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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…
This week, I was privileged to help launch
Matt Appling’s first book, Life After Art!
This book explores why we are all born creative
But, over time, stop living like we are.
We also discover the lessons Matt wants his students to learn
Before they grow up and start living Life After Art!
I am hosting a Worldwide Giveway thru April 12
So be sure to enter – and enjoy the Book Trailer below!
In The Spotlight
April, The 21st Century Housewife
One of the things I love about blogging is that,
Over time, we meet so many bloggers who
Impact our journeys along the way.
This week I’d like to introduce you to
April from the 21st Century Housewife.
I’ve been following April since my early days of blogging.
This year she is fostering An Atmosphere of Growth in her life.
Recently, she discovered one of my favorite books –
Simple Abundance by Sarah Ban Breathnach –
And was inspired to write an essay, One Thing At A Time,
Which I think we all would enjoy reading!
Be sure to stop by and give April some love this week!
Highlights From Week 65
If you are a scrapbook lover, a card maker, or a paper crafter who
Would like to get your creative juices flowing this spring,
Be sure to visit The Memory Nest –
A inspiring blog filled with beautiful artwork
And creative challenges!
How many of you think of your life as a piggy bank?
I must confess, the thought never crossed my mind
Until I read Jen’s essay this week…
I encourage you too as well.
I think it’s time to make some new investments!
Need I say more?
I don’t knit… but I appreciate a
Warm, cozy blanket to snuggle under –
Especially one this pretty that’s made with so much love!
Loy – Don’t Eat The Daffodils!
This week’s Public Service Announcement comes from
Loy and Jabba, our beautiful feline model:
Beware of pretty but poisonous plants and flowers
When it comes to your pets.
Don’t let your cats eat the daffodils!
Talent is timeless.
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Inspire Me Monday – Week 65!
Inspire Me Monday #66 – Week Of April 8, 2013
I like the idea of Inspiration Monday.
Monday’s often get the short end of the stick
But they are fraught with potential!
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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