Monday, August 27, 2012

Make it Pretty Monday - Week 12

Hello World!  I trust all had a pleasant weekend.  I spent the weekend painting and will pick up the brush after I get this post written.  You won't see the fruits of my labor this week.  However, you will see the big staining project.  So, be sure to pop back in on Wednesday and Friday for a look around.  Now, let's get to the features and the 12th week of Make it Pretty Monday!



Make it Pretty Monday
Your Favorite - Most Views
Pretty Suzy set the table for a pretty springtime lunch.  To see her lovelies, go for a visit to At the Farmhouse.  

Make it Pretty Monday
 Craft Queen
Pretty Artsy VaVa made this lovely Italian sign.  Molto Bella!  Pop on in to ArtsyVaVa to see this pretty.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Shopping Queen
Pretty Farmer's Daughter at The Country Farm Home could not pass on the blue and white transferware.  One can never have too many shoes or dishes!  

Make it Pretty Monday
Furniture Transformation Queen
Pretty Christine found this on Craigslist and worked some magic to turn her into this gorgeous beauty.  Pop in to The Crafty Woman to see her in all her marble top glory.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Sewing Queen
Pretty Jessica at Sunny Stitching made this cute pink circle dress in one afternoon.  And, her model is just precious! 

Make it Pretty Monday
Culinary Delight Queen
 Pretty Nici had me longing for crisp, cool weather and her lovely Chipper Chicken Soup to come home to.  Visit Posed Perfection to get the recipe.  

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Dessert Queen
Pretty Vanessa at Nifty Thrifty Things shared her recipe for Mixed Berry Mascarpone Bomb.  Seriously, how pretty is that?

Make it Pretty Monday
DIY Queen
Pretty Brooke showed us how to make our own wreath hanger.  To view the tutorial, visit Design Stash.

Make it Pretty Monday
Tablescape Queen
Pretty Betty has set the table for our last summer lunch under the old pear tree.  To see this lovely setting, scoot on over to 

Make it Pretty Monday
Gardening Queen
Pretty Helen at Helen's Decor has some beautiful container plants.  Pop in for a visit to find out her secret. 

Make it Pretty Monday
Home Decor Queen
Pretty Judy at Gold Country Cottage showed off her collectibles in her  country cottage kitchen. 

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My Favorite
Pretty Nicole at Doodles & Stitches turned her piano from drab to fab.  I've been tossing around the idea of painting my piano...not sure though.  

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Here are a few guidelines to follow.

1. Link up anything Family friendly...DIY, decor, crafts, recipes, gardening, shopping finds, sewing, inspirational stories, and beautiful photography. 

2.  If you are participating in Make it Pretty Monday, be sure to link up your "permalink" post and not your general blog address. 

3.  No etsy shops, giveaways and no sponsor pages.  I might have a separate party for those when I see how well this one goes. 

4.  Please grab my button below, or have a link back to my blog so everyone can enjoy the party!  No Link Back, No Feature.  Boo.

5.  Please become a follower of The Dedicated House via Google Friend Connect or Linky Followers.

6.  Be sure to visit at least two of the other pretties at the party. Show them some love and let them know you popped in for a visit.  You know how we all love comments.  
MakeitPrettyMonday

Enjoy the party!  Wishing all a grand week and remember to be kind to one another!

Toodles, 
Kathryn




43 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for hosting Kathryn! Have a great week :)

    - Fotini

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  2. Kathryn,
    Fantastic features!!

    Thanks so much for hosting!!

    Hope you had a good week and looking forward to seeing your finished project!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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  3. Thank you so much for featuring my limoncello sign! AND, for hosting the party! Have a great week.

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  4. Kathryn, these are great features! Thanks so much for hosting!

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  5. Thanks for the fantastic link party again this week, enjoy your day!

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  6. Kathryn,
    Thank you, thank you for featuring my Chipper Chicken Soup. I am honored to be mentioned in such a great lineup. Thanks too for hosting this party. I hope you have a wonderful week!
    Blessings,
    Nici

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  7. Thanks for hosting. Have a great week!

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  8. Beautiful features - thanks so much for hosting -
    Have yourself a wonderful week
    Hugs,
    Suzan

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  9. Thank you for the feature!!! Great party!

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  10. Kathryn ... thanks soooo much for hosting the party every week!
    Francine

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  11. Kathryn, Thanks so much for hosting! Life to the full, Melissa

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  12. LOVE that Limoncello sign, so bright and cute! Just linked up, thanks so much for hosting!

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  13. Thanks for hosting.
    http://thebusybhive.blogspot.com

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  14. Hi Kathryn, Another Monday. Times flies by. Thanks for hosting your fun party. I always enjoy your featured posts.

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  15. Thanks for hosting, Kathryn :)
    Have a great week! ~Pernilla

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  16. Great features this week! Thank you for hosting yet, another terrific party on Monday. Enjoy your week.
    FABBY

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  17. Beautiful features, Kathryn! I'm hoping to meet some new-to-me bloggers at your party. Thanks for hosting!

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  18. i love that tv stand/buffet redo, and that chicken noodle soup! such a dreary day, here, and i always crave soup then.

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  19. That piano is quite popular! Thanks for starting the week with a lovely party. -K

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  20. Thanks for hosting and I can't wait to see your new projects!

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  21. Thanks for hosting! I love the coffee table and piano you featured. So pretty.

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  22. Hi, I love your parties!! Just linked up. Lookng forward to seeing you at My Dream Canvas. Take care Anu

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  23. Hi Kathryn,

    Wonderful features from last week. Beautiful transferware dishes. Thank you for hosting our party.

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  24. Thank you Kathryn for featuring my kitchen on your post. I'm hoping to get another on your party tomorrow..Happy Monday..Judy

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  25. Thank you for hosting the party and for featuring the circle dress I made for my daughter! It made my day :-)

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  26. Thank you so much for hosting! I hope you have a fantastic week. :)

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  27. Hello! Thank you so much for hosting this linky! I look forward to reading many of these posts. :)

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  28. You picked some really pretty ones there!

    Thank you so much for hosting a really neat linky party!

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  29. Great features! Thanks so much for hosting and have a wonderful week :)

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  30. Beautiful features! I love Mrs. Helen's flowers! So pretty! Thank you for always hosting such a great party!

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  31. Thank you for featuring my painted piano and thanks for hosting another great party! :)

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  32. wow...what fun here! so much creativity and ideas...thanks!!!

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  33. Wow this is quite the hop! Thanks for the invite.

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  34. thanks for hosting:) love the great features!

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  35. Thanks for hosting! I linked up my curried chicken salad recipe:
    http://gapsfort2.blogspot.com/2012/07/curried-chicken-salad.html

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  37. What a surprise when I returned home and found that you featured my Blue Transferware!Thank you so much. What an honor!

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  38. Yay! Thank you so much for featuring my berry bomb!! :D
    XO's!
    Vanessa

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  39. Hi!
    Thanks for letting me share my own recipe of healthy, tasty and delicious Fast, Fresh,

    Mouthwatering Hummus!

    Here’s the link:
    http://www.momessentials.net/fast-fresh-mouthwatering-hummus/

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