Home and Garden Thursday



Home and Garden Thursday

It’s May and that means I am celebrating A Delightsome Life’s blogiversary by hosting my 4th annual Delightsome Cottage Charm Giveaway! I began my blogging career on May 1, 2010 by joining Twice Remembered Cottage’s Cottage Charm Giveaway. Each year I have marked the anniversary by similar giveaways since.

dccglayered1 copyThis year, the theme to my giveaway is roses. I found this Staffordshire Elizabethan ‘Tudor’ teacup and saucer and was inspired to make this giveaway all about roses.

DCCG13-AWith the exception of the teacup and saucer, each item is handmade by me and I am delighted to offer it to one of you – as a thank you for sharing with and visiting A Delightsome Life.





I really do love the Lilla Rose Flexi-Clips – they make marvelous hair accessories – these are terrific ones for Mother’s Day gifts.  I have the gorgeous Cameo Flexi-Clip – love that blue and white!

ARTL April Showers 8I took a walk in my garden after the rain on Monday. I played in the dirt the day before hoping it would rain – that is the best way to nourish your garden’s flowers and plants.

Well, that’s it for me this week! I truly appreciate you visiting and sharing with Home and Garden Thursday.

Here are the HIGHLIGHTS from last week’s party:

ChristineChristine, at Christine’s Home and Travel shared with us a gorgeous, bird-inspired tablescape underneath her flower ladened gazebo. Simply exquisite in color and I am sure a heavenly experience.

our southern home scChristy at Our Southern Home created these lovely No-Sew Drop Cloth curtains – love the look, especially topped with the gorgeous blue and yellow toile fabric. You can see her tutorial here.

Debbie DabbleDebbie at Debbie Dabble shared with us this exquisite mantel vignette featuring Victorian figurines and artwork –

old things newPatti at Old Things New shared how she transformed this vintage ironing board and how she created this graphic transfer – beautifully done!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAKatie, from Lets Add Sprinkles created this gorgeous, rustic tray from bed slats – love how it turned out!

I am thrilled each week by your visits and participation – you are what makes Home and Garden Thursday special!

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  1. Kathy,
    Once again, Congrats on your Blog anniversary!!

    And Thanks so much for the feature!! I am so flattered and glad that you enjoyed our “Stroll in the Park”. I will be giving you a shout out in my post that will go up on Friday….

    Thanks so much for hosting and thanks again for the feature!!


  2. Thank you so much for hosting Kathy! Have a great week….hugs, Penny

  3. Happy anniversary celebrating your blog! Beautiful giveaway. Thanks for the lovely walk, roses are beautiful after the rain. Great features and thanks for hosting.

    The FRench Hutch

  4. Hi Kathy,
    Just stopping by to say Hello. Lovely day we are having here so I have been in the garden most of the day planting and weeding. Just enjoying the sun and the cooling breeze. Hope you are enjoying your day too.

  5. thank you for hosting and I went over to your anniversary post as well…just a note : linking up and commenting took a few tries…kept getting “an internal error” message / hope it clears up! 🙂 I doubt you can do anything…most likely the webmaster / server has some hiccups right now 🙂

  6. Thank you so much for hosting – see you again next week!

    Fluster Buster

  7. Hello Kathy! Thank you very much for hosting!
    Wonderful features as always.
    Besos! Silvina

  8. Congratulations on your anniversary! I would love to enter your give-away. I’ll go check out the details now! i’ll also be checking out your home and garden party! Happy May Day!
    sandy : )

  9. Here’s my comment about what I like best in your give-away. Though everything looks so pretty if I had to pick just ONE it would be the pillow as I”m a real pillow lover and this one is lovely! Love the graphics!
    sandy : )

  10. Lucky you to get some rain. I’m off to give some of my plants a little drink. ‘-)
    Thanks for hosting each week. ~ Sarah

  11. Congratulations on your blog anniversary, Kathy. Great job! Can you put my name into the hat? Thanks.

  12. Lovely features here. I’m sharing my new hand crocheted tablecloth today. Thank you so much for hosting, dear Kathy. Congrats on your blogaversary sweetie! Big hugs,

  13. Hi Kathy, thank you for hosting another delightsome party. I’m always so happy to join in. What a nice give away. Someone will be very lucky, you went to a lot of work to put this together..Happy Wednesday..Judy

  14. Thank you so much Kathy for featuring my ironing board! You make me smile 🙂 Blessings to you, Patti@OldThingsNew

  15. What a pretty giveaway,and those clips are beautiful,especially the blue one. Lovely features too,thanks for hosting xx

  16. Congrats on your blogaversary, Kathy! And what a wonderful giveaway! I love that pillow especially! Thank you so much for the feature. You made me so excited!

  17. Lovely features, Kathy! Thanks for hosting and hope you had a happy blogiversary yesterday!


  18. Your garden pictures are absolutely lovely! Congratulations on your anniversary, too. That’s a beautiful giveaway. 🙂

  19. Hi Kathy,

    What a charming giveaway! You have created some wonderful treasures and I adore the rose teacup. Thank you for hosting.

  20. Thanks so much for hosting. I enjoy checking out all the different blogs! : )

  21. Thank you for hosting Kathy! Happy anniversary!

  22. Thanks so much for the feature. I love how easy it was to make my tray and hope others will give it a try.

  23. Once again, Congrats on your blogiversary! Love the pillow, and the teacup of course! Wonderful features, Kathy! Thank you for hosting and also linking to my HOME. Have a delightful weekend.


  24. I linked up rather late but I wanted to congratulate you on your blog anniversary! Also, your giveaway looks delightful. So many pretty things and love your features as always. Thanks for the party!

  25. Wow!!!! Thanks so much for featuring my drop cloth curtains. The other features are just wonderful . It such a treat to follow your blog. Wishing you a lovely weekend! ~Christy

  26. Hello dear Kathy
    Thank you for hosting your “Home and Garden” party!
    I really love your cerise pink rose – do you know it’s name?
    Enjoy your weekend.

  27. Sweet giveaway Kathy. I adore roses! Wonderful features as well. Happy to be joining in this week. Appreciate your fun party.


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