded Bangles

Happy Hour Projects - Beaded Bangle

Adrianne at Happy Hour Projects is
Always creating something beautiful!

This week, she teaches us how to make
Beautiful beaded bangles!

Wouldn’t these make the perfect stocking stuffers
For your moms, sisters and girlfriends?

A Little Time For Tea
 A Little Time For Tea

Last but not least,
Cloches and Lavender reminds us to
Take time for tea!

Make a cup of something soothing.
Catch up on your reading.

Take time to relax and stay inspired!

Talent is timeless.
For more fabulous features,
Visit my creative friends at
Inspire Me Monday – Week 37!

Inspire Me Monday #38 – Week Of September 24, 2012

Inspire Me Monday

I like the idea of Inspiration Monday.
Monday’s often get the short end of the stick
But they are fraught with potential!
Judy Palmer

Now it’s time to share your inspirations! You can participate in Inspire Me Monday in the following ways:

1) Share “What’s Inspiring You” by creating your own Inspire Me Monday post! You can include any creative challenges you’ve discovered – any books or quotes you love – any bloggers who have inspired you – anything that has inspired you and will inspire us too!

2) Share your creative projects with us! You’re welcome to link up your Arts & Crafts projects – your Recipes – your DIY, Home Décor and Organizational Ideas – your original Writing, Music & Photography – you get the idea!

3) Visit the participants – share some comment love – let them know what’s inspired you!

When you link up, be sure to include the Inspire Me Monday button and a link back to this post on all of your entries so that your readers can join the fun! The blog code is on the side bar if you need it!

Be sure to link directly to your Inspire Me Monday Posts and Creations using the permalink to the individual posts – not your blog’s home page URL – so that participants can easily find and comment on your creations!

The party will remain open all week so have fun sharing – inspire me with your comments – and please, use the social media buttons below the post to spread the word!


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  1. Deb @ Raising Figure Skaters
    Twitter: RaisingSkaters
    says:

    It must feel wonderful to get settled in with a new creative space. LOVE your cat photo! 🙂 Deb @ RaisingFigureSkaters.com

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Thanks Deb – Legend was SO happy to finally see my desk and computer set up! He is usually my companion cat during the day and I know he has missed hanging out in our special spot!

      My husband just installed some shelves for me today so this week, I can begin to dig through my boxes and start to bring order to my life.
      It really feels like Christmas opening those boxes – I feel like I’m going on a treasure hunt!

      Now if only we can find the camera cable (which, unfortunately, my husband packed, so it could be ANYWHERE…)

      Have a fabulous week! 🙂

  2. Meryl says:

    Oh do those baked goods look …good!!! Thanks for hosting and have a super week.

  3. Thanks so much for the feature!!! I’ve had my eye on these pumpkins for a year and was so happy to be able to share how to make them.

  4. I love muffins! They freeze great, too! Just wrap each muffin in foil and put them all in a ziplock freezer bag and freeze. They’ll keep up to 3 months in the freezer. I write the name of the muffins and date I need to eat them by so they don’t go to waste. Then when I want a fresh homemade muffin. I grab one out of the bag, remove foil, and microwave for 30 seconds. Delish!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      I love muffins too! I can’t wait to start baking in my new kitchen!

      Thanks for that great tip Brooke – look forward to trying it out if we ever have muffins to freeze! 🙂

  5. Christina Morley
    Twitter: tinarobmorley
    says:

    Moving house can be so stressful. I’m glad that you are enjoying the new adventure and I’ll pray that you find that cable. 🙂

    Thanks again for hosting a fabulous hop! My daughter and I were inspired by Adrianne’s beautiful beaded bangles. I’ve linked up my “Joyful Poetry” in spot 26.

    Tina – mom of 4 and author of 5 blogs

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Thanks for sharing your “Joyful Poetry” Christina – I look forward to reading it this week!

      I LOVE Adrianne’s projects and thought those bangles were especially beautiful! Handmade jewelry is just the best!

  6. Lisa says:

    Thanks for hosting! 🙂 Hope you had a great weekend!

  7. Danielle says:

    I’m a new follower, thanx for hosting the blog hop!

  8. Lori says:

    Hello and thank you for hosting this wonderful blog hop! I’m glad that you’re all set up and “connected” computer-wise and that you’ve created a space for you to CREATE! Thanks and aloha, Lori

  9. patsy
    Twitter: Patsypat
    says:

    Wow! What a great start to my week to see my work highlighted here! Thank you very much!!!! Patsy from HeARTworks and papemelroti

  10. Katherines Corner
    Twitter: goaskkatie
    says:

    Ohh so many great places to visit. Thank you for hosting. Hugs and smiles for a beautiful day!

  11. tanya says:

    Legend is adorable, looks to be a big help! Thanks for hosting!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      You would not believe how happy Legend was when I opened up shop, so to speak…
      Even though the space and layout is VERY different, he recognizes my stuff, and it was like being reunited with an old friend!

  12. Dawn
    Twitter: breathoffaith
    says:

    Oh, I love that picture of Legend! Glad to hear you are settling in and feeling connected again. Can’t wait to see your new creative place. So love Patsy at Heartworks. Ya know Ramona, you just really bless me with your Monday posts! BUT I wanted to link up Friday with a Fall post and just never got around to finishing it…but how I love Fall. Love and Hugs, Ramona from the East Coast !

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Thank you Dawn… you are always such an encouragement and inspiration to me!

      Feel free to link up your Fall posts all week at Friendship Friday…
      I keep everything open for several days for the latecomers!

      I hope that camera cable turns up soon… I am feeling rather lost without it!

      Have a fabulous week!

  13. thanx for hosting!
    bon siman pa bo 🙂

  14. Paula J says:

    Happy Monday! I hope you share photos of your new space when it’s complete 🙂 Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful week!

    Paula
    lifeasweknowitbypaula.blogspot.com

  15. Carissa says:

    thanks for hosting! have a great week

  16. I always crave pumpkin this time of year! Thanks for the great features & for hosting the linkup, and God bless!

  17. Marcie says:

    What a great way to start the week sharing what inspires us. May our inspiration be with us all week.

  18. Annemarie says:

    Thanks so much for hosting another link party. It’s always so much fun to discover so many inspiring blogs through your party.
    Enjoy your week!
    Best wishes from Holland, Annemarie

  19. Teresa says:

    So glad to hear you’re getting your creative space in order. I’m looking forward to the pictures.

  20. Donna says:

    Everything looks wonderful. Thank you for hosting.

  21. Kathie says:

    Thank you for hosting this blog hop! So glad I found your site (on the Monday Mingle link party)!

  22. Lisa Isabella Russo
    Twitter: artbylr
    says:

    Congratulations on getting your new creative space set up! Every time I see a picture of one of your cats, I know how loved they are. They just radiate it :).

  23. Thanks for the feature! I’m a day late, yesterday was hectic, but that means I have so many more links to browse this week. 😉

  24. jpatti says:

    Thanks for hosting! I shared my surprisingly tasty chicken soup recipe.

  25. Michelle says:

    Oh my gosh! You picked my Pumpkin Spice Cookies to be featured! Thank you SO much 🙂 Thanks for hosting a great party each week.
    Michelle

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