Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Beautiful Blogging & Pink Saturday

Cupid's Charm is celebrating being published in the new Artful Blogging magazine by hosting a Beautiful Blogging Party on Friday, May 1st. If you visit joy's blog you will find many beautiful blogs to visit. Thank you for hosting a lovely celebration of beautiful blogs, Joy.



Congratulations to all the blogging friends featured in this new issue, like the lovely Gabriela Delworth.


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Porch Party 37I will be away for a long weekend to sip lemonade with a dear sweet friend. So I thought I would create a post for this party and use my most beautiful pink images to celebrate our Pink Saturday.


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DSC02586The Beautiful Blogging party begins by Joy asking the question, why do we love to blog? I have used each letter in the word Blogging to choose one word that best describes for me why I love to blog.

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eautiful. Blogging is a beautiful place to visit. The friends that I blog with are as beautiful as the beautiful blogs that they create.


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oving. No where else in the world do you find a community of people who leave encouraging words on a daily basis for one another. People write from their heart, create from their heart and touch my heart. The loving nature that I find daily visiting blogs throughout the world seems to be pure oxygen.



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pportunity. An opportunity to join in the large community of writers, artists and artisans in swaps, and challenges. Opportunities to network in a fabulous world of talented people. Opportunities to learn about things that I have never experienced before, and have questions answered that I didn’t even know to ask.



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orgeous. The photography and graphics on everyone’s blog are simply gorgeous. Gorgeous tours of people’s homes, gardens, and places that they love to visit.


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enerous. Giving awards, sending little gifts, extending invitations, tagging you for a special occasion all spell Generous.


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nspirational. Whether I am reading a tutorial, joining a zine, or finding a new recipe, inspiration is everywhere in Blogland and available anytime night or day. I am inspired daily to create something wonderful for my post, as the creative muse continues to dance.



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urturing
. Reading so many blogs, it is so clear that blogging friends are always ready to help one another in times of need. With a nurturing spirit and a word of encouragement, everyone feels safe to ask when they are in need.



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athering
. There is a gathering of kindred spirits and a real sense of community amongst bloggers. Being an artist, a mother, and wife offers many gatherings in my day to day life, but the gathering I feel in Blogland is on a more personal level.


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Peony heavenI chose a beautiful song to serenade this post. It's called Karen's Theme.

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My creationOf course Pink Saturday hosted by Bev From How Sweet The Sound is my weekly reason I love to blog. Please visit Bev this Saturday and see all the beautiful blogs celebrating Bev's inspiration.

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