Adding More Color

I recently took away my fruit themed canisters that I have had for years in the kitchen

and added more ironstone to the countertop space.

However, it looked like a sea of white. Now I do love white decor,

but I am a color gal and love to mix it up.

Ironstone tureen/kitchen-Housepitality Designs

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Creating a Kitchen Vignette With New Ironstone Finds

We talked about the thrill of the hunt previously.

The thrill of seeing the item, enjoying it’s beauty, it’s character, it’s flaws.

Well I experienced another thrill of the hunt this week. Where was the hunt?

At a large antique mall in Strasburg, Virginia.

Ironstone Vignette-Housepitality Designs

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How to Create a Pretty Phone Charging Station

I have always liked to use things for other than its “intended purpose”.

At one of the estate sales recently, I was able to get this pretty soup tureen for $5.00.

I do not believe it is old . . . and cannot make out the “made in impression” on the bottom.

Looks like “France” but cannot be certain.

When I did some re-arranging of items in the kitchen . . .

~ ~ ~ ~ I had an epiphany!…..Love epiphanies!


An epiphany on “how to create a phone charging station”.

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