Dear Carolina . . . and a $1,000 Giveaway

Dear Carolina-Housepitality Designs

A very special blog friend Kristy Woodson Harvey of Design Chic asked me a while ago if I would read and review her book “Dear Carolina” that was scheduled to launch some time in May. It launched yesterday, May 5th. Isn’t this cover gorgeous?!! I am not quite finished reading the book, but so far, […]

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Vintage Brackets and Tole Sconces

Vintage Brackets-Housepitality Designs

When shopping in Pennsylvania with the lovely Yvonne of StoneGable last week,  we spent lots of time in a booth with great architectural pieces. Some were repurposed, some in their original state, their original beauty. Yvonne picked up a pair of brackets, then at the last minute she decided to purchase a different set of brackets; […]

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How One Piece of Furniture Can Anchor a Room {Sunroom}

Sunroom-Housepitality Designs

There is always a story behind a room, whether it is how the room came together over time or came together as a result of a visit to a furniture showroom. This room was about the showroom and a hubby that loves symmetry and “matchy matchy” When my magazine feature was recently published in French […]

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A Creative Ironstone Centerpiece and Planter

Ironstone Bowls-Planter-Housepitality Designs

Hope you all  had a wonderful week. It has been a hectic one for me of activities and traveling. However, how can I complain about that!!??? While traveling with my hubby, I was able to meet up with two of my great friends who also happen to be bloggers: Mary Alice (Chateau Chic) and Yvonne […]

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Tone on Tone

Tone on Tone . . . I love that look as it is so serene, classic, and exquisite. Well that certainly defines a very special blogger who has an over the top exquisite shop and blog. Have you guessed yet?

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Front Porch for Spring 2015

Spring Front Porch 2015-Housepitality Designs

I gave you a bit of a sneak peek of the porch with my front porch wreaths here. Today, I will show you the rest of the porch dressed for Spring. I began the decorating of the front porch by purchasing two pillows for the settee. The pillows are from HomeGoods and I chose them […]

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Wish Upon A Star and Your Dreams Will Come True

My Magazine Feature

Have you ever wished upon a star? Is gazing up to the beautiful night sky and wishing upon a star the same as gazing up to the heavens and saying a prayer. I think so. As long as I can remember, I always loved decorating. I would sit quietly on a sofa of my parent’s […]

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White Hydrangea Spring Front Door Wreaths

Spring Wreath-Housepitality Designs

I was anxiously waiting for most of the pollen to go away before I dressed my front porch. The pollen has been truly a nuisance . . . between the mess and the allergies it prompts. I reached for my go to grapevine wreaths that are oval in shape as my doors are narrower than […]

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Another Spring Makeover in the Master Bedroom

Master Bedroom-Housepitality Designs

There was a voice in the background . . . “you just can’t leave it alone!” That said with a smile of course! I am joining 9 of some of my very favorite fellow bloggers today for a Shades of Spring Open House party! Today, I am presenting a bit of another Spring makeover in […]

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Mixing Classic and Trendy Styles

Great Room-Housepitality Designs

I am a bit fickle when it comes to design. What can I say, I love it all and try not to blend too many different looks and styles to confuse my interiors. I am truly a classic kind of gal. Give me a great strand of pearls as opposed to sparkly beads and bangles […]

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