Inspire Me Monday – Week 217

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 New At Create With Joy?

Come Empty by Saundra Dalton-Smith

Come Empty

If you are in a place in life where you could use rest,
Healing and refreshing from life’s hurts, and a fresh outpouring of
God’s presence and love in your life, may I recommend
Come Empty – Pour Out Life’s Hurts And Receive God’s Healing Love?

In this amazing book, Dr. Saundra invites you to
Take a 50 Day Challenge where you will
Pick devotions that speak to your situation,
Spend time in prayer and
Experience God’s peace, healing and wholeness.

For more information, click on the book cover!

Inspirations And Delights

Bernadette – Spring Kitten

The Spring Kitten

Bernadette created this lovely work of art using
Quince blossoms covered with snow and a
Beautiful kitten named Sally as her muse!
Visit her blog to see more variations on this lovely piece!

Ashley – Blueberry French Toast Cupcakes

Blueberry French Cupcakes

Ashley’s cinnamon maple caked, topped with
Maple buttercream frosting and fresh blueberries,
Is sure to put a smile on your family’s faces!

Marcie – Interview With
A Poet

Mary Harwell Sayler

If you enjoy reading how about the creative journeys of writers,
And how their creative skills can translate into blogging,
Don’t miss Marcie’s fabulous interview with Mary Harwell Sayler
The author of Beach Songs and Wind Chimes!

Pat – Blue Eyes

Blue Eyes

Artist Pat Kumich is currently working on a series of
Mixed-media canvas portrait paintings.
Her latest is the lovely Blue Eyes!

Jessica – Black Bean And Chicken Chili


Looking for a hearty but healthy meal that’s also
Quick and easy to make?
Jessica whipped up this delicious Black Bean and Chicken Chili recipe
In a half hour!

Music To Inspire You
Welcome To
Music Moves Me!
This Week’s Theme – Dance Music!

Derek & Julianne Hough Dance To Sia’s Elastic Heart

Have an amazing week!

Inspire Me Monday #216 – Week Of February 28, 2016

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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37 Responses to “Inspire Me Monday – Week 217”

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  1. Miz Helen says:

    Hope you are having a great weekend and thanks so much for the party!
    Miz Helen

  2. Thanks for the party, hope you have a lovely week!

  3. Mary Denman says:

    I hope you have a great week Ramona! Thanks for hosting and I’ll see you Wednesday!

  4. Karren Haller
    Twitter: Myllls

    That was a crazy video, really different.
    Thanks for hosting, see you on Wednesday!
    Have a great week!

  5. Marcie says:

    Happy Monday Ramona! What a nice way to start the week! Thank you for the spotlight.

  6. Thanks for hosting! Hope you have an amazing week 🙂

  7. Debbie W. says:

    Thanks for the HOP!

  8. Thanks for hosting Ramona! Enjoy your week!!

  9. stevebethere
    Twitter: bethere2day

    Brilliant choice I love Sia (not literally though) LOL

    Have a tanfastic week 🙂

  10. XmasDolly (linky)
    Twitter: Xmasdolly

    That video was amazing. Two get two little ones to do the exact same thing as the adults and Derek well he’s the king of the dance floor to say the least. I was in awe! Great video my friend. Thank you so much for sharing.

  11. Love Pat Kumich’s painting. Those eyes are so captivating. Thanks for hosting the hop, have a great week.

  12. Hello fabulous! It makes my week to stop by your party! Please stop by our party that starts tonight at 7 pm. We Pin and tweet everything! Have a beautiful day! Lou Lou Girls

  13. Julie Briggs says:

    Thank you so much for hosting! Have a great week. 🙂

  14. Linda says:

    Thanks for hosting this awesome party each week! Lots of good ideas here!
    Wishes for tasty dishes, Linda

  15. Lisa Isabella Russo
    Twitter: artbylr

    What lovely inspirations! The spring kitten and “Blue Eyes” are especially wonderful! Happy Monday to you!

  16. Wow! I loved that video and love the song! The dance routine was amazing! Thanks for sharing!
    My song for this week is “Alice” by Avril Lavigne

    I just started my own Musical Monday on my blog Testing Trisha please stop by and Link-up!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Thanks for joining us Trish – so glad you enjoyed the song and dance!
      Thanks for letting us know about your Musical Monday link-up –
      I stopped by to party with you as well!

  17. Nancy A says:

    Thanks for hosting this Inspiring Party. Especially enjoyed seeing Derek & Julianne Hough Dance To Sia’s Elastic Heart. The younger versions of this dance team are truly amazing! I conributed three posts this time. Hope you and your readers enjoy seeing #302, #303, and #304. Having a great time pinning and sharing the posts that resonate with me. Warm regards, Nancy Andres @ and

  18. ema says:

    have a great week all. Bonjour from me in the Limousin 🙂

  19. I love to dance. Very fun video

    And I want to make those Blueberry French Toast Cupcakes


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