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Having been so inspired by all the link parties out there
I thought maybe I should try and host one of my own!

I love fabulous finds and decorating and making my house a home
so I tried to come up with something that incorporated all that together.
I Love to visit everyone's blogs and see all your fantastic ideas, finds
& inspirations for decorating and creating your home.
that latest vintage find...
the fabric that melted your heart and spurred reupholstering...
the chippy finish on a vintage piece that inspired the bathroom re-do.
the party you are hosting that caused chaotic redesigning of a space
(I know nothing about that one!)
the vignette on the table or sideboard
etc. etc. etc.

You get the idea!
There are so many inspirations that get me going!

This week, I was inspired by this gorgeous seashell mirror I found.

I loved the weathered, chippy, crusty look it had- even though it is brand new.
So, I brought it home and decided to create a beach themed tablescape.
I started out with the mirror in the center of the table and some shells & starfish.
Out came my seashell dishes and a beach cottage sign...

I'll share the finished tablescape soon

For now,
link up your post showing what decorating, inspired find, project or creation
helped you to feather your nest!

Here are the details
Be a friend of French Country Cottage or
become a new friend by following me
Please link back to the party so everyone can find all the great projects and inspirations
Go out and visit other posts and get some more inspirations for feathering your nest!
(Please, no stores, or sales or promotions)

Let's get the party started!!!

****I am having user- error issues!!! Please bear with me!! ***
The link pictures were coming out too small, so I enlarged them~
It worked! I was so excited until I realized the new additions are coming in correct
but the ones that were already posted are showing up blurry!!
I went to switch it back to the small linkys and it won't let me!!!!
If anyone out there knows how to fix this PLEASE let me know!
Leave it to me to goof it up! It's my first time hosting a party online!
I PROMISE it will be correct from the get- go next time!
Thank you to Anita@goingalittlecoastal for her help and words of encouragement!


  1. What a fun idea for a party. I linked up my today's post. I will definitely plan on joining again in the future. Thanks for the invite and thanks also for your gracious comments. Your beachy tablescape is so pretty and your new mirror is absolutely stunning. Great find. Hugs, Marty

  2. LOVE the mirror! Your whole tablescape is just scrumptious!


  3. Hi Courtney - what an awesome idea for a linky party! Thanks for inviting me. I've joined of course. Will this be a weekly link for you?

  4. Hi Courtney! How fun! I linked up my Master Bedroom and can't wait for the next party! Thanks for doing this and you mentioned wanting some button help so shoot me an email if you get a chance!

  5. Beautiful mirror! I can't wait to see your whole tablescape.....Christine

  6. I'm sorry I couldnt get anything new ready for your party and I didnt want to link a post folks and already seen for 3 days.
    I love your beachy display and will be waiting to see the entire scape.
    thanks so much for visiting me and leaving such a sweet comment..
    I'll try next week to have a post to link to your party..

    happy Weekend

  7. Thanks for inviting me to your wonderful party! I love the theme and will be back to link up from time to time. Did a little looking through and you have a lot of beautiful ideas.

  8. Thanx for the invite Courtney!:) Hope to have a new project completed for next week!:)

  9. Hello Courtney! Lovely blog, and lovely linky party, too. :-) I'm delighted to join in, thanks!
    It will take me a couple of minutes . . . but I'm in!
    LOVE the seashell mirror. We have a beach houe where it would be just perfect. Looking forward to seeing the whole tablescape.

    thanks for visiting! Have a lovely weekend, and I'll be sure to see you next Friday as well.
    Cass :-)

  10. Hello Courtney,
    It's nice to meet you. Thank you for coming by my blog for a kind visit. You're always welcome anytime. Your blog is wonderful and I'll be back often. The shell mirror is lovely.

    Blessings & Happy Fall!
    Warmly, ~Melissa :)

  11. I came over from Marty's 'A Stroll Thru Life!' How fun! I love the parties...such a great way to see all the talent out there and to be inspired! Your shell mirror is lovely! Christie at three pixie lane

  12. I found you via Melissa's and Marty's blogs and thought I would join you today! Thanks!

    The shell mirror is really neat!

    bee blessed

  13. Hi Courtney! I love your shell mirror. Thanks for letting me know about your link party...I'll try to think of something for next time :)

  14. Your shell mirror is so pretty and the other accessories you've put with it are looking good...can't wait to see the finished tablescape! I came across a link to your blog through some others I follow and I'm so glad I did! Just in time, for this great meme of Inspiration Fridays! Thanks for hosting! I'm linking up with a post about my office.


  15. So sorry, Courtney...late at night when commenting/posting...I meant your meme of "Feathered Nest Fridays" (though everything is "inspirational" too!)


  16. Thanks for hosting today. I am a new follower, your blog is very inspiring!

  17. Looking forward to seeing your tablescape. Thanks for the invite. I wish I could come up with a parrty.

  18. Thanks for the invite. Your centerpiece is just beautiful.

  19. Thanks for the party invite, the links didn't show up the first time, but I'm linked up now.

  20. What an inspired idea for a link party! Thanks for inviting me - and hosting!

  21. Just found your pretty blog and will try to be back next Friday to link.

  22. I was away and sorry I missed your party,I will join in next time.

  23. Hey there ... thank you for your sweet note about my Fall kitchen. I'm sorry I wasn't able to join (busy, busy weekend) ... next time! Your home is GORGEOUS ... I look forward to following your beautiful projects. Take care, Becca (Adventures in Decorating)