Thursday, January 31, 2013

Grace at Home No. 44--Welcome!

Welcome to today's Grace at Home party!  We are all the blessed recipients of God's grace--"in Him we live and move and have our being" (Acts 17:28).  This party is a place to celebrate all the ways we reflect the grace given to us by making our homes places of grace--for our families, for our friends and neighbors, and for ourselves!  

Here are a few of my favorites from last week's party.

Can you believe that January is over?!  Time is flying!  To help you prepare for the first big February occasion, check out this post by Barb at Second Chance to Dream.  She rounded up lots of great Super Bowl party ideas.  Love this!

Hard on the heels of the Super Bowl we have Valentine's Day, of course, a lovely bright spot in the wintry February landscape.  There were some lovely Valentine's Day decorations linked up last week, including this I Corinthians 13 canvas from Doreen at Hymns and Verses.  She includes printables and instructions to make your own.

Another of my favorites is this "Bee Mine" banner from Geneva at My Heart's Song.  Lovely!

For a yummy Valentine treat, check out these cute marshmallow pops from Marty at Marty's Musings.  Aren't they adorable?

Valentine Marshmallow Pops from Marty's Musings

One way we make our homes places of grace is by creating special spaces for our children.  Last week's party included two wonderful rooms for daughters.  Check these out!

Girls' Attic Bedroom from Lisa at The Pennington Point: lovely, functional, and cool.

And a beautiful room for Eva from Laura at Our Prairie Home.  So lovely!

If you're in need of a bit of personal encouragement, check out this post from Alana at Domestic Bliss Diaries.  It'll help you combat style indecision--but it'll also help you grow in knowledge of the love of God!

Style Indecision

Thanks so much to everyone who joined the party!  I'm grateful for each of you.  If you've been featured this week (or in a previous week), feel free to grab the "I was featured" button.

Now for this week's party!  Grace at Home is a place for you to share anything related to making your home a place of grace. I invite you to link posts about
  • DIY projects
  • decorating
  • recipes
  • hospitality
  • homemaking tips
  • parenting
  • marriage
  • faith
  • self-care
  • soul care
Whatever you do to make your home a place of grace, I'd like to hear about it.


Carol said...

Such lovely, lovely features from last week, Richella. Thank you so much for hosting!


Audrey @ Neverending Decorating said...

Thanks for hosting Richella, have a wonderful and blessed day.

Marty Walden said...

Thanks so much, Richella, for featuring my marshmallow pops. What a nice surprise to start the day! Have a blessed day and thanks for encouraging us to show grace in our homes and to our families.
Marty@Marty's Musings

Melissa @ DaisyMaeBelle said...

Richella, It is so good to be back in the blogging world and to be back at your party! Thanks so much for hosting! Life to the full, Melissa

Moni - Zuhaus at Home said...

Thank you for hosting Richella!

Geneva said...

Thank you so much for featuring my little Bee Mine Banner ... I love all your other features as well. Thank you so much for hosting this wonderful party!

Shoestring Elegance said...

Richella, It is so good to be back at your party! Thanks so much for hosting! What a Blessing you are.
Sending Blessings to you,

Barb Camp said...

Thank you so much for featuring my Super Bowl Ideas!! I really appreciate it. Barb


Thank you so much for hosting again and for having me, dear Richella. Have a super weekend!

Laura @ Our Prairie Home said...

Thank you so much for featuring my daughter's room, Richella! I am always amazed by all the talent out in blog land - and I'm humbled to be included with the gifted ladies you've featured here today. :) I love the other bedroom! How cool is that?!

Doreen @ Hymns and Verses said...

Thanks so much for featuring my 1 Corinthians 13 Canvas! It made my day!

Something Nice and Pretty said...

Thanks for hosting Richella, I've just joined in!


Lorena said...

Thank you very much for hosting this party! Come back later to enjoy what other participants have created! Have a nice day!

Lil said...

You know, I am really enjoying your blog and want to thank you so much for allowing us to link up to you! I hope you don't mind I put a few links~ I've been a very busy lady! ;)

Looking forward to your next blog!

The Pennington Point said...

Thanks so much for featuring my girls' attic bedroom! I am honored...these links are all so beautiful! Lisa~

Diane | An Extraordinary Day said...

Such lovely features! What an inspiring group "parties" here!
Hope your week has been Extraordinary!

Sue said...

Thank you so much for hosting Richella. I enjoyed the features and look forward to your party each week!

Taylor @ Pop Up Gazebo said...

This is so nice, I love your work and I appreciate it a lot.

Paula@SweetPea said...

Thanks for hosting, Richella.

Christine said...

Thank you so much for the party! I sure appreciate your blog :) I'm a new follower too, so come on by my blog and share some love! <3

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When i was child i was decorate my room with red and white bloons and change my room's curtains with red color curtains at Valentine's day And i was celebrated my Valentine's day with my beloved friends. Happy Valentine's Day

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