A Great Hardware Giveaway ~ Get Your Bling On!

Are you getting ready to do any renovations that may include replacing hardware on your cabinetry?

OR, do you need beautiful hardware on an item that you are refinishing? A makeover?

OR, how would you like to freshen up your kitchen or bathroom with some great bling

using fabulous hardware from D. Lawless Hardware?

Master Bath-Housepitality Designs

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Patriotic Ideas & Projects

Patriotic Ideas  and Projects-Housepitality Designs

So starts the season of red, white and blue, we’ve gathered ideas and projects from us to you to carry the theme from May all the way thru ~ ~ Patriotic Ideas & Projects Let’s start at the front door with Ann of On Sutton Place. Ann is a master of the wreath as you can see. […]

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Wonderful Chippiness Added to the Guest Room

Vintage Bench-Guest Room/Housepitality Designs

Once upon a time there was an antique blanket chest that was at the foot of the iron bed in the guest room. You can see it here when I revealed the guest room makeover. That blanket chest was relocated to the sunroom to add more texture and warmth seen here. Well, that left a […]

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How Texture Makes the Difference in Your Decor/ Vignette

Great Room Fireplace-Housepitality Designs

Combining textures in a vignette always lend for a prettier and more interesting look. Whether the vignette be in a bookcase, on a table or any other setting, the combination of many types of textures is always the key.

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I Will Keep The Light On

Brass Lamp-Housepitality Designs

OK . . . you are probably going to say . . . you are showing us another treasure? Yes, I am! When I was placing some things on the table that is between the two chairs in the dining room sitting area . . . I thought, it would be nice to have a […]

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A Beautiful Handcrafted Table

Tea Table-Housepitality Designs

I have come to the conclusion that estate sales will be my go to place for searching for quality pieces of furniture and home accessories. I was lucky that I had a snipit of time to check out this past one that yielded some great finds. Like this table that came home with me and […]

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An Estate Sale In The Country Yields Changes In The Dining Room

Estate Sale-Housepitality Designs

So I asked my friend, “have you ever been to Youngsville?” “No”, she replied. It’s a beautiful evening, so why not spend it at a beautiful farm and you get to shop as a bonus! She gladly agreed. So off we went on a 55 mile drive through the countryside, leaving the house at 3:30pm […]

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Put A Lid On It

Vintage Ironstone Lid-Housepitality Designs

If you are like me, I am always looking for something different to place on decorative items, such as books. Or just looking for something out of the ordinary to use for everyday purposes. So what do you do? You put a lid on it! I have been collecting orphaned lids in hopes that I […]

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Dear Carolina . . . and a $1,000 Giveaway

Dear Carolina-Housepitality Designs

A very special blog friend Kristy Woodson Harvey of Design Chic asked me a while ago if I would read and review her book “Dear Carolina” that was scheduled to launch some time in May. It launched yesterday, May 5th. Isn’t this cover gorgeous?!! I am not quite finished reading the book, but so far, […]

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Vintage Brackets and Tole Sconces

Vintage Brackets-Housepitality Designs

When shopping in Pennsylvania with the lovely Yvonne of StoneGable last week,  we spent lots of time in a booth with great architectural pieces. Some were repurposed, some in their original state, their original beauty. Yvonne picked up a pair of brackets, then at the last minute she decided to purchase a different set of brackets; […]

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