This Blog is a collection of thoughts and inspirations that pass through my mind, that I would like to share with you.  You will most likely see a collection of visual images, such as photos, of whatever is inspiring me at the time.  Please note, I do not claim ownership of all the photos I use.  Many have been taken randomly from the web and or other blogs.  If you see your photo or image here and wish for it to be removed, please contact me.  You may also contact me if you have images or photos you wish to submit to my blog that are inspiring.  Thank you for visiting me here at CharlenesDailyInspirations, I hope you like what you see, and it inspires your day :)
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Friday, August 28, 2009


Elephant Watching

Inspirational Quotation.

Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.

Inspirational Quotation.

Don't wait.  The time will never be just right.  (Napoleon Hill)


I'm in the market for a new desk as I left my old one an my apartment when I moved.  I'm loving this desk, I think the red one is my fav and will work with my decor more, but I love the blue too.

Be colorful

Or Maybe a Mini?

Pink :)

Tea Time

I want this Hermes Tea set for 2.

My Balcony and Garden.

I love sitting out on my balcony.  It's something I've always wanted and never really had when I was living in NYC.  I spend lots of 'thinking' time out there, as well as in my sunroom.  
The last photo is of my garden, taken from my balcony.  My Dogs really enjoy the outdoor space, and it's a breath of fresh air from living in the city, to have a garden.  As you can see though, I don't have any color there, no flowers.  I did plant some seeds for flowers to grow, but just as they started coming up my dogs ruined them :(   
Now I'm not sure what to do with the space.  When I first moved it was seriously overgrown at the back of the yard, and I had to have someone come in to remove the 'landscaping' if you can call it that, lol.  After that was removed, I was mostly focused on growing the grass in the spare patches, which may I add, is an on going process, but it's looking much better.

More Garden Inspiration

Colorful Interior Inspiration

Great interior designs from Design Project, perfect use of color and interesting wall decor.  Loving the aqua sofa against the dark walls, and the red dragon print on the wall with the stripe chair.  Great contrasts.

Deck Chairs

Relax, enjoy the rest of Summer!

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Inspirational Quotation.

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.  (Napoleon Hill)

Flowers to brighten your day.

Lissies and roses

A collection of different living room design ideas.

Fun furnitureCushions brighten a roomAll that glistensLeather livingBright and blackGold sofaEclectic style

Anna Spiro Portfolio - Absolutely Beautiful Things

Taken from one of my fav blogs, Anna's Absolutely Beautiful Things.  She recently launched her website for her shop and design business, Black $ Spiro.  Her work is just so beautiful.  I think it's her use of color that really draws me in.  I just had to share.  hope you enjoy them as much as I do.



I'm a chocolate monster!!

Peaceful bliss

The Secret Riches Visualization Tool

Lake House

Lake house on the market 160 Bay Shore Blvd, Rochester NY.  3 bedrooms, 2 bath with fireplace and hardwood floors.  Anyone else think the idea of a lake house is sweet?