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Monday, September 3, 2007

Melissa - The Inspired Room

I am having such a great day! Turning 46 isn't that bad.

Got a new camera, a couple of gift cards, flowers, a fresh strawberry cake and a nice dinner at the Puffin Cafe is coming. You know what I'd really like for my birthday? A comment letting me know you're here and a link to your favorite site! Whoo hoooo! More inspiration.

Today I got such nice comments from Melissa from The Inspired Room. I hopped over to her site, plus it was already in my future feature file, and I got all sucked up into her beautiful photos. Wonderful inspiring photos.

I have always loved this cowboy theme. I even did my son's first birthday with this. So cute!

Then I came across her kitchen remodel. You all know I am such a sucker for before and after shots. I love them! She hooked me for today's feature.
That red toile chair must be mine............and to think it's really not that far away from me. She's in Portland and I am a quick 20 min over the river.

We really need to gather us NW blogger's together. I mentioned that we should all meet at the Camas Antique mall. So if you're game, leave me a comment.

Head over to Melissa's site for some serious inspiration. Who needs magazines when you have Melissa?


Anonymous said...

Kim, I am so glad we connected today in blog world and would LOVE to get together in person! I have done business in Camas but I have to say I have never been to the antique mall. What a treat that would be!

Thank you so much for featuring my blog here. I have found some lovely blogs to visit (including YOURS!) and I am honored to be among your featured favorites!

Looking forward to our NW get together! :-) Hope others will join us!

Anonymous said...

Happy happy birthday. Here's one of my fav's:

Anonymous said...

happy birthday kim!
your birthday is shared with my anniversary.
and labor day this year! :)
hope your birthday is something special! don't let it slip away.
i love today's creative blogs!
i love melissa's room too. good choice.
now go eat some cake...or the whole work out enough to eat a whole cake today.
go for it!

Penny from Enjoying The Simple Things said...

Just took a look at Melissa's site. Beautiful! Thank you for the link. I always enjoy coming here because you have such wonderful blogs to direct me too. But even more, it is fun to read your thoughts too! Happy Birthday!

Kimber-Leigh said...

Happy Birthday! Hope you have a wonderful day!

This site isn't a blog, but it always inspires me:

Vanessa said...

happy happy happy BIRTHDAY!!!!

Sarah and Jack said...

Hapde burfday to you, Hapde Burfday to you. (At our house burfdays require pizza, at least according to Jack.)

Let's see, more blogs. Have you done Fresh Vintage yet?

Elizabeth Holcombe?

Freds world? *Yes, a man.


Shannon said...

Ok, this blog is fantabulous! Love the inspiration and that kitchen is to die for!

Betty said...

A belated Happy Birthday to you! I lurk here once in awhile. I love all of your links and have found some wonderful blogs through you. Thanks!

"Kreative Karma" said...

Happy Birthday Kim! I want you to know that I KNEW it was your birthday before you started dropping hints yesterday, LOL!

Here is a new website/blog that I just started with two of my friends, Check it out:

Thimbleanna said...

Happy Birthday Kim!

Jackie said...

Love your blog. I will be adding it to my bookmarks. Feel free to come visit mine at:
Hope to see you there! :)

Tricia said...

Hope you had a happy birthday Kim!

Janet said...

Happy Birthday Kim. I am still lurking and enjoying your blogs as well as many others I have found thru you. I am making my first Pacific Northwest ( Seattle) venture the end of the month for my son's birthday. I know you don't like the traffic, but any suggestions for shops etc?

Anonymous said...

Hi Kim,

I just wanted to let you know that I love reading your Blogs!

I also wanted to invite you to a Scrapbook Weekend at the Box R Ranch the first weekend in November. This will be my 10th weekend and I have Karen Russell coming to teach a class. I usually have about 25-30 girls that come up Friday at 2:ooPM and we scrap till Sunday PM. It is always a great time.

If you would like more information please let me know. My email address is:

Terry Enge

You can check out The Box R Ranch at it is a very special place and not far from home.

Hope to talk to you soon.


cjan said...

Happy Birthday Kim!
Hope your day is filled with "Creative" fun and Happiness!
I always enjoy visiting here. New ideas and so much to learn.


Lara Berch Tutorials said...

Hi Kim. Thanks for visiting my blog and agreeing to link. I have placed your link on my site.
Thanks in advance for a link back. Sincerely

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Suzie Sews At DOTTY RED said...

Belated Happy Birthday and you are so naughty...I hold you personally responsible for my lack of creative goings on, I am too busy reading all these fab blogs...Keep it up girl iits great fun:-)
Suzie Sews

Anonymous said...

OH! That's my son's bedding exactly...but now he wants to go skater boy:((((

LOVELY site....thanks!

The Cryer Family said...

I've just found your blog and totally enjoyed looking at all the GORGEOUS stuff! Thanks!

Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality said...

Oh, Melissa & I just met recently too & she is such a joy & delight to know. I adore her style & am so glad to have found her already. We are blog buddies now! Melissa has wonderful eye candy.