Northern Cottage Party Features 3.26.12


YOU guys ROCK!!

Take a look at these FANTASTIC features from the last Northern Cottage linky party:

here’s a really fun spring mantel from swirly girl dreams and décor
{I think we may have been on a similar wavelength
when I put together
our mantel}

mmmm an awesome display from crows feet chic

this girl always has the most amazing recipes
(check out these fries and ketchup – NOT!) from
shaken together

awesome diy yard makeover at little house in the big d {she really put her boy to WORK!}

I have a teeny tiny little addiction to galvanized metal so this was right up my alley from green willow pond – let the galvanization process begin!

pretty plant holder (& check out the cute shed while you’re there) over at
under a pile of scrap

awesome diy dresser redo at imperfect patina
{great blog name eh?}

52 mantels shares gorgeous mantel displays and her spring mantel is no exception

we’re gonna make your mouth water with nifty thrifty’s black forest bundt cake, am I right? whoa nellie! that looks WAY TOO good!

if only I really knew how to sew, I’d have to find a little girl and whip up a dress like bumblebees and sophie did

darling diy soap jars from design dreams by anne

fresh flowers displayed so cutely (is that a word?) at city girl gone coastal

check out this fun fresh doily banner from creatively living outside the box 
extra bonus that she made it with the kiddos!

my friend Angelina (
Ruby Jean) has revealed the most amazing
sewing room/studio ever (fab, right?)


If you’ve been featured – go on & grab a button:


In the coming weeks, I’m stretched quite thin (if only the rest of me would be automatically made thin like that!)
with work projects,
business travel,
family stuff
(like science projects, dance class, baseball season opening, etc),
trying to run more (for me!)to prep for the first 5 k of the season,
etc, etc, etc.

So, really, what I’m saying is that


like all of YOU!

and I have to admit that

I can’t keep up on it all

{anyone who does parties knows they are a.lot of work!}

so….the linky party is going…
on vacation, too!
on a little hiatus….
on sabbatical…

‘on holiday’…
(did you hear my British voice saying that? ha!  Did you READ it with a British accent?)

But, of course, I’ll still be blogging and creating and making stuff and taking pics and visiting y’all and enjoying YOUR creations!

So take a breather with me…


Gear up for an amazing spring/summer

Get some projects DONE!

Hang with your family!

Enjoy the Sunshine!

and I’ll let you know if when the party will start back up!

(smooches to all of you!)

Of course, I’d just love it if you would subscribe/follow along and visit often so you can stay in touch with Northern Cottage Projects

Chat soon -

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  1. Fabulous features! And I totally agree, it's simply impossible to do it all! It's a good thing to catch your breath every now and then!

  2. Thanks so much for the feature!!! I loved your spring mantel this week!

    @ Creatively Living

  3. Good for you and enjoy your time with your family! By the way, great features!

  4. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you for the feature!!! -Sarah @ Imperfect Patina

  5. Thank you for the feature! I am very honored. Enjoy your family and thanks for hosting these parties. You deserve a break!

    @Green Willow Pond

  6. Thank you for featuring my project! Enjoy your break!!


  7. Such wonderful features! Really excellent picks. How crazy that life actually has the audacity to interfere with our blogs! LOL!

    I do know how much work link parties can be -- which is why I'm only hosting one every other month along with 4 other bloggers ...

    Though I still plan to visit each and every link up and leave a comment ...



  8. Beautiful features!! I love that sweet little dress!

  9. Thank you so very much for the feature -- what an honour! Enjoy your busy time with one less responsibility. :) P.S. My daughter is still raving about your sunshiney chalkboard!

  10. Thank you so much for featuring my black forest bundt cake! Yay!! :)
    I hope you've had a great start into the new week! Enjoy your break!

  11. You're so sweet for featuring my kooky pound cake fries & strawberry ketchup ... enjoy your party break and we'll be here when you are ready to start it back up :)

  12. Ohhhh! I'm totally THRILLED to have a project featured by you!! Thank you so much!

    Even though I've not ever hosted a link party, I know it's a lot of work just trying to link up to them & visit other bloggers, so I'm sure it's even harder to host one and you're such a gracious host at that! It is getting to be the busy season for everyone and only looks to get busier until school starts back up next fall. Enjoy!

  13. Thanks so much for the sweet feature!! :)

    And, good for you for taking a break!! Enjoy it!

  14. WOW! Thank you so much for featuring my side yard (and yes, I did put my man to work... but he secretly enjoys it, so I dont feel THAT bad lol)

    Enjoy the time off! The weather is beautiful and Spring is here!


  15. Wow! I am so honored! Thank you for the feature and the great compliment. Your mantel has been my favorite one this season. I'm so glad I found your blog and all your Pinterest boards- we are definitely simpatico! Enjoy your break :)
    Sheila @ swirlygirldreamsndecor

  16. I can definitely relate to the work it takes to host parties. Thank you for all you've done and enjoy the break <3


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