Gearing Up for The Nester’s October Writing Challenge

I participated in the Nester’s 31 Day Writing Challenge in October last year.  It was an eye-opening experience for me.  Normally, I post no more than three times a week.  This challenge teaches you what it takes to create, photograph, and write a blog post every day.   There were a few hiccups along the way like being at an out of town wedding and your host server goes down, projects not working out as planned, and just the sheer demand on your time.  I made it through and proud of it.

It is a struggle for me to commit myself again this year but after giving it a lot of thought, I’m up for the challenge.  My category is House and Home but I’m not sure of my specific subject yet.  Several ideas are floating around in my head but just can’t commit to any one of them yet.

Here are a few highlights from last year.

31 Days of Pottery Barn Inspired Décor

PB Inspired Vignette 2

Pottery Barn Inspired Vignette

BC Complete

Pottery Barn Inspired Spooky Bird House

Halloween Mantel preview

Pottery Barn Inspired Skeleton Garland

Glittering Letters

Pottery Barn Inspired Give Thanks Glitter Garland

PB Inspired Sled Tray 4

Pottery Barn Inspired Sled Serving Sled

That gives you an idea of what I put together for this challenge last year.  I hope you will join me this year.  The challenge begins October 1 and continues for the entire month of October.

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Sharing with some of these lovely hosts and hostesses

Between Naps on the Porch

Coastal Charm

French Country Cottage

A Stroll Thru Life

Savvy Southern Style

Stone Gable

We Call It Junkin

Knick of Time

A Delightsome Life

Nifty Thrifty Things

Pieced Pastimes

Sir Thrift a Lot

Melissa’s Antiques

Ivy and Elephants

Katherine’s Corner

Funky Junk

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Vintage Blue Royal Typewriter

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36 Pane Window

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Corporate Life Closeup

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