Monday, October 1, 2012

Make it Pretty Monday - Week 17

Hello World!  Well, we had the big shindig for The Dedicated Daughter's fifth birthday on Saturday.  I'll try to post photos later this week.  


Okay, for this week's Make it Pretty Monday party we have a lovely sponsor: 
Appliances Online.  


Pay attention after the features for special instructions to win a $50.00 Amazon Gift Card.

Let's get started with Week 17 of:


Make it Pretty Monday
Your Favorite - Most Views
Pretty Shenita has found some lovely things to add to her beautiful house.  Pop on over to Embellishments by SLR to take a look.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Craft Queen
Pretty Katie made these way too cute gift card boxes.  To see the how to, pay a visit to The Crafty Blog Stalker. 

Make it Pretty Monday 
Shopping Queen
Pretty Velma found some beautiful treasures indeed.  To see the Ironstone goodies, pay Velma a visit at Down Our Country Road. 

Make it Pretty Monday
Furniture Transformation Queen
 Pretty Claire worked away on this chair to make it just right.  To see the before, hop on over to The Rustic Pig.  

Make it Pretty Monday 
Sewing Queen
Pretty Maya crocheted this absolutely beautiful Fall necklace!  To see this perfect little necklace, head on over to The Little Treasures.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Culinary Delight Queen
Pretty Katie is kicking off Fall with this Creamy Pumpkin Soup.  Go to 
Fun Home Things to get the recipe.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Dessert Queen
Pretty Judy made this delicious Caramel Apple Cheesecake.  To view this mouth watering recipe, head on over to Cranberry Morning.  

Make it Pretty Monday
DIY Queen
Pretty Laura shows us some pretty ingenius ways to use sewing drawers.  To see the loveliness, hop on over to The Ironstone Nest.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Tablescape Queen
Pretty Karen at A Southern Blossom shared one last tablescape to kiss summer goodbye.  So lovely in black and green.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Home Decor Queen
Pretty Molly gives us a glimpse of a corner of her lovely old German barn.  Give Molly a visit and some comment love at The Poor Sophisticate.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Inspirational Queen
Pretty Laurie is getting back into running with the help of our sweet Heavenly Father.  To read the wonderment that is Laurie's heart, head on over to 
Heaven's Walk.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Fall Decor Queen #1
Pretty Kimberly has had a stellar run in blogland with her lovely pallet Fall sign she made.  Pop on over to Serendipity Refined to see this beauty.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Fall Decor Queen #2
Pretty Judy made these cute monogramed pumpkins.  To see more pretty pictures, hop on over to DIY by Design.  

Make it Pretty Monday
My Favorite
Pretty Kathy at Life on Lakeshore Drive has been busy blinging out her Fall decor.  I like nothing better than a little glitz and glitter. 

If you were featured, please grab my feature button for your blog.  
The Dedicated House
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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.

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.  
The Dedicated House
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***Special Instructions for the $50 Amazon Giftcard***

1.  Add the below tagline at the bottom of the post you are linking up to Make it Pretty Monday. (Copy and paste it into your post)
My entry into Make it Pretty Monday's link party is sponsored by Appliances Online.

2.  Once you have done that, leave me a comment telling me the number of your linkup.  

I will be checking all applicants to make sure the tagline is added. The giveaway will end Sunday, October 7th at 4:00pm CST.  

Wishing all a grand week and remember to be kind to one another. 


Toodles,
Kathryn





62 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for hosting and for featuring my pumpkin soup! Have a great week:)

    Katie
    www.funhomethings.com

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  2. Kathryn,
    Happy B-lated Birthday to you daughter. Thanks so much for hosting. I'll be back later to check out all the link-ups. Can't believe I was first to your party! Have a great week. :0)

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  3. Thank you so much for featuring my Gift Card Boxes!

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  4. Thanks so much for featuring my soup tureen! I can't believe it was the most viewed...all of the other features are amazing, as well! Thanks so much for hosting each week. I always look forward to it. Happy Belated Birthday to your daughter!!! Have a great week!

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  5. Thanks so much for hosting! Have a wonderful week!

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  6. Link up #7!! Thanks for hosting!!!

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  7. Good morning! Hope you had a blessed weekend, I do appreciate you hosting,
    kathy

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  8. Linked up and also posted the sponsor on my post! :) Thanks so much for hosting this fun party! ...Great features, too!

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  9. Thanks for hosting! Loved the features. Have a great week!
    Blessings,
    Nici

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  10. Good morning, Kathryn! Just popping in to thank you so much for featuring my new running routine! I pray that it inspires a lot of gals out there to grab Our Father's hand and start working out again. :) Thanks for such a great party, too, sweetie! Have a wonderful week!

    xoxo laurie

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  11. I just linked up Ranch Chicken Tacos-#57. Thank you for the invite and have a great week!

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  12. Thanks for the lovely party again this week, happy October!

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  13. Thank you for the party! Have a wonderful week!

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  14. i love that beautifully embellished pumpkin!

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  15. Hi!
    Thanks for letting me share my own recipe of tasty and delicious
    Easy Potato Frittata!

    Here’s the link:
    http://www.momessentials.net/easy-potato-frittata/

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  16. Thank you so much, Kathryn, for visiting my blog and inviting me to participate in your party! I've linked up and am now following your blog!

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  17. Lovely party, that Pumpkin is gorgeous. Now that is something I definitely have not seen before!

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  18. First Happy Belated Birthday to you daughter!!
    I couldn't have been more surprised when I came here to join the party! You truly brightened my day Kathryn! Thank you, thank you so much for the lovely feature!

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  19. Great features! Thanks for hosting :)
    Susan

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  20. Thanks so much for hosting this week. I always find so many great ideas at your party! I'm off to pin some of those great features! I included the tagline. My link is number 115. Thanks for the chance to win.

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  21. Hi Kathryn,
    Thanks so much for hosting this great party!! I love all the features and I'm going back to visit a few of them!! My link is #127. Thanks for the entry!! =)Deanna

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  22. Hi! I'm link-up #138, thank you! Off now to check out some links before me.

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  23. Thank you so much for hosting! My link-ups are #154 and #158. Now back to visit some of the other posts! ~Erin

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  24. Hi Kathryn! First of all.. THANK YOU soooo much for featuring my Chippy Chair!! Sending you BIG hugs!!!

    Also, I linked up two links with your special link. I'm #155 and #158.

    Thanks for hosting!!!

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  25. Hi Kathryn: Thank you for hosting and reminding me of the party. It looks like another great one. I especially loved Kimberly's sign from last week.. Happy Monday..Judy

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  26. Hi Kathryn,

    Thanks for hosting and the party reminder! Love the armchair redo from last week; such soft and pretty hues. Am now off to do some serious partying here. Have a great week.

    Poppy

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  27. Hi Kathry, I always enjoy checking out the pretty features each week. Happy birthday to your daughter! I hope you enjoyed a delicious piece of cake. My daughters's birthday is today and we celebrated with our family last night and I made her favorite cake and frosting!!

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  28. Thanks for inviting me to the party Kathryn!
    I got here a little after 8....but it wasn't up and I didn't get another chance until now. Busy assisting my husband at the church today as he gears up for his midweek kids' ministry. I'm amazed at the number of links...and fabulous ones too! Count me in as a "follower."

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  29. What lovely features, I'm getting so inspired just looking at everyone's fabulous ideas! Thanks so much for hosting! XO ~Liz

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  30. I ♥ your picks from last week and cannot WAIT to look at all the new ones posted this week!

    I am soooo getting inspiration!

    Thank you for hosting this awesome linky party.

    So "pretty!"

    Happy birthday to your daughter. Mine is Thursday! Libras! : - )

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  31. Lots of great features today Kathryn. Thanks for hosting.

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  32. Thanks for hosting, Kathryn. Lots of great features this week.

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  33. Thank you so much for hosting. This will be my last link up for a while as I am going on Maternity leave. Thanks so much for letting me share with your readers every week!

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  34. Great features!!! I just linked up my 3 entries for this week and added the tagline at the bottom of my posts. My entries are #201, #204 and #205.

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  35. Thanks for this opportunity; I linked up #218, the DIY Rustic Key & Sunglasses Holder.

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  36. Hi Kathryn,
    Thank you so much for hosting this fun party. This is the first time that I have joined you. I love all the inspiration. Especially the last one. I love that little bedazzeled pumpkin! :)

    I am your newest follower and my number is #221. I hope you will come by and say hi. :)
    ~Liz

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  37. Great Features, thanks for hosting, now on to check on the others!

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  38. Thanks so much for hosting!!

    -Fotini

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  39. Thank you so much for featuring my pumpkin! I am so thrilled and honored to be among the great features. Have a wonderful week. HUGS

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  40. Thank you for a lovely party. Lots of good stuff this week.

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  41. Thanks for hosting, Kathryn! Have a lovely week :)

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  42. Thanks so much for hosting (and sending me the reminder email - I love that!).
    Blessings!
    Jeannie

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  43. Hi Kathryn, Thank you so much for the invite and sweet words - I just linked up. Off to check out your blog, party and all the great shares! Have a wonderful night! Cheers!

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  44. Hi! My link up is # 257, Crashed Pumpkin Repair and thanks for hosting ;-)

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  45. Thank you so much for inviting me to the party! Glad you found me. Your blog is lovely and I can't wait to read more. I am your newest follower.
    Hugs,
    Donna

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  46. Great features this week. I love the tablescape and the tureen. Thank you for hosting yet, another terrific party at, Make it Pretty Monday. Have a blessed week.
    FABBY

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  47. thanks so much for the invite and hosting such a fabulous party!

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  48. Thanks so much for hosting Kathryn.
    Have a great week.
    Debi @ Adorned From Above

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  49. Kathryn, thanks so much for inviting me to the party! I shared my recipe for Grain-Free Chocolate Muffins. Made with golden flaxseed meal and coconut flour, these muffins are moist, delicious and guilt-free!

    http://www.annemariecain.com/grain-free-chocolate-muffins/

    I'm excited about the giveaway. I added the tagline and link to appliances.com on my post. I'm number 284.

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  50. Thanks for the chance to win such a great prize! MY number is 296. Thanks, also for hosting.

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  51. Thanks for hosting cute girl!! Don't you just love the Fall ideas everywhere? LOVE the thumb tack pumpkins!
    have a wonderful day!!
    Meegan
    meeganmakes{dot}com

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  52. Thanks so much for hosting. My link is #320......thanks for the entry. 8-)

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  53. Kathryn,
    Thank you so very much for featuring me on your lovely blog, it was such an honor to be recognized.
    Karen
    A Southern Blossom

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  54. Thank you so much for featuring my monogrammed pumpkins. I really appreciate the shout-out. Love the other features as well. Thanks for hosting.

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  55. Hi Kathryn, thanks so much for your sweet comment on my Chandelier Overhaul post today. I've linked it up here with you, and added the tag line as well. My post is #329. That's a lot of links! Thanks for hosting and have a great week!
    Debbie

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  56. What a great party! Thanks for the invite!


    Marissa
    http://forfunreadinglist.blogspot.com

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  57. Thanks for linking up to mine and the sweet comment on my blog! I linked up here too! Hope to see you again this coming Saturday, www.oneshetwoshe.com.

    Marel

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  58. Thanks so much for your sweet comment on my Fall Mantle!! Thank you also for inviting me to join your linky party!!

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  59. Thank you so much for hosting and for the invite! You have a beautiful blog!
    Barbara at Chase the Star
    Chasethestar dot net

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  60. Thanks for hosting Kathryn, I am link 354! I am also your newest follower, thanks again for coming by my blog.

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  61. You have a nice blog. Thank you for sending me your way. Thanks for the nice comments on my blog. You have a great weekend.

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