Spring Mantel

Spring Mantel - Housepitality Designs

Creating the Spring Mantel was next on the agenda for Springifying the house. I  am anxious to decorate the porches for Spring; however, the pollen has truly prevented me from doing that. Hopefully in another week or so, I can beautify the porches for Spring. In the meantime, with no pollen getting in the way, […]

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Spring in the Sunroom

Sunroom Spring 2016 - Housepitality Designs

It was time to add Spring to the sunroom. To change out the red accents and decor and bring in the light and fresh colors of a soft blues and greens. To add the signs of Spring that have been put away and patiently waiting to say, Spring is here!

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An Easter or Spring Table with Jelly Bean & Peeps Centerpieces

Spring/Easter Tablescape - Housepitality Designs

An Easter or Spring Table with Jelly Bean Centerpieces was on my mind to do for my dinner group this week. Our dinner group consists of 4 couples and we each take a turn. We meet 4 times a year and we have been doing this for almost 9 years. It is my turn and […]

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I Couldn’t Let It Go {The Love of Blue and White}

Antique Noritake/Dining Room - Housepitality Designs

I couldn’t let it go . . . go to the great land of Replacements that is. It was headed to Replacements land if the beautiful Pre World War II Noritake blue and white china that belonged to Martha’s hubby’s mother did not sell at the moving sale. It did not sell . . . […]

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The Beauty of Spring in the Kitchen

Spring Kitchen - Housepitality Designs

It was time to add the beauty of Spring in the kitchen. A room where I spend, like  most of you I am sure, the most amount of time, of any room in the house. Whether we are cooking for our family or friends, or having a leisurely lunch . . . this is where […]

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I Got a Kiss and a Hug Over This Antique Piece

Antique Baker's Rack - Housepitality Designs

I got a kiss and a hug over this antique piece. He loves it. He has never reacted to an antique item that I brought home before. Well, except for the antique wood and iron shutters in the background. Oh, he would always say it was very nice and then ask where are you going […]

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Books – An Integral Part of Our Lives and Decor

Vintage Atlas/Demijohn - Housepitality Design

Books affect each and every one of us in so many ways. Whether they be of a source of learning, vast resources, or a wonderful source of entertaining. I find books enhance our lives and also our decor, especially in my home.

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An Antique Table of Memories

Antique Table/China - Housepitality Designs

In my last post you were shown some amazing antiques that my friends Martha and her husband Bill, are selling due to their relocation to the Lone Star State. I have been working with Martha this week on sale preparations, mainly “marketing and promotion” and I must say it has been a little hard for […]

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A Moving Sale of Beautiful Antiques

Vintage Kitchen - Housepitality Designs

This week I will be helping my friend Martha, the artist, the quilter, the gourmet cook, the expert on antique linens, and more. No, her last name is not Stewart! She and her hubby are relocating to the Lone Star State to be closer to their son. Their home is filled with many beautiful, quality […]

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Repeating A Pattern

Bar Stools - Housepitality Designs

They say, that there should be one pattern in a room or area, repeated 3 times. They, as being the designers of classes that I took way back when. I try to follow that rule, but it has lately gotten away from my decor.

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