Inspire Me Monday #28

Happy Monday friends and welcome to Inspire Me Monday!  Hope everyone had a great relaxing weekend. We are still smack dab in the middle of a heat wave so I am hoping for some cooler weather soon so I can get in the mood for baking and cooking soups!  Did you get a chance to see all the wonderful features from last week?  Have a look!

What could be more fun then coastal pumpkins, Sand and Sisal has rounded up 20 beauties for you!

20 Coastal Pumpkin Ideas

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Sesame Soba Noodle Recipe

Did you know today is National Noodle Day?  In honor of this fabulous day, some of my favorite bloggers are kicking it off with 12 delicious noodle recipes. Weather you like them boiled or fried, baked or cold,  we have you covered.  Because our weather has been crazy hot, I decided to make a Sesame Soba Noodle salad.   This recipe is super fast and flavorful  and you can serve it hot or cold!

Sesame Soba Noodles with water chestnuts and carrots

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Fabulous Room Makeovers

 Hi Friends and happy weekend!  We are going to reach the triple digits and with lots of soccer and my back being out I have to say I’m dreading it just a little.  I am a little envious of those who were able to dust off their fall boots to enjoy the cooler temps, in time, right? (fingers crossed)

So since it feels like Summer I am sharing some bright and beautiful room makeovers from Inspire Me Monday that are sure to knock your socks off, enjoy!

Room Reveals My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia

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Help deciding on a backsplash over the stove

We are finally almost done with the kitchen remodel.  The only thing left is to pick out the backsplash over the stove and install the pot filler.  This particular part of the backsplash had to be removed because the mold had crept up from behind the stove.  Everywhere else in the kitchen the granite butted up to the stone so it wasn’t an issue.

I figured since everyone was such a huge help on my Facebook page when I needed suggestions painting over the kitchen island I thought I would ask for a little more advice.    Since our floors and backsplash were saved, the hardest part about redoing this kitchen is trying to make everything look cohesive and tie the new in with the old.

So here is what we are toying with:

Clear or Pearlescent Glass backsplash
Glass backsplash with grey’s and tans
A design or mosiac
Basket weave

This is one of is from Sonoma Tile Makers with the Pearlescent glass backsplash, I just don’t know how it would look with the travertine.

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