Friday, January 31, 2014

Be Inspired #174

I felt totally out of the loop being away just one week! I missed seeing all your great ideas and decor from last week, and I'm in real need of some fresh inspiration! We're settling in to the lease house but have a long weekend of packing at the other house ahead of us. blah. But I DO need to find my Valentine goodies so I'll keep on a happy face. It's been so cold, all I want to do is stay home with a fuzzy blanket wrapped around me. OK, no whining...Here are some of the great links from the party two weeks ago.

Melissa from Shabby Love has a wonderful Home Tour, 
that you won't want to miss.

The Making of an Antique Cupboard
Angie from Knick of Time

Mary from Home is Where the Boat Is
shares her Potting Shed with a Bird Themed tablesetting.

gave us some care and handling tips for White Ironstone

gave us some wonderful farmhouse kitchen inspiration

Jennelise captured some lovely pink vintage items

and Mini Oven Puff Pancakes from Simply Suzanne at Home

thanks gals!!

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  • Thank you to all of you who come over each week to link up to the party, I may not get to leave a comment, but I try to visit each of your posts. You are a never ending source of inspiration to me and others, so just know how much I appreciate each one of you!
    thanks for joining in!


    Today's Sponsor


    1. Thanks for hosting with your busy move and all. I could not manage it, olive

    2. Thanks for hosting, Debra! Hope you have a lovely day!

    3. Hi Debra, Thanks so much for sharing my birdscape! Hope your unpacking goes better than anticipated, chocolate always helps :)

    4. Debra....I am totally smitten with Nancy's farmhouse kitchen. There is so much to look at and it looks so warm and inviting and cozy. Speaking of cozy....I hope it warms up for you. We're seeing the temps rise past the single digits today....Yay!!!
      Stay warm and have fun making your house look extraordinary!!

    5. I missed a couple of those features and they look so great I need to go visit! Thanks for hosting, Debra!

    6. Debra, thanks for hosting. Good luck finding your Valentine deco. Hugs, Linda@Wetcreek Museum Blog

    7. Thanks for hosting, Debra! Enjoyed all of the wonderful features!

    8. Thanks so much for hosting us Debra!

    9. I love all of those picks this week, esp. Mary's bird themed table setting, and Angie's making of an antique cupboard. Glad you're back again, and thanks for hosting. Have a great rest of the week!
      Rita C. at Panoply

    10. LOVE all the features - off to visit
      Thanks so much for a great party Debra - hope the unpacking is coming along :)

    11. Thank you so much for featuring my home tour Debra!!! I am just thrilled!!! :)

    12. Thanks Debra for hosting the party, have a great day. :-)

    13. Thanks so much for hosting Debra during this busy time and thanks for the visit.


    14. Glad you're back, Debra,missed this great party and your presence! You've picked some beautiful features! Thanks for hosting and happy packing!


    15. Pretty features Debra. Thank you so much for hosting this week. Have a lovely weekend ahead.

    16. Thank you for hosting, Debra - especially when you are so busy!

    17. Hi Debra
      Thank you so much for hosting. Wishing you a wonderful weekend!!!
      XO Barbara

    18. Hi Debra, Moving can be overwhelming, music helps! Sharing a chemical free way to restore vintage hardware and our salvaged wood raised planter boxes, hope you will enjoy! Have a great week! Thanks for hosting this awesome party!

    19. Oh I truly am thinking of you during this transitional time. Keep your chin up!

    20. Thanks for having the party, Debra. Have a great weekend, and, rest a bit.

    21. I love that pink dress hanging in the frame feature. Thank you for hosting.

    22. Oh the dreaded move, is now behind you! So glad you are back and well-
      Thank you for your sweet party~

    23. great party as always Debra! thanks especially with all you have going on,

    24. Love the features, Debra! Thanks so much for hosting!...hugs...Debbie

    25. Hi Debra,
      It's been a few weeks, but finally I have something I can link up. Hope you have a great weekend sweetie.
      Hugs ~ Kerryanne

    26. ...lovin' that pink slip vignette!
      it has been too long, but thanks for continuing to share your happy posts and allowing us to all share ours with you:)
      xo, Rosemary

    27. Thanks for the fab party Debra! I need to carve out a day just to peruse all the lovliness!

    28. I am amazed you could get it all done in a week. Best wishes with settling in.

    29. I am happy that I popped in, I am in NEED of some serious inspiration:) Have a blessed weekend dear Debra, HUGS!

    30. Thank you so much for hosting, great features that I have to check out!

    31. Thank you for hosting ! :) Forgot to say it earlier..crazy day but where were my manners :)

    32. Love the features!! Thanks for hosting, Debra!

    33. Debra, My computer died last weekend and all I could do was use my smartphone to view!! But back on track with a new computer. It is cold here also and I have a cold. I tell you, now I am wishing for warmth! Have a great week, Di@Cottage-Wishes

    34. What charming features, Debra! You know how to host a party and I'm happy to be joining in on the fun, thank you!

    35. Swooning over your features! Pancake Puffs! Thank you for hosting!

    36. Great features this week Debra! Thanks so much for hosting.

    37. You signed your lease. Congratulations on your next step Debra! Stay warm and good luck with all the packing, unpacking and hunting for Valentine stuff. :)

    38. Thanks for hosting. Wonderful to see you again.

    39. Thanks Debra! Hope your move is going well!~~Angela

    40. Welcome back, Debra! Take your time easing into this move, and grab that blanket for some cozy time. :)

    41. Thanks for hosting the party today. i made something that I thought might inspire people.

    42. Suzanne of Simply Suzannes at Home

      Thank you so much for the lovely feature, Debra! What a great way to start the morning :0)
      And thanks for hosting another fun party.
      Have a beautiful weekend,

    43. Such beautiful features! Thank you for the party!

    44. Debra, happy packing and in-packing!
      A beautiful February to you and all you will inspire. You amaze me that you even manage to blog at all during this move, you amaze me girl!

      Now I am off to visit all your featured beauties.

      Happy February


    45. Hi Debra, I was late linking up because I was off galavanting with my daughters and dil's all day yesterday. Fun, fun, fun! Thanks for the sweet comment about my plaid picnic! And as always, thanks for hosting!

    46. You are amazing, Debra. Moving and partying! :) Love every one of the features this week! Thanks so much for hosting.



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