The Enchanted Collection of MacKenzie-Childs

While strolling through the High Point Market showrooms I shrieked when I saw this showroom !!!

It was the MacKenzie-Childs showroom . . . oh happy day!

I strolled through and asked the very lovely ladies who were the representatives . . .

~ ~ if it was fine that I took pictures (as some vendors do not allow photographs).

They so graciously obliged and I snapped away!!!


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High Point Fall Market 2014 – The Bramble Company

The Bramble Company

I look so forward to the High Point Market each Spring and Fall . . . ~ ~ and the 2014 Fall Market did not disappoint. Kim, Kristen and I attended the Market together. It is always exciting to see the beautiful trends. . . ~ ~ of the furniture manufacturers and home decor companies. […]

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Adding Architectural Elements to the Dining Room

Dining Room Vintage Shutters-Housepitality Designs

I had a space on each side of the bay window area in my dining room that needed “attention”. ~ ~ wanting something different to hang in that space. The narrow space logically would lend to hanging decorative plates. However, there are many plates in my hutch and hanging more would just be too much. […]

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An Antique Find for the Laundry Room

Laundry room with vintage laundry items

Well, it is not actually a “vintage laundry” find . . . ~ ~ however, it is something that I wanted to place in the laundry room . . . ~ ~ ~ ~ to showcase my “vintage laundry” items.

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A Vintage Stool

Master Bath-Housepitality Designs

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Liberty Antiques Festival in Liberty, NC. The same festival of which Kim and Mary Alice (along with their hubbies) attended too . . . ~ ~ and happy that they were my house guests. While making the final rounds of the antique festival . . . ~ […]

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How to Create a Pretty Phone Charging Station

Tureen Phone Charging Station

I have always liked to use things for other than its “intended purpose”. At one of the estate sales recently, I was able to get this pretty soup tureen for $5.00. I do not believe it is old . . . and cannot make out the “made in impression” on the bottom. Looks like “France” […]

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A Vintage Tea Cart – Good things come to those who wait.

Ethan Allen Hitchcock Stenciled Tea Cart

Once upon a time. . . ~ ~ ~ ~ when we were young and trying to fill our first home with furnishings . . . ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ the budget was low . . . very low. We saved and saved to buy an Ethan Allen breakfast table. […]

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Layering Vintage Items and Travel Tidbits

Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, AZ

I took a bit of a break . . . My hubby had a tournament in Las Vegas . . . Like “little boys” anxiously waiting for this game to end . . . ~ ~ so they can “play” . . . (hubby is standing on the far right) a gorgeous night in Vegas. […]

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Another Porch Dressed for Fall

Fall Porch

Another porch?….yes, I actually have three…two on the back . . upper and lower . . . ~ ~ and one in the front. Today, I present the upper porch with simple dressings for Fall. Pillows with Fall colors are placed on the loveseat . . perfect for snuggling . . . ~ ~ with […]

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Master Bedroom Makeover Reveal

Master Bedroom

OK…I have teased you enough with my “sneaky peekies” of my bedroom. You have seen a “sneak peek” of the fabric and pillows . . . ~ ~ some of which were made by my friend Linda. So without further adieu . . . Here is what I have been doing in the master bedroom. […]

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