antique French pump inkwell

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Finds26 Comments

I have always been fascinated by old things, things that were made before modern manufacturing, before computers and electricity.  I marvel at the ingenuity and problem-solving abilities of their creators.  I initially bought this inkwell because…well, I just love art supplies, ink wells, beautiful dip pens, and the like, and I had missed out on a similar one a couple … Read More

this is the project I’ve been working on…

Marian ParsonsArtistic Endeavors, Favorite Finds, Favorite Things, Writing a Book98 Comments

For the past several months, I have mentioned here and there that I’ve been working on various projects – writing, working on my house, and doing photo shoots.  These smaller projects are all a part of one big project.  This project hasn’t been a secret one, but I wanted to wait to announce it until I was a little further … Read More

latest consignment store haul

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Finds42 Comments

Hey, everyone!  I enjoyed a few days off but really started to miss sharing here on the blog towards the end of the week.  I got so much done, though, and it was focused, unhurried, productive, fruitful…just what I needed it to be.  Towards the end of the week, I was feeling a bit fried and antsy to get out … 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