indigo pysanky egg tutorial

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, crafts, Decorating, Holiday, Tutorials29 Comments

I confessed on my Instagram Stories earlier this week that I still had my white lights and greenery hanging up outside.  As in Christmas lights and greenery.  I think mid-March is past the line of Christmas decor looking wintry and acceptable!  But, it’s been cold and snowy and, when it’s been warmer, I haven’t wanted to spend my time taking … Read More

Tuscany, Paris, & Junk Bonanza

Marian ParsonsAntiques, Artistic Endeavors, Balance68 Comments

I have a couple of very exciting trips and events coming up this year that I wanted to share, in case you’re able to join me.  The first one is a biggie. A few months ago, I received an e-mail from one of my MMS Milk Paint retailers, Dana, of Le Beau Chateau.  She is a seasoned world traveler and … Read More

craigslist coffee table & playroom update

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Furniture Makeovers48 Comments

There’s some progress we’ve made on our house, but I haven’t shared it, because it’s not done or particularly photo-worthy!  I’m really trying to get out of that everything-has-to-be-a-beauty-shot mindset, though.  I’m working on it. So, here are some pictures of updates we’ve made to the basement, just to show what’s happening on the home-front. In January, I picked up … Read More

hiding ugly office stuff & hanging sconces

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, decorating dilemmas, My House, Office, Room Makeovers38 Comments

Before I go into today’s post, I have some exiting news!  Free Spirit Fabrics has been acquired and that means my fabric lines will still be produced! That means I need to hunker down and start working on colorways for the second collection again.  I’m so excited that Bunnies Birds & Blooms will be available, but I’m even more excited … Read More