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!
This week I am sharing my Creative Play Space
As part of the Where Bloggers Create 2014 Blog Tour –
Please stop my “Creative Corner” for a visit!
When you’re done, hop over to hostess Karen Valentines
For more incredible inspiration and then –
Take some photos and share your creative spaces as well!
The linky party is open all week!
I am continuing to be inspired by all things patriotic as
I contemplate the freedoms we enjoy in this great land of ours!
I created my Live Free card as part of my Independence Day festivities.
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The 7-day workshop officially begins on July 14th
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Do we have any Scone lovers in the house?
A few years ago, I became hooked on
Trader Joe’s Mini Orange Cranberry Tea Scones
While attending a Bible Study.
I’d forgotten how seriously delicious a Scone could be
Until I saw these photos on Nancy’s blog.
I haven’t had a chance to bake these yet but seriously –
I bet Nancy gives Trader Joe’s a run for their money!
When you visit the beautiful tablescapes that our
Friends link up to Inspire Me Monday each week,
Do you wish that you could re-create that magic in your home?
Thanks to Creatively Sam, now you can!
This week, Creatively Sam shares the secrets of
How to create a beautiful Daisy Topiary that can
Easily be adapted to any décor you like!
To think it all began with a green and purple pot…
If you’ve ever been around a two-year old,
You know they have strong opinions about what they want!
When P & P’s mom asked her two year old daughter
What she wanted for her 3rd birthday,
She emphatically said she wanted a birthday cake!
To see the beautiful cake up close, visit P & P’s post!
In the meantime – enjoy this delightful video of the cake-making process!
There are always SO many moving stories to read at Inspire Me Monday.
This week, I was particularly touched by Mary’s reflections on
The life lessons she recently learned from her Dad.
Mary is currently grieving the loss of her Mom and
Her father is learning to live without the woman
He married 60 years ago, in May 2013.
How do you come to terms with that?
It all begins with gratitude.
Instead of focusing on what he has lost –
Mary’s Dad spends his time remembering the
Lifetime of blessings he has had.
Of course, there is sorrow –
But the sorrow of her passing does not outweigh
The 60 years of joyful memories they had together.
If you are struggling with the loss of a loved one –
Or want to encourage someone who has lost someone precious –
I invite you to visit Mary this week!
If you are ever in need of encouraging words –
Pinterest is the place to be!
As Kate of Majestic Golden Rose notes –
You don’t even need an account to just browse!
This week, Kate rounded up some wonderful
Words of inspiration for us – stop by for a visit!
And – for MORE words of encouragement –
Follow these Pinterest Boards at Create With Joy!
Music To Inspire You – The Dance
Welcome to Music Moves Me!
This week we have our choice of sharing either our
Favorite Male Rock or Favorite Male Country Artist!
So, I have picked the amazing Garth Brooks
In honor of his return to the music industry –
And my favorite song of his among many greats!
Talent is timeless.
For more fabulous features,
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Inspire Me Monday – Week 131!
Inspire Me Monday #132 – Week Of July 13, 2014
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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