Welcome to CELEBRATION week!

CELEBRATE – to rejoice in or have special festivities to mark a happy day, event, etc); to praise widely

(Each week we explore one of our Bliss Habits this week is all about Celebration. Following celebration week we will be on a short hiatus and then returning on May 5, 2014 for Adventure week.)

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Speaking of Whimsy – add your favorite whimspirational treats!

Extravagant, Fanciful, or Excessively Playful Expression; an Odd or Fanciful Notion.

Welcome to the Saturday Blog Party! This week’s topic is Whimsy. This means we are looking for everything and anything on the topic! Tips, tools, Points of View,Your process, your crafty art projects, literally Everything and Anything on the topic are all welcome. I’m going to start things off by directing you to three posts I think speak beautifully on the topic. Check them out andadd your own finds in the linky below. Remember NEW and OLD posts by you and others are welcome, just tell us when you are sharing someone else’s work!

  • My Three favorite Whimsy hotspots! — Getting the party started with 3 of the most whimspirational blogs I know: We Bloom Here, Just Jingle and Faerie Moon Creations
  • The whimsical street art of Nomerz -Via Colossal Art Design“With a double dose of wit and color Nomerz transforms derelict buildings, towers, and crumbling urban spaces into whimsical, quirky faces in locations around Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.”
  • Cre Fuller’s Tin Angry Men - Feature on artist Cre Fuller by Rob “cmdrtaco” Malda. “The sculptures he creates remind me of a child’s idle doodle concocted in the back seat of some boring class, but re-realized not with pencils and pens, but rather with food-processor blades and coffee pots.’
  • Systematic Wonder by Brainpickings“Who knows how many scientific revolutions have been missed because their potential inaugurators disregarded the whimsical, the incidental, the inconvenient inside the laboratory?”

 

Here are the rules for this party:

  1. Share NEW and OLD posts on the topic. This is your chance to share your favorite posts. If they fit the topic and you think we could benefit it doesn’t matter when you wrote it. Wisdom is timeless!
  2. Share your’s and other’s posts! Ran across a timely tidbit? Let us hear about it too! When sharing someone else’s posts please designate this by putting an *asterisk before the listing and please say submitted by using your name or blog name.
  3. Leave a comment after posting letting us know why you think the post is worth our time. We are building a knowledge library and your context makes it all the more valuable!
  4. Have Fun! I hope to make this party a fun and valuable addition to your weekend blog hopping.

Note: This link up list will stay active until NEXT Whimsy week so feel free to add items ANY time until then. I will likely pick a guest feature from the collection so PLEASE don’t be shy about adding your best posts! If you don’t have a blog to share, ETSY collections and essays are most welcome. Let me know if you need help linking them up!

I look forward to visiting all the treasures YOU add to the collection!

Outrageous Joy,

Kathy

P.S. Next week we will be “Speaking of Serenity” and looking for posts and places that will foster this Bliss Habit! SERENITY – the state or quality of being serene, calm, or tranquil; composure, peacefulness, peace.

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You can win a free copy of the ebook Wimsy for Wendys by entering The Bliss Habits Contest here. (Once you are entered, every comment left on ANY whimsy post this week is an additional entry!)

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  1. Theresa March 4, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    How awesome that you mentioned my little blog! I agree with your whimsy selections here!!!! :) Hooray for whimsy!

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