Inspire Me Monday – Week 197

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!

This Week’s Inspirations And Delights

The World’s Best Story Contest

Worlds Best Story Enter

Do you believe you’ve written the world’s best story?
Now’s your chance to prove it!
Enter The World’s Best Story Contest for your chance
To win 1 of 3 fabulous publishing prizes!

Bernadette – World Animal Day


Bernadette celebrates World Animal Day with
Gorgeous artwork, photography and lots of ideas
To help you to enjoy this special day!

Michelle – Decopauged Crate

Decoupaged Crate

If you have lots of pretty scrapbook paper in your home,
Why not use it to dress up ordinary items?
Michelle shows us how to transform an ordinary crate into
Extraordinary storage with just a little paper and glue!

Ashleigh – Sleeping Bag Invitations

Sleeping Bag Invitations

The next time you host a sleep-over for your child,
Why not create some handmade invitations to make the occasion extra-special?
Ashleigh provides the inspiration with these adorable cards!

Katie – Fringed Paper Scrap Wreath

Fringed Paper Scrap Wreath

Another fun way to incorporate your scrapbook papers
Into your home decorating projects is through wreath-making!
Katie shows us an incredibly creative technique in her tutorial and video!

Julie – My Lettering And Doodle Adventure

Doodle and Lettering Challenge

If you love to doodle and draw –
Or if you’re into calligraphy, sketching, and the like –
Why not join Julie in a fun month-long art challenge?
Stop by her blog for the details!

Amy – DIY Needle and Thread Costume

Needle and Thread Costome

If your child needs a costume to dress up,
It’s hard to think of anything more adorable than
Amy’s DIY needle and thread costume!

Music To Inspire You
Welcome To
Music Moves Me!

Don’t Miss This Must-See Moment From The Voice Auditions

Thanks for joining us – have an amazing week!

Inspire Me Monday #197 – Week Of October 4, 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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31 Responses to “Inspire Me Monday – Week 197”

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  1. Julie says:

    Thank you so much for featuring my doodle and lettering adventures! What a lovely start to my Sunday morning. Have a lovely week, thanks for hosting the Party.

  2. Thank you for hosting! Have a lovely week ahead! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  3. Thanks for the party, hope you have a wonderful week!

  4. Ashleigh says:

    Thank you so much for hosting! And thanks for featuring my sleeping bag invites… I really appreciate it! Have a wonderful week ahead!!

  5. Lesia says:

    I’m really glad I came by. I was intrigued by all the recipes and I think I have them all added to my favorites now. I will be returning to see all the other creations soon.

  6. Claudia
    Twitter: Imagesbycw

    I’m baaaack! Hi Ramona, good to be back. I will definitely have to check out Julie’s page, because I am quite enamored with zentangling or zendoodling these days.
    Have a great week!

  7. Pili says:

    Love the party, thanks so much for hosting! Have a wonderful week!


  8. Thank you for sharing my decoupaged crate!

  9. Thank you so much for the party full of inspiring ideas! Have a great week!

  10. stevebethere
    Twitter: bethere2day

    Thanks for hosting a nice ending to the vid aww! 🙂

  11. I love your picks – World Animal Day and the doodle.

    Thanks for sharing.

  12. I linked up my Caramel Apple Pie Bundles today! Thanks for such a fun party!

  13. Colette S says:

    I really need to catch up on The Voice. I love that show. Just haven’t been able to watch much tv.

    That World Animal Day photo is lovely! What a great path!

  14. Hello beautiful! I love stopping by your party each week! We would love to party with you twice this week. so please stop by our party that starts on Monday at 7 pm. We pin and tweet every masterpiece! Lou Lou Girls

  15. Lauren says:

    thanks for hosting! Have a wonderful week!

  16. Tidy Teacher says:

    I absolutely love the spool or thread costume. Very creative! Thanks for sharing.

  17. Bernadette says:

    Thanks so much for sharing me today!

  18. Joyce
    Twitter: Joyce_Lansky

    You have an amazing week, too. Mine will be good because I’m on vacation.

  19. Dea Lenihan says:

    Hi there 🙂
    I’m new to this type of blogging. I’m an illustrator and
    popping in from Creative Every Day and trying to get the
    hang of things.


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