How to Clean Stinky Furniture

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Before and Afters, Cleaning & care, Furniture Makeovers, Tutorials26 Comments

One of the questions I’m asked most often is about how to clean stinky furniture.  Here is the most recent e-mail I received about that… “I have an older dresser that smells awful! I have no idea what to do to alleviate the smell. It was my mom’s and now it’s mine. There hasn’t been anything smelly stored in it … Read More

antique finds with mom

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Finds33 Comments

I hope you had a great weekend!  Mine ended up being unusually busy as we’re getting the house put back together after all of the projects, working on finishing other projects, getting ready for back-to-school, and trying to get back into some sort of a routine.  As soon as the stay-at-home orders hit back in March, I was completely knocked … Read More

five tips on shopping for fabrics

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Favorite Finds, Shopping Tips, Tips and Tricks28 Comments

As I’ve shared pictures of my inspiration board and sewing room, I’ve been asked multiple times where I shop for fabrics.  The short answer is everywhere!  Since that answer isn’t helpful at all to those asking the question, I decided to write a blog post about shopping for fabrics that is a bit more specific. First of all, I am … Read More