Welcome back to the Scoop!
The weekly linky party featuring the scoop on the
Yvonne from Stone Gable
…and new to the group…
Before we get our party started, let us remind you that our
blog tour is still going on! Just click on the images below to
be taken to lots of inspiration for a handmade Christmas!
Be sure to come back later as the links will be updated each day!
Friday December 6
Saturday December 7
Sunday December 8
Monday December 9
Tuesday December 10
I am so happy to serve as your Host this week.
Our home is decked out and I would love it if you would
come to visit me.
Mr. Buck would be ever so grateful, too…
…we promise it will make you smile.
Celebrating Everyday Life with Jennifer Carroll.
Hello friends both old and new! I’m delighted to be guest hosting
“The Scoop” with you this week. For those of you who haven’t
met me before, my name is Jennifer and I am the publisher
and blog. My magazine is published six times per year and is filled
with food, decor and inspiration to help you celebrate, everyday!
In the November/December issue we celebrate the holidays
and all the joys they bring! Join us for a Hot Cocoa Porch Party…
a Gingerbread Wonderland…
…a Christmas Party Hop…
Fun & festive DIY projects, beautiful homes, delicious recipes
and twelve month digital subscriptions! These make wonderful
gifts this holiday season!! OK, let’s get down to The Scoop!
I was asked to pick 5-6 favorites from the link party – sounds
simple, right? Wrong. This was so, so difficult because there were
so many amazing projects and I sincerely mean that. But since I
had to pick, here are some links that I especially loved and hope
you will, too.
First up, if you know me, you know I love entertaining and
thought this Luxe Cheese Tray tutorial from Hello Little Home
was perfect for this season of entertaining but also imaginative.
Chocolate on a cheese tray? What a great idea! Plus, Kristen
gave a lot of great details and tips on selecting and arranging too.
I am always awed and delighted with Amy from
Twigg Studios’ Creations and she has not disappointed me with
this spectacular looking Tiramisu cake. Who wouldn’t want to run
right up to that if you saw it at a holiday party? It’s almost too
pretty to eat… but only almost! Grab a fork!
I love great DIY furniture makeovers and was so smitten
with “Jameson” by Danielle at Silver Pennies. What a talent
she has for creating that “crumbled/distressed to perfection”
look that I adore! Makes me want to makeover another piece
of furniture, right now!
This Lampshade Christmas Tree from Danielle at
Blessed Serendipity totally surprised me with its adorableness!
I haven’t always had an appreciation for vintage “kitschy”
ornaments but in the last couple of years they’ve been growing
on me and her unique tree with its masses of beaded baubles
and cheerful colors just makes me smile. So sweet!
(although mine aren’t French!) so I was very inspired by
Kathleen from Faded Charm’s French Tin Tarts ornament
project. She has created such a serene setting, I want to just
sit back, relax and soak in all the joie de Noel that is happening
the whole ‘luxe for less’ concept – and I have to say
that this Tissue Paper Christmas Tree from Poppi Linn Studio
fits this to a “T”. A simple project that looks like a million bucks.
I can’t wait to try it! It doesn’t hurt that it does look similar to a
bee skep and I have a growing collection of them… Now I can
make my own variations! Love that!! Thank you all for allowing
me to party with you this week. It’s been an honor and a pleasure!
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