Friday, January 07, 2011

Blog Inspirations

Ever wonder…..
"How did she do that?"

Ever think….

"That’s so cool!"

Ever say…..
"I think I can do that."

This sweet and beautiful world of blogs.

Our place to express creativity,

Our place to find creativity
Dreamy Whites

Our place to inspire,
Our place to be inspired.

Whether a reader of blogs or a writer of them,
we all have the power to inspire others.

"If your actions inspire others to dream more,
learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader."
~John Quincy Adams

Thank you for the inspiration. 

What’s inspiring you today?...

(All photos in this post belong to their respective blog owners.)

46 comments:

Candy Hearts said...

At the moment, you are inspiring me.

Tarrah at The Pottery Shed said...

I just jotted down 2 pages worth of notes, about the same thing that you posted....inspiration through blogging! I was planning on posting mine tomorrow or next week. It's amazing what blogging has done for me AND my home! ;)
I can certainly say that your blog and pictures have inspired me, as well as the beginning of the new year. Like everyone, I have the itch of organizing, rearranging, and tweaking displays here and there....and while doing that I've been hit with 100's of other ideas along the way.
Here's to our inspirational dreams coming true!

Glynna's Playhouse said...

I feel the same way. Every day I am inspired by something that I read or see on a blog. Your blog is one of my favorites. Lovely post.

Petal Place said...

Love this!

Rita said...

So true and your choices are perfect! I have seen them before but now I am more inspired then ever. Grazie
Rita mammabellarte

Darla M said...

That chair is to die for, and I love that chicken coop!

Ellie's Bungalow said...

Two of my favorites are on here, and now I have some new ones to visit. Thanks!

It's Just Me said...

Beautifully written LaurieAnna ... I LOVE the pictures you chose : )

Callie said...

Blogs have become my "my" time to read and enjoy pretty things. I enjoy it so much...and always feel better after an hour of surfing in the afternoon. Thank you for being a part of that.

Funky Junk Interiors said...

How sweet is this post!

Love your inspiration pictures (and thanks for the one on mine!) and your message couldn't be more true.

Reading blogs in even one single day will give you more info for your internal card file than you'll ever know what to do with. Isn't it great?

Donna

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

Hello Laurie Anna... thank you so much for visiting me at my blog today, and signing on as a follower... as now I have found yours!... I too am signing on to follow... how fun that you posted a quote about dreaming more as well, since I posted about dreams a couple of days ago... your blog is beautiful, and now I am off to visit your shop... xoxo Julie Marie PS I absolutely LOVE how much you care about all of God's precious little creatures... (I read your entire profile)... Nature and animals are such a huge part of my life, and I always love meeting people who feel the same way my husband and I do... xoxo

Jane said...

I so agree. So much wonderful inspiration and so many wonderful women willing to share it! Never does a day go by that I don't find inspiration on a blog.
Have a wonderful weekend.
Jane

cityfarmer said...

actully, being out on the hunt really charges me up ...
I found a table ALMOST like the picture.
Sent a text to my best client and sold it already ... and I get to custom paint it.

whew
I'm inpsired

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Lots of great inspiration! I have seen Heather's chicken coup before. Can't have one here - HOA would hang me. :-D
Thanks for stopping by.
Have a great weekend.
Glenda

Stephenie from Decorating Addiction said...

This post is absolutely beautiful AND inspiring. Thanks . . . I needed it!

Taylor M said...

Well said LaurieAnna. I am inspired everyday by the blogs I visit, and yours is at the top of the list.

Stephanie said...

I do LOVE all the blog inspiration but it makes me want to re-do my whole house some days! I think I also have to admit it makes me shop and spend more too!

slommler said...

Yes! They have inspired me!! And you have too!!
Thanks so much!!
Hugs
SueAnn

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Such a wonderful and inspiring post Laurie, and that's what so great about blogging is that we get inspired all the time, and get to meet such wonderful people and make friends from all around! I love all the pictures you have shown... everything is so pretty!
hugs~~ Daphne

Gracefully Vintage said...

A BIG HUGE thank you for my little precious birdies i just adore them, - I proudly put one in my front window display at the shoppe (NFS) and the other 2 are at home,at my sewing table so i can always see them..
I love blogs-love sharing ideas and sharing or inspiring someone is the best feeling.
Karryann

The Painted Cottage said...

What a wonderfully inspirational post! And so true! Thanks for making me smile! :)

- Lauren

Casa Bella said...

Thank you so much for visiting my blog. Yours is fabulous! I'll be back often.
Take care.

FairfieldHouse said...

Laurieanna,

I love visiting all the blogs you've listed. But YOURS also inspires with your eye for beauty and creativeness! Thank you for that.

Your Friend,
Deborah

Renie Cee said...

Thank you so much for your post. I visited every blog you pictured and was so inspired by all of you talented women. I,too, get inspiration from all your blogs. I look forward to each morning when I can check each one and am ALWAYS inspired and motivated to create, rearrange or tackle some new project.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Oh Laura Ann...I am enchanted with our profile! First of all, I am so thankful that you stumbled over my way! I too am a believer, LOVE ANIMALS and have energy for two women half my age!!!! Yes, blogland has changed my life, the compass of my direction, and THANKS TO GOD for that; He has put phenomenal people in my path and it has made all the difference. Thank you for visiting and please stop by again! Bless you, Anita

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Hi, Laurie Anna... I'm so glad you dropped by for a visit. Love your blog! I now need to go check out all of those links you gave us.

All the best for 2011!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Margaret said...

To be inspired , to be able to create in your own space is senational. Great post. Bloggers are the most inspiring people I have met.

Queen Of The Armchair aka Dzintra Stitcheries said...

Hi LaurieAnna...thank you for visiting and coming aboard!!! I'm going to enjoy looking around here!!! Dzintra♥x

Melissa said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog - what an AMAZING space you have here, I'm SO glad I found you!! :)

Rebecca said...

Laurie I love this post - I think we all agree but you said it so beautifully.
Your shop looks wonderful, I closed mine last Sept and haven't looked back, which surprises me a little. Maybe because I have been busier since I closed it/
Many Blessings to you
Rebecca

*Simply Colette* said...

That has to be the coolest outdoor room/greenhouse I've ever seen! Thanks for stopping by my blog... :)

xo,
nicolette

http://www.simplycolette.blogspot.com
http://www.photographygetaways.com

Tonal said...

I just wondered on seeing such a mannered House and such a clean sofa set, Keep it continue mannered.... Thank you for post..

Frenchy said...

Your blog sure inspire me ! I drooled over the chicken coop ! Ha...so pretty ! Thank you so much for your visit and follow. Doing the same !
Xo

WhiteWhispers2u said...

I love all those blogs and photos they have great style for sure.

The things that inspire me is just simply the things my eye is drawn to and make my heart sing.~Cheers Kim

Laurel said...

Such a beautiful post and a beautiful blog! I'm fairly new to blogging and find that sometimes my head spins will all the amazing ideas and beautiful decor. Thanks for visiting my blog too :)
Blessings, Laurel@chippingwithcharm

Heaven's Walk - said...

What a beautiful way of saying exactly what I've been feeling ever since I started blogging, Laurie! I can honestly say that every single blog I visit inspires me in one way or another - so every single blogger friend that I have is a leader! :) Kudos to them!!! I have tried many new crafts - and recently discovered a new addiction! lol! - all due to my blog friends. Thank you ALL!!!! ♥

The Old Painted Cottage said...

These are all so inspirational. Thank you for including mine in the bunch!

oxox
Jennifer

DustyLu said...

Thank you for including me too! I love that! I love how blogging has brought us all together! Have a wonderful day! Lulu

trash talk said...

L.A.,
You nailed this one on the head (you are handy with a hammer!) and I think you should include yourself to the list. I know you inspire me.
Debbie

Anonymous said...

I love the quote! It is just what I needed to hear today!

The Little Red Shop said...

You! What fun to see so many lovely blog friends in your post today! Thank you so much for your sweet comment on my blog and for following. I really appreciate it!

Have a Blessed weekend!

: )

Julie M.

ps All of my fur babies were rescued. My oldest kitty, Olivia, was rescued as a kitten (along with her siblings) from an abandoned house in MN. My brother, knowing I was mourning the loss of our aged childhood kitty, surprised me with Olivia when he came out to Wa for a visit back in 1998. Olivia's brother and sister are still living happily with my brother's sister-in-law, who rescued the bunch, back in MN. : )

Rita May said...

It's about time! I'm your newest follower
Cheers!
Rita @ MAY DAYS

monkeemoomoo said...

What a beautiful quote, and inspiring pictures:)

Sympathy for The Devil said...

hmmm.... your blog?

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