Thursday, November 8, 2012

Grace at Home No. 34--Welcome!


Welcome to this week's Grace at Home party!

Recently I've had a several people ask me what I mean by "grace at home."  The answer is simple, really.  We're all recipients of God's grace.  His grace is the source of all that's good and beautiful in our lives.  And now we have the privilege of extending grace to everyone around us.  This party is a celebration of the all the ways we make our homes places of grace.

Don't misunderstand me--you don't have to write a post specifically about grace to join this party.  My purpose here is to remind us all that, in truth, every good thing IS about grace--God's good gifts to us and our reflections of His grace.

Inspired by her mom's example, Cyndi from Walking in Grace and Beauty wrote a post called "Finishing Is More Important than Starting."  This will bless your heart and spirit.




Geneva at My Heart's Song created a wonderful Thanksgiving banner.  It's not too late to add something like this to your decor.



Jenn from One Thrifty Chick wrote a tutorial for a great gift idea: simmering spice packets.  She gave these to teachers for a Halloween gift, but they'd also make great little Thanksgiving or Christmas presents.



If you'll be hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year, you might need a lovely centerpiece for your table.  Check out Leslie's tutorial for this gorgeous pumpkin centerpiece!

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Thank you so much to everyone who joined last week's party!  If you've been featured this week (or in a previous week), feel free to grab my new "I've been 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!



12 comments:

  1. I like to think I have Grace At Home here! Lovely projects-I LOVE that pumpkin with the roses! xo Diana

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  2. Oh, that I could extend the same grace that our loving Lord has extended to me! Thanks for hosting this great party! Life to the full, Melissa

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  3. Hi doll! thanks again for hosting this lovely space to share a bit of who we are - wish we could see each other IRL soon!
    I didn't link this http://bit.ly/UeuNc5 but thought you'd certainly smile.
    Many many blessings!

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  4. Thank you for hosting today, Richella! :)

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  5. Thank you so much Richella for featuring my pumpkin centerpiece! It makes me feel so good to think someone might be inspired to make one too.
    Leslie (aka Gwen Moss)

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  6. Beautiful features, Richella! Thanks for sharing....Christine

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  7. Lovely features, Richella. Thanks for hosting.

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  8. I'm finally getting here! Whew!! I have a hunch I'm going to be here quite a while too. There's so much loveliness at today's party.
    BTW...I've been wanting to tell you how much I love your Favicon. I am a huge fan of the American Gothic style... :D

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  9. Those are all great features! The simmering spice packets sound good I'll have to go read about them.

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