Thursday, July 9, 2009

Inspiration

My Canadian House & Home, August 2009, came today. It is fabulous. I am happy. I would like to take a moment to thank our friends form the North. After all, they have given us: Michale J. Fox, Pamela Anderson, Neil Young, Jim Carey, and Dean McDermott. All that and a great design magazine too! Can't you see why I am happy?


This inspiration board made me even happier. I could look at it all day. It is hard to see some of the details. You really should rush right out and buy Canadian House & Home. You will be glad you did, lots of good stuff inside. While going through saved images I realized I have saved several inspiration boards and thought I would share some of them.


My Home Ideas


John Derian




House Beautiful



Lindsey Harper (Yes, I just posted it yesterday but it fits in today's post and I love the image so here it is again!)



Urban Grace



Blue Hydrangea

Yep, this is mine. Not exactly an inspiration board, more of a bulletin board, catch all, stick stuff you don't want to lose spot. I have all sorts of things: a favorite necklace, an apron, kid's art work, pictures, fabric samples and a papier mache acorn ( why?).

I think looking at someone's inspiration board is like looking at a scrapbook. It is fun and interesting to see what people choose to save and display. Do you have an inspiration board?

7 comments:

  1. I don't have an inspiration board, but I should make one! It would keep me more organized. And I argee, I think you can learn a lot about a person by sneaking a peak at their inspiration board! Also, I've been on the fence about ordering Canadian House and Home, but I need to get on the ball and subscribe - thanks for the motivation.

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  2. haha i love that Pam Anderson made it on the list of Canadian gifts. Don't forget Mike Meyers! :)

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  3. I love this post! Nothing more fun that looking at the little things that inspire inspiring people :-). I love how neat Urban Grace's is... I have one that's quite sloppy!

    You know, I think I should subscribe to Canadian House and Home, too. It's been on my "pick up at the News shop" list for a while now.

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  4. What a great blog you have. I love your choice of pictures and yes, I have a bulletin board that looks sort of like yours - notes,photographs,calender, miscellaneous things I don't want to lose,and some wonderful artwork done by my girls.........the list goes on, and it does sort of reflect our lives and who we are, doesn't it? Fun.

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  5. So funny, I was going to say that I love looking at other people's inspiration boards and seeing what makes them tick creatively. And then I saw those were your thoughts too. Love this round up and your board (and Canadian House & Home too!) And yes, I do have a board too. Hope you're having a great weekend!

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  6. Your board has plenty of inspiration!!! Love the artwork: carefree & colorful.
    I have a series of acoordian files & boxes. I've got lots & lots of tear sheets, swatches, ribbons, buttons. You name it it's in my chest of many desires.

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  7. So glad you enjoyed the issue! Be sure to visit and link to us at http://www.houseandhome.com/
    We hope you'll find the site as inspiring as the magazine!

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