Summer Crafting and Decorating and TFT #398

Happy Thursday once again, and welcome to Thursday Favorite Things link party.

It's been a bit of a scary week.  We learned that our sweet Sunny has failing kidneys.  She's 13 1/2, so something like this isn't unexpected, but still...  The good news is, our "old lady baby" doesn't seem to know anything is wrong.  She is still mostly lively and definitely acting like herself, but she is tiring more easily.  Poor thing just had most of her remaining teeth pulled a few weeks ago, and now her kidneys. (Apparently, though, the kidney issues started a while back.)

So, as you can imagine, she is getting extra special doting from everyone.

But then, she's always been pretty doted on...

Sunny really lives up to her name, and nothing seems to daunt her spirit. So we are staying cheerful too!

With my daughter in 2011

I chose party features from last week that are all about summer crafting and decorating.

Features from Last Week's Party:

This beautiful sewing/craft space from Flamingo Toes is pretty much my dream room.  It's an amazing, light filled, inspirational space.

If you are headed to the beach this summer, be sure to pick up lots of shells to make some of these seashell crafts from Grace for a Gypsy.

I love these summer pillow covers from Vintage Mama's Cottage.  So bright and cheerful.

How about some pretty watercolor printables to add some summer to a room?  Julie from My Wee Abode has them for free for you.

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  1. Thanks so much for hosting! I’m linking up with My Tropical Paradise (a short story) and Why Do Jeans Have a Small Pocket? I’d like to invite you over to my UNLIMITED Monthly Link Party 2 (ends July 26) as well as my Short Story Prompt Link Party 8 (no story is too short, ends July 27) and the Wednesday AIM Link Party 41 (ends July 20). For those in the US and Canada, don’t forget to enter my giveaway daily for a chance to win a Canvas Factory print (ends July 30).

  2. Thanks for hosting! This week I am bringing more goodness from my home to your table. A delicious Blue Cheese Cole Slaw kicks off the list. Then a Three Color Pasta Salad salad for a cold light summer lunch. To round off the menu is a simple but delicious Creamy Grape Salad that Grandma used to make! Enjoy!

    1. They sound like yummy, summery salads. Thanks for sharing them!

  3. Thank you for hosting this party and for the FEATURE! Thats so exciting! This week I am linking up THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED-BUDDY HOLLY, FREEDOM ROCKS-HONORING VETERANS, and THE SUMMER BREEZE

    1. You're welcome, Sylvia! I just loved the shells.

  4. So sorry to hear about your sweet fur baby....
    Thanks so much for hosting each week!

    1. Thank you, Debbie. We are treasuring each day with her.

  5. Pam - thinking of you and your sweet Sunny. Peace to you and prayers for strength and comfort.

    1. Thanks so much, Michele. We are treasuring the days. Thank you for the prayers!

  6. Thank you for hosting the party. Our links are: #168, #169, & #170.

  7. So glad to 'meet a kindred spirit' but sad to hear about Sunny ~ sending her lots of distant reiki healing and hugs ~ it is possible for her to heal and move through this ~ lots of Xox to you both ~

    Happy Day to you,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

    1. Thanks so much for your kind words, Carol. I really appreciate them. So nice of you to visit. Hugs back at you.


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