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A French-Inspired Garden and Home by Judith Stringham

Monday Social #3

Sunday, September 25, 2016

We are so excited to host a linky party for all our friends, both new and old, and we are glad you are here.

Come on in. 

Welcome to Monday Social #3


Judith at Botanic Bleu  || Instagram || Facebook || Pinterest || Botanic Bleu ||
Katie at Let's Add Sprinkles || Instagram || Facebook || Pinterest || Let's Add Sprinkles ||
Eilis at My Heart Lives Here  || Instagram || Pinterest || My Heart Lives Here || 


Monday Social
is a social gathering of friends where we connect with others by visiting them on 

Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, or a Blog.  

That's right, you do not have to write a blog to participate in Monday Socials.
You can also link photos from Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest.

Find the addresses for your friends' sites, and 
link your addresses for friends to find. 


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Each Sunday at 4:00 p.m. party goers link up photos from one of four sites, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and/or a Blog.  

Old-fashioned socials were held on/in lawns, porches, parlors, churches... where friends mixed, mingled, and shared their lives... and exchanged their calling cards that gave their names and contact information. 

Monday Social is a 21st century social where we exchange our calling cards (link our URL addresses) for Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and a Blog.


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The hostess this week is 
Eilis of My Heart Lives Here





Thank you to everyone who joined the second Monday Social last Sunday. 

We had a great time visiting everyone to see their links, 
including links to Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook. 

*One quick linking tip...
Link to a specific PHOTO in Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook, 
not to your social media site.

Features were hard to choose because there were so many fantastic links. 

All of these are featured on our MONDAY SOCIAL FEATURES Pinterest board. 

Be sure to check out their sites....  



I N S T A G R A M 

Angelina's  Instagram photo of  her view in Switzerland is stunning. 






FACEBOOK

Laura shared her fun pumpkin diorama which was shared by POPSUGAR!

DIY Fall Harvest Diorama --- Facebook:To Adore






PINTEREST

Sarah from Hyacinths for the soul shared beautiful fall inspiration. 
Be sure to check out the rest of her "An Inspired Autumn" board!





B L O G 

Sarah found a perfect way to use her stash of orange and black bandanas.  I predict there will be a run on them this Halloween season.

Halloween Bandana Pumpkins --- Blog:  Sadie Seasongoods





Party Giveaway Gifts 


Each week during the first three weeks of the Monday Social, each person who links to the party is entered into a drawing that week for a special gift from the hostess for the week. The more links, the more entries (4 maximum per week). Our way of saying THANK YOU for coming to our new linky party...

Last week's giveaway from Judith at Botanic Bleu is a French-inspired candle from Michel Design. 

 

Congratulations to 

Debra @ Shoppe No 5
Please contact Judith to give her your information for sending your candle to you. 

In keeping with our "social" theme, I chose a beautiful entertaining book for this week's giveaway. You can see more of KATHRYN AT HOME A GUIDE TO SIMPLE ENTERTAINING  in my previous post.
Each link-up (maximum of 4) is an entry to win this beautiful book.




{The fine print: The giveaway begins today, September 25, 2016 at 4:00 pm (CDT) and will close September 30, 2016 at 4:00 pm. The winner will be chosen at random using InLinkz with up to four entries per person. Odds of winning are based on the number of entries. You must be at least 18 years of age and a resident of the United States to win. (Sorry international friends... Giveaway laws vary in every country.) The prize is valued at $22 and includes shipping. No purchase is necessary. By entering a link below, you agree to the contest rules and regulations and release this blog and its author(s) from any liability.  All prizes will be awarded. Void where prohibited.}


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Party Directions

Come as you are.
In your cocktail dress, boot-scooting boots, or your jammies, but
remember your party manners, and do the following, please.


We would love for you to FOLLOW all your hostesses on their blogs one or more ways ... 
Bloglovin', email subscription, URL, Google Friend Connect, Google+, etc...

And FOLLOW each hostess on at least one social medium.
Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest


Please read how to be a good guest before linking to the party. 

1] Link a maximum of 4 photos that take party goers to Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, or a Blog. 
    Share home decor, DIY, recipes, inspirational thoughts... whatever is going on in your world.   

2] You do NOT have to write a blog to link up photos to Instagram, Pinterest, or Facebook.
     Isn't this great? More people can join the gathering.

3] Monday Social attendees visit sites linked to the party and socialize ... 
    Suggested ways for mixing and mingling ...
  • Instagram - comment on a photo or Regram another person's Instagram ...
  • Facebook - comment on a post or share a post on Facebook back to your Facebook site ...
  • Pinterest - re-Pin another person's Pin on Pinterest...
  • Blog - comment on another person's Blog...
  • Make a regular connection with a site that inspired you by following the site.
4] No direct links to linky parties or advertising including Etsy shops.

5] By joining the party, you are agreeing that the photos are yours or that you have permission to use them, that we may use those photos to feature your work on a blog post and/or in social media. The blog post will always have a link back to you. Remember to disable "no reply" to your email so we can reach you.

6] Not required, but we would love for everyone to invite their readers to join the party and to share the Monday Social button on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Blog sites.


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Need help linking to the party? See Monday Social Linky that explains how to link up Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Blog photos.

Have fun and link 1, link 2, link 3, link 4!






4 comments:

Jemma@athomewithjemma said...

Thank you for the lovely party Ladies!
Jemma

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Thank you for the inspiration.
Have a nice week ahead.
FABBY

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

There will be a run on bandanas! Those pumpkins are precious! Fun party! Congrats to the winner too! Hugs, Diane

Lynn Bean said...

This was fun! A new concept and I like it!