Reviving Hydrangeas

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home12 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I picked up some hydrangeas and a few other flowers from Trader Joe’s to use in upcoming photoshoots I had planned.  Right after getting them home, I plopped them in a bucket of water in the laundry room sink and left them there until I was ready to arrange them the next day. The next … Read More

Arhaus Pillow Giveaway

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating673 Comments

Disclosure: Arhaus furnished the pillows and throw featured in this post along with the prize for the giveaway.  I received no additional compensation for this post. While I was eagerly awaiting the delivery of the new sectional, Arhaus asked if I would like to select a few pillows and a throw to go with it.  I could imagine Jeff’s eye-roll … Read More

How to Crochet a farmhouse dishcloth for absolute beginners…

Marian ParsonsArtistic Endeavors, crafts, Popular, Tutorials, Yarn Crafts214 Comments

Just so you don’t miss it, I’m giving away a set of three of these dishcloths towards the bottom of this (rather long) post!   Ever since I started showing my crocheted dishcloths, I’ve been asked by readers and followers if I could share a tutorial for how to make them.  Since I’m a beginner myself, I have been directing … Read More

foyer refresh & slate update

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Decorating, My House31 Comments

Before I get into today’s post, I wanted to share that Mustard Seed Mentoring is now open to new members!  You can get all of the details on group and one-on-one mentoring HERE.  I am offering an early bird gift to those who JOIN TODAY – a pocket-sized version of my favorite journal/notebook.  It’s the one I use every single … Read More

do you have a decorating dilemma?

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, decorating dilemmas32 Comments

Do you remember my Decorating Dilemma series?  About once a month, I would share a reader’s decorating dilemma and some possible suggestions and solutions.  It was one of those things that I enjoyed, but I went through a busy season (probably getting ready for Lucketts or something), neglected it, and then forgot all about it!  Well, I think it’s time … Read More