I like the idea of Inspiration Monday.
Monday’s often get the short end of the stick
But they are fraught with potential!
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 then follow the guidelines at the end of this post!
What’s Inspiring You This Week?
Great books…Great friends…Great Ideas!
Healing Your Church Hurt by Stephen Mansfield
Wherever people gather,
The potential for misunderstanding and hurt exists –
But so does the opportunity for healing and growth!
If this title resonates with you,
Be sure to check out my Book Review & Giveaway
(Open through April 7, 2012!)
Would you like to foster friendships with other bloggers
While sharing what’s unique about you and your blog?
Join us each week for Friendship Friday!
This week we’re sharing ideas on How to Spend a Rainy Day.
Last week we went Day Tripping!
Come share your creativity in a whole new way!
Highlights From Week 12
Jamie at Scattered Thoughts Of A Crafty Mom
Project: Ruffled Fabric Easter Eggs
Looking for a unique Easter centerpiece?
Check out Jamie’s Ruffled Fabric Easter Eggs Tutorial!
The project is easy to do and the results are Gorgeous!
Dawn at Beneath The Surface: Breath Of Faith
Article: Faith That Tries Not
Spiritual teachers and lessons
Sometimes come from the most unlikely places.
Don’t miss Dawn’s post on Faith –
And see what Yoda from Star Wars can teach us!
Karen at Pocket Full Of Pink
Project: Spring Birdhouses Tutorial
Few things capture the essence of Spring
Like a yard dotted with pretty painted birdhouses!
Create your own following Karen’s tutorial –
It’s a great family project!
Vicky at Sleeping In An Unmade Bed
Article: Top 10 Ways To Cope With Chronic Illness
If you are living with Chronic Illness –
Know someone who is –
Or, just need some uplifting tips and a smile –
Here are 10 humor-laced tips from Vicky
To help uplift your spirits and your daily outlook!
If you love these features – there are plenty more fabulous inspirations waiting to be unveiled! Talent is timeless. Be sure to visit my creative friends and delight in their contributions at Inspire Me Monday – Week 12!
Inspire Me Monday #13 – Week Of April 1, 2012
Now it’s time to share your inspirations! You can participate in our Creative Blog Hop 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!
Also, 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!
Great inspirational posts! I’ll put this on my list of things to do! I hope you have a wonderful week,
You too Kathy – thanks for stopping by! 🙂
I haven’t linked up to anything in so long I almost forgot how to do it! lol But, I got your email and wanted to join the party!!!
Love & hugs,
So happy to see you at this week’s party – hope this means you are feeling better! 🙂
Stopped by for a peek and am looking forward to watching your video in a bit!
Thanks for featuring my birdhouses Ramona! Got your button on my party page:) Have a great week!
Thanks Karen – you too! 🙂
Thanks so much for hosting each week! I always find some great blogs. 🙂
Heather, your ATCs are SUCH an inspiration – I look forward to having the time to focus on creating them once more! 🙂
I tried to leave a comment earlier but I think I did my usual trick of becoming distracted and clicking something else before it saved :). Thanks for hosting – I really enjoyed taking my cat pictures this week and it was great to have something to spur on my creativity!
Have a great week!
You’re welcome Donna – love your cats! 🙂
Thanks for hosting. I’ve linked up two projects from this week, a very cute lacey flower headband and some nice canvas art I made for my front room 🙂
– Adele @ Mammy Made
Thanks Adele for the inspiration! Have a wonderful week! 🙂
Thank you so much for hosting this wonderful inspirational linky! I’ve shared my Hazelnut Apple Coffee Cake today, a variation I’ve made on an old family recipe. Have a lovely week!
April, your recipe sounds scrumptious! Thanks for sharing and have a fabulous week! 🙂
Thanks for hosting such a wonderful hop each week! The Creative Corner Hop is open and will remain open for the week if you would like to come by and link up.
Cherished Handmade Treasures
Thanks Sandy – you are on my list of places to visit! 🙂
Happy Monday! Thanks so much for hosting again this week :)) Love it!
Thanks Paula – hope your week rocks! 🙂
Thanks for the email reminder! I love linking up here, this week I posted some fun car games to help survive a road trip with kids 🙂
Thanks Molly for sharing your creative ideas – all the Moms are thanking you! 🙂
I love the birdhouses. So cute. Thanks for hosting.
It’s my pleasure Nancy – I loved the birdhouses too! Although, I must confess, when it comes to birdhouses, I get as much joy out of watching my cats watch the birds as I do watching the birds themselves!
Hi Joy, this week I’m sharing my Split Pea and Spinach Stew, my Garlic Herb Butter recipe, and a sweet treats edition of my new weekly feature Menu Inspirations! Thanks for hosting!
Awesome Debbie! I love the features you chose from last week’s line-up by the way! 🙂
Hey!! Thanks for hosting this. My second week to join in the fun!! There really is a lot of inspiration in all the great blogs out there. Nothing fancy on mine. Thanks for stopping by last week!!
Wonderful post – so glad you’ve joined us – have a wonderful week Melanie! 🙂
Thanks for hosting! I am sharing a recipe I made over the weekend that was a big hit! Hope you have a lovely week! Lots of inspiration this Monday!
You’ve been given the Liebster Award! Thanks for all your hard work! Please stop by my blog and find out what to do next! Thanks!
Thanks Christy – you rock! 🙂
Hey, Ramona! Thank you so much for hosting the party and for featuring my blog. You are so sweet!! I am sorry I am just getting over to post my thank you…you can tell from my latest post that i have had quite an exciting weekend!
I put you on my blog roll!
This really is a great idea! Even when I was working full-time, Mondays were my favorite day since I was refreshed from the weekend.
Following from the Monthly Mingle. http://chels580-garden-me.blogspot.com/
Welcome Chelsea – delighted you’ve found us! 🙂
I ADORE those birdhouses! So bright and cheery….
Happy Tuesday! Visiting from Tiggerific Tuesday! Blog Hop…or Bounce!
Thanks for hosting!
I am giving you the Liebster Blogger award. Head on over to Couponing & Cooking for the details : )
Thanks Kaylee – I appreciate your thoughtfulness! 🙂
Thank you for hosting as always! Told you I would be back when the anniversary cake was up!!
Thank you for hosting! I’m always looking for new blog friends! The anniversary cake edition is up that I told you about! Yay!
Thank you so much for featuring my ruffled Easter eggs! Have a great week!
You’re so welcome! I loved your creative take on the traditonal dyed Easter Eggs!
This is a great idea and something I think I would like to incorporate as well.
Mondays are really such a drag!