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

French Market Basket

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Favorite Finds47 Comments

I love French market baskets and have bought several over the years, but most of them have been sold.  I have kept three for myself, though.  I like to use them on top of tall pieces of furniture to fill the space visually, add some texture, and provide some storage for rarely-used bulky items. Before setting out for Gold Rush, … Read More