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02 December, 2013

Please Join Me for The Scoop #95

Are you ready for Christmas? I am knee deep in garlands and ornaments...working hard to get everything ready to share with you..and here's just a little peek at my mantle this year. I can't wait to show you! But in the meantime, we've got a lot of inspiration waiting for you right here at The Scoop... 
sooo let's get this party started! 

Welcome back to The Scoop
The weekly linky party featuring the scoop on the best posts from around the web!

The Scoop

More exposure + less time = win win!

We are

Anne from White Lace Cottage
Barb from The Everyday Home
and Yvonne from StoneGable.

Our host this week is Anne from White Lace Cottage.


I cannot believe we are preparing to celebrate the holiday season!
Have you done any shopping yet?
I have, but not on black Friday!
My home is fully decorated and I cannot wait to share it with you all!
Don't forget about our Handmade Christmas blog tour!
The Scoop will be sharing twenty-five bloggers ideas for creating a handmade Christmas that will inspire you!
The Scoop on Creating a Handmade Christmas Button

Here's the schedule for The Scoop on Creating a Handmade Christmas:
Friday December 6
Saturday December 7
Sunday December 8
Monday December 9
Tuesday December 10

I am super excited to have Doreen from Hymns and Verses join us as our special guest this week!
Hi, I'm Doreen and I blog at Hymns and Verses

I can't tell you how excited I am to be here today as a guest host! I've been partying on Mondays with this group for a little over a year - and now, I'm a guest host! As I type this, I'm covered in glitter! I've been busy "Decking the Halls" and of course, getting ready for The Scoop's Handmade Christmas Tour! To get you inspired for the tour, I thought I would share some of the DIY Christmas projects that caught my eye from last week's party! 
Take a look at these amazing napkin rings made from twigs, twine, and pearls by Anna at Tarnished Royalty! I love the combination of the rustic twigs and jute with the always elegant, creamy pearls!

My next pick is from Barbara at 21 Rosemary Lane. After a recent visit to Colonial Williamsburg, she came home and made this beautiful colonial style wreath for her front door!

Next up, are these French script feathers by Judith at Botanic Bleu. They are just lovely and I think they would add an elegant touch to your Christmas packages!

If rustic is more your style, then you are gonna love these frosty twig ornaments by Katie at Upcycled Treasures. They are adorable and look fairly easy to make! 

Originally I wasn't going to pick a recipe link, but when I saw this one, well - I changed my mind! Katherine of Katherine's Corner shared these Raspberry Pie Fries! I love her presentation and can't wait to try these!

It's been so fun being here today! I hope you will come over and visit me at Hymns and Verses. You can also catch up with me on Facebook and Pinterest!

Thank you so much, Doreen, for joining us!

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  1. Well...I can tell you I love that galvanized lantern! Can't wait to see what you are doing!

  2. Thanks so much for hosting! That galvanized lantern is sooo gorgeous!

  3. I can't wait to see your mantle Debbie! That lantern..oh my.
    I have a line and link to you in my blog post if you get a chance to look!

  4. Thank you for hosting this great linkup. laurie

  5. Hi lovely lady.
    Thanks so much for hosting your linky party for us"" Hope you have a wonderful week with your family.

  6. Thank you, Debbie (and all your lovely co-hosts) for this fantastic party. I am a new blogger linking up for the first time! I look forward to following all of your blogs.

    - Tasha @ Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body

  7. Thank you for hosting! Love the lantern. Sorry I posted twice-thought I made a mistake :o

  8. Thanks for hosting! Have a lovely week. Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  9. Debbie,
    Great lantern! Trés chic... I am so excited and honored that Doreen featured my French Script Feathers this week. Looking forward to the Homemade Christmas blog tour....


  10. Thank you for hosting Debbie, your mantel is gorgeous! And a big thank you to Doreen for showcasing my napkin rings! ~Ann
    Tarnished Royalty

  11. Love your Christmas lantern. Lovely features and thanks for hosting!


Thanks so much for stopping by and taking the time to comment! I appreciate my wonderful readers!... Debbie