Toni’s beautiful but boring dining room | Decorating Dilemmas

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, decorating dilemmas69 Comments

This post has been in my drafts for mooooooonths.  That means a long time!  For some reason, I just kept feeling like it wasn’t enough.  I needed to put together a cohesive and completed design before this would be ready to post and that’s just not the case!  These Decorating Dilemma posts aren’t about me working as an interior designer … Read More

A huge announcement about Miss Mustard Seed’s Milk Paint

Marian ParsonsMiss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, Running a Business83 Comments

I wrote a post almost 10 years ago entitled “Everything is for sale“.  At that time, I was becoming known for selling pretty much anything including furniture we were actively using in our house.  It was a common occurrence for Jeff to come home to a large hole that a piece of furniture occupied that very morning.  Maybe it’s the … Read More

finally, an antique haul…

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Finds29 Comments

A few things happened last week that haven’t happened in months…since February or March.  No 1 – We had a church service!  It was outdoors, but it was so awesome to see our church family, sing and worship together, and hear from our senior pastor.  No 2 – The boys got haircuts!  That might not sound like a big deal … Read More

the handmade needlebook

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Antiques, Favorite Things29 Comments

Well, I spent the morning writing and then planning and making some purchases for upcoming projects.  I am excited to get a few rooms that are underway finished (like the master bedroom and sewing room) and I’ll be starting some new projects that have been on my list for a while.  This is how it seems to go for me.  … Read More