Inspire Me Monday – Week 187

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!

The Cat On The Hearth

Magellan - Resting On The Hearth

There’s nothing more relaxing than a cat at rest.

Chicken Soup For The Soul Giveaway – Time To Thrive

Chicken Soup For The Soul - Time To Thrive

Don’t miss your chance to win 1 of 3 copies
Of this inspiring book – now through August 14!

Live Well And Prospurr – An Interview With Morris The Cat

Morris Live Well & Prospurr

Learn how you can help one of America’s most beloved cats
Donate a million meals to the ASPCA with just a tweet!

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

Susan – Glory Art Scripture Challenge

Glory Scripture Art

This is one of several inspiring cards that
Susan shared as part of her Glory Art Scripture Challenge –
Be sure to stop by and check them all out!

Bev – Fabric And Lace Bow Totes

Fabric And Lace Bow Totes

If you’re looking for a DIY gift project that’s sure to delight,
Check out Bev’s Fabric and Lace Bow Tote Tutorials –
These bags will bring a smile to your face!!

Michelle – Pine Cone Flower Refrigerator Magnets

Pine Cone Refrigerator Magnets

Michelle beautified her kitchen with these beautiful magnets –
Visit her blog to learn how you can jazz up your refrigerator too!

Swapna – Paint With Tangram

Paint With Tangram

Are you looking for a creative project to share with your kids?
Swapna – The Practical Mom – creates delightful art in her
Paint With Tangram Tutorial!

Rosemary – Italian Fresh Peach Crumb Cake

Italian Fresh Peach Crumb Pie

Rosemary discovers that her favorite baked dessert
Tastes even better when served from her kitchen – and lucky us,
She’s in the mood to share the recipe!

Carolyn – Antique Map Chest

Antique Map Chest

Carolyn transforms a treasured piece of furniture
Into an extraordinary treasure with a surprise item that you simply
Must visit her blog to read about!

Music To Inspire You
Welcome To
Music Moves Me!
This Week’s Theme: Songs About Work/Working

Billy Joel – Allentown

Thanks for joining us – have an amazing week!

Inspire Me Monday #187 – Week Of August 2, 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. Jane says:

    Thank you for hosting a wonderful party! It’s been a while since I’ve visited, excited to check out what everyone is sharing. The features are wonderful, loving that tote and those pine cone magnets are darling!

  2. Thanks for the party, I love those pine cone magnets, so cute!

  3. Thank you so very much for featuring my Antique Map Chest! It was certainly an adventure and I hope that my decoupage journey is an inspiration to others who want to give it a try. What a great party! Thanks for hosting and have a great week!

    • Thanks so much Carolyn! There are SO many beautiful decorative napkins out there – it’s truly amazing what you can do with them!

      Thanks for sharing your talents with us at Inspire Me Monday – have an amazing week!

  4. Thanks for hosting! My post is actually about making a Flipagram so my title is deceiving. The name of the Flipagram I created is America Through My Eyes. I think I need a lesson on naming my posts! Have a great week!

    Teresa from

  5. Love the cat pic, of course. And those pine cone magnets … I have a ton of pine cones I was collecting – great idea.

  6. swapna says:

    Thanks for feauturing Paint with Tangram ! 🙂

  7. XmasDolly says:

    That’s a great tune my friend. Can’t say I’ve heard that one before, but I’m sure I have. Thanks for joinin’ us. You’re duh best and have a rockin’ week! 🙂

  8. Lux says:

    So many inspiring posts here. I’m inspired to eat especially with all those delish cooking! 😛

  9. Ashleigh says:

    Happy Monday! I love the Billy Joel video! Have a wonderful week and thank you for hosting this great link up again! I really enjoy it! xx

  10. stevebethere says:

    Thanks for hosting a do like a bit of Billy Joel 🙂

  11. Susan Carol says:

    Thanks so much for featuring my Glory Art scripture cards, and for hosting. There’s always so much inspiration to look at.

  12. Love all the features but the bow tote takes my vote!
    Thanks for hosting, hope you have a great week!

  13. Thank you so much for featuring my pine cone flower refrigerator magnets this week! 🙂

    Have an awesome week!

  14. Thanks for hosting!

  15. Jill says:

    Thanks for hosting. Hope you have a fabulous week!

  16. Hello cute lady! Thank you for hosting such a fabulous party. Please stop by our party that starts tonight at 7 pm. We would love to party with you twice! Lou Lou Girls

  17. Such a gorgeous kitty! The pie looks delicious! Thanks for hosting, happy Monday to you!

  18. I like that Morris the cat. It’s too funny!

    And would I love to taste that Rosemary – Italian Fresh Peach Crumb Cake

    Thanks for the tunes and have a fun week!

  19. Naila Moon says:

    Second time I have seen Billy Joel today. My hubby is a huge fan!
    Have a great week. I miss chatting via Twitter!

  20. Thank you so much for hosting and for featuring my Bow Tote Bags!

  21. Echo says:

    I love this link up! Thank you so much for sharing it at the #SmallVictoriesSundayLinkup!


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