An Amazing Room at the Inn

We very recently took a trip to Martha’s Vineyard.

I have never been there and it has been on my bucket list for some time now.

Upon great recommendations, we booked our stay at The Charlotte Inn in Edgartown.

It was breathtaking from the time you entered  this most exquisite Inn.

I was on visual overload of all of the stunning rooms and antiques throughout the inn.

But first, let me show you the room where we stayed.

The Charlotte Inn - English Antiques - Barley Twist Bed - Housepitality Designs

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Transformations with Rub and Buff and Chalk Paint

Guest Foyer - Housepitality Designs

Such a small tube of golden paste can really change the look of an item needing a facelift. I changed the look of some silver metal antlers to a warm golden antique finish in just 10 minutes. If you missed it, you can see the transformation HERE. I have a mirror that has a some […]

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A Fall Vignette with Antlers and Soft Glows

Fall Vignette - Housepitality Designs

Several years ago, while shopping in one of my favorite furniture stores, Arhaus, I came across a clearance bin filled with shiny silver items. Upon close inspection, I discovered that they were long silver metal antlers. With an original price tag of $49.00 each, they were clearanced at $10/each. So two of them landed in […]

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Fall on the Back Porch

Fall Back Porch - Housepitality Designs

Dressing the back porch for Fall was on the agenda this past weekend. Because you can see the upper back porch from most of the rooms in the main living area, I needed to coordinate the colors. I recently dressed the dining room in traditional Fall colors, which you can see HERE and decided to […]

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“Life In Season” and a Giveaway

Life In Season - Housepitality Designs

Life in Season  “celebrates the moments that fill your heart and home.” The lovely, lovely ladies of At the Picket Fence blog, Heather and Vanessa, wrote a beautiful and inspirational book celebrating life filling your heart and home with abundant joy. Today, I will give you a glimpse into this book of amazing home decor, […]

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Laundry Room Treasures

Laundry Room - Housepitality Designs

Laundry Room treasures fill my laundry room to make it a more happy place to do the dreaded chore of laundry. A few months ago, I came across a pretty tole shelf in an antique shop in Strasburg, VA, that I thought I could use in my granddaughter’s room. However, we are going in a […]

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An Estate Sale Find – Master Bathroom

Master Bathroom -  Housepitality Designs

I love estate sales. Some are better than others as far as finding a treasure or two, or more! I found this little treasure a long time ago. I do not think I have shared this with you. I placed it in the Guest Room Bathroom and the location of it was hard to photograph […]

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Simple Fall Decor in the Kitchen

Kitchen - Fall - Housepitality Designs

Simple Fall decor in the kitchen was on the menu for this year. The Great Room and the Sunroom flank the kitchen, and Fall decor in these rooms are in full bloom, so it was best that the kitchen showed subtle signs of Fall in the air.

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The Master Bedroom Makeover for Fall

Master Bedroom - Fall - Housepitality Designs

The Master Bedroom makeover for Fall is always on the agenda when decorating my home for Fall. I looked in the linen closet where I store my duvet covers and shams and chose the Maya Bird pattern by Pottery Barn. The colors in the design were perfect  for Fall still maintaining the blues and apricots […]

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I Danced to the Furniture Shuffle in the Dining Room

Dining Room - Fall - Housepitality Designs

I danced to the Furniture Shuffle in the Dining Room the other day. It’s definitely my favorite dance. Who were my dancing partners? My Ethan Allen Martha Washington chairs that I just had reupholstered. Now that Martha and Ethan can dance! If you remember, that pair were in the bay window sitting area of the […]

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