Thursday, December 1, 2011

A Scottish Flair and Cottage of the Month!!!

Hello and welcome to you all! It is an exciting day for me as our home and cottage are the December Cottage of the Month this month and I have been getting lots of new visitors today from Jennifer's feature at The Old Painted Cottage-I am sure that most of you already know her! You can click here to check it out.
I gathered up some of my tartans today to give you a little Scottish Flair .My husband's grandparents came from Scotland to Prince Edward Island almost one hundred years ago.
I am looking forward to donning those old skates and going skating on our pond-but I will have to wait until it freezes first!
Scottish oat cakes with raisins in my tartan cookie pail.
A Scottish santa wearing his tartan coat.
A Father Christmas that I framed from a Christmas gift bag from Hallmark a few years ago.
I love the tartan bag with 4 charming Father Christmas's.

I hope you enjoyed your visit and if you have time be sure to check out The Cottage of the Month -I am so honored to be featured!
I am joining French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday and My Romantic Home for Show & Tell again today.
Have a wonderful day!

Carolyn

32 comments:

Sherry said...

Oh, Carolyn! I went over and saw that! What a lovely cottage feature!! Very deserved and perfect to feature your for Christmas! Your home is just beautiful! Lovely in every way! Blessings and Merry Christmas to you and yours!
Sherry

Nancy said...

Dear Carolyn,
You have such a beautiful blog. It always makes my day to see such beauty and peace in your home.
I'm so glad you are featured this month on "Cottage of the Month". A perfect choice for the holidays.
Have a wonderful Christmas season.
Nancy

My Little Home and Garden said...

Hello, Carolyn
Your home is looking festive and I enjoyed today's Scottish post. I noticed the Nova Scotia tartan in amongst the others. With family in Cape Breton, it was bound to catch my eye!
Framing the gift bag Father Christmas was a clever idea, by the way.
Happy December!
-Karen

Caroline said...

Lovely!!!! Kss..

Ruthie said...

Is your house soon to be a bed and breakfast? I hope so! I'm there! You have a gift. Thanks for sharing it with all of us. Love the round table and four chairs around the fireplace. Absolutely lovely!
Ruthie
thechristiangirlscottage.blogspot.com

Madelief said...

Dear Carolyn,

Your Scottish themed Christmas post looks beautiful. So does Christmas in the sun room! You have to ability to make things look beautiful and give it a special atmosphere.

Congratulations on being cottage of the month! Such an honour!

Have a lovely day,

Madelief x

****Nannarè**** said...

MAGNIFICO POST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!....:):):))
CIAO
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NANNARè

Catherine said...

Such a beautiful post. I love Scotland!

Elzie said...

It was sure nice to see these
Scottish figures. Liked the santa very much. Are your family from Scotland?
So many lovely pictures at The cottage of the month. So nice for you.
Hope you have a nice Friday.
Love Elzie

Linda said...

Good day Carolyn,

I agree with Madelief - what an honour to be featured in Cottage of the Month! It is, indeed, a lovely article. Having been a visitor in your home, I feel as though I am back there again...so tranquil, warm and welcoming. Love the tartans!

Hugs,
Linda at Beautiful Ideas

Shelia said...

Congratulations, Carolyn, on your lovely home being featured. I can wait to go over and see it! Your Christmas plaids are so pretty too! Hope you're having a wonderful week.
be a sweetie,
Shelia;)

KATHY said...

Hi Carolyn,congratulations on being featured on cottage of the month!!Your home is so beautiful! I love all your plaids,and the father christmas picture is fabulous.

Kathy

Aimee said...

Carolyn, I was totally impressed already! Now all this!!! WOW! I'm LOVING following you!!! So glad you left me a sweet note so i could visit here and become totally inspired and ready for Christmas!!! I'd love to have you follow me, too on your next visit!!!

Your Newest Follower and Bloggy Friend,
Aimee from ItsOverflowing

Sanna said...

Hi Carolyn,

How fun for you, being Cottage of the Month! Lovely photos and yet another lovely blog to explore. Love your Scottish theme too!

Hugs,
Sanna

Miss Gracie's House said...

I was just there..at COTM...I loved seeing so many gorgeous photos of your home all at one time. She picked the perfect home...suppose my DH will take me to your home tour? That would be sooooo fun! Anyways, just wanted to say how beautiful everything is!
Rene

La casa con encanto said...

Hello Carolyn!!
I really liked your pictures. The ambiance is sooo cozy and Scotish!

Kisses,

Cristina

Cindy said...

Congratulations on being featured on the Cottage of the MOnth!!! No one deserves it more!
Hugs, Cindy

Pamela Gordon said...

I love your tartans for Christmas. Great idea to use the gift bag for a framed picture. Congratulations on being featured as Cottage of the Month. That's wonderful! Blessings, Pamela

ellie said...

Your have a beautiful home so very cozy. I'd love to join you with a cup of cocoa by the fire. I see you have a small enamel "soup" pot in one of your pictures. I have found 3 exact ones at my local thrift store, where did you get yours? I'm looking to find one more to make mine a set of four. Congrats on being Cottage of the Month!

DECORPIEL.COM - Julián Blasco. said...

I love your ideas for Christmas decorating ideas was searching the net and I came across your wonderful blog, congratulations and Merry Christmas from Spain.

Kerstin Bulin said...

Oh wow...this is wonderful...and the cookies...hmmmm...i love everything.
Have a wonderful Christmastime
Hugs
Kerstin

Naturegirl said...

Carolyn: You continue to provide pleasure and inspiration to all that stop by your blog! I am in Florida for some much needed therapy for pain and in coming here to your blog I feel like I'm home..sigh..
so inviting so comfortable is the feeling one has.
blessing to you lovely lady. xo

Daisy Pink Cupcake said...

Such Beautiful Photos!! Love your blog! I am having a giveaway and would love to see you enter!
Daisy~

Willow said...

I love tartans and especially during this time of the year. Everything looks so lovely.

Amber said...

I saw your home over at Cottage of the Month and was thrilled to see a fellow Maritimer! Gorgeous home and blog,love your style!

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Congratulations, Carolyn, on being featured on Jennifer's Cottage of the Month! Quite an honour. Your photos look fabulous! I took a peek last night and then I was in S'Side today so I'm just now getting a chance to comment.
I do love your red toile Santa; or Father Christmas! Have a nice weekend.

Blessings,
Sandi

suzyq said...

Hi Carolyn, Well done on being 'Cottage of the Month"!!! To me you have reached the top of the tree to be featured there!! I haven't checked it out yet but I will be later in the day!!
Congrats!
Suzyq

Leslie's Garden said...

I love the way you framed the Hallmark bag, very ingenious! As always, everything is festive and lovely.

Kimberly said...

i LOVE tartans!! and need to go decorate my porch!!

Rhondi said...

Hi Carolyn
I was so excited to see that Jennifer featured your home as the cottage of the month! It is the perfect Christmas home!!
I like this post too because my background is Scottish. Come to think of it I don't own one thing to represent my Scottish inheritance.
hugs, Rhondi

Jessica said...

I was so excited when I checked Jennifer's "Cottage of the Month" and saw that it was your home. :-) I love your home, and especially at Christmas time.

Babs said...

I absolutely LOVE your Scottish Christmas decor. We'll be attending a Clan Gregor Society Christmas party on Saturday. Your Tartan accents are perfect. Love the ice skates and tartan throw, too.
Wishing your a very Merry Christmas.