Per the rules of the game, here are some tidbits about me, and my own nominations of other bloggers for the award:
7 Things You Might Not Know About Me:
1. I wholeheartedly believe in simple living.
2. Without hope there's not much else.
3. I love hiking in lush vibrant nature, especially with my husband and son.
4. I need equal parts of spontaneity and organization.
5. I am happiest when I am creating something.
6. I'm yearning to travel to India and Morocco next - the colours, textures and patterns are calling to me.
7. Sleep… nine hours just isn't enough.
My Chosen 15 Creatives Who I Nominate For the Very Inspiring Blogger Award:
1. Danita - http://danitaart.blogspot.ca
2. Stephanie Ryan - http://www.stephanieryandesign.com/blog/
3. Amanda Blake-Soule, Soule Mama - http://soulemama.typepad.com/
4. The Minimalists - http://www.theminimalists.com/
5. Melissa Thorpe, Hilltop Haus Frau - http://hilltophausfrau.blogspot.ca
6. Reni, Bliss and Tell - http://www.blissandtellblog.com/blog/
7. Christy Tomlinson - http://christytomlinson.typepad.com/
8. Curly Girl Design - http://www.curlygirldesign.com/blog/
9. Anahata Katkin - http://anahata.typepad.com/
10. Christina Minasian - http://christinaminasian.blogspot.ca
11. Tiffany, Fancy Farmgirl - http://www.thefancyfarmgirl.com/
12. Hannah Marcotti - http://hannahmarcotti.com
13. Alisa Steady Art - http://alisasteadyart.blogspot.ca
14. Juliette Crane - http://juliettecrane.blogspot.ca/
15. Carolyn Rubenstein - http://carolynrubenstein.com/blog/
16. Valeri Blossom - http://awesomama.blogspot.ca
17. Kelly Rae Roberts - http://kellyraeroberts.blogspot.ca/
I tried to stop at 15, but there are so many bloggers I am inspired by... it was tough to narrow it down.
Rules for Accepting the Very Inspiring Blogger Award
1. Display the award logo on your blog.
2. Link back to the person who nominated you.
3. State 7 things about yourself. (see below)
4. Nominate 15 other bloggers for this award and link to them. (see below)
5. Notify those bloggers of the nomination and the award’s requirements.