Monday, December 10, 2012

Make it Pretty Monday - Week 27

Hello World!  Please pardon my tardiness in getting this post up.  You really made it hard to choose The Court this week.  Last week was the biggest week yet with 359 link-ups.  How fantastic are you little lovelies.  
Let's get to it...Week 27 of

Make it Pretty Monday
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Pretty Cindy wanted a pop of red this season.  So, she filled up a simple clear container with some pretty ornaments and placed it upon some transfer ware.  To see the prettiness, head on over to Custom Comforts.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Craft Queen
Pretty Stephanie made this way too cute wrapping paper wreath.  To check out the tutorial, pop on over to The Enchanting Rose.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Shopping Queen
Pretty Meredith scored big time at a recent garage sale.  To see the bounty pay Meredith a visit at A Penny for a Thought

Make it Pretty Monday
Furniture Transformation Queen
Pretty Beth really did an amazing job on this dresser.  To see the before head on over to 

Make it Pretty Monday
Sewing Queen
Pretty Jessica made some super cute snowmen and santas.  I really wish I could crochet.  To see these little darlings, scoot on over to Sunny Stitching.  

Culinary Delight Queen
Pretty Judy is ready to warm up her guests with a lovely bowl of chicken chili.  I could go for a bowl of this since a cold front blew in.  It's chilly outside.  To get the yummy recipe, pay a visit to Cranberry Morning.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Dessert Queen
Pretty Athena shared her Chocolate Peanut Butter cake with us.  I guess by now you have figured out that I am in love with any dessert that has peanut butter in it.  I will definitely try this one.  To get the recipe head on over to Life's Abundant Adventures

Make it Pretty Monday
DIY Queen
 Pretty Jenna had this super cute and easy idea and brought it to life.  To see the how to, pay Jenna a visit at 24 Cottonwood Lane.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Tablescape Queen
Pretty Dawn had me wishing for a white china pattern after seeing her dreamy tablescape.  There are so many nice elements that you must go and take a look.  Very elegant.  Pop on over to 
Inspired Living to view the prettiness. 

Make it Pretty Monday
Home Decor Queen
 Pretty Rondell has decked her dining room out for Christmas.  I love the wreaths on the chairs and the hutch.  You can pay Rondell at visit at Something Nice and Pretty.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Christmas Decor Queen #1
Pretty Jenna has me dreaming of sugar plums dancing with this garland and bakers rack decor.  To see more pictures of other vignettes pop on over to The Painted Apron.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Christmas Decor Queen #2
Pretty Cathy is charming us with her Christmas mantel that has been decked out with some very pretty things.  You can pay Cathy a visit at My 1929 Charmer.  

Make it Pretty Monday
My Favorite
Pretty Julie is waiting for us to come over and have a cozy dinner by the fire.  To see more, head on over to Redhead Can Decorate

If you were featured, please grab a feature button for your blog.   
The Dedicated House
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
Don't forget, the Family Rules Signs Giveaway is still going on.  Click here after you link up to go straight to the giveaway! Wishing all a pretty week and remember to be kind to one another...especially to those who are grumpy and unhappy this time of year.  Remember there is usually some form of pain behind the grump. 

Toodles,
Kathryn

52 comments:

  1. Thanks so much for the feature Kathryn! I love Make it Pretty Monday, there are always so many fabulous ideas and inspirations! Thank you so much for hosting and all the valuable info you share on your blog. Merry, Merry!
    Jenna

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  2. Thank you so much for featuring Cranberry Morning's Chicken Chili! I am eager to see what everyone else has to add to this week's 'Make it Pretty Monday.'

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  3. Thank you for the lovely feature :) I enjoyed looking at the beautiful talent of others and thank you for hosting! Have a wonderful week!

    Hugs,
    Stephanie

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  4. Thanks so much for featuring my "wreath" this week and for hosting this great link party everyweek. Looking forward to another pretty week!

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  5. Thank you so much for the party! Have a wonderful week!

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  6. What fabulous features, Kathryn! Thanks for hosting and have a pretty week!!

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  7. Heard about your fun party from Sally at Salmugundi and thought I would join today! THank you so much!

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  8. Thanks so much for hosting the party! Have a fabulously festive week!
    Tuula :)
    http://www.thriftyrebel.com

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  9. Thanks for hosting, Kathryn! Great features today! Hope you have a wonderful week.
    Blessings,
    Nici

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  10. Thanks for hosting and for my Holiday Mantel feature - what a great way to start the day!

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  11. Everything looks so pretty indeed Happy Holidays, Kathryn! Thanks fos hosting...Christine

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  12. Lovely picks. I really enjoy seeing everyone's preparations for the holidays.

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  13. Thanks so much for the feature, Kathryn! I always look forward to linking up here. I know it takes commitment and time for you to prepare each week, so a big THANK YOU for hosting!

    Hugs,
    Meredith (the Pretty White Plates feature)

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  14. Lovely party, thank you for hosting. Great features from last week. Have a great week.
    Joy

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  15. So many wonderful links, just joined in, thanks for hosting, Kathryn.

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  16. The features are beautiful! I'm finally here as I was away, although I did have a C'mas tour..right now I'm joining this great party with a Hannukah tablescape, to honour my Jewish friends. Have a happy holiday week.
    FABBY

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  17. Kathryn, what great features! Thanks so much for hosting. Glad to link up!

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  18. I haven't make anything pretty in a while but linking up this week... thanks for hosting!

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    (¸.·´ (¸.·`¤... Jennifer
    http://jennsrandomscraps.blogspot.ca
    http://pinterest.com/jennp6

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  19. Thank you so much for hosting, especially during this busy holiday season! Please come and meet Daniel!

    xo

    Andie

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  20. Thank you for the feature Kathryn! I wish my table still looked like that...I wonder if I will get it back together for our real Christmas dinner??? hmmm? XO See you next week & thank you for hosting!! Enjoy the season~ Julie

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  21. I have been sick and so I have not got my decorating done yet. So this time I must share some one else's pictures of Michigan. We have snow at last, very late in the season for us but its here and will probably stay. Enjoy the visit to the Great White North
    Janice

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  22. Thank you for hosting this party. Hope that you enjoy your week!

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  23. All looks so lovely . It has been cold and rainy here a good time to look and enjoy all these blogs . Thanks for hosting . Have a good day !

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  24. Hi Kathyn,
    Thanks so much for your lovely parties every week.
    Have a great week.
    Debi

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  25. Thank you for having us over for this fun party this week. Yo always do a nice job....

    Have a happy week!

    hugs x
    Crystelle

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  26. Oh my goodness! Thanks so much for featuring my diningroom, I love it this year so you featuring it just made it all that more special!
    I joined in again...this time my hoosier!

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  27. Wow! What a fun surprise I got when I was scrolling down to the party links...my snowman! Thank you so much for featuring the little guy. :-) Jessica

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  28. Love all those red ornaments in the vase so festive!!! Thanks for hosting again this week, Laura

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  29. Gorgeous features! I do appreciate you hosting,
    Kathy

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  30. Wow! Congrats on all the links ups! That is huge! :) Thank you for hosting and taking the time to look through all the links. I can only imagine how long that must take.

    Julie

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  31. Hi Kathryn! Great linky party. Thanks for hosting!

    I'm having a FACEBOOK social hop. I'd love for you to hop on over, grab a button and link up your facebook.

    http://mydailyphotojourney.blogspot.com/2012/12/facebook-social-hop.html

    Have a crazy beautiful week!

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  32. Great features! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

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  33. WOW...now this is a party, so many beautiful features and inspiration! Thanks for hosting, sweet friend! XO ~Liz

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  34. Kathryn: Your party is so popular and I am always a day late. You featured so many pretty inspirations for us..Thank you for hosting..Happy Monday..Judy

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  35. thanks for hosting, kathryn. it's a joy to be here and be inspired.

    michele

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  36. Incredible features! So many talented bloggers! Thanks for hosting.

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  37. Kathryn, You have another new follower,here and I want to say that you have a wonderful blog and thank you for hosting this party. I have linked #'s 253 and 255 and will start hopping around a bit now. Congrats to the featured honorees...gonna go check them out ,too!

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    1. So glad to have you along! Hope your day is pretty! Toodles, Kathryn

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  38. Thanks so much for the link up! We're having a Countdown to Christmas link party and would love for your to join us! Hope to see you there! Have a great week! :)
    http://dixie-n-dottie.blogspot.com/2012_12_04_archive.html

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  39. Hi Kathryn,
    Just found your blog, and so glad I did. I'm your newest follower. I've also linked up two holiday projects, #254 and #259. Wow -- you throw a great party. When you find a spare moment, would love for you to visit me at http://altered-artworks.blogspot.com

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  40. Your features are awesome!

    Thank you for hosting- love this party!!

    ~Michele

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  41. Thanks for hosting! Such a great ideas!

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  42. Thank you so much for hosting and for featuring me!! :) Chocolate and Peanut Butter is a heavenly combination. :)

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  43. Lovely ideas! Great party! Thanks for hosting!
    Hugs,

    Vesna

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  44. Love seeing all of these beautiful projects. Thank you for hosting. Happy holidays.

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  45. Thank you for hosting. It is so fun to meet the other guests at your party. Merry Christmas!!!
    Read about making ends meet:
    http://www.thelostapron.com/2012/12/giving-and-making-ends-meet.html

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  46. HI, Kathy

    Thank you for hosting.

    Vanessa

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  47. Stopped back to browse again and to linkup a few more!

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