Friday, March 7, 2014

Be Inspired #179

Hi Everyone, and welcome to
  Be Inspired!
If you can see the ground through the snow then please join me in a loud
"whoo hoo"!!!
If March is here then Spring has to come...eventually.

Thanks for all the BirthDay wishes, I've always loved having a March Birthday because it's starting to green up and signs of Spring are all around...but not this year. Dressing like an Eskimo isn't a lot of fun. I'll be hitting the mall to celebrate when I don't have to wear layers and layers of clothes.
Here are some great links from last week. Each time I see Anita's wonderful Dining Room, I sigh. It has such an Old World quality to it. Love those antlers above the sideboard.

Collecting Creamware
from Anita at Far Above Rubies

Pamela From My Front Porch to Yours found a wonderful mirror,
but it needed a new finish. Check out the post,

If you haven't enjoyed the current Simply Shabbilicious Magazine
from Kerryanne at Shabby Art Boutique,
 then head over for some beautiful inspiration!

Sherry from No Minimalist Here shares another amazing way
 to use a transfer with her DIY and tutorial Cheese Slab.

A breathtaking Garden Angel is now adorning the pergola Garden,
from Betty at My Cozy Corner.

This was a new one on me. Did you know that there's a product that turns ANYthing into a chalkboard surface? Check out D.D.'s Cottage and Design Chalkboard Breadboard. pretty cool.

And if you're needing a breath of fresh Spring Air then take a look at the Simple Spring Wreath from Christy at Confessions of a Serial DIYer.

thanks so much gals!

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  • Thank you to all of you who come over each week to link up to the party, I may not get to leave a comment, but I try to visit each of your posts. You are a never ending source of inspiration to me and others, so just know how much I appreciate each one of you!
    thanks so much for joining in
    and making this party so much fun!



    Say Hello to Common Ground's newest Sponsor,
    Debbie from Ribbonwood Cottage,
    who loves to create, and sees a lovely world of miniature things.


    1. Oh I adore Sherry's Cheese Slab tutorial! Thanks for hosting Debra!

    2. Wonderful features this week, Debra! I'd love to check out that chalkboard product. I do appreciate you hosting,

    3. Happy Birthday Debra and here's to hoping you'll see signs of spring soon! Thanks for hosting!

    4. Great features! Thanks so much for another great party Debra !

    5. Hi Debra, I'm pretty sure spring is coming! I did go out yesterday any buy bright pink pants just to cheer myself up! Happy Birthday and I hope you get to the mall soon! Thanks for the party, I can't wait to try Sherry's technique~

    6. Thanks for the link-up! So many beautiful features and new blogs to follow!

      Gigi @ Old World Patina

    7. Hi Debra, I got some great inspiration from your features today, Easter thoughts abound. Thanks for hosting.

    8. Happy Birthday! Thanks for another great party!

    9. Happy to be joining! Thanks for hosting!

    10. Yes, so glad to see through the snow! Sherry

    11. I love the month of March...March is a big birthday month @ My Cozy Corner. Thank you so much for featuring my beautiful angel. I have a garden tour in May and she will be admired by all. I love your blog and enjoy being a part of your party each week. I''m also enjoying the way you are embracing the downsizing of life and home. Life is a journey and can be such a joy. Thanks again, Joyously Betty @ My Cozy Corner

    12. Thanks for hosting, Debra! Hope you are having a great week!

    13. Happy late birthday!! I have a March birthday too. We are lucky! Hope the moving process going mostly stress free! Have a great weekend. -K

    14. Happy Birthday, Debra from another March birthday girl! Hope you have a lovely weekend and thanks so much for hosting!


    15. Love the features, Debra! Thanks for hosting!...hugs...Debbie

    16. Happy March, Debra and happy birthday wishes to you! Yes, go right to the mall to celebrate your special day. Maybe some fresh spring clothes...sigh, I think we all need a breath of spring air!
      Thanks for hosting,
      xo - Susan

    17. It is so nice to lose myself in these posts when the weather is so un-delightful outside. Thanks for a pleasant evening of partying.

    18. Wishing you a very Happy Belated Birthday and a Year filled with good health and much happiness-
      Thank you for the party!

    19. Happy birthday Debra and wishing you lots of spring sunshine.
      Thank you for featuring the magazine today... I appreciate it!
      Hugs ~ Kerryanne

    20. Happy Birthday Debra! What beautiful inspiration <3 Thank you so much for hosting!

    21. Thanks so much for featuring my Spring Wreath, Debra! I think we're all ready for Spring this year! :)

    22. Hi Debra,
      Love all the great inspiration!
      Thank you for hosing. Have a great weekend!

    23. Thanks for hosting Debra! Love seeing all of the new things each week!

      Locksley Lane

    24. Happy Birthday, Debra!! Looking forward to the party...thanks for hosting!

    25. Beautiful features! Thanks for another great party.

    26. Thanks for hosting! Happy Weekend to You! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

    27. Thanks Debra for hosting the party, have a great day.

    28. A belated Happy Birthday! I'm glad you still have celebration plans! There are always fantastic ideas here. Thanks so much for hosting the party!

    29. Hi Debra, What a great surprise! I appreciate you featuring my Cheese Slab project and thanks for hosting.

    30. Hi, Debra! So very glad to be partying with you this week! Thank you!

    31. Thanks so much for hosting another great party, Debra!

    32. Great party, thank you so much for hosting!

    33. Hi, Debra! Thanks so much for letting me join your Beautiful Blog;s Party! Thanks for hosting and I hope you will be Inspired by my post. Have a wonderful weekend!
      Theresa @ Shoestring Elegance

    34. Thanks for hosting, Debra! Wonderful features this week!

    35. the linkups and features are fabulous this week, debra! hope your bday week has been great!

    36. Good morning, Debra.
      I had so much fun visiting many of these blogs this morning. THANK YOU for bringing us all together by providing this party. It's always a joy to click on your link and see what you'll share next ~ wonderfully inspiring!

    37. You always post the most wonderful features! Thanks so much for sharing - so many creative inspiring ideas!

    38. Thank you Debra for hosting and sharing. I appreciate you featuring my chalkboard breadboard.

    39. Thank you Debra for hosting this event!
      Sorry I messed up and put two links, only one pic tho!
      Off I go now to visit some of these amazing sites!

    40. Love the features! Happy belated birthday and thanks for hosting!

    41. Happy belated birthday! You have some beautiful features this week! thank you for hosting and have a wonderful weekend!

    42. Happy March Birthday!! Today (7th) is actually my Mother in laws birthday! Thank you for hosting Debra! I love looking at all the great ideas everyone has! Have a great weekend!

    43. Hi Debra... hope your birthday was a beautiful one... I have had a few glitches linking up the last couple of times, so I will just visit all of these beautiful Spring posts this time!... love that we are all pretty much over the worst of winter and Spring is here in all her beauty!... hope you are well... we have not chatted in a while... much love, xoxo Julie Marie

    44. Woo-hoo! Double woo-hoo!

      I just posted some pics of my backyard from February 27 on my blog and contrasted them to my view today. I am loving today much better than that day. Hope "springs" eternal!

    45. Thanks for hosting, Debra! I love all the features this week.
      Birthday blessings to you!


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