Friday, April 4, 2014

Be Inspired #183

Hi Everyone, so glad you're here! It's time to put on your Spring party hats and link up all that you've been up to last week. The warmer weather has all of us itching to get out the bunnies and the rest of the barnyard to decorate for Spring and Easter. So share your posts and then stay to check out some of the rest of the ideas and inspiration. Here are some great links from last week:

Linsey at the Farmhouse Porch has gathered some wonderful feedsack pillows
and framed another vintage sack for a Farm Fresh Spring Entry.

Rita from May Days shares some of the wonderful
 Blue and White from around her home.
This platter and plate collection is amazing!!

Mixing Patterns with pillows with Jenna from The Painted Apron
oh my gosh, that rabbit pillow is adorable!

Katie from  Let's Add Sprinkles painted and reupholstered
a wonderful old settee for her sunroom. 

from Ms Moosey's Open House.
Always amazing what white paint can do!

Cindy has been freshening up the Dish Cupboard with 
Bunnies, Burlap and Boxwood for Spring at Beaux R'eves.
(I hope this little guy isn't for dinner!)

and Diane from An Extraordinary Day
shared her cake decorating and how to Tweak a Cake Mix.

Thanks gals for joining in!

And if you missed any posts this week, 
then just click on the thumbnail images at the top of this post.

Hope you're ready to share all the fun and inspiration
 you've been cooking up this week!

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  • Thank you to all of you who come over each week to link up to the party.   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!

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    1. Spring has finally sprung here. Unfortunately we still have those cold and wet days added in here and there this time of year, but it only makes me appreciate the sunny warm ones even more:-)

      Have a great weekend!


    2. Ha, you're so right! This has been bunny week :) I've been decorating with lots of bunnies! Thanks for hosting the party!

    3. are so sweet to feature my first time cake! Thank you so much for this lovely blessing. I truly was thrilled to have had it come together so nicely...even if I felt like I was all thumbs. :)

      Hope your week is filled with unexpected blessings!

    4. Debra,
      Thanks so much for hosting this fun party...I am off to visit my neighbors here.


    5. Hi Debra, I used to tell CC that bunnies eat, poop, and multiply! And so they do. I even have live ones eating flowers in my garden, Not a fan of those. Thanks for hosting. I do like the new easier link gadget. blessings, olive

    6. Thanks Debra for hoisting and the great features! Have a good weekend!

    7. I love the new look and I love seeing Grain Sack cloth in any form. Framed is adorable. Happy Spring!

    8. The features are just beautiful Debra - thanks so much for hosting another party !
      Happy Weekend

    9. Oh Debra, I love your new banner, so simple, pretty and elegant! Very springlike. Thanks for hosting and for sharing such great features. Have a great day!

      1. Oh I forgot to mention, what a great idea to have Pinterest offer watercolor. I sure hope so, all us blogger should get together and write them!

    10. Debra, Thank you so much for featuring my blue and white. Such an honor with all the other great inspirations on your beautiful blog.

    11. Thank you for hosting Debra. I can't wait to see all of the new posts this week!

    12. Spring is finally coming to NJ! It's warm and partly sunny here today. Love the features! Thanks for hosting!

    13. Wonderful features Debra, thanks for hosting!

    14. Thank you so much for featuring my Chandy make over, also thank you for hosting the party. Always fun to link up here. Now off for more inspiration. Have a blessed day. :-)

    15. Hands down, that rabbit pillow is stealing my heart this week - he looks sooo cute sitting on that couch with those other adorable pillows around him!
      Thanks for hosting, Debra - I loved your sheep vignette and especially the trompe de l'oeil you created.
      Rita C at Panoply

    16. It is time to get the spring party hats on! Beautiful looks here! Thanks for hosting!

    17. oh my goodness Debra, thanks so much for the feature at your always so creative party! I am so flattered. There are always so many great ideas linked here, so much inspiration, so little time!! Thanks and have a great weekend, I hope you are warming up...

    18. Thanks for hosting Debra! Love your new banner :) so cute!

    19. Debra,
      Spring has sprung on my side of the Prairie, dear friend!!!
      Thanks for hosting Be Inspired Friday each week!!!

    20. The features are just wonderful. I love the cake, it is fabulous. As always, thank you for hosting a wonderful party.

    21. I love the Wall with blue and White lovely plates! I too have a Wall with blue and White and I just love it too! Thank you for hosting this wonderful party, Debra!

    22. Another wonderful party and great features. Thanks for hosting every week Debra.
      Hope you have a great weekend.
      Hugs ~ Kerryanne

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

    24. Spring has sprung indeed! Thank you for hosting.

    25. Thanks for hosting, Debra. Love your "springy" header! Have a great week.

    26. Thanks for hosting, Debra! Have a lovely weekend!


    27. "Hoppy" spring, Debra! Thank you so much for hosting another great party.

    28. Thank you so much for featuring my settee makeover! Thanks for hosting a fun party.

    29. Thanks for hosting the party! When you check out my post it may seem familiar :) I was thinking I had an original idea and then right before I published it I googled it and saw your tutorial from last year. Great minds think alike!

    30. Debra, that new blog header is really pretty! Thanks for another fun party and great features!

    31. Love the features Debra! Thanks so much for hosting.

    32. Thanks again for yet another great party Debra!!! Wonderful features too! So much Springspiration!! Love it!
      Have a wonderful weekend!
      XO Barbara

    33. Thanks for hosting again this week!
      Have a great weekend!

    34. Hi Debra,
      Thank you so much for hosting the party!

    35. Thanks for hosting, Debra. Another great party with lots of inspiration! ~Zuni

    36. Suzanne of Simply Suzannes at Home

      I LOVE your new banner, Debra! It's so simple, clean and beautiful!
      Thanks so much for hosting another inspirational link party.
      Have a great weekend,

    37. Golly! So many fun looking links! Thanks for hosting Debra! xx

    38. Beautiful features Debra and a wonderful week of posts from you! Thanks so much for making this a wonderful party to come to and have a great weekend!

    39. Thanks for hosting Debra. I am so glad spring has finally arrived. Have a great week.

    40. Hi Debra!
      Thank you for the fun party!
      I love the ideas you share and especially the cake decorating inspiration!
      This week, I shared our breakfast/coffee station that I just completed in our bungalow :)
      Blessings on your day and thank you!

    41. Great features! Thank you for hosting, Debra.

    42. Thanks for hosting, Debra! I like your new blog look!
      love and blessings~
      Lynda @ Gates of Crystal

    43. Debra,
      Week after week you share great inspirations and I hope to have something to share and often do....thank you for being one of those loyal hostesses that I can count on to share with when I do. Wishing you another great weekend and I hope that the sun will shine with warmth in your direction!

    44. Wonderful features, Debra. Katie's settee is just darling.I finally see some buds on the trees in our neighborhood-yay! Thanks so much for hosting and wish you a beautiful weekend!


    45. Debra I was debating on linking up because it wasn't a typical 'decorating' post and honestly, sometimes I don't feel like my posts belong in many linky parties.. But then I saw your new header and it made me feel better. I thought, "yeah, maybe there's something little that someone might take from my post anyway" anyway, needless to say I love your new header. hugs,
      Leslie (aka Gwen Moss)

    46. Great get together Debra. A great many inspired bloggers. Thank you.


    47. Me encantan las fotografías, son geniales. Ha estado un regalo el visitar tu bloc, te invito visitar el mio y disfrutes de la fiesta nipona del Hanami, si te gusta espero que si no eres seguidora te hagas ahora.

    48. Wow Wow Wow Debra! The inspiration features this week are fabulous and the party entries are pretty amazing this week too. I am spending a lot of time on the party features this week. Such beautiful projects. Thanks always for your wonderful party.

    49. I love coming here, Debra, for the wonderful ideas I get from all the participants! I don't have anything to link up this week, but hopefully soon.


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