How to Add French Flair to a Table

I have seen so many beautiful French inspired pieces with beautiful gilding.

Painted pieces embellished with beautiful trim and carving that has been gilded.

I have a table that I just recently painted white and distressed it.

How to add French flair to a table?

Gild it with Rub ‘n Buff!

Painted and Gilded table-dining room-Housepitality Designs

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The Guest Room Bath Changes and Day 99

While I was doing some things in the Guest Room Bath, I realized that I did not show you some of the Guest Room Bath changes that were done a few months ago! Better late than never! I realized that, when I was removing many personal sized soap, shampoos, etc. from 2 drawers in the […]

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100 Days of Letting Go and More Pink

You are probably wondering, 100 Days of Letting Go and More Pink? What does that mean? I have always wanted to begin this project, however, just never got around to actually doing it. A project that my friend Bonnie S. had done last year and is actually doing it again this year. Oh yes, I […]

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A Decorating Blooper

We all make decorating mistakes … mishaps … that,  “why did I do that?”  kind of thing. Well, the other day I featured my little sunroom makeover. I happened to be looking at the photos in the post and gasped. A Decorating Blooper ! …..  you know,  just like those shows that feature Bloopers and […]

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How I Easily Added Pink To My Decor and the Giveaway Winner

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen my farmhouse sink  filled with a variety of pink flowers from Trader Joe’s. That is how I easily added pink to my decor.  I added pink flowers  to celebrate Valentine’s Day and to add a happy color to the rooms on these winter days.

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How An Inspiration Piece Can Change A Room

I received a gift from the sweetest person the other day. I put that piece in my sunroom and the wheels started turning. Come along with me and see how an inspiration piece can change a room.

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How I Decorate On A Budget

Would you like to know one way of how I decorate on a budget? Other than shopping my house and looking for bargains everywhere I go, attending estate sales, and scouring bargains at favorite antique shops, one of my favorite go to places that I love to frequent are consignment shops . . . and […]

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My Antique Shopping Trip Finds {French Prints}

Last week, I traveled to D.C. with my hubby and made an impromptu trip to Pennsylvania to meet my friend Mary Alice for some shopping and lunch. We did more talking than shopping, but each of us managed to come out with some treasures.

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Blue and White with a Dash of Pink

More often that not, a trip to the grocery store can yield changes in a room. That happened this weekend when trips to Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s brought about changes in the Great Room. Changes of more blue and white and a dash of pink!

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She Sheds : A Room of Her Own and a Giveaway

Do you have something that you have always wanted as part of your home, or on your property, but never got around to having it built or created? Just always dreaming that some day . . . . That something for me is a mini Greenhouse, my “she shed”. There is a book about She […]

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