The Sunroom Vote

Last week, I posted on my Facebook page asking what accent color you preferred

in the sunroom. Red or Blue. I received many, many answers and suggestions

on which color was preferred. I took your suggestions and opinions seriously.

So this is what I decided to do for now.

Drum roll please . . . . . .

Red Transferware pitcher - Housepitality Designs

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Decorating A Porch For Winter

Upper Porch - Housepitality Designs

Decorating a porch for winter after the Holiday season can be a challenge. This particular porch, out of the three that I have, is definitely used and viewed from the house the most. So it is important to me that it stay bright and cheery on those dreary winter days.

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Repurposing An Evergreen Wreath for Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day Wreath - Housepitality Designs

Last year, as I was preparing to toss out my real evergreen Christmas wreaths, I had an epiphany! ….. Love epiphanies! I thought, hmmmm, I could channel Edward Scissorhands. I did the same this year. I got out my scissors and cut the round wreath into a heart, to repurpose the Christmas evergreen wreath for […]

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A Personal Valentine’s Story

Red Velvet Plush Heart - Housepitality Designs

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and one of my very favorite personal Valentine’s Day stories could be one that you may have already read, if you have been a follower of mine for some time. However, if you are fairly new to my blog, I would love to tell you about my very favorite personal […]

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I am back and wearing new colors!

Sunroom - Housepitality Designs

In my last post of the sunroom, I refreshed it with more red accents using a vintage grain sack and accent pillows. While I was refreshing the sunroom the other day, thoughts went through my mind on how I can re-arrange the furniture. The other day, I got up a 6 a.m., grabbed my first […]

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A Sugar Bowl Is Not Just for the Kitchen

Ironstone Vignette - Housepitality Designs

A sugar bowl is not just for the kitchen or dining room, right?!! That was my answer when my hubby asked why there was a sugar bowl on the table in the great room.

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The Sunroom, A Cheery Place in the Winter

Sunroom - Housepitality Designs

I can honestly say that the sunroom helps ward off any possible winter blues. Even when the sky is gray, this room always sends out a message of cheerfulness.   .

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Organizing and Refreshing the Dining Room

Dining Room - Housepitality Designs

Organizing and refreshing the dining room was on my list of small projects after the Christmas decorations were taken away. I have been on the lookout for some storage items for this room too. The dining room for the winter is also acting as a mini greenhouse for plants that are waiting to be brought […]

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A Little Bit French Country and Vintage Iron

French Country Vignette

What happens on a rainy day when I do not want to venture outdoors? I find what area needs refreshing and then try to come up with an idea that starts with a single item as my inspiration. That inspiration piece was purchased last year, placed in a closet and eventually hung in the powder […]

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A Wreath Is Not Only for a Door. . . A Mantelscape

Antique Shutters - Housepitality Designs

A wreath is not only for a door. You have seen them hung on walls, on mirrors, on a bookcase or a decorative element for a chair. So many ways that you can decorate with a wreath. I have used my preserved boxwood wreath in a container in the past. Today, it is in a […]

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