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Summer Crafts, Makeovers, Decor and More at Thursday Favorite Things


Hello and welcome back to Thursday Favorite Things! I am so happy to be joining Katherine at Katherine’s Corner and a wonderful group of bloggers as a co-hostess for this fantastic weekly link party for bloggers and blog readers too! If you are looking to grow your blog, make new friends, and be inspired each week, this is the place to be. *Bloggers: If you would like a chance to be featured, please leave me a comment with the number of your link up. We can’t wait to see what you have to share this week! (If you missed last week’s party you can find it here.) To get the party started, let’s take a look at what I have been up to recently:


Beautiful Vintage Bathroom Ideas

I am thinking about making some changes to our bathroom later this summer, so I started gathering some inspiration in a post full of beautiful vintage bathroom ideas. I can’t wait to get started on the bathroom now after working on this post!



With the official start of summer coming up this week and The Fourth of July right around the corner, I put together a post of  Creative Tips For Hosting an Amazing Outdoor Summer Party. There are so many fun ideas to try!


Find the best patriotic desserts, summer recipes, easy outdoor DIYs and fun party games that'll make your cookout the talk of the block. Here, Taste of Home's top 4th of July party ideas (plus a handy checklist!).




Beautiful Historic Kentucky Home Summer Home Tour

It has been a busy week promoting and sharing my  An Early Summer Tour of My Old Kentucky Home! If you haven’t had a chance to check out the post, you can still “come over” any time!



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Now let’s take a look at some amazing features from last week’s TFT party!


Crafts, Makeovers Decor and More

at Thursday Favorite Things


French Vintage Decor Book Officially Released And It’s A Best Seller!~ So Much Better With Age

Congratulations Jamie!



How to Paint Mason Jars with Chalk Spray Paint

How To Chalk Paint Mason Jars With Spray Paint~ The Painted Hinge



How to style your sofa pillows

How To Style Sofa Pillows ~ County Road 407



nine aqua pillows in different textures and prints


Affordable Summer Pillow Inspiration~ My Wee Abode



Painting Metal Is Easier Than You Think~ A Fresh Squeezed Life


All Decked Out Outdoor Furniture Reveal ~ The Fogue Abode



Summer Home Tour~ A Stroll Thru Life



Quick and Easy 2-Step DIY Rust Paint Technique. I love how easy this is, just paint and spray! #PatinaPaint #Rust #DixieBellePaint #AbbottsAtHome

DIY Rust Paint Technique~ Abbotts At Home




DIY make a wish tote bag

DIY Stencil Revolution~ Katherine’s Corner (Our lovely TFT Hostess!)



See how I used a scrap 2x4 board and transformed it into a simple wooden farmhouse style centerpiece using 5 blue glass vases.  Add in some beautiful silk roses and you have a gorgeous, easy centerpiece!

Simple Five Bottle Wooden Box Farmhouse Centerpiece~ Making Joy and Pretty Things



patio party

 A Pink Depression and Peonies Patio Party~ Lora B. Create and Ponder


How to make Americana placemats with Chalk Couture

American Placemats Made Using Chalk Couture~ Create and Babble



Thank you to everyone who visited and linked up last week! Now it’s time for more amazing inspiration!


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  • Reply Pam Richardson

    Amber, thanks so much for hosting! My links are 15, 16, and 19! Happy first day of summer!

    June 21, 2018 at 9:21 am
  • Reply Marty Oravetz

    Oh wow, how exciting. Thanks so much for the feature. I am thrilled.

    June 21, 2018 at 11:13 am
  • Reply Laurel Stephens

    What a wonderful party! Thank you for hosting. My link is 118. Have a wonderful weekend!

    June 21, 2018 at 11:33 am
  • Reply Lora Bloomquist

    Thanks for featuring my Pink Depression and Peony Patio party, Amber! I’m still in peony mode this week; linked up #119, the peony field tour. What a beautiful experience! Thanks for hosting; have a great weekend!

    June 21, 2018 at 11:37 am
  • Reply Michelle | Thistle Key Lane

    Hi Amber, I love your link party features this week! I’m #158 and #159. Have a great weekend!

    June 21, 2018 at 1:36 pm
  • Reply Julie Briones

    Thank you so much for the feature!!! I”m at 168 this week… thanks, again, for letting us share!

    June 21, 2018 at 2:15 pm
  • Reply Debbie-Dabble

    Thanks so much for hosting each week!! And thanks so much for stopping by and for leaving such a kind comment!!

    June 21, 2018 at 3:49 pm
  • Reply Debbie-Dabble

    I forgot to mention that my link ups are #178, #179 and #180!!

    June 21, 2018 at 3:51 pm
  • Reply Christine

    Thank you for hosting! Lots of great ideas! My links are #209 and #210.

    June 21, 2018 at 10:26 pm
  • Reply Emily

    Thank you so much for hosting! There is always so much beauty and inspiration here!! Just linked up my post about hanging a plate wall without nails, #215.
    Thanks again!!

    June 22, 2018 at 12:48 am
  • Reply Shea | The Fogue Abode

    Thank you so much for the feature this week! Thank you for hosting.

    June 22, 2018 at 11:43 am
  • Reply Cindy@countyroad407

    Woo Hoo! Thanks for the feature! I love TFT!!!

    June 22, 2018 at 4:14 pm
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