Butler’s Pantry Preview & Free Mrs. Meyers

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home22 Comments

As I shared yesterday, I’ve been working on the butler’s pantry this week and it’s coming right along.  I worked on priming and painting it today, but yesterday I took of the doors, removed the glass shelves, and installed bead board and corbels to customize it and make it look a bit more like a piece of furniture.  (The top … Read More

the enameled kitchen sink

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Kitchen, My House24 Comments

The boys are in a sports day camp this week and that means I actually have concentrated, uninterrupted time to work!  I know so many can relate to the challenges that come with trying to run a business from home while the kids are home all day.  I regularly feel torn between doing mom-stuff and doing work-stuff, so it’s nice … Read More

repainting the primitive blue cabinet

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Before and Afters, Decorating, Dining Room, Favorite Finds, Furniture Makeovers, Miss Mustard Seed's Milk Paint, My House, Room Makeovers81 Comments

The primitive blue hutch has been one of my favorite pieces of furniture for several years, but it is a little too primitive for my current home.  The shape is simple enough, so I think it has more to do with the color and distressed, worn paint.  I have been debating painting it for months and I finally did it! … Read More

cherry picking

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, All Things Home, Gardening51 Comments

I hope you had a lovely fourth of July!  We invited some friends over from our church and then watched fireworks from a vantage point near our house.  It was low key, but everything July 4th should be…burgers, corn on the cob, macaroni salad, sparklers, and friends. Other than that, I’ve been doing some projects around the house, like finishing … Read More