Sunday, February 12, 2012

Sew Darn Crafty Party...Week 52

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in·spire
verb /inˈspīr/ 
inspired, past participle; inspired, past tense; inspires, 3rd person singular present; inspiring, present participle
  1. Fill (someone) with the urge or ability to do or feel something, esp. to do something creative

I think the definition of inspire is the key word in blogging. We love to inspire and to be inspired. Blogging equals inspiration. When we create something and share it on our blog, we are (unknowingly) inspiring people to think, to make and to do something...anything...and that is a wonderful thing!!

What better way to inspire than to share all the things we create on a linky party. Share as much as you'd like and what ever you'd like, because you know you will INSPIRE someone out there.

If you're NEW to Sew Darn Crafty, then grab a cup of something tasty, sit back and join in on the fun (starts Sunday and lasts all week long at Sew Many Ways).

If you want to add the button to your blog...Click HERE for a tutorial for adding a button

WHAT IS SEW DARN CRAFTY...
  • "Sew" for anything to do with sewing,
  • "Darn" for anything to do with knitting. I always think of darning to do with knitting, but in my case "darn" is similar to the word I say when I mess up crafting!!
  • Let's not forget the word "crafty"...which is every thing we create
  • ...the dot, dot, dot means you can share just about anything!! 

WHAT IS A LINKING PARTY...

So now we all know what Sew Darn Crafty means, let's explain a linking party again. I subscribe to a linking service, which provides the ability to link thumbnail pictures on my blog. The picture is a link that other bloggers provide to share their projects.

Two things can happen at a linking party...looking and/or linking
  • you can be greatly inspired by wonderful projects, ideas or vacation pictures (looking) and/or
  • you can share what you've been up to (linking)
If you want to be inspired by all the great ideas...just click on a picture and it will take you to that post from a wonderful blogger willing to share her thoughts and ideas.


HOW AND WHAT TO LINK TO THE PARTY...

Sew Darn Crafty is all about YOU!! Show off your projects, share a tutorial, show us your vacation pictures, share a family favorite recipe...share anything. Not only does linking inspire us all, it also brings lots of new people to your blog for a visit. Click here for past parties and lots of inspiration

Easy steps to join in on the fun...

  • link up to the specific project post, not your whole blog. Makes it easier to link right to that post and not  search through all your entire blog. To find the http address to a specific post, just click on the Title of your post.
  • link as many projects as you'd like...old or new
  • anything goes...cooking, sewing, knitting, crafts, organizing, remodeling projects, vacations, parties etc...
  • visit other links to share some blogging love! You know we all love comments!
  • grab a Sew Darn Crafty button for your blog (on my right side bar) or just link to the party in your post.
  • the more we share, the more people will join and then there's more inspiration to look at!
  • linking is open til Saturday night, so plenty of time to join in
  • just click the "click here to enter" button and follow the easy steps

Have fun linking up! Don't forget to come back and take a look at all the great projects during the week
~Karen~

6 comments:

  1. Thanks for another great linky party!

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  2. THanks for hosting! And I see you've now been going a whole year - congrats :)

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  3. Karen, this is fast becoming one of my favorite parties! Thanks so much for hosting <3

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  4. Thank you for hosting! Enjoy your Sunday!

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  5. Holy cow, Karen! Have you really been doing this for a year already!?! Where has it gone! Sheesh!

    Thanks for doing the party....I've loved looking at the blogs and the fun projects folks are working on......lots of ideas to mess with! lol

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  6. It's so much fun to see what has been posted each week. Thank you for hosting this!

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