five tips on shopping for fabrics

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Favorite Finds, Shopping Tips, Tips and Tricks17 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

finally, an antique haul…

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Finds30 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

Sue’s Ironstone Palette

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Finds54 Comments

A few weeks ago, I spotted these amazing palettes on @whiteflowerfarmhouse feed and my heart started fluttering.  It was a little hard to believe that I was looking past all of the ironstone pitchers, but my eyes made a beeline for those beauties.  I immediately sent a message to inquire about purchasing one.  As I was making the inquiry, Lori … Read More

german ironstone cake stands, a belgian bulb crate, & $100 giveaway

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Finds, Ironstone845 Comments

When I shared about the antique butcher’s rack from Maria of Dreamy Whites, I shared a preview of a few other things she sent me.  They were worth sharing in their own post because the items are so special. I’ve been sitting here for several minutes trying to think of how to describe the unboxing of these gifts and I’ve … Read More

haviland 12 days of Christmas plates

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Decorating, Favorite Finds, Holiday55 Comments

First of all, I loved reading through all of the comments on Wednesday’s post!  I didn’t intend for it to happen, but everyone gave me great ideas for blog posts next year.  It sounds like many of you need simple decorating ideas, inspiration, and some solutions to dilemmas you’re facing.  I think I’m going to have to bring my Decorating … Read More