Housepitality Designs

I am passionate of all things related to home design, constantly enhancing the interiors of my home.  Upon completion of my certification  in home staging and re-design I  created  my business and blog, "Housepitality Designs".  Through these venues I hope to inspire you to create a warm and hospitable home.

Toile and Leather

Toile and leather a happy combination? Recently two chairs were removed from the media room and given to my son to use in his new home ....more

What I Have Been Up To and Part One of Our Kentucky Trip

It seems like I have been like a little hamster on a hamster wheel. Going, going, a little stop, and going, going again. That is why my posting has been so sporadic ....more

How To Turn A Garden Container Into A Water Feature

A couple of months ago, on a trip to my favorite garden center I came across a fountain that I thought would be wonderful on my front porch. I love the sound and appearance of flowing water. The fine folks of Smart Pond contacted me and asked if I would create a pond/water feature in my garden ....more

Which Would You Choose?

I have come to the decision that rather than buying some chairs, I will have my Ethan Allen Martha Washington chairs that I purchased at an estate sale recovered. My dilemma ….. Do I go super neutral or do I chose a pattern? ...more

Grand ‘Ole Flags in Blue and White

Hi there! I am back from a little vacation adventure celebrating our anniversary in the beautiful countryside of Kentucky. I have lots of photos and stories (a haunted one too) of our trip to share with you next week ....more

Summer Touches in the Sunroom

I could not decide how I wanted to decorate the sunroom for summer. Do I go coastal? Do I adorn it with a summer garden theme? ...more

The Master Bedroom for Summer

On the way home from a tournament in Tennessee, my hubby obliged me with a bit of a detour to ...more

Summer Kitchen Vignettes

As I was adding hydrangeas to the kitchen the other day, ...more

It all began with a Garden Stool

A couple of weekends ago, I was in Richmond, Virginia attending one of my hubby’s tournaments. Between games, I did the usual. I looked up the nearby HomeGoods from my phone and off I went ....more