Monday, October 8, 2012

Make it Pretty Monday - Week 18

Hello World!  My sweets, you outdid yourselves this past week.  Read carefully because after the features I will announce the winner of the $50 Amazon giftcard that Appliances Online donated to the party.  Happy Monday and let's get started with Week 18 of 

Make it Pretty Monday
Your Favorite - Most Views
Pretty Mimi at Mimi's Meals and Deals made these cute as can be Peanut Butter Pumpkins.  Pop on over to Mimi's to get the recipe. 

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Craft Queen
Pretty Andrea made these whimsical pumpkins using black vinyl.  To see her hard at work, head on over to A.Steed's.Life

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Shopping Queen
 Pretty Rosemary and Thyme had my heart going pitter patter at the sight of her blue and white finds.  To see these gorgeous finds, please visit Rosemary and Thyme.  

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Furniture Transformation Queen
Pretty Danielle transformed this gorgeous piece into the stunner you see here.  To view the before and say hi, head on over to 

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Sewing Queen
Pretty Kirstin made this little American Girl traditional prairie girl calico dress.  Visit Hello Kirsti to view the tutorial.  

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Culinary Delight Queen
Pretty Talitha shared her fabulous Fettucine Alfredo and Parmesan Crusted Chicken.  Nothing like a little protein and pasta.  Pop on over to Love, Pomegranate House to get the recipe.  

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Dessert Queen
Pretty Sarah at Alderberry Hill made these delectable Autumn Cupcakes.  Go say hi to Sarah and snag the recipe.  

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DIY Queen
Pretty Jana transformed these Dollar Tree pumpkins with her fantastic paint job.  To see more go to 

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Tablescape Queen
Pretty Shannon at A Cozy Place Called Home shared this colorful Fall tablescape.  I love the watering can centerpiece.  

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Home Decor Queen
Pretty Christie shared her amazing kitchen remodel.  To see this wonder, pop on over to Three Pixie Lane and be prepared to stay awhile.  

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Fall Decor Queen #1
Pretty Debra has been sprucing up her space with her Fall decor.  Look at that cute kitty just hanging out.  To see her Fall decor and the cute kitty, scoot on over to Common Ground.  

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Fall Decor Queen #2
Pretty Liz had a hoot of a time decorating for Fall.  Sorry I couldn't resist.  I might have a little owl envy.  Go to Savvy Seasons to see her video (which is a must) and more pictures of her owls. 

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My Favorite
Pretty Maria Elena has her front porch decked out for Fall.  To see some pretty close-ups of her Fall decor, stop on over to 

If you were featured, please grab my feature button for your blog. 
The Dedicated House
Now for the winner of the $50 Amazon Giftcard that was generously donated by Appliances Online.  

The winner is Deanna Kurl of Laurel Leaf Cottage fame!
Congratulations Deanna.  Check your inbox for an email from yours truly.  

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

Wishing all a beautiful week and remember to be kind to one another!

Toodles,
Kathryn






53 comments:

  1. Thanks for hosting Kathryn!

    Katie
    www.funhomethings.com

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  2. Thanks for hosting, Kathryn! Have a wonderful week!

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  3. Thanks for hosting Kathryn! Have a great week.

    Poppy

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  4. Great features Kathryn, thanks so much for hosting!! Have a great week!

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  5. Hi Kathryn, I love the features! Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful week. My entry #18, the title didn't appear under it.

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  6. Thank you for featuring my sew-a-long, it's perfect for upcoming Christmas gifts!

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  7. Kathryn,
    Thanks so much for featuring my DIY Painted Pumpkins. What a nice surprise to see this morning. Love all the other features that was picked also. Have a fabulous week!

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  8. So many pretty things featured! Thanks for sharing and hosting..,,Christine

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  9. Hi Kathryn, thanks so much for featuring my LR last week, just linked up, thanks for hosting!!

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  10. Hi Kathryn,
    Thanks for inviting me to your lovely party, I am sharing recipes and links from our Cottage meal plan for the week. Hope you have a great week and thanks for hosting!
    Miz Helen

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  11. Good morning Kathryn! Just dropped by to link up this week and was delighted to see my Colorful Fall Tablescape featured. Thank you very, very much for featuring me this week!

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  12. Kathryn, so nice to meet you!! Thank you for your kind words and inviting me to your blog party. I have tuned into your blog many many times and I have always enjoyed your posts. Now it is a pleasure to be actually talking to you. Looking forward to future fun! Love Patty

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  13. Thanks for hosting, Kathryn! Have a great week,
    Linda

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  14. Thanks so much for including my cupcakes with all of these wonderful features - makes my Monday!
    Thanks for hosting too!

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  15. Thanks for hosting, Kathryn! And thanks for your sweet comments this week! You make my day with your kind words. Have a wonderful week!
    Blessings,
    Nici

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  16. Thank you so much for featuring my Fettuccine Alfredo! And thanks for hosting! You are too sweet!

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  17. Kathryn, these are awesome features! Thanks so much for hosting each week! Glad to link up!

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  18. Thanks for hosting! Have a great week.

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

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  20. Hi Kathryn. Thanks for the lovely invite to link up here. Its a wonderful party. I tried linking up but was unable to do so. the picture were rejected.
    I am not sure what the reason could be. I tried uploding from my site the image url.
    Thanks dear.

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  21. Hi Kathryn!
    Thanks for hosting!
    I posted some costumes that I made for my kids. We don't celebrate Halloween in Croatia, but we do enjoy dressing up during our Carnival season :)

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  22. Hi Kathryn: Such great features from last week. I'm on my way to visit more..Thanks for hosting and Happy Monday..Judy

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  23. Oh you picked such wonderful features!

    Mimi's peanut butter pumpkins are a must try - and everyone's decor is so amazing.

    Thank you for hosting your wonderful link party!

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  24. Hi Kathryn,

    Wonderful features from last week - congrats to them! Thank you for hosting.

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  25. Thanks for the invite and for hosting the party!
    Love, Olga

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  26. thanks for hosting have a lovely week

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  27. Had to stop by and thank you for
    the invite to join in your Monday
    Link party...
    Thanks for hosting.
    Sandy

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  28. Thanks so much for hosting and sharing all the beautiful decor/recipes. I appreciate the invite to join in!!

    Warmly,
    Meredith

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  29. Hi Kathryn,
    Happy Monday! What a wonderful surprise, thank you so much for featuring my Owl Mantle, you are so sweet! =)What a party, so much wonderful inspiration. Have a fantastic week! XOXO ~Liz

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  30. Hello,

    Thank you for visiting my blog "The Simple Life of Hope" and for leaving me such a nice comment.

    :) Hope

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  31. God bless you for having to go through so many links! A popular party to be sure. xo

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  32. Thanks for hosting, Kathryn. I loved Maria Elena's front porch feature.

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  33. Thanks for inviting me to your party, Kathryn! And thanks for hosting.

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  34. Hi Kathryn! Thank you so much for the Amazon $50 gift card!! I still can't believe I won!! I love Amazon and I can't wait to start browsing over there!! I also want to thank Appliances Online, it is a very generous gift!!! I loved all the features this week, but Debra's @ Common Ground speaks to my heart!! I just love it!! Ok, time to go shopping!! =) Deanna

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  35. Thanks for hosting each week! I love seeing all the creativity. It truly inspires me to do more. The porch is my fave this week!! So cool and inviting.
    Have a great week!!
    Meegan
    meeganmakes.com

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  36. Hi there! Thanks for stopping by my blog and inviting me to the party. I linked up the tea cup - enjoy! I am now a follower :)

    Hugs,
    Stephanie

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  37. Thanks for the invitation to link up. I'm now following and look forward to checking out lots of posts.

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  38. OOhh what a party!!!! Wonderful links!
    Thanks for hosting..
    Cheers, Gee

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  39. Hi! Thanks for inviting me to your party. I can't wait to look around.

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  40. Kathryn, thank you so much for the feature! It makes me so happy to know you liked my front porch fall decor! Thank you for hosting this wonderful party each week!

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  41. So much talent and creativity. The ideas are just so inspiring. Thank you for hosting and for featuring my blue and white Charlotte transferware.

    Have a great week.

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  42. Hi Kathryn, thanks so much for hosting and for featuring my china cabinet. Always such a fun link party full of inspiration. Danielle x

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  43. Thanks so much for hosting! Stop by to add this fabulous party to my Linky List Party page. I would LOVE to have you there! http://pounds4pennies.com/linky-list-parties/

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  44. Aρpreсiatе the recommendatіon.
    Will tгy it out.
    Have a look at my webpage : Black Mold

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  45. Pretty features all of them, I'm visiting some, asap! Thank you for hosting yet, another great party at, Make it Pretty Monday. Have a great week.
    FABBY

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  46. Thank you so much for another great party! Fabulous features. :)

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  47. You could certainly see your skills within the paintings you write. The world hopes for more passionate writers such as you who aren’t afraid to mention how they believe. At all times go after your heart.

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  48. Hi Kathryn,
    Thank you for the invite and for hosting another fabulous party! I would love it if you joined my Inspiration Wednesday Link party over at madaboutorganizing.blogspot.ca!

    (I don't know if you got my message about 15 minutes ago...it's storming over here and my internet crashed)

    Thanks again,
    Kristina

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  49. Hi Kathryn! Oh, what a party and fabulous features. Thank you so much for the invitation for next Monday. I'll do my best to come!
    Thank you so much for popping in to see me.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  50. Thank you for inviting me. I am a follower now. Rhonda

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  51. Thanks for the invite!! You've got a fabulous party! Have a great day : )

    Love Always,
    Liz

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