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October 19, 2017

My Sources of Inspiration

Good morning, Y’all! It’s 6:29am and I am sitting at our kitchen table, drinking coffee from my Making Things Happen mug. I wrapped myself in my warm quilt and have a crackling candle beside me. I find so much inspiration in these early morning moments! It has me thinking about what inspires me or, as my friend Lara says, fires me up. While this list could go on forever, here are some of the first ones that came to mind this morning. Enjoy!

Robyn Van Dyke via Southern Weddings

– early morning light, especially as the sunrise is just starting
– reading God’s Word (I read these truths earlier this morning)
– cozying up to Dillon
– family time
– sharing a meal with friends
– Southern culture and tradition
– having community in our home
– when our home is neat and tidy
– corporate worship
– setting goals and completing them
– twinkling lights
– listening to my favorite songs
– front porches and rocking chairs
– Southern Weddings Magazine (office pictured above)
– memories preserved in photos
– eating healthy, nutritious food and drinking lots of water
– going for a drive
– visiting a favorite coffee shop to write
– reading business books
– visiting antique shops, especially my favorite one!
– lighting a candle
– capturing the sweetest moments on my camera
– going for a run
– handwritten notes to dear loved ones
– making warm, cozy meals
– an incredible client or customer experience
– pretty interiors like the Carolina Inn or Draper James
– a freshly painted manicure
– flipping through Magnolia Journal or Southern Living
– wedding blogs (even now that we are married!)
– walking through Pottery Barn or Anthropologie
– listening to others talk about their dreams
– pretty stationery
– monograms
– reading other blogs
– really great branding
– blank notebook pages
– family traditions, both new and established ones

What are some of your favorite sources of inspiration? Share below!

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  1. Hannah Hardy

    October 20th, 2017 at 11:21 pm

    We share a lot in common from the looks of your list. 🙂 I blogged a really similar list last month (with many of the same things you listed!) https://hannahehardy.blogspot.com/2017/09/55-things-that-make-me-happy.html.

  2. Kyla

    October 21st, 2017 at 4:40 pm

    I love this, Hannah! I’m going to go check out your list right now 🙂