Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Grace at home: link up!

Today is the start of my new linky party: Grace at Home. I'm so glad you're here! This party is designed to showcase all the little things you do to make your home a place of grace.

This is what I see as I look out my front door today:

Looking back toward the house, including the basketball goal all ready for shooting hoops after dinner:

There's no way to compete with the beauty God has created, is there? Right now I'm just trying to bring a little of that beauty inside. Here's the new tablescape I created for our living room coffee table:

A coffee table book, a magnifying glass, and a little vignette. Very simple. My favorite thing is the bird's nest holding a candle.

I added a bit of lichen to the nest just because I like the color. See?

Simple touches of the outside brought indoors create grace at home, I think.

So how about you? What have you done lately to create grace in your home? This is the place for your link up a post about
  • DIY projects
  • decorating
  • recipes
  • hospitality
  • homemaking tips
  • parenting
  • marriage
  • faith
  • self-care
Whatever you do to make your home a place of grace, I'd like to hear about it. Please link up the permalink for your post, not your blog's home page. Please include a link back to the party so that others can join the fun. And please help me spread the word!


Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Richella, I love the graceful touches you have added to your home! Thanks so much for being such a gracious hostess! Your blog is so inspirational!

Suzy said...

Congratulations on your brand new linky party, Richella! Thank you so much for hosting. You're right - there's no competing with the show that the Lord puts on every Spring. I love the touches that you've added to your coffee table. I think the candle in the bird's nest is my favorite too!

Debbiedoo's said...

Thanks for hosting. Glad I could make it. I do not link up to that many linky parties...I miss half the ones I usually like to so I am happy to be here.

At The Picket Fence said...

Yeah! So glad to be here for your new party! Love all of the gorgeousness of your home that you shared...certainly "filled with grace"! Thank you for hosting Richella, we shared the party on our Facebook Page and we will add it to our Party Page! Hugs!


ange said...

So excited to be here at your first party and I did share this on fb. Love the beauty outside your home and what you brought inside as well. Thank you for being a light in the blogging world!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Richella, I am all linked up. Thanks for hosting. Your home is beautiful as always.

Savvy Seasons said...

Hi Richella,
Thanks so much for hosting. Your home is amazing, and I love seeing your talent shine through in everything you do. =)

Sorry for the double post. It didn't show up for a few minutes after I linked up, so I did it again and whala 2 posts. I apologize. *blush*

At The Picket Fence said...

Hey friend! Hope you don't get sick of us by the end of this party cause we linked up several posts! LOL! We are so thrilled for your new party and we will be spreading the word as much as we can. Thanks for hosting us Richella!

Geneva said...

Thank you for hosting this linky party... I can tell it's going to become one of my favorites. I loved all the photographs and thoughts you shared with us today.

Paula said...

Thanks for hosting the party!

Your yard looks so pretty right now. This is one of the few years that we enjoyed the deciduous Magnolia's blooms without having them ruined by a freeze. The pink one like you have is my favorite.

Cyndi@Walking in Grace and Beauty said...

Love this Richella! and I love your view outside. I love seeing everything blooming. Makes my heart sing!
Blessings friend,

Leslie said...

YAY! The party day is here! I have on my prettiest pajamas and slippers, just for the occasion. I've brought over some scones and a potted daffodil just for you! I can't wait to see what the other ladies are going to share with us!
HUGS and blessings and thanks for being a gracious hostess!
Love, me
P.S. A candle in a nest? Brilliant. Pinning. ;)

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Congrats on your new party...happy to be here.


SheilaG @ Plum Doodles said...

I only recently found your blog and signed up via email. So glad I did, and so excited to be a part of your first party! Thanks for hosting! :)

- Brittany aka Pretty Handy Girl said...

Congrats on your first link party! I wish I had something to link up, but I've been a little stagnant lately. Enjoyed seeing some of the posts.


melissa * 320 Sycamore said...

thanks for hosting, dear Richella! you are always looking for the divine in life. Don't you love spring?

Shan said...

Richella, congratulations on such a successful first link up party! Glad I could be a part of it! Beautiful blog and home! :D Have a super day! Shan@FamilyBringsJoy

Erin @ His and Hers said...

Great idea for a linky party! You're right; it's hard to compare anything we create with the Lord's creation! Thanks for hosting. :)

Becca said...

My first time linking up- but your all added to my party page!! Thanks for hosting!
xo Becca

Dear Lillie said...

It is so beautiful out, isn't it? I love all of the blossoming trees. Your coffee table looks lovely.

Liberty said...

Darling! thanks for the comment on my post - I didn't think about linking it to the sheep and wolves...
love the new link!
many blessings!

Heather said...

I love the nesting material with the candle!

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