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Share Your Style #295

Welcome to this week’s Share Your Style #295, friends!!! Happy Wednesday to you all!

This link party is for home decor, DIY, crafts, recipes and the like, but you are more than welcome to share any of your family-friendly posts with us all. Please feel free to share this post too and join my small but loyal band of friends. I appreciate you!
 As always, I am glad that you are here…

I am Barbara Chapman and I’d love it if you’d follow me here and/or on my other social media sites, thank you! 🙂

Here’s what I shared this past week at French Ethereal…

Well, sorta not much, except a little on Instagram. 🙂

I have been in the winter blues in the worst way this year! With the arctic cold and then the ice, trying to keep warm and still get Yoda out every few days for a very short walk.

My favorite triple ball topiary just couldn’t make it, and I failed to wrap it enough against the 7 degree temps plus wind (-12 deg. F) it endured…

Then the loss of a number of plants… I am getting there and it looks like the boxwoods will all make it but there leaves are mostly striped and white. Ugh! They will take a long time recovering. 🙂

There is no great loss without some small gain.”

Laura Ingalls Wilder

On the upside, though, our new Miss Kim lilac picked up early last summer in South Dakota LOVED the ice and cold!!! It will bloom heavenly this spring!

But we have a bunch of wonderful spring posts and some upcoming St. Patrick’s Day posts. So let’s take a look at this week’s features, shall we?

And here are this week’s featured posts…

Army retirement, Shelbee on the Edge
And a BIG CONGRATULATIONS to Shelbee of Shelbee on the Edge and her husband,
SSG Jeffrey M. Herling on their retirement from the United States Army!!!
“Curraghee!!!”
Please head over and extend your well-wishes, won’t you?

Debra at Common Ground brings out the green in her sweet post ~ Sharin’ of the Green. Love this!!!
Moss topiary tree with ribbon tie
Kippi at Home shared her sweet DIY Topiary Balls in her linked post this week. Don’t you just love topiaries??!
Through The Looking Glass How To Refurbish An Old Mirror
Rachelle from My Hubbard Home shares this refurbishment project she worked on in her post ~ Through the Looking Glass – How to Refurbish and Old Mirror. Wonderful job and I liked the beautiful wood underneath, too!
Debbie of Debbie-Dabble Blog shared her major photograph organization project in this post (a must-see!) ~ A Huge Photo Organization Project, Part II. Yeah… I think we ALL need this! ;)’
Instant Pot chicken + Lime Soup with Rice potsandplanes.com
Mary over at Pots and Planes warms us up with this wonderful recipe ~ Instant Pot with Chicken and Lime Soup with Rice! (Okay… Are we all drooling yet??!)
St. patricks stylish tablescape
MaryJo of Master”Pieces” of My Life shared her lovely Stylish St. Patrick’s Day Tablescape here in this post. Wowza!!! Love the crystal!
And because these guys are just tooo adorable!!! Debbee of Debbee’s Buzz shares all about Preparing for a Puppy: Favorite Dog Supplies and Toys.
Upcycled-Country-House-Birdhouse-The-Crowned-Goat-2 Upcycled Country House Birdhouse Holidays Spring
CoCo of the Crowned Goat shares her sweet rabbit in this post ~ Upcycled Country House Birdhouse. Perfect for spring!!!
DIY St. Patrick's Day Gnomes Tomte Cute spring gnomes Leprechaun gnomes
Our final fun St. Patty’s Day post is from Amber of Follow the Yellow Brick Home with her ZZ Top-look-a-likes: Lucky DIY St. Patrick’s Day Gnomes!

And that’s it for this week, friends!

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Share Your Style #270

Welcome to this week’s Share Your Style #270This link party is for home decor, DIY, crafts, recipes and the like, but you are more than welcome to share your family-friendly posts with us all. Please feel free to share this post and join my small but loyal band of followers. I appreciate you! As always, I am glad that you are here… 💜

I am feeling a bit fall-ish and I bet you are, too! This happens every August as I tire of the heat of summer and especially on days when there is just a hint of autumn in the air… So, with that we will have a few fall ideas featured this week.

This month is also my blog-iversary for becoming a member of Share Your Style, almost 100 SYS’s ago (#173). I became the sole writing of SYS in January 2019 as the other contributors went onto other things. I enjoy getting to see all that you share each week and it is my honor to be your host! 

I am Barbara Chapman and I’d love it if you’d follow me here on my blog and on any of my other social media sites, too.  Thank you! 💜


Here’s what I shared this past week at

French Ethereal…


This month’s Pinterest Challenge is perfect for kicking off a bit of early fall decor ~ Pheasant Under Glass — A Fall Cloche Styling. I hope you will stop by and check out this fun monthly blog hop and see what everyone has created for you!
This week I shared a Magical Summer Evening Entertaining Out-of-Doors in the Garden, a post that was an off-shoot from our July Pinterest Challenge. I love setting a table in the garden and I hope to do many more as we move into fall and when the weather is good in winter. 
And here are this week’s
featured posts…

Up first this week is Rita of Panoply with a fun roundup of all the Vintage and Antique Finds Rita and her sisters found while estate sale and thriftshopping throughout this year pre- and post-COVID-19 lockdown. Enjoy all the neat things they found! 

Kristi over at French Creek Farmhouse shared this cool post on Hanging Antique Windows on a Wall. Don’t you just love old windows??! Love the chicken wire look!

Greenery in silver
MaryJo over at Master”Pieces” of My Life shared some of her lovely silver collection in this post titled Greenery in Silver. Love the gorgeous polished look with the green!!!
back-to-school-tablescape

Debbee of Debbee’s Buzz shared this beary beary adorable 
Back to School Table just in time for the 2020-2021 school year! 

**I have to say, our first in-class day went well! Our teacher created back-up plans for when online parents and students couldn’t get online, just in case. 📚 Our district’s main program for teaching elementary students did crash but was fixed by 10:00 a.m. 💻

Debra over at Common Ground shared this fun fall set of apple canisters as part of Scenes from the Late Summer Baker’s Rack. Love vintage family pieces!!!

Fresh Strawberry Crostata Recipe @ treatntrick.blogspot.com

Trick and Treat shared this wonderful recipe for Fresh Strawberry Crostata, a type of free-form tart. Doesn’t it make your mouth water??! A wonderful treat for end-of-summer strawberries.


1930's vintage art decor chalkware lamp two ladies chalkware lamp twins chalkware lamp mid-century lamp

The title says it all… A Stunning Vintage Art Deco Chalkware Lamp is stunning in this vignette created and shared by Amber at Follow the Yellow Brick Home. Beautiful!!!
Do take some time as you link up today to visit a few other party-goers and enjoy their posts! Thank you, sweet friends! 💖





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Share Your Style #269

Welcome to this week’s Share Your Style #269This link party is for home decor, DIY, crafts, recipes and the like, but you are more than welcome to share your family-friendly posts with us all. Please feel free to share this post and join my small but loyal band of followers. I appreciate you! As always, I am glad that you are here… 💜

I am Barbara Chapman your host and I’d love it if you’d follow me here on my blog and on any of my other social media sites, too.  Thank you! 


Here’s what I shared this past week at

French Ethereal… 

Only one post this past week as I settle into the school routine again. In this post I shared Our Late Summer Front Entry. Are you ready for fall like me? 😉



And here are this week’s featured posts…



Lori at Dining Delight shared her late summer dining table and it is gorgeous with the bright pop of aquamarine and pumpkin-y orange in the plates and placemats!! Beach Inspired Tablescape for a Backyard BBQ.

peaches peach recipes peach cobbler peach decor vintage peaches
Amber from Follow the Yellow Brick Home brings the summer goodness of ripe peaches to her decor and some yummy recipes ~ Enjoying Peaches in Recipes and Decor: August is National Peach Month. Yum!!! Amber also has a post for your college students ~ Cool Decorating Ideas for Student Rentals.

Pear tablescape















MaryJo over at Masterpieces of My Life shared her incredible Pear Inspired Tablescape. Lovely and perfect for moving into fall!



Sandra at Dinner at Eight shares her beautiful Summer Tables: Dreaming of Paris. So excited to see all the gorgeous tables this week! Sandra… Just lovely!!!



Lastly for this week, Penny at Penny’s Treasures shared her bathroom’s new look ~ Adding Wall Art for a Fresh Look in the Hall. Fun ideas!



Do take some time as you link up today to visit a few other party-goers and enjoy their posts! Thank you, sweet friends! 💖






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Share Your Style #267

Welcome to this week’s Share Your Style #267This link party is for home decor, DIY, crafts, recipes and the like, but you are more than welcome to share your family-friendly posts with us all. Please feel free to share this post and join my small but loyal band of followers. I appreciate you! As always, I am glad that you are here… 💜

I am Barbara Chapman your host and I’d love it if you’d follow me here on my blog and on any of my other social media sites, too.  
Thank you! 


Here’s what I shared this past week at

French Ethereal…


This week I shared the finished woodworking project ~ Sunday Sentiments: Catching Up and the Victorian French Farmhouse Shelf. It took a while to noodle this project but I love the results! 



And here are this week’s featured posts…



French-Country-Bench-Makeover-in-Cartouche-Green-The-Crowned-Goat-7 French Country Bench Makeover in Cartouche Green Bliss Barracks Decorating DIY Painted Furniture

CoCo of The Crowned Goat shares this beautiful French Style Bench she refinished for her mother. Love the whole vignette and the bench’s lovely grey-green!

Rachelle of My Hubbard Home shares her lovely printables in this post about Vintage French Labels. Don’t you just want to make some?!



Penny of Penny’s Vintage Home (Penny’s Treasures) shared decorating inspiration for fall in this lovely post ~ Fall Decorating Inspiration. Love the outdoor mantel with the blush and cream pumpkings… 
Amber of Follow the Yellow Brick Home shared her summertime table centerpiece and all the lemony goodness of this month’s Pinterest Challenge in Summer Decorating With Lemons and a Sweet and Sour Farewell to the Kitchen Nook. Change is hard but also good. I think you’ll really like Amber’s post!

Fruited Pull Apart Bread Recipe @ treatntrick.blogspot.com


Trick and Treat brings us this delicious-looking Fruited Pull-Apart Bread. Heaven on a platter!!!


Do take some time as you link up today to visit a few other party-goers and enjoy their posts! Thank you, sweet friends! 💖





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Enjoy the party!