Friday, December 2, 2011

Potpourri Party #14

Welcome sweet  friends to Potpourri Party #14!

First, I want to thank you for all of you kind words of condolence.  They are sincerely appreciated.

Sorry that last week’s party got started late; but we did have some terrific inspiration and you might want to back up and take a look.  The features offered some special inspiration!  Hope you will take a look!   It will be worth it!

Where are these little guys going? 

Why, they are just excited over the Potpourri Party and 
are anxious to get to the Festivities of next week! 
 Grab by button off the sidebar 
to help spread the news

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In lieu of the Potpourri Party on 12/9, we are having a

 Nannette and Babbette are excited over the party.  
 And what is a party without 

What  will it be?  It’s  very exciting and everyone will want to win!!  Be here next week for instructions to win!
All of our participants overflowed with terrific inspiration last week and here  are some samples!

Mary at Redo101 creates a beautiful wreath!


Wren at Easy Breezy does a mesh wreath!


Take a looks a the beautiful mantel created by Barbara at 
21 Rosemary Lane!


Kristin at Sophia’s has a fabulous clock collection!


Dee at a  A Lapin Life  demonstrates how she makes 
her pretty wine cork stoppers!

Faye at Wild Rose Vintage  dyes bottle brushes!

Julia at 551 East  rehabs a chest with ombre stain!


Zuni at Chickadee Home Nest has a Pomander tutorial!


Debbie at Debbie-Dabble has the Christmas Spirit in 
her home.  Parts 1-4!

If  you were featured, please feel free to grab the Featured Button on the Sidebar!

Party Guidelines
1. Be a friend and follower of  2805 via Google Connect.   If you have become a follower and I 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.     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
Hope you will join my Friday Friends!

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  1. I really appreciate your generousity in hosting this party each week. Love all the inspiration

  2. What great features! I'm always inspired when I visit your fun blog. Thanks for hosting and have a good weekend.

  3. Fabulous features. Thanks for hosting such a fun party. Hugs, Marty

  4. All linked up! Thanks for hosting :) Laurel

  5. Hi Honey. Sill thinking about you.
    Great features and thanks so much for hosting.

    The French Hutch

  6. I am thrilled to be featured among the fantastic featured bloggers this week - wow, there is so much talent out there in Blogland! Thanks so much for all you do to keep the Potpourri party going!


  7. Honey, these are great features! I'm glad to link up! (For some reason, the linky tool froze up and posted me twice. Can you delete one for me please?? It's #21 & #22.) Thanks for hosting!

  8. Thanks so much for hosting! What great ideas from the features.

  9. Hope all is better for your Honey. Lovely features! I love the way the oranges studded with cloves smell! Thanks for joining me at Home Sweet Home and thanks for hosting us!

  10. Your party is always so much fun and full of inspiration.

  11. Thanks for hosting girls, I am jumping out of my skin for Monday to come!

  12. Honey - Such great features. Love all the Christmas Decore that has been coming out. I am so glad I am able to join your linky party again - thanks for hosting.

  13. Wonderful features Honey! I managed to link up this week! Thanks for the invite and for being such an awesome hostess!

    Lou Cinda

  14. Thanks so much for hosting this week! Laura

  15. Hi Honey...

    Well dear friend, I am loving your beautiful vintage silverware tree! I just think that is the grandest idea! I left you a note on your last post about it. Thank you for sharing your beautiful Christmas with us...and for hosting another sweet Potpourri Friday party!

    Love all of the inspiration that you showcased this week!

    Warmest Christmas Wishes,

  16. Oh my goodness those clocks. Must go get me some more. I am greedy. Thanks bunches for hosting. merrychristmas♥O

  17. Hi Honey, Thank you for the awesome feature!!! What a nice surprise.
    Thanks for hosting!
    xoxo Faye

  18. hello again Honey!
    please delete the #56 angel cloth entry, as i couldn't get my pic to load right and just re entered it:)
    thanks for hosting and bringing all these wonderful holiday ideas all in one place.
    xo, Rosemary

  19. Hi Honey,
    Love using vintage silver to decorate - great tree! The clock collection is amazing - jealous! Linking up a couple of cute things tonight. Hope all is well.

  20. This is my first time at your party -- thanks so much for hosting! I hope to get started on Christmas soon, and there are certainly some great ideas posted. I loved that little silverware tree!

  21. Great inspiration as always Honey! Thanks again for hosting this wonderful party! Vanna

  22. Terrific features! Thanks for hosting, I always look so forward to joining Potpourri Friday. Hugs,

  23. Wow - wonderful features! There are such creative, inspirational bloggers out there! Thanks for hosting again.
    Hugs, Cindy

  24. ohmygosh, LOVE all the clocks! just linked up! xoxo

  25. Great inspiration here! Thanks for hosting.

  26. Oh my Gosh...I just came over to link up with this week's party and surprised to see my mantle as one of your features! Love your party Honey, thank you so much for hosting and for the feature! Have a wonderful evening!

  27. More fun features. Thanks for hosting each week. ~ Sarah

  28. Thank you for hosting! I always enjoy joining in for your linky party. Wonderful features!

  29. Honey!! Thanks so much for featuring me!!
    I am so very flattered!!

    Thanks so much for hosting this truly terrific party!!


  30. Great features, Honey! Thanks for hosting!...hugs...Debbie

  31. Hi Honey,

    Thanks so much for featuring me.

    Your the sweetest! xo


  32. Lots of great inspiration! Thank you for hosting!!

    Susan and Bentley

  33. Hi Honey, Thank you for hosting every week. I LOVE that bright green wreath!

  34. Thanks for hosting this great party! I love all the features!!! XO, Pinky

  35. Thanks for hosting! I enjoy looking at ALL of the entries! Everyone plese feel free to join my Linky Party! I would be honored to have such talented people sharing with my followers!

  36. Hi Honey! Wow, what a party! I'm 115! Thank you so much for hosting this fun party.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  37. Thanks for hosting, Honey! It's always fun partying here!

  38. I am so very sorry to hear about your mom and your terrible loss...My heart goes out to you and your entire family. Love, Cindy

  39. So sorry for your loss, Honey. I pray that you will find comfort in your memories.

  40. Thanks so much for hosting! I'm so happy my clocks were featured. There is so much talent out there, it makes me feel good to be included. That's so funny about your silverware tree...I ran out of ornaments for my little dining room tree this last weekend and I pulled out some old silver spoons and forks to fill it in! I guess great minds think alike:)


  41. WOW . . . lots of party-goers already! Thanks for hosting. Hope you are doing well. Love Sophia's vintage clock collection.
    ~ Julie

  42. Thank you for hosting. It's a great plesure visiting you. Blessing always

  43. Thanks for hosting! One of my links went kind of screwy... can you delete #164? I relinked it and it worked the second time.

  44. A silverware tree! How fun! Thanks for hosting!

  45. i do adore
    that awesome clock collection
    and all the delightful features

    thanks for hosting
    and i'm all linked up!


  46. Hey Friday friend! Love all of the features this week and we can't wait for all the fun of next week. :-) Thanks for hosting!

  47. #178 has the wrong link. Please delete it. Thanks, sorry to bug you. I am new to your sight & will be looking thru the archives!

  48. Love coming over and seeing all the Christmas decor.
    I am having a health issue , however soon as I can I want to get my Chritmas items all out

  49. You featured so many of my favorite projects. I used to make pomanders with my sons when they were little. The silver and pine mantel decorations were simply beautiful.

  50. Love all the features! It's a pleasure joining in this week - thank you for hosting! Can't wait for the new holiday linky parties next week! :) Take care and have a wonderful weekend!


  51. Thanks for hosting. I'm looking forward to visiting lots of link ups.

  52. Thanks again for hosting. We always see wonderfful ideas...

  53. Thank you for showing all thsoe beautiful inspirations, Honey. I will just have to enjoy others because I cannot decorate here since they are replacing our floors....Christine

  54. Thank you for hosting! I love all the holiday ideas! Could you please delete number 201? I accidentally added my fabric notebook cover twice. Thanks!

  55. Thanks for a delightful visit full of fun Christmas ideas and inspirations. I've added your link to my Christmas blog party list at as well as on the page I linked above. It can be very difficult for many caregivers to get out and about during the holidays. Thanks to lovely sites like yours, we can enjoy Christmas blog party fun right in our own homes. Thanks again!

  56. Hi Honey...

    Just had to stop by again to say I am still in shock over the fact that you featured my Christmas mantel this week. Every feature bestowed upon me has been very exciting and truly appreciated, however this is the first feature I received based soley on the art of plain old decorating! I've been on a high ever since.

    Thank you, thank you, thank you!

  57. I am your newest follower, via GFC. I am all linked up to your Friday party!


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