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

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 copper tones and it really needed a change.

Mirror and table makeover - Housepitality Designs

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A Fall Vignette with Antlers and Soft Glows

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 my arms.

Fall Vignette - Antlers - Pinecones - Housepitality Designs

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Fall on the Back Porch

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 go with those same colors, including the blues.

Upper Back Porch - Fall 2016 - Housepitality Designs

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“Life In Season” and a Giveaway

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, craft projects, recipes,

and the most inspirational stories in which many of us can all relate to.

I so love this book that I am giving away a copy of this book to two lucky winners!

Life in Season - Housepitality Designs

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Laundry Room Treasures

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 different direction in that room,

so the shelf would not work.

I love this shelf and was determined to find a place for it.

Laundry Room - Housepitality Designs

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An Estate Sale Find – Master Bathroom

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

so maybe that is why you may not have seen it.

The Master Bathroom as you enter the room.

Master Bathroom - Housepitality Designs

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Simple Fall Decor in the Kitchen

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.

Ironstone - Kitchen - Bakelite - Housepitality Designs

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The Master Bedroom Makeover for Fall

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 l (or should I call it blush)

that are the constant colors in the room.

I switched the pillows around a bit for another look.

Master Bedroom for Fall - Housepitality Designs

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I Danced to the Furniture Shuffle in the Dining Room

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 dining room.

Where did they go?

Dining Room Chair - Housepitality Designs

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