Summer Flower Arrangement in Blue and White

Hello Dear Readers

and a Happy Monday Morning Blooms Day to you!

It’s one of my favorite days when you

can just feel the happiness from beautiful flowers!

My forever happy Blooms Friends, Lidy, Mary, Pam,

and I are continuing with our fun theme

of “Anything Goes!”

Today I bring you,

a Summer Flower Arrangement in Blue and White

The links and beautiful images to Lidy’s, Pam’s and

Mary’s posts are at the end of this post.


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The Master Bedroom Makeover for Fall

The Master Bedroom makeover for Fall is always on the agenda

when decorating my home for Fall.

I looked in the linen closet where I store my duvet covers and shams

and chose the Maya Bird pattern by Pottery Barn.

The colors in the design were perfect  for Fall

still maintaining the blues and apricots l (or should I call it blush)

that are the constant colors in the room.

I switched the pillows around a bit for another look.

Master Bedroom for Fall - Housepitality Designs

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A Balancing Act With A Chair

A balancing act with a chair?

No, I am not balancing a chair from the tips of my fingers.

I was a bit unsure with the look of my newly refreshed sitting area

in the Master Bedroom.

After much contemplation, I realized this is what it needed

after I took the side tables away and added the plant stands.

Master Bedroom Sitting Area - Housepitality Designs

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Master Bedroom Sitting Area Refresh

While at the grocery store the other day,

I always make sure I visit the floral department to see what goodies they had for me.

The roses were on clearance. So a beautiful bunch of creamy white roses landed in my cart.

Master Bedroom Sitting Area/Roses - Housepitality Designs

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Organizing and Refreshing the Dining Room

Organizing and refreshing the dining room was on my list

of small projects after the Christmas decorations were taken away.

I have been on the lookout for some storage items for this room too.

The dining room for the winter is also acting as a mini greenhouse

for plants that are waiting to be brought back out on the porch in the Spring.

Dining Room sitting area - Housepitality Designs

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A New Sitting Area

A new sitting area was created after I visited my friend Mary Alice

to say good-bye to her home that I loved. And, of course the one she loved too.

We were taking a walk upstairs and I noticed her Sitting/TV viewing room a bit sparse.

She sold much of the furniture in that room,

however, there was one lonely remaining chair.

I stated, “hmmmm, I never noticed this chair before.”

Guest Room Chair - Housepitality Designs

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I Will Keep The Light On

OK . . . you are probably going to say . . . you are showing us another treasure?

Yes, I am! 🙂

When I was placing some things on the table

that is between the two chairs in the dining room sitting area . . .

I thought, it would be nice to have a lamp on the table.

Then it came to me, after releasing my senioritis, that I bought a lamp at the estate sale!

Dining Room Sitting Area-Housepitality Designs

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An Estate Sale In The Country Yields Changes In The Dining Room

So I asked my friend, “have you ever been to Youngsville?” “No”, she replied.

It’s a beautiful evening, so why not spend it at a beautiful farm

and you get to shop as a bonus! She gladly agreed.

So off we went on a 55 mile drive through the countryside,

leaving the house at 3:30pm to secure a great  place in line.

Now what could be a better view while standing  in line than this:

Hills Farm-Housepitality Designs

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Another Spring Makeover in the Master Bedroom

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 the master bedroom.

Yes, I did a change in the master bedroom from Winter to Spring

just a couple of months ago . . . but that was a couple of months ago.

I wanted a little more light and bright with more peaches in color than blues.

So  with my Pottery Barn rewards in my purse,  I proceeded to the store.

Master Bedroom-Housepitality Designs

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Master Bedroom Makeover

A beautiful little girl said to me . . .

~ ~ “Grandma, it sure would be nice if I had my own room in your house” .

We have always told our sweetie that our house is her house too.

Her wish is our command…

We obtained a bedroom set for her from my friend and neighbor.

Thus began the re-locating of 11 pieces of furniture (My hubby is a saint!!!)

This is the way the room was arranged before . . .

~ ~ with the bed in the bay window area.

Master Bedroom for Spring

With some major re-arranging . . . this is what it looks like now.

Master Bedroom Makeover

The bed is no longer in the bay window/sitting area . . .

~ ~ it is actually where it is supposed to be according to the original room design.

Master Bedroom Makeover

The bedding is the same . . the Furber print was relocated above the head of the bed.

Master Bedroom Makeover

Replaced the comfy yellow chair with this bench that was in one of the guest baths.

Master Bedroom Makeover

The dresser was originally where the bed is now . . .

~ ~ we moved it to the opposite side of the room where the wash stand and shelf were . .

~ ~ ~ ~ oh, forgot about that mahogany shelf . . that makes 12 things we moved!!

Master Bedroom Makeover

This tall chest was one of two things that was not moved in the room!

Master Bedroom Makeover

Now with the bed on the wall that the dresser was on . . .

~ ~ and the dresser on the opposite side of the wall . . what is in the bay window area???

I added a table . .

Master Bedroom Makeover

Well, actually three!

Master Bedroom Makeover

I needed a table for my tea set that I purchased in France . .

Master Bedroom Makeover

And to set my cup of tea on . . .

Master Bedroom Makeover

My friend and neighbor had a table that she was letting go that fit the bill . .

Now are you getting any hints on what is in the bay window area?

Master Bedroom Makeover

Master Bedroom Makeover

One of the three tables added to this area . . .

~ ~ along with the chair that was in another area of the room.

Master Bedroom Makeover

The “tea table” . . .

Master Bedroom Makeover

Master Bedroom Sitting Area

Yes, you are right . . .

~ ~ the furniture in the sitting area which was in the craft room landed here.

That room was originally a second guest room/craft room . . .

~ ~ and now it will be our sweetie’s room . . . well at least half of it!!

Master Bedroom Makeover

Master Bedroom Makeover

The mirror was relocated to this corner. . .

Master Bedroom

I am truly loving this arrangement. . . now that it includes a great sitting area .

Even though I loved to see the bed as the focal point when I entered the room . . .

~ ~ having the pretty sitting area makes up for that.

Master Bedroom Makeover

Change sometimes is a good thing . . .

Master Bedroom Makeover

To sit down and “smell the roses” and have a cup of tea!

Hope you all have that special place too!

Have a most wonderful day, taking time to smell the roses.

I am joining:

Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday

French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday

Imparting Grace for Grace at Home

Ivy and Elephants for What’s It Wednesday

Savvy Southern Style for Wow Us Wednesday