How to Create a Guest Bath Concierge

How to create a guest bath concierge?

why you use the Lady Baltimore, an NQV (Not Quite Vintage) overnight vanity suitcase/train case.

It was something that I always wanted as a child.

You know, for those sleepovers.

However, I never had one and usually placed my clothes in a tote bag

that was most likely made by my mom.

Guest Bath-Housepitality Designs

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And Two Became One

Ironstone/Transferware Tureen-Housepitality Designs

And two became one . . . like the saying, “a match made in heaven” or two souls became one. Well I will show you today, how two things became one  by the generosity and thoughtfulness of a friend. I had a lonely ironstone tureen. One that was missing its lid. Until last week, when […]

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Plant Stands Are Not Just For Plants

Plant Stand/Vintage Shutter-Housepitality Designs

Plant stands are not just for plants well at least in my house as you know how I love to re-purpose things. I thought I would put together this short post to show you how I use my plant stands.

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A Beautiful Monogrammed Wooden Round

Wooden Monogrammed Round-Housepitality Designs

A beautiful monogrammed wooden round  arrived on my doorstep yesterday. I was so thrilled to receive this custom wooden round from Ava Berry Lane. A customized wooden monogrammed round was a giveaway by Kelly of Eclectically Vintage and I won! This beauty is what I chose:

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A Creative Carolina Tablescape

Carolina Tablescape-Housepitality Designs

A Creative Carolina Tablescape was the thing to create when my theme for my dinner group party was “A Taste of Carolina” We are a part of a Dinner Group consisting of wonderful friends who I must say are fantastic cooks and gracious hosts. I created this tablescape a couple of years ago and thought […]

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A Table Makeover and A Mossy Candle

Painted table/Master Bedroom Sitting Area-Housepitality Designs

It took me a while and after careful consideration weighing the fact that this table was not a family heirloom or an expensive piece of furniture, actually a very inexpensive piece from Bombay Company many years ago . . . I decided to take the plunge and paint it. This accent table is in the […]

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Adding More Color

Kitchen Vignette-Housepitality Designs

I recently took away my fruit themed canisters that I have had for years in the kitchen and added more ironstone to the countertop space. However, it looked like a sea of white. Now I do love white decor, but I am a color gal and love to mix it up.

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Summer Coastal Decor

Summer Vignette-Housepitality Designs

Summer is the time we all think about heading to the beach. However, some of us do not live near a  beach, for us it is about a 2 1/2 hour drive. So to have that classic summer feel in our home, it is why most of us love to decorate with coastal/beach elements.

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Outdoor Spaces of the Southern Living 2015 Idea House

Southern Living Idea House-Housepitality Designs

For my last post of the Southern Living Idea House, I decided to show the outdoor spaces which are my favorite. While the interiors were beautiful, I think it definitely appealed to a certain segment of the population, leaning more toward a very traditional yet updated style. Which also lended to the feel of the […]

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A Summer Tablescape of Lemons and Daisies

Lemons and Daisies Tablescape-Housepitality Designs

Rather than setting the table with red, white and blue decor this summer, I chose to go citrus, that sunny yellow of lemons. When I decorated my sunroom with lemons and limes, I thought I would carry that theme to the dining room table. I started out with a vintage cake plate and inverted it.

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