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!
When you lose someone you love, it’s hard to say good-bye.
Grief can be a prolonged process.
How do you celebrate the lives of your loved ones
Without re-living the pain of their loss?
These are some of the answers you’ll find in
The Living Memories Project –
An inspirational book that celebrates the lives
Of over 30 amazing individuals and provides ideas
On how to pay tribute to the ones you love!
Today I’d like to introduce you to Elizabeth Sherrill –
An exceptional woman who has inspired others her entire life!
Elizabeth has been a writer and editor for Guideposts for over 60 years.
She has published over 1500 articles and written over 30 books,
Including The Hiding Place about Corrie ten Boom and
The Cross and the Switchblade about David Wilkerson.
Now she shares her own amazing life story in Surprised By Grace –
A book that reminds us that God can use anyone who is
Willing to yield their lives to Him.
If you enjoy reading about exceptional women,
May I recommend this book?
Don’t you just adore Karen’s sweet creation?
Brighten someone’s day with a beautiful card
Filled with a sweet and cheery sentiment!
Carolyn – From Drab To Fab Wreath
Ready to greet your home visitors with some a dash of floral cheer?
Carolyn shows us how she went from drab to fab by giving a
Roadside wreath a much-needed makeover!
Nothing inspires me to get my home in order like
Visiting the gorgeous creative spaces my friends have created!
If your environment could use some freshening up –
You’ll love what Penny has done with her studio!
Look around your craft room.
Is it overrun with too many buttons and sequins?
If so, you simply MUST pop over to Laurie’s inspiring post!
It is filled with tons of awesome ideas to help you
Put these embellishments to good, creative use!
In the mood for something different but delicious?
My husband’s eyes lit up when he saw
Nancy Creative’s Double Dark Chocolate Banana Bread!
Guess who picked this week’s recipe selection?
Women In Music – The Women Of Heart
This week’s theme for Music Moves Me is Women In Music – 60’s through 80’s! What an awesome category! So many wonderful musical influences during that time…
Two women I consider musical icons from this era are Ann and Nancy Wilson – the talented sisters who formed the musical group, Heart, in 1974. These talented sisters, with their incredible vocal, guitar-playing, and lyric-writing talents, opened doors for women trying to break into the male-dominated world music industry in their day. Still going strong today, Heart was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.
I believe that Heart’s best creative work can be found on their early albums. Here’s to Ann and Nancy Wilson – rock on, Barracudas!
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Inspire Me Monday – Week 123!
Inspire Me Monday #124 – Week Of May 18, 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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