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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Auld Lang Syne (What's It Wednesday #5)

As this year draws to an end we want to thank each and every one of you who have made this blogging experience such a pleasure. We have made real friends that we cherish deeply and wish you all health, happiness and prosperity in the coming New Year. May all your photos come out clear; your Blogger never goes on the fritz; your links always work; and your comments be plentiful and sweet.

Hugs & Happiness

Patti & Paula

Please enjoy our fabulous features this week they are amazing!

Once again, Jennelise takes our breath away with her romantic décor and gorgeous photography.

Ozma of Odds
  Rosemary shares the sparkle and shine of her winter wonderland dining room.

A Re-Purposed Life
Rebecca’s home tour is a treat not to be missed. Grab some eggnog and plan to stay a while.

Art by Wendy
 Wendy’s keychains are a must for your crafting to do list!

Antique Chase
 Marcy’s dreams come true with this fabulous armoire. It will make you believe in miracles.

My Romantic Home
 Cindy never disappoints, her apothecary jars are so unique!

Thank you all for participating in our linky party. Don't forget to grab a feature button

Ivy and Elephants

So join us for our last party of 2011,
let's make it the best one yet!!!


Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Beautiful features. Thanks so much for hosting. Hugs, marty

Sue said...

Thanks for all of the good wishes for 2012, girls! You had some great features here. In fact, I missed one. Off to visit..... Happy New Year!
~ Sue

Curtains in My Tree said...

Those posts you showed were great mostly beautiful

Thanks for all you kind words this year and I look forward to another great blogging year


Karen said...

Great features ladies, thanks for the good wishes. Thanks for hosting and have a Happy New Year!

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Love the features! Thanks for hosting! Happy New Year!...hugs...Debbie

Honey at 2805 said...

Lovely features. Thanks for hosting and wishing you a wonderful New Year!

john said...

Lovely posts ! Happy New Year from me !
Gail x

Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME said...

Thanks for hosting....I joined in with my 2011 projects! Here's to a great blogging year!!

Lynne said...

Oh my goodness! You are my 100th follower! I need to pop another cork!
Your blog is exquisite! I am your newest follower!

Dee ⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️⚜️ said...

Wow! Some fabulous projects!!!

Thanks for hosting the party.

Happy New Year!


Julie Marie said...

Happy New Year Patti and Paula!... Patti, I would love to see a photo of "Peeka"... my grandmother had a little Pekingese when I was a little girl named Peeka... how fun!... is your Peeka a Pekingese too?... I am so happy I met both of you ladies this past year, and look forward to your exquisite posts in 2012... a votre sante!... xoxo Julie Marie

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

Just linked up girls thanks for hosting! Happy New Year!! Martina

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Thank you for stopping by, I linked up my suitcase and I am off to visit other party goers. Thank you for hosting!


Anonymous said...

I'm joining and thank you for hosting. Welcome to my small show off.


Rosemary@villabarnes said...

I cherish you guys as well, and have enjoyed seeing your growth in blogland. Wishing you all the best in the coming year. Thanks for hosting.

Anonymous said...

Hi Ladies, I am so sorry I am running late linking to the party. Love the features and thank you for hosting this fun party. Best Wishes for a very Happy 2012. xo

Boxwood Cottage said...

Ha ha I really like your new years wishes!:)
Thanks for letting me know that What's it Wednesday is up!
Beautiful features!
Happy Wednesday!
Carola x

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Wonderful New Years wishes! : ) Thanks for inviting me over Patti!

The Charm of Home said...

Wonderful features! Have a wonderful New Year to you two too! Thank you for hosting this fun party!

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

Your features are all gorgeous! Thank you so much for hosting and for your beautiful blog. Happy New Year.

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...


Thank you so much for being such a kind and lovely friend! I was home all day yesterday and NO ONE WAS BLOGGING. I am gone all day today, and now I am trying to catch up!!! HAPPY NEW YEAR!! Anita

Cottage and Broome said...

There was so many pretty ones from last week it is hard to pick a favorite! Happy New Year! Thanks for hosting again this week. Laura

Dreamgoddess said...

Thank you so much for the kind invitation to join the party! I love reading your blog and just realized I'm not a follower...I'm off to remedy that right now!

Sissie's Shabby Cottage said...

I'm excited to be joining your party for the first time. Thanks for the sweet comment and invitation.


Rebecca said...

Thank you so much for the feature, I hope your Christmas was wonderful. We just got back and now it is time to regroup a little. Wishing you a new year filled with prosperity and joy.

Cindy Adkins said...

Thank you, Patti and Paula, for sharing your wonderful collections and photos, your friendship, and for hosting the linky party! Happy New Year to both of you!
Hugs, Cindy

Johanna Gehrlein said...

Hi Ladies,
thank you for the invitation to your Party. I tried to become a follower of your blog but I don't see that it works. I like your blog. Will try to visit some of the fabulous blogs, who linked also in.
Thank you for hosting this event.
Best greetings, Johanna

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Hi there!! Just linked up my a few favorite before and afters to your party! Thanks so much for hosting!! :)

lvroftiques said...

Hey you two!
Thanks for letting me hitch up to your wonderful party!
Great inspiration picks!....I'm off to play catch up with your posts I've missed *winks*

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Hi Patti,

Thank you kindly for stopping by my page last week to visit - I really appreciate it! This is my first time linking up to your party, so I'm very excited about that. :) Merry Christmas to you all and have a most Happy New Year!!!


Jennelise said...

Thankyou for your lovely words! I am very touched and so pleased that you liked the photos. :) Happy New Year!

Tina@WhatWeKeep said...

Hoping to join up after the holidays! Great features this week.
Wishing you both a wonderful New Year- I have enjoyed your blog and look forward to what you'll be up to next year.

Anna at the Doll House said...

Your blogg has been a joy to follow and I am looking forward to a spectacular blogg year in 2012.

Best wishes for the New Year

Kelly said...

Love that "bloggers wish"/toast you wrote. So appropriate!

Linda (Nina's Nest) said...

Thanks for your visit. I'm joining your party. Love what you've featured. Happy New Year! Linda

KimMalk said...

Your features are so stunning, it makes me hesitant to link up my post!

Barb said...

Patti, thanks for leaving such a sweet comment.

Hope to join you soon, again. Such a lovely party.

Have a blessed and happy New Year....both of you!

Barb ♥

Scribbler said...

Thanks for visiting and your kind comment.

I didn't know you were having a party, so at your invitation, I did link on -- and I look forward to getting through all these wonderful ideas over the weekend when the Husband is blued to football!

Sweet Cottage Dreams said...

Such wonderful inspiration here girls!!! Thanks for visiting my blog and inviting me to join in on you WIW! I have made a note of this and will for sure join in on the fun! Now I am following you so I won't miss out.

Have a blessed New Year, too!


Vintage Gal said...

Beautiful, Beautiful ~ Just lovely features. I am so glad that I have stopped by your blog. I love it ~ I am going to follow along ;-)

Naturegirl said...

So much eye candy featured!
Sending warm Holiday greetings this Joyful time of year!

nannykim said...

wow so much to look at here! I will come back later today to enjoy when I have time!~

Anonymous said...

I'm #52 on your list of links!

Ciao Bella
Creative Carmelina

Gustaviana said...

i came by just to say HAPPY NEWYEAR !!!!!!!xx big hug viana

Thuis Thuis said...

I wish you welcome to my blog.
It's always a pleasure to meet new people.
Your blog is beautful,I want to see it all it looks so inspire
Sorry for my bad English.
I wish you a great 2012.
See you again.
Love Annette

Pinky at Designs by Pinky said...

I casan't for the life of me find the home tour at Rebecca's???? When I click on t it, it just takes me to her newest post. Can you help? XO, Pinky PS, thanks for hosting!!!!


Very nice features and thank you for hosting. Wishing you two lovely ladies a very happy New Year 2012.

Unknown said...

Love... all the Shabby Chicness!

Theresa said...

Thank you for stopping by and paying me a visit! I love your pretty pictures! I wish that I had the talents of these lovlies:) Have a blessed last few days of 2011 and a Happy New Year!

An Oasis in the Desert said...

Thank you so much for reminding me about your party & inviting me to join. You have some wonderful features and a wonderful party going here. Thank you for hosting.

Burlap Luxe said...

Thank you beautiful soul that you are.
I too have enjoyed all that you have inspired and the bits of information on what is it?

It will be a year I will be looking forward to sharing with you.

See you soon my perfect friends.

Edie Marie's Attic said...

Happy New Year sweet ladies!! I love all your fabulous bloggy wishes for us... so clever I must say!

Wishing you blessings & beauty & all things good! Sherry

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...


Thank YOU dear one, for your kindness and gentle spirit that can truly be felt by your

kind words
lovely sense of creating a peaceful spirit
your friendship.

May 2012 bring us all the chance to create such wonder!!!!


Rattus Scribus said...

Hi Patti & Paula,
Thank you for visiting Heavenly Minded & Earthly Good and your kind words about my poem. I love your blog. It is well conceived and fun. My wife (Anita from Castles Crowns & Cottages) and I love creative crafts and decor and there is a lot of talent assembled here.

All the best for happy and wildly creative new year.

Antiques And Teacups said...

Thanks for's so nice to meet you! I'm your newest follower!

lisa Moran, Bilancia Designs said...

Thank you for your lovely comments.
It was such a pleasure to see your visit to my site!
You have a beautiful blog with such exquisite taste ~ I love coming by to see what interesting topics or beautiful works of art you're showcasing.
I'm looking forward to another wonderful blogging year with you!
Wishing you both a blessed, beautiful New Year.
Lisa xo


Thank you lovely ladies for your gernerous visit. I did joined your fun party last night and thank you for hosting and having me and looking forward to keep linking in the new year. Wishing you a wonderful New Year 2012.

Cindy said...

Thank you so much for featuring mine! All those you featured are just gorgeous!!!

Katherines Corner said...

Beautiful features, thank you for sharing Hugs and Happy New Year! P.S> please stop by Katherines Corner and add your lovely blog to my blog list page :-)

Diann said...

I hope you and your families have a very blessed 2012! Yeah, I finally remembered to link up! Thank you for hosting!

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh, I thank you too for your friendship this year. I loved your good wishes, especially the one about taking pictures, as me and the girls love photography. Isn't 'Jennelise's' blog lovely? I will have to check out the others. I hope the New Year brings you ladies much joy, and I look forward to more of your creative and beautiful posts.
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Red Rose Alley said...

Oh, I thank you too for your friendship this year. I loved your good wishes, especially the one about taking pictures, as me and the girls love photography. Isn't 'Jennelise's' blog lovely? I will have to check out the others. I hope the New Year brings you ladies much joy, and I look forward to more of your creative and beautiful posts.
~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Life In The Thrifty Lane said...

Thanks again for inviting me over Patti! Wishing you a Happy New Year :)

LizlovesVintage said...

Happy New Year Ivy and Elephants.
Looking forward to 2012!
xxx Liz

My Cottage Charm said...

Thanks for your sweet comment on my year end wrap up...and for the invitation to link up to your party. (I just did!) I'm glad you enjoyed some of my projects in 2011 and I'm so glad you said I inspired you and gave you courage to try some of your own. You made me smile with that statement. :) I always hope to inspire people with my projects and I'm glad it was you! :)
Thanks again for your sweet words..they were a blessing to my heart. :)
Happy New Year!!!

art by wendy said...

Thanks so much for using my post as a feature! It's such an honor! I tried to get the button but it's not cooperating! I do have your site button though! Thanks again!

AntiqueChase said...

Thanks for the feature of my Armoire.... my love story!! I really appreciate it. I am listing you on my sidebar! Happy everything in 2012!!! Marcy

romance-of-roses said...

I was just too busy to get into your last party of 2011 but plan on joining in soon. Wanted to wish you both and your families a Happy New Year and keep those great post coming. Hugs...Lu

Doni said...

Happy New Year to y'all too!!! So glad you stopped by the party for Pearls and Lace Thursday! Looking forward to a lovely new year of gorgeous posts from you two. So exciting to think about too!
Blessings, Doni

Michele said...

what a lovely message and incredible photos! i wanted to stop by to wish you a beautiful and blessed new year. all the best! xo from michele

Karena said...

So much gorgeous creativity!!
All the best in 2012!

I hope you will enter my Giveaway From Serena & Lily!

Art by Karena

tracy said...

Oh Patti, what a lovely surprise finding your comment. I am so happy to have found you,I am your latest follower.
I love all the beautiful photos you've posted, I look forward to returning to your beautiful blog.
Well done Patti and Paula
"Happy New Year"

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Hi ladies, Great inspiration this week. Wishing you a wonderful 2012!

Susan Freeman said...

Stopping by to wish you a blessed and happy 2012!

Susan and Bentley

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Beautiful features. Happy New Year!!!


Tablescapes By Diane said...

Hi lovely lady.
I wish you and your family a Happy New Year..
XXOO Diane

Barbara said...

Thanks for your visit and comments. Some sweet visions here.

Tatyana@MySecretGarden said...

Did I miss a party? Oh, well, next time! Enjoyed your blog! Happy 2012!!!


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