Curly Crafty Mom: Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me

Hey there everyone, welcome to another "Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me" link up. My second "Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me" link up for the new blog was last Tuesday and I had 42 link ups, whoa! It was also the first link up to have a guest co-host (thanks Teresa) so thank you for posting and if you missed it you can refer back to it here. I choose my favorite five to feature today and I will choose another five to feature next Tuesday as well. With so many people linking up I actually prayed about taking on guest co-hosts and so far I am glad I went with this decision as 42 or more is quite a lot to keep up with but I am doing it anyway because I love you all. If you would like to guest co-host just e-mail me at [email protected] as I have open slots. 

Today's link up is special because not only do I get to feature you and read your posts but because I can't wait to introduce you to this weeks guest co-host Carrie of I have known Carrie for quite some time. She has been a faithful linker to "Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me" and been featured numerous times on this link up. I love being inspired by her daily as she is very creative with her outfits and DIY projects. You can also link up to her link up called "Thursday Fashion Files" where she hosts it alongside Jill of (another favorite blogger) and she offers a DIY/craft link up party called Motivational Mondays. I am an avid linker to their linker so I say you better link to theirs too. Hey, it is all about showing blog linker love and spreading it right?

"Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me" link up: Meet your Host: Rachel of Garay Treasures blog
IMG_0705 Rachel is a former full time preschool special education teacher turned full time stay-at- home mom of four children with a passion for substitute teaching and blogging at Garay Treasures on the side. Garay Treasures is a fashion and lifestyle blog with some added posts on faith and everyday treasures. Rachel loves drinking several cups of coffee a day (hot or iced), blogging, and reading and playing with her children. You can follow Rachel by Bloglovin, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or Pinterest

Meet your guest co-host Carrie of blog.

Hi! I am Carrie over at Curly Crafty Mom and I am a DIY/crafting blogger with a little bit of fashion mixed in. I am a christian, wife to my first kiss and a mother to a six and almost nine year old! I believe life is about not being afraid to fulfill your dreams... and, I really do believe that dreams can come to true if you believe they will! I am a seven time half marathon finisher and a marathon wanna-be, I believe in true love, enjoy pinot noir and cherry limeades, romantic dates with my husband, one on one time with my kids, reading, travel, anything Paris, Disney, and fun and carefree days with my family. Blogging is a creative outlet for me and is where I share my creativity and love for fashion. I hope you will stop by and introduce yourself! And, thank you Rachel for having me as a co-host for Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me, you have definitely inspired me yourself! 

You can follow Carrie at any one of these social media links: 
Bloglovin'FacebookTwitter or Instagram

Now on to the featured five from last week and link up:

 shaunayellowdress   Shauna looks so lovely in this yellow citrusy dress. I love the added white heels and purse. She inspired me to consider adding more "citrus" colors and colorful heels to my wardrobe, plus I love this girls style any day. You can find out more about this look here.

animal print top and leather pants
Alena actually inspired me on how to choose my outfit for this past Thursday (on my sons Birthday). I grabbed a patterns short sleeve tee, black flats and coated denim black skinny jeans. Thanks Alena for inspiring me on how to style black skinny jeans recently. You can check out the look here.

Iris inspired me with her lovely floral blouse with a pink suit attire. Iris is new to the link up but while checking out her blog I loved her business or work wear style creations. You can check out this particular post here.

 photo1Jennie inspired me with her weightloss and healthy eating before and after outfit post. Jennie has been one of those bloggers that is down to earth and real and so I have been following her weight loss journey (along with lovely outfits) and I can say I am quite proud of her and she inspires me to continue to eat better (as I try). Way to go Jennie on your new healthy lifestyle. You can read her post here.

 Grey-Vest-OutfitJordan is new to the link up but while checking out her blog I am impressed with the many outfits she herself has styled and many being that no one can recreate as it is her personal style but she gives AWESOME and helpful tips on how to create similar looks. For this particular look it was how to downplay an all monochromatic look. Check it out here

I hope you enjoyed those featured, now on to the link up. Remember to follow the rules below, follow your host and co-host and enjoy being inspired. *Want to guest co-host some week on "Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me?" Guest co-hosting is a great way to gain more exposure and meet new people, while being inspired and having fun blogging and interacting with other bloggers. If you are interested in doing this just drop an e-mail at [email protected] and please be following Garay Treasures blog in some way to be considered for this. Thanks! 

Now it is your turn, just follow the link up rules below: 

1). Please link up recent posts and include the link up button or post this URL link back on your blog. The posts can be about fashion, DIY projects, recipes, inspiration, tips, etc. *If you link up other link ups or giveaways please be sure you share this link up on your link up post to share the blog love and I will be sure to link up to yours. Also please follow me in the below social medias and let me know how you are following and I will follow back. Thank you! 

 2). Please follow your host Rachel of Garay Treasures either by Bloglovin, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter or all. Comment below and let me know how you are following so I can follow back. 

3). Stop by and check out the other bloggers who have linked up and be inspired. 

4).Depending on how many link up I will feature 5 bloggers and their posts for my next "Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me" link-up or series. 

 5). Have fun! Comment below if you have any questions! Thanks for linking up! To link up it would be great if you linked my button to your post that you link up. Get button code below:

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