Friday, November 18, 2011

Potpourri Party #12 and Giveaway!


Welcome  to Potpourri Party #12!


If you have missed it,  there will be a huge
Blogger Block Party
December 5-9.
There will be a total of  9 themed  parties and I will be hosting the Christmas Tree themed party on December 9. 

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To get you in the mood, here are a few inspirational trees, or you can read the entire post here  or below.



Pictures on Pinterest Page 

What fabulous and inspiration you linked to the Party last week.  You make it so difficult because I want to do features on everyone!   But, alas, I must hold back a bit!
Enjoy these special treats!

Marilou, at Heartful Creations, made a beautiful, vintage inspired fabric  covered  Family Photo Album.



Wouldn’t you love to be a guest at a sleepover at Christine’s at Christine’s Home and Travel Adventures?



Need more tasty goodness?  Then try out  the Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake made by Lori 



Fabby, at Fabby’s Living shows us her Thanksgiving Table.


Rosemary at  The Summer Porch displays her November palette.
 


Sue at Sullivan and Murphy  took us on a shopping trip with so much eye candy it  will make your head swim.
blingy tree and ornies



Shelia  at Note Songs  crocheted the sweetest pony for her new granddaughter.


Susan at Compulsive in Texas created a fabulous staircase that is a must see!



Krista’s father created a portable work cart.  You will find it at  Krista Artista 




If you were featured, please feel free to grab the 

Featured Button on the Sidebar.



   

Giveaway Announcement!  
Cindy,  a Texas artist and designer, at Fat Cow Studio, has graciously donated a hand-crafted necklace to be given as a 
gift to one Lucky reader.
Her items are one-of-a-kind and she will do custom orders.
This one could be yours!



 The rules to enter are as simple

 Just leave a separate comment for each of the 5 options listed below. 
It's a lot of comments, but easier for the counter.  ;) 
Ends 11-24 at 12 PM PST

1.  Be a friend and follower of 2805 via Google Connect and leave me a message that you are either a  follower or a new follower. 1 Entry

2.  Please be a friend and follower of Fat Cow Studio via Google Connect.  She is certainly a friend to us for contributing this wonderful gift.  2 Entries

3.  Visit Cindy’s Etsy Studio and come back and leave a comment as to which piece is your favorite!  2 Entries

4.  Each Potpourri Friday participant will receive 1 Entry.

5.  Blog about or put post the giveaway on your sidebar. 1 Entry


Party Guidelines 

1.  Be a friend and follower of  2805 via Google Connect  If you have become a follower of 2805 and have not received a follow back, please email me.

2.  Please post the Party Button, located on  the sidebar, or a text link back in the body of your post so that  others can join in the Party Fun.  I have often found new parties, thus making new friends,  when I saw a party link on a blog post.  You must have a link back to this party or my party button in your post.   If you find your link deleted then  a link back to this party was not in your post.  Just add a link  to your post and try again.  If you need help, just ask.
3.  Since Potpourri is a mixture or assortment, you may link up your creative posts on décor, gardening,  DIY projects,  crafts,  recipes,  thrifty finds,  photography, etc.  Potpourri is a mixture or assortment.

4.  Please link the url of the specific post  which you are linking, not the url for your blog.

5.  Please turn off your  Word Verification.  Google does a very good job of catching spam.   Go to Settings, Click on Comments, Go to Show Word Verification?  Check “No” and Save.

6. Please no advertising or Etsy shops!

7.  Please stay a while, visit other guests, just as you would at any other party, leave some comment love (we all love comments!)  and perhaps make a few new friends while you are here!



 Until next time, Honey
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95 comments:

  1. Hi Honey,

    Thanks so much for hosting this week.

    Barb ♥

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  2. Wow, great features from last week. The Christmas Trees are great timing for inspiration. Thanks for hosting and Happy Thanksgiving Honey to your and yours.

    ~Emily
    The French Hutch

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  3. Thanks for hosting! Your newest follower! Love, Me www.youaretalkingtoomuch.com

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  4. Thanks for hosting, great features!
    Debbie

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  5. I follow and would love to win the necklace!
    Debbie

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  6. Thanks for hosting! I'm having problems getting the linky to work for me, but I'll keep trying! I'm already a follower! Love that necklace!
    Cindy

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  7. hello Honey!
    another fly by week has come and gone!!
    thank you for hosting:)
    this week i'm sharing my cashmere roses coat!
    xo, Rosemary

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  8. Love that staircase! My husband would go for that. Thanks for hosting!
    Faye

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  9. lovely pics and ideas all around! thanks for hosting ♥

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  10. Thanks for hosting -- I LOVE this party :)

    Jenny
    www.simcoestreet.blogspot.com

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  11. Hi Honey! Oh, I'm just so honored you would feature my little Pony! I had so much to do this afternoon, I didn't even read your post (my bad!) and just linked up! Thank you so much for the featured and I can't wait to take the button and put it in my Featured place!
    You are a sweetie and I can't wait for the block party. Hope I can get everything done in time to play!
    Shelia ;)

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  12. Thanks for hosting Honey. Cool features.

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  13. Thanks so much for hosting this link party and featuring my shop cart. I'm so excited to be mentioned.
    Krista
    krista-artista.blogspot.com

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  14. Wow, those trees are really something! I can't wait! My kitchen tree is going up on Thanksgiving day while I cook, lol! Thank you for hosting us again this week,
    Cheers,
    Andrea

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  15. Honey thanks again for hosting this wonderful party!
    The inspiration pics are wonderful. Isn't that pony absolutely precious?! Vanna

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  16. I just visiting the Fat Cow Studio and became her newest follower! Very nice blog! Unfortunately, the linky still isn't working for me, so I don't know if I'll be able to link up to Potpourri Friday this week. :(
    Hugs, Cindy

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  17. Also visited Cindy's awesome Etsy shop! Hard to choose a favorite, but I think I'd go with the HOPE Silver Spoon Necklace!
    Cindy

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  18. Great giveaway. I am already a follower.

    Danielle

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  19. I love her soldered lace and button pendant in her etsy.

    Danielle

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  20. Hi Honey...all linked up! Thanks again :) Laurel

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  21. Lots of great inspiration again this week...thanks for the party, Honey!

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  22. I am following Fat Cow Studio now, too!

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  23. I would choose the Fly silver spoon necklace from her etsy shop!

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  24. Hi, it's Potpourri Party Time again! I love the little stuffed animal that Note Songs made for her grandchild - isn't she a talented blogger! Thanks for hostessing the party!

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  25. Gorgeous trees and wonderful features! So many talented people! Thanks for having us and thanks for joining me at Home Sweet Home!
    Sherry

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  26. Hi Honey ~ Thank you so much for featuring me this week. What a thrill!
    It's a lot of fun to meet so many talented people out there. I look forward to the Christmas Blogger Block Party.
    Hugs Rosemary...xx

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  27. Wonderful features and I love that little pony that Shelia crocheted for her grandbaby!

    Hugs,
    Susan and Bentleu

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  28. hi miss honey ~ so glad to be joining in the party fun this evening. And thanks for sharing the pretty Christmas tree inspiration - love them all!

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  29. Thanks for featuring my stairs this week! I really appreciate it. BTW - your blog is beautiful.

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  30. Wonderful features, Honey. I am a follower and am grateful for all the work you do hosting this fun party. Thank you!
    Lynn
    www.cottageandcreek.com

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  31. I added Cindy's etsy shop to my favorites. I LOVE the Faith necklace with the little key and cross. Wonderful! Thanks for this opportunity. I would love to win.
    Lynn
    www.cottageandcreek.com

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  32. Love the features, Honey! I'd better get myself in gear and start thinking about Christmes! Happy weekend...hugs...Debbie

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  33. Hi Honey! I'm a happy follower! Just love your party!!! :) And such a sweet giveaway!

    xoxo laurie

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  34. Love, love, love all your features, awesome!

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  35. I am a loyal follower of your blog and your PARTAAAY!! Love it. My FAV!!

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  36. I'm now following Cindy's sweet blog! :)

    xoxo laurie

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  37. I went over and am now following Cindy's Fat Cow Studio blog!! Awesome!

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  38. I love her jewlery in her Esty shop. My favorite is the Bloom Necklace!

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  39. I'm heading overnow to grab your Giveaway button to post on my sidebar!! Thanks so much for hosting this giveaway!

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  40. I just ADORE the "Faith" necklace Cindy made, Honey! LUV!!!!

    xoxo laurie

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  41. Hmm...I am getting dome problem with linkup. I don't see a linky button or any other posts..I will check back later. I am already your follower:)

    Nayana@CherishDreamLive

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  42. I'm having problems with no link showing up too. Same problem on some other linky parties today also. May not make this one...
    Blessings,
    Cindy

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  43. What wonderful features and the trees are gorgeous! So many inspiring ideas and I just love the "Faith" necklace! Thanks for hosting and have a great weekend!

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  44. Looking forward to your Christmas tree party!!

    Blessings,
    Linda

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  45. So much inspiration here, Honey. Thanks for including mine. I am deeply honored!..Christine

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  46. I have been a follower. Honey..Christine

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  47. I follow Fat Cow Studio now too...Christine

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  48. i am already a follower of 2805 and would love to win one of Fat Cow studios unique and fun pieces of jewelry.

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  49. Hi Honey, I'm actually starting a journal with ideas I'm finding here and on other parties...there are so many amazing posts and ideas...I want to try as many as humanly possible! We are all living till we are 150 right? Hahaha...we need to because blogging opens up so many new ideas, rooms to decorate, crafts to make, recipes to cook...oh my...I have a 100 more years so I better get busy! Big smile.
    Blessings,
    Debbie

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  50. Thank you soooo much my lovely hostess for featuring my Thanksgiving table along with such beautiful inspirations, I'm very honored! Thank you for having me once more this Friday too. Thank you for the giveaway chance. I've always been a follower of your great blog and following Fat Cow Studio too. Have a great weekend. FABBY

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  51. Hi Honey! I'm a bit late but I'm here...it's been one of those weeks. :-) Amazing features and love the Christmas tree inspiration. Thanks so much for hosting!
    Vanessa

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  52. Thanks for hosting the weekly party! I'm a new follower...Southern Junk Chic!

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  53. Thanks so much for hosting this week Honey and for featuring me, hope you can fix my mess up and remove the ? mark spot that has no pic, I keep messing up with Mr Linky when I try to crop my self. Sorry, Hugs Marilou

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  54. Love the Fly silver spoon knecklace!

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  55. Love that color palette from The summer Porch. It is both crisp and elegant!

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  56. I'm a new follower of 2805 :-)

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  57. I am the 100th follower of the Fat Cow.

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  58. I love the necklace my favorite is the journey and I also like the bloom one with the bee

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  59. Dear Honey,
    I just wanted to take a moment to wish you and your family a wonderful and Happy Thanksgiving.
    Have a blessed day!
    Kindredly,
    Shirley

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  60. Wonderful & delightful features!!! :) I was able to link up this week - thank you so much for hosting!

    Hugs,
    Jessie

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  61. Hi Honey!
    Thanks so much for hosting and picking such great features to share. The block part sounds like fun, I can hardly wait!
    Hugs,
    Patti

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  62. That first Christmas tree is amazing! Wow! Thanks for hosting the party. I'm now a follower!

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  63. Visited Cindy's Etsy Shop. I like the Bloom Silver Spoon Necklace best ... the one with turquoise and the flower basket. Too cute!

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  64. Oh ... and I'm now a follower of the Sacred Cow blog (I really want that necklace!)

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  65. Fantastic giveaway, Honey. I'm a follower.

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  66. I'm following Fat Cow Studio.

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  67. My favorite necklace in Fat Cow Studio Etsy shop is the Fly Silver Spoon Necklace. Awesome!

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  68. Honey--Posted this great giveaway on my sidebar.

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  69. I'm your happy follower! Thanks for the opportunit to win such a gorgeous gift!

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  70. Fat cow studio follower now...thanks for the introduction!

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  71. Love the silver spoon necklace w/ the patina'd dove in her etsy store!!!! So lovely!

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  72. I am unable to place the giveaway on my sidebar - on vacation & only have my phone...I will however put this giveaway on Facebook.

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  73. What a gorgeous post! I'm your newest follower and joined the party too. I really adore the photo from The Summer Porch and must visit her.

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  74. What a fun visit - I came here from a link at Debbie-Dabble's and loved reading several posts. I signed up to follow this site - and would love to enter the giveaway.

    I'm posting about your Christmas party at Facebook - you can find me there @ SandwichINK or @SandwichINKforTheSandwichGeneration :)

    Thanks for all the lovely ideas for Christmas trees - and have a blessed Thanksgiving.

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  75. What a fun visit - I came here from a link at Debbie-Dabble's and loved reading several posts. I signed up to follow this site - and would love to enter the giveaway.

    I'm posting about your Christmas party at Facebook - you can find me there @ SandwichINK or @SandwichINKforTheSandwichGeneration :)

    Thanks for all the lovely ideas for Christmas trees - and have a blessed Thanksgiving.

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  76. Thank you so much for featuring my blog today. I appreciate your recognition. Happy Thanksgiving!

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  77. Just joined your party and became a follower...going to check out some others :)

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  78. Those Trees are Magnificent... so much Inspiration! This year my Tree is going to be a Salvage Style Christmas with a heady dose of Nostalgia thrown in with Vintage Photos.

    What a great Giveaway, the Necklace is Lovely!!!

    Dawn... The Bohemian

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  79. All of Cindy's Jewelry Creations are fabulous... I liked the Spoon Necklace that had a sweet Bird on it... oh, and the one with the Vintage Key... AND... {you catch my drift, Smiles, I Love em ALL!}

    Dawn ... The Bohemian

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  80. Always a pleasure to join your Blog Parties... I'm seeking out Salvage Elements for my Christmas Decor this year and have scored some great items... had to Post twice though as for some reason the 1st attempt went 'black' on the Linky!? *LOL*

    Dawn... The Bohemian

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  81. hello, Honey! i have enjoyed my visit today and i'm now following you.
    thanks so much for the chance to win your giveaway!
    peggy aplSEEDS

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  82. my favorite is the lovely FLY silver spoon necklace! thanks again!

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  83. and your giveaway is now on my sidebar.

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  84. Such beautiful inspirational pics you've shared, Honey! Hope you and your sweet family have a wonderful and blessed Thanksgiving!

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  85. Honey, wishing you a bountiful Thanksgiving. I really appreciate all the work you dedicate to hosting the linky party each week. I have enjoyed participating recently and have learned so much and been inspired by all the talent! Debra

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  86. Many Blessings to you and your love ones this Thanksgiving..Hugs and smiles Gloria

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  87. I am a new follower! Lots of activity here in your blog! Feels a lot like Christmas!

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  88. Hi! I LOVE your blog and have joined in on your linky parties! What fun! I am one of your newest followers and visit often!
    Thank you for hosting a great party each week! I so enjoy getting inspired from you and the other creative bloggers!
    Hugs Kat =^.^=

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