Shabby and Vintagelicious

Rust and Feathers/Housepitality Designs

Previously, I presented some great places where I have been antiquing and finding some great things for great prices . . . always shopping on a budget. Today, I have more eye candy for you. Great things on a budget.

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Shabby/Industrial Chic on the Porch

2015 Spring Porch

It’s another treasure presented today from my antiquing field trip. You may have seen a sneak peek of this unique sort of piece. I loved it and I knew that my hubby would love it too . . . and he did. Not sure about how unusual it is; however, I have never seen an […]

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A Pretty French Print


I unpacked my treasures from our antiquing field trip to Pennsylvania this week . . . and right away I knew where I wanted to hang a vintage French print that I purchased. This print was tucked away in a corner and with a price tag of $12.00 and an additional 20% off. So needless […]

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A Great Day of Antiquing

Farmhouse Kitchen vignette-Housepitality Designs

Well, most of you know that I love a great field trip. I love to travel and I have no problems with driving hours to get to a great place to antique. And so does my field trip partner. So off we went this week, traveling to one of our favorite places . . . […]

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More Peeks of the Guest Room Makeover

Guest Room-Housepitality Designs

I have been searching for one more pillow to add to the bed. I ordered one from Pottery Barn; however, the shade of green was not the right one. In the meantime, I found a pillow that I had on hand and it seems to work well with the new bedding. I am still on […]

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Enhancing the Great Room with More Spring

Spring Vignette-Housepitality Designs

Well, that did not last long . . . I knew Peter and his friends would be a bit antsy staying in one place and they have moved on to another area in which you will see soon. In the meantime, since the table looked a bit empty after their departure, I created another Spring […]

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How to Bring the Outdoors In

Great Room Spring Decor-Housepitality Designs

Our home is very open to views to the outdoors. There are french doors in almost every room of the house with views to the back yard . . . and the golf course beyond. So the outdoors is a integral part of our home and I love bringing the outdoors in. Whether it be […]

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How To Dress Up A Slipcover

Chair Seat Slipcover-Housepitality Designs

A little while a ago Decor Steals’ Steal of the Day was a chair seat slipcover. It was love at first sight, purchased it right away, and I knew exactly then what I wanted to do with it. I placed it on the chair; however, me being me, decided to embellish it a bit. I […]

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Thinking of Spring Past and Present

Veranda-Housepitalty Designs

As soon as the temperatures started to climb, I started thinking about what I wanted to plant . . . of the garden centers I want to visit. With all of this crazy weather of snow one day and warm temperatures a couple days later, one cannot think of the days of Spring to come. […]

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Ikea Hack Ritva Drapes

Guest Room-Housepitality Designs

Ikea Ritva drapes hang in the guest room flanking the french doors. I love the texture of the Ikea Ritva drape. Mine are white and they needed a little punch of color. Well, if you call black and white a punch of color! I purchased some fabric from the On-Line Fabric Store and had my […]

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