Sunday, February 21, 2010

You're The Inspiration (Board)

I mentioned in my previous post: Getting Inspired and Board with Cinderella and The Monkees that I wanted to create my own inspiration board for my crafty space. Right now that board is a box where I toss odds and ends I want to use so I thought I would share a couple of awesome finished boards that have caught my eye recently. :D

(Image from artjunkgirl)

(Image from Anything Goes)


(Image from A Fanciful Twist)

And the fabulous Anya from Couture Millinery Atelier recently wrote a post with pictures of what is currently on her inspiration board. Check out her post My Inspiration Board for 2010.

If you have an inspiration board or know of a groovy one I need to see, I wanna know! :D Just leave me a link in your comments. :)

**side note: the Wonderland Swap is in full swing! And if you missed out this time, I have a little surprise for you coming soon that is for you crafties AND non-crafties. Yes, it's another swap but for right now the theme is Top Secret. Wonder what it could be? Hmmm...

Have a great day everyone! I'll see you tomorrow night after The Bachelor! :D

26 comments:

  1. Oh what a brilliant idea - I may have to put one together. I saw an AMAZING one on Happy Zombie a while back. I'll see if I can find it... found it :P Admire and drool. http://thehappyzombie.com/blog/?p=377

    Am wondering what the new swap could be... hmmm... I'm definitely in though. Save me a space. A comfy one near the fire if you don't mind ;)

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  2. Such a great idea! Thanks for sharing these, Maggi!

    Hope you're having a wonderful weekend with your sweet family!

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  3. what a super idea, thanks for sharing:):)
    (...i'll send you asap the rak you win at yyam her blog...i've received your address from her)

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  4. Okay my dear, whip out that board and lets get started- first grab everything and anything you have that's pink in your stash- flowers, rhinestones, material-(can you make yo-yo's), yarn (tie it into a bow!)- anything with dimension- these will be your accents. Then start going through your mags for pics you love that inspire you. The more pink the better- you love pink, so go for a pink theme! Add a little pInK glitter and maybe some pink paint around the edges and voila, your inspiration board will be done! Of course you'll neeed a photo or two of Toot, Chris, Alice (and Jake, can't forget him!!!) I wish I wa sthere to create one with you! I need to do this! xOxO

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  5. They are all so fab! Love the Anything Goes board.

    Curious about your next swap, wonder what you are up to Sweet Maggi?????

    Hugs,
    Karyn

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  6. Great idea!!
    I need to take a pic of mine. I just made one too!!

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  7. these are great - i have no inspiration board LOL :D

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  8. ohhhhhhhhhhhh those boards are just wayyyyyyyyyyy to cool....i have to make one for me! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

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  9. good idea, I will have to make one of those inspiration boards, cool idea. THANK YOU MAGGI for all your kind and encouraging comments you have left me. YOU r much appreciated
    :) deep down heart felt thanks!

    do you have a inspiration board or you creating one? love to see it :)
    hugs to Toots too !!

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  10. Beautiful inspiration boards! I have more of an inspiration table, which features butterflies, dragonflies, an Alice in Wonderland teapot handpainted by Dame Darcy, artwork, felted bowls, and a photo of Joanna Newsom (new CD on Tuesday~Hurray!).
    Theresa

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  11. Awesome! I'm going to create one that's going to be similar to the post I created yesterday. Off to buy supplies. Will take pic & post soon. :)

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  12. Love those, Maggi! What a great concept for getting inspired....I need that!

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  13. You're the reason in my life...you're the inspiratttttioooon...Ahhh nothing like kickin old school huh :)

    Loving those, great idea!

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  14. i love these mood boards. Am not good making them or say there's really no direction. hahahaha. am a scattered brain.



    I am Denise Katipunera

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  15. Maggi darling I never had an inspiration board, but looking at all these boards I am tempted to star my own…I will let you know if I do. In the meantime, have a lovely week luv.

    Love & Hugs
    Duchess

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  16. Looking forward to the swap since I missed the Alice in Wonderland!!!!!!!!!!!

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  17. Stopping by from SITS to say Hi!
    I am adding you so I can come back & read more!
    Please stop by!
    http://extremepersonalmeasures.blogspot.com

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  18. hi maggi,
    thanks so much for stopping by and for your sweet comment! i love your inspiration boards!! maybe i should make one for my "wellness journey" god knows i have scrapped my way through my kids lives LOL what a cool idea! hope you stop back and follow my progress and make sure i'm still breathing! lol
    smiles,
    shelley :)

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  19. awesome boards...I really should take a picture of mine :)

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  20. the 1st board is awesome! I just spray painted my board blue a few weeks ago... its still in the garage "drying"... LOL!

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  21. Great boards - and have a great week too!

    Thanks for yr lovely comment!


    xx Lola:)

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  22. First of all, what is your definition of groovy? 2nd of all,...who know's, I must of lost my train of thought! Happy happies.

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  23. Inspiration boards are such powerful things and so much fun to make. thanks for stopping by my blog and helping make my SITS day so wonderful!

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