Inspire Me Monday – Week 186

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!

What’s Inspiring Me This Week?
Here’s A Few Highlights I’d Like To Share!

Card Of The Week – Thinking Of You

Thinking Of You Card - CWJ3

Who is on your mind today?
Take a moment to surprise them with a beautiful card!

Parenting In The Digital Age – Keep Your Children Safe

Parenting In The Digital Age

Learn how to keep your children safe from the
Technological threats they face on their
Phones – computers – video games – and social media!

Tattered And Mended by Cynthia Ruchti

Tattered And Mended

If you’re looking for an author with a knack for
Finding the places where our stories and God’s story intersect –
Meet Cynthia Ruchti in what is her best book to date!

The Book Nook – Our Community For Book Lovers

Book Nook at Create With Joy

If you love books, join us at The Book Nook –
A great place to share your latest book reviews and literacy posts,
Find your next great book to read, and
Learn what’s new in the world of publishing!

What Inspired You This Week?
Here’s A Few Of Our Favorite Featured Selections!

Mary – Life Lessons I’ve Learned From My Cat

5 Lessons I Learned From My Cat

If you think that you are doing an animal a favor
When you rescue them from a shelter – think again!
This week, Mary shares the amazing life lessons she’s learned from
Two little kittens she thought she was rescuing –
But who, in actuality, came to bless and transform her life!

Kat & Melinda – Upcycled Tire Table

Upcycle Tire Table

This week Kat & Melinda prove that you can
Truly find a use for anything with their amazingly creative project!

Carrie – Hot Buttered Rum Apple Pie

Hot Buttered Rum Apple Pie

A new-to-me recipe that looks and sounds delicious!

Michelle – The Chippy Paint Layered Look

Chippy Paint Layered Look

Michelle teaches us how to get that
Chippy Paint Layered Look using Chalk Paint on a wooden tray!

Kaitlyn – Why Your Story Matters

Every Story Matters

Katilyn believes that your story matters and I do too!
Won’t you leave a comment and begin to
Share your story with us today?

Music To Inspire You
Welcome To
Music Moves Me!
Theme – Share A Song Of Your Choice!

Me And My Cello – Happy Together (Turtles) Cello Cover – Piano Guys
(Who Knew The Cello Could Be So Cool?)

Thanks for joining us – have an amazing week!


Inspire Me Monday #186 – Week Of July 26, 2015

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. Thanks for featuring our Tire Table 🙂

  2. Helen Fern says:

    Thanks for hosting a great party!

  3. Thanks for the party!

  4. Jelli says:

    I always look forward to this linkup each weekend. Thanks so much for hosting it for us all.

  5. Thanks for hosting and have a great week!

  6. Judy says:

    Thanks for hosting! Here is my card linkup!

  7. Thank you for featuring my chippy paint tutorial! 🙂 Have a great week!

  8. XmasDolly
    Twitter: Xmasdolly
    says:

    That was the coolest video I’ve seen in a long time and fun. Thanks for sharing dear friend and have a fantabulous week! ~hehehe~ Hugs & thanks for playin’ along Girlfriend… you rock!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Isn’t that the coolest video? I looked long and hard to find the right music video to share this week!
      Have an awesome week Marie and see you on Tuesday! 🙂

  9. Ashleigh says:

    Happy Monday! Thank you for hosting this great link up! Have a wonderful week ahead!

  10. stevebethere
    Twitter: bethere2day
    says:

    Love that version of Happy Together heheh!

    The Hot Buttered Rum Apple Pie looks delicious I want one 🙂

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Wasn’t that a fun version of Happy Together? Makes me smile every time I watch and hear it!
      I want one of those pies too! When I make one I’ll invite you over for a slice! 🙂
      Have an awesome week!
      Til Tuesday…

  11. Again, love the featured card. The tire table is a great upcycle project.

    Thanks for sharing.

  12. Danielle Royalegacy
    Twitter: Royalegacy
    says:

    Coming to you from the 4Ms hop. I just love The Piano Guys rendition of “Happy Together” but then I love most of the music that these guys produce.

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Just popped over to your blog – LOVE the music you shared – and so glad you enjoyed the Piano Guys – I’m sure you’ll be hearing more of them on my blog! 🙂

  13. Mary Denman says:

    Hi Ramona!

    You are so sweet to have featured me! xoxo!!

    I know I’m late this week. . . been having a rough time with migraines. But I know I can always be encouraged here! The Piano Guys video had me laughing out loud!! They are so talented, and funny!

    And, I just met Cynthia Rutchi in May at the writing conference I go to!! She is fantastic! What a small world. . . .

    I hope you have a wonderful day Ramona! 🙂

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      I am SO sorry that the migraines are getting the better of you now – I know how terrible it can be to focus when you are experiencing them! I pray you are feeling better soon.

      How COOL that you met Cynthia at your recent writing conference – I bet she was an inspiration to meet!

      Have a blessed day and we’ll chat more soon! 🙂

  14. Love the idea of using the guitar case as a bookshelf. So cool! Thanks for hosting the hop.

  15. What a fun and fabulous Party! So many great posts to enjoy and explore! Thanks for hosting!

  16. Hello Ramona! Thanks for hosting another great party! 😀

  17. Thanks for another awesome party!!!!

  18. Thank you so much for featuring my Hot Buttered Rum Apple Pie! 🙂 I hope you are having a wonderful week!

  19. What a beautiful card.
    Thanks for joining and inspiring us today!

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