Monday, January 7, 2013

Make it Pretty Monday - Week 31

Hello World!  Happy New Year!  The first party of the New Year! Do you make resolutions?  Do you have goal-setting sessions?  I'm a goal setter myself.  My goal this week is to clean my house thoroughly.  Especially the carpets.  They look disgusting after the holidays.  Enough rambling.  
Let's get week 31 started of:

Make it Pretty Monday
Your Favorite - Most Views
Pretty Andie bought this beauty from Craigslist and then worked her magic.  To see more of this stunner, pay Andie a visit at 

Make it Pretty Monday
Craft Queen
Pretty Sandy handcrafted this beautiful Winter Mini-Album.  Head on over to Sandy's Space to see more of her beautiful work. 

Make it Pretty Monday
Shopping Queen
Pretty Terry paid only $15.00 for this completely fantastic bird chandy.  Pop on over to 
Forever Decorating to see this little beauty. 

Make it Pretty Monday
Furniture Transformation Queen
  Pretty Brooke used a simple paint wash and shoe polish to transform her darling little hutch.  You can find Brooke at 

Make it Pretty Monday
Sewing Queen
Pretty Debi shows us how to make Mink Collar Sweaters.  To get the tutorial, pay Debi a visit at Adorned From Above

Make it Pretty Monday
Culinary Delight Queen
Pretty Cathy wants us to start our mornings off with a warm and filling bite to eat.  I could seriously go for some right now.  To get the recipe for her Baked Blueberry Oatmeal, head on over to Lemon Tree Dwelling.   

Make it Pretty Monday
Dessert Queen
Pretty Ambreen really is sending us right over the edge with these Peanut Butter Giandujas.  Go to Simply Sweet 'N Savory for the recipe. 

Make it Pretty Monday
DIY Queen
Pretty Mandy Jean, you have amazed me and I think the rest of blogland.  The picture speaks for itself.  To get the inside scoop, scoot on over to Mandy Jean Chic

Make it Pretty Monday
Tablescape Queen
 Pretty Angela has set a simple winter table for us.  I personally love the napkin rings.  You can find Angela at Hickory Trail Blog.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Home Decor Queen
Pretty Betsy had done it again with her Floral Cottage Bedroom.  Head on over to Betsy Speert to see more and to have a little laugh as well.  

Make it Pretty Monday
Valentine Decor Queen
Pretty Megan made this adorable Pottery Barn Knock Off Valentine's Pouch.  To see the how to, head on over to 

Make it Pretty Monday
My Favorite
Pretty Debbie shared her little word for 2013.  Go to 
Debbie-Dabble to find out her word for 2013.  May we all heed her advice.  

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
Thank you for coming to the party!  Have a pretty day and remember to be kind to one another.  Fear Not!

Toodles,
Kathryn


47 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for featuring my Valentine's Pouch, Kathryn. I so appreciate it. Thank you for also hosting this fun party. Megan

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  2. Hi Kathryn, so many great features, just linked up, thanks so much for hosting!!!

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  3. Thanks for the invitation to link up, Kathryn! What a fun party! ~Heather

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  4. Thank you for the party! Have a great week!

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  5. Love that bird chandelier! I'm on the hunt for chandeliers myself these days!

    Thanks for hosting and have a great week!
    Kristy @ Shona Skye Creations
    http://shonaskye.blogspot.com

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  6. Thank you for hosting, have a lovely week ahead!

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  7. Thanks so much , Kathyrn for featuring MY ONE LITTLE Word post!!

    I am so flattered. I gave you a shout out in my latest post!!

    Thanks so much for hosting!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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  8. O yeah I got to try that Blueberry bake.
    Thanks for hosting...these are fantastic features.
    And yes I'm tackling cleaning and getting organized.
    ~JO @ LoblollyLane

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  9. Thanks so much for hosting, Kathryn! Hope your 2013 is off to a great start! Have a wonderful week.
    Blessings,
    Nici

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

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  11. Thanks for hosting,Kathryn! Great features this week.

    I'm having a GOOGLE + Social hop. I'd love for you to hop on over, grab a button and link up your Google +. If you don't have Google + it's ok, come link up your blog or favorite post.

    http://mydailyphotojourney.blogspot.com/2013/01/google-social-hop.html


    I'm also looking for Pinterest Pinners to feature every week beginning in January. If you are on Pinterest and are interested in being featured come link up! Who knows you might meet some other great pinners and gain a few great ideas.

    http://mydailyphotojourney.blogspot.com/2012/12/looking-for-pinners.html

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  12. I am happy to be linking here this week, thanks so much for this wonderful party. Happy Sunday!{Hugs}
    alderberryhill@nl.rogers.com

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  13. What wonderful features! Thanks for hosting this pretty party! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

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  14. Happy New Year Kathryn!

    Thank you for hosting another great party,great features this week again, I love the mirror!!

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  15. Everyting is so pretty!I am really inspired...Christine

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  16. Hi Kathryn!
    Thank you for hosting, I enjoy comming over!
    I am linking some DIY Christmas presents I made for my family and friends, hope you'll like them!
    Have a great new year 2013!

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  17. Happy New Year! Love, love, love that mirror, and the bathroom makeover with the new wall, so creative! Thanks for the party. -K

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  18. A recipe this time on my Pretty things blog. Thanks again for hosting the party. I love to check all the other blogs
    Janice

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  19. Thank you so much for hosting;)
    Love and hugs from Germany...

    http://pudel-design.blogspot.com/

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  20. Thanks for featuring my bathroom and your kind words!! I am at my office this morning having a rough Monday and seeing this made up for it!! :)

    Take Care,
    Mandy Jean
    www.mandyjeanchic.com

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  21. Thanks so much for hosting, and Happy New Year! :)
    Susan

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  22. Hi Kathryn,
    Thanks so much for featuring my Baked Blueberry Oatmeal - I appreciate it! I always love visiting your blog and just started following along so I don't miss anything! :)
    Cathy

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  23. Thanks so much for the feature! I hope to do more crafty things soon. See I can do more than just garden!

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  24. Happy New Year!
    Thank you for the party :) Have a great week!

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  25. Thanks for this fun party and have a very happy new year!

    hugs x
    Crystelle

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  26. Thanks for hosting, Kathryn, and have a wonderful week!

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  27. Thank you so much for featuring my winter mini-album !

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  28. Some inspiring projects this week. Love the Dunny wall LOL

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  29. Hi Kathy!
    Oh...What a fun party this week. I am looking forward to stopping by the blogs you have featured in the coming days. Now that Christmas is behind us for another year it's time to get busy and start or finish some new projects.
    Thank you for hosting, my sweet friend,
    Blessings,
    Carolynn xxx

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  30. Hi! It's my first time stopping by and linking up! I'll add your blog button to my site.
    Beth @ The First Year Blog

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  31. Thank you Kathryn for the feature, I am so delighted to be featured here. Have a great week!

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  32. Thanks for hosting another party, Kathryn...have a great evening!

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  33. Thank you for hosting, Kathryn. Happy New Year!

    Jeanette @ Creating a Life

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  34. Thank you Kathryn. I appreciate you hosting this great party..Happy Tuesday..Judy

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  35. Thanks again, Kathryn, for hosting our party! And I REALLY appreciate the email reminders lol!

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  36. Thanks so much for hosting Kathryn, it's fun to participate and also to get inspiration from everyone else.

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  37. Thanks for the party, Kathryn. I love linking up here. Hope to see you at my own Tasty Thursdays linky party this week. www.mandatorymooch.blogspot.com Thanks, Nichi

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  38. Hi, Kathy

    Thank you for hosting this awesome party. Have a great week.

    Hugs,

    Vanessa

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  39. Hi Kathryn,
    I appreciate you hosting this fine party. I am trying to link up with more parties for 2013. I was so glad to join you! Have a fantastic 2013!
    Sherry

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  40. Thanks for hosting this every week. I don't know how much work it is for you, but I appreciate seeing all the posts together.

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  41. ohhhhhh noooooo, now I have more pretty things to look at on the internet. I love this linky party by the way. You have excellent taste and people share really neat things here. :)Thank you for inviting me to share my children's hour post. :) I love my son. Have a blessed day and weekend. Love your blog and I'm already a follower.

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  42. Did I ever tell you Aqua and Red were my daughter's wedding colors. :) It's my favorite combination.

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  43. hi, you can post it on instagram for more views..

    Andre
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    Childrens Party Ideas

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