Hi! It's Thrifty Thursday! I am your host, Leigh. Thank you so much for stopping by and additional thanks to those who also participate in Thrifty Thursday! I am most delighted to have you join in..for it's YOU who makes it a "show and tell party". I also participate in Tablescape Thursday the host of that fun carnival is the Hostess with the Mostess...Susan of Between Naps on the Backporch. That's no lie or exaggeration, each week I visit Susan's porch and just long to be a guest at any of her tablescapes...especially those held on the porch.
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This past week I guess I have been in a nesting mode as the chill falls in the air. Some people spring clean, and then there are those that do so in the fall. Out with the old in with the new? Nooo. Not so fast.
I shared a picture recently of the enlarged envelope that was framed. And last week I shared some sheet music that I found for free and framed (turns out it did belong to my friend's grandmother, so it has some history to it for me), well this past week I have been clearing and cleaning out. In the process keeping things that really hold sentimentailty and finding a way to incorporate that into my home decor. I want my home to be a personal space, one where things have history. A space that is timeless because of the contents.
This is week I am having a Indian tapestry framed that my sister in law's parents gave to me. It was actually used as a "dawry" of sorts by her family. A gift was given to each female family member in the acceptance of my sister in law to our family(myself, my MIL and my GIL) . I cannot wait to show it to you framed! It's beautiful!
I have been going through old family photo archives and am having some photographs enlarged for frames I already have, ones that need a face lift. I like to do that every few years to keep those things fresh. Rotate things out.
Decorating your home should be fun and satisfying. But most important it should reflect your personality and your life.What is more thrifty than to shop your own home?
And what am I doing with things I don't need? I am adding them to my Baby's Gone Shopping Blog. For example, these wooden hand carved rooster napkin rings.
Now, onto to Tablescape Thursday, which is hosted by Susan of Between Naps on the Porch. The followig images were captured at a store in Homewood, Called Harmony Landing, who had a beautiful tablescape set fot Halloween. Forgive me for they are not my own tabelscape, but I wanted to share the beauty and decor...
Halloween Buffet table
Pumpkin Table Centerpieces
What is a tablescape without the food? I invite you to stop by my food blog, PLATES & PLACES, tomorrow for Foodie Friday!
Sarah of LuShae Jewelry is hosting a competition on her website, LuShae Jewelry. Be sure to click over for more information on how you can win $200.00 CASH.
That's right, I said cash. While there, be sure to check out the blog badges. To visit the site: CLICK here.
Also, Halloween, as you know is this weekend, be sure to snap family photos of those costumes and enter the second annual Tales from Bloggeritaville Halloween contest. We have had some generous indiviuals donate to the prizes, if you would like to donate shoot me an email. Also, email me those photos and get them in by November 2nd-be sure to include your blog address, name and name of your costume!!!
The categories are:
Best Child Costume
Best Adult Costume
Best Pet Costume
For more information and rules on the Halloween Contest, Click here!
Thanks to all of you for stopping by and participating in today's Thrifty Thursday. Please use Mr. Linky below to link up your blog.I encourage you all to spread the love and visit the other thrifty Thursday participants, for that's what half the fun is. Aside from seeing a cool treasure it's making friends!
Thank you, all, FRIENDS! I appreciate YOU!
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Shrimp & Sausage Sauce Piquant
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