Aug 24, 2011

Transformations and Treasures

Hi Friends!
Here's some of the inspiring links from last week.
I hope you'll read through the post for a message I have following this week's features.

I absolutely adored this table from Emily's Upcycled Furniture!
The color and especially the stenciling really make this a unique piece.  It has me looking at our little round table in a new way :)

Ranger 911 had some amazing finds on her vacation.  I especially love the "find of the day" as she put it!  I'd be pretty excited about it too!

Fab Rehab Creations found this amazing little table.  I can't believe how much she got it for!
Her story about her GW stalker cracked me up too. 


If you were featured here, feel free to grab the button:

This is a little bittersweet- I am putting Transformations and Treasures on a hiatus.  I don't want to say it's completely over, but for now I need to stop hosting.

I have been having a lot more trouble making the rounds to visit all the party goers, and I feel pretty lame about that.  Life has just gotten too busy for me to devote the time necessary for being a good host.

Shortly after I started hosting T & T, all the linky tools decided it was time to subscribe (pay) to use their services.  While it's not an exorbitant amount, it does add up.  It takes alot of effort to grow a party- both on my part and for those who link back to the party to show others where they are linking to.

My lack of time, and being a little discouraged with "party crashers" aka, people who are habitual non linker backers -for lack of a better term- also came into play for my decision.
I don't mean to guilt any of you who were so wonderful at participating and linking back; it was a handful of others.

Again, I hope to resume this party in the future if time allows, but I want it to be at a better time for me.
Thanks so much to all of you who faithfully attended! 
I'll let you know if and when we resume Transformations and Treasures!
*mwah!* xxoo


  1. Good Morning, Denise! I'm sorry to hear you're no longer doing your Wed. "Transformations and Treasures" (today I was going to party!:))...but I totally understand. I appreciate all the hard work you've put into it, and the bottom line is, you need to make decisions that work for you. I'll still be checking back with you on a regular basis. Your blog consistently inspires me. Blessings to you...ritajoy@

  2. I know it must be so much work to host a linky party that's why I always linked back and said a thank you!
    I'll be checking back too to see if you start up again at a better time for you, I always enjoyed your party and you did a wonderful job at it♥

  3. I just popped over to see what you have been up to...I have been MIA for a while with the kids and summer stuff. You never cease to amaze me with your beautiful projects! I am going to go and see your kitchen ...I never got to see it completed and also, I just saw the link for the bicycle basket Christmas door hanging...gonna check that out too! oh and the lake house pictures, those were beautiful! I hope you are doing well. I understand about the linky stuff...don't know why people are like that. Anyway...I'm off to read more of your blog! Have a great day Denise!

  4. Thanks so much for the time you put into hosting the party Denise. It was appreciated!

  5. I love the black table. What a great find!

  6. Thanks for all your time for hosting the linky parties. Give yourself a pat on the back for taking care of YOU!

  7. Thank you so much for featuring my vintage art piece AND hosting this party! We all need to step back from time to time when things get a little crazy. I appreciate all of the time and effort you put into this, but will enjoy your blog just as much without it! vickie


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