Tuesday Tidbits

Thankful At Home

I am a patriotic soul . . . ~ ~ a flag waving kind of gal. Today, my hubby and I will do our traditional voting day thing . . . ~ ~ go to the polls and then have a nice lunch thereafter. No early voting . . . love the excitement of being […]

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How to Create a Holiday Touch to Ikea Faux Potted Plants

Burlap Ribbon Plant Containers

I am sure many of us have those cute Ikea faux potted plants. The Ikea plants come in a black plastic container . . . ~ ~ that many of us slip into a decorative container. Last year, I did a decorative wrap to the container . . . ~ ~ and placed it in […]

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A Room “Less Traveled” – A Special Visit – A Halloween Cutie

Media Room

When I had company of blogging friends and their hubbies . . . ~ ~ well, let me re-word that “FRIENDS” . . . . ~ ~ ~ ~ let’s leave the “blogging” out . . . as they are great “FRIENDS” One of them asked me why I do not blog much about this […]

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Eloquence has to be one of my favorite showrooms at the High Point Market. Their Fall showroom/collection is exquisite . . . ~ ~ the name of “Eloquence” says it all. If I had my choice and I would empty my bedroom . . . and replace all the furnishings . . . ~ ~ […]

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Fall Tablescapes and Vignettes


Happy Monday ! ! ! It is such a beautiful Fall day here today. So in celebration of Fall . . . I thought I would do a bit of a throwback today . . . ~ ~ of a Fall tablescapes and vignettes. Began the creation of the tablescape with a glen plaid table […]

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The Enchanted Collection of MacKenzie-Childs

MacKenzie-Childs tableware

While strolling through the High Point Market showrooms I shrieked when I saw this showroom !!! It was the MacKenzie-Childs showroom . . . oh happy day! I strolled through and asked the very lovely ladies who were the representatives . . . ~ ~ if it was fine that I took pictures (as some […]

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High Point Fall Market 2014 – The Bramble Company

The Bramble Company

I look so forward to the High Point Market each Spring and Fall . . . ~ ~ and the 2014 Fall Market did not disappoint. Kim, Kristen and I attended the Market together. It is always exciting to see the beautiful trends. . . ~ ~ of the furniture manufacturers and home decor companies. […]

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Adding Architectural Elements to the Dining Room

Dining Room Vintage Shutters-Housepitality Designs

I had a space on each side of the bay window area in my dining room that needed “attention”. ~ ~ wanting something different to hang in that space. The narrow space logically would lend to hanging decorative plates. However, there are many plates in my hutch and hanging more would just be too much. […]

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An Antique Find for the Laundry Room

Laundry room with vintage laundry items

Well, it is not actually a “vintage laundry” find . . . ~ ~ however, it is something that I wanted to place in the laundry room . . . ~ ~ ~ ~ to showcase my “vintage laundry” items.

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A Vintage Stool

Master Bath-Housepitality Designs

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Liberty Antiques Festival in Liberty, NC. The same festival of which Kim and Mary Alice (along with their hubbies) attended too . . . ~ ~ and happy that they were my house guests. While making the final rounds of the antique festival . . . ~ […]

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