Decorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogIt is a lucky day when you get invited to my friend Maryellen’s home!  Because you know it will always be a delightful visit.Decorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blog Table topsJust inside the door is the beautifully set table.  (Not to be confused with the other dining room table)Decorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogMaryellen has a wonderful assortment of table cloths, napkins, placemats and napkin rings.  Every invitation is a treat for the senses. Plus delicious food.Decorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogThere is always a theme for the season. This is a mid winter setting for a Friday night in Lent!Decorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogWhen Maryellen and Steve renovated this house they raised the ceiling in the family room and added the gorgeous beams.  They took the fireplace stone to the ceiling and added the fabulous chandelier. Decorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blog. BeamsNote the framed flat screen tv.  The frame is just leaning against the tv. What a great idea!Decorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogMaryellen applied this wall stencil to her mantle.  She got it at the Dollar Store.  “As for me and my house we will serve the Lord”.  And they do.  Decorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogEvery where you look is another lovely vignette.Decorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blog tulipsDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blog winter decorShe has an adorable wood island table in her kitchen on which she always has a charming display.Decorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogAn awkward ceiling above this mantel got Maryellen’s problem solving skills in action.  Clever solution of three vintage oil paintings.Decorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blog - Blessed MotherDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blog bathroomIn Maryellen’s elegant bathroom the floor to ceiling curtain covers a dated shower that isn’t used.  Decorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogAgain creativity persists with a vintage stand for the sink. Stones in the sink add whimsy.Decorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogDecorating Ideas from Vintage American Home blogEverywhere you turn is a vignette to admire.  I will try to capture more next time and use my tripod so I can get some better pictures. There is so much more and she changes her decor with the seasons.  Lovely!  Thanks for the wonderful hospitality Maryellen and Steve.