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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Let The Holidays Begin

I am so excited to be hosting Thanksgiving.  I can't wait to have everyone here and enjoy a fabulous turkey and all the trimmings.  I thought I would do a little "Holiday Decorating".   This year I'm thinking sparkle and shine.

I'm not quite ready to put the tree up yet, but a little glitz to start the season off.

 We have a birthday girl to celebrate,  so a little sparkle and shine on the gift bag too.

 Lots of silver, gold and crystal set the theme.

Here's a sneak peak at a little of what's happening in the dining area.  Come back on Friday to see my Thanksgiving Tablescape and all of the rest of my decor.

I am thrilled to be part of "Thanksgiving Vignettes" hosted by No Minimalist Here.  Sherry has invited 12 bloggers to share their tablescapes, vignettes, mantels and outdoor decor Nov. 12 - 14

Mark your calendars, you don't want to miss any of these fabulous bloggers and what they have to share.  I'm sure you will find tons of inspiration.

.  Be sure to come back on the 14th, I can't wait to share my tablescape with you.
  How about you, are you hosting or are you a guest this year?

You can still link up to Inspire Me.  So much to see so check a few things out.

 I am joining the following parties:
 Savvy Southern Style  , Green Willow Pond , Ivy and Elephants , DIY by Design ,
 We Are That Family ,Style Sisters ,City Farmhouse ,Beyoned The Picket Fence ,
Home Stories A to Z ,Maison de Pax ,The Blissful Bee ,
Love of Family & Home ,The Dedicated House , Craftberry Bush ,
The Shabby Creek Cottage , Posed Perfection ,
 Katherines Corner , The Vintage Farmhouse  A Delightsome Life , 
 Imparting Grace ,  From My Front Porch To Yours ,

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  1. Very pretty Marty! I wish I had your talent for elegance.

  2. Marty...your sparkle and shine are appealing to me so much! I am going toward a sparkle and shine look for my Christmas decor I do believe. As always...your home ideas are very pretty.

  3. I love how you add sparkle and shine and make your beautiful home dazzle, Marty! Everything looks so festive and always so elegant:) Thanks for the inspiration~hugs, Poppy

  4. Beautiful beginnings...I can't wait to see your tablescape!

  5. Silver and Gold - my absolute favorite - and I just love the wreath vignette Marty !
    Just beautiful so far !

  6. You can never have too much sparkle Marty! I love it all...and I am so ready for Christmas! :)

  7. Very beautiful! I love the sparkles!

  8. Marty, what a glamorous home you have for the holidays!


  9. Marty, everything always looks perfectly placed at your house! Im looking forward to decorating for christmas.. but I have to wait til the day after thanksgiving.. (the turkeys get jealous if they dont get their turn! lol! )
    have a great day!

  10. I love silver and gold. See you at the blog hop, Marty!

  11. I love all your sparkle and shine, Marty! That reindeer head is great. It looks like you've got a plan for Christmas decorating and you are off to a good start!

  12. Beautiful! I'm hosting this year too and want to have my Thanksgiving decor up but have a little bit of my Christmas up too!

  13. Hi Marty,
    I am missing your parties. I am so busy with my driving's license and I just got my driving OK:ed but I have to take the theory test on Wednesday. Hopefully, I will be present on you parties soonest.

    Then, I become a grandMummA., so busy with my lil princess...

    I will surely do some copycats from your style.

    Hugs from D´Box.

  14. Everything is so beautiful! Yes, let the holidays begin!

  15. You are an inspiration, and I am going to jazz things up in my living room for my Thanksgiving company. Where did find those snazzy gift bags Marty? We have three November birthdays coming up.

    1. The gift bags came from Target. I love them, so pretty.

    2. Thanks Marty, I just bought some at Target!

  16. You have a such a beautiful home, Marty! I love all of you holiday accents. Hope you enjoy the season!

  17. Everything looks amazing! I host every year and I love it! Have a great week!

  18. Very pretty the pillows on your couch!! See ya at the hop:-)

  19. Nothing says the holidays like silver and gold! Everything looks festive and ready for your guests, Marty.

  20. I can't believe it is close to holiday time! It's still 80 degrees here in Charleston! Every store is filled with holiday items. Love all of your holiday touches. I can't wait to see what else you do!

    Locksley Lane

  21. Very pretty Marty. Love the silver and gold. Gorgeous.

  22. I love shiny decorations for the holidays. They just dress everything up and make it special. Your home looks beautiful, as always!

  23. All I can say is your home is going to sparkle more for this season Marty, love it! I'm doing snowflakes this year for Christmas and I'm almost done, hope to share it soon too!

  24. I love the deer and leopard print combo, Marty. Can't wait to see the rest! :)

  25. How charming and elegant! Your post was one of the most popular on last week's Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop and will be featured this week on our 100th party. See you there!
    Sinea from Ducks 'n a Row

  26. Love this! I hope you will share it tonight at the Found & Foraged Linky Party! The party starts at 8PM CST! Hope to see you there

  27. Ah, your house is beginning to look so festive and pretty! Thanks for sharing your holiday home at the VIP party.

  28. I love all of the sparkle Marty!! It looks wonderful!