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

real simple interview & craigslist tips

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Shopping Tips7 Comments

A few months ago, I was interviewed for an article for Real Simple about buying furniture secondhand on a variety of online marketplaces.  That issue is now available on newsstands (July 2019) if you’d like to grab a copy. While we’re on the topic, I thought I would share my tips and tricks when it comes to shopping for furniture … Read More

All the details for Lucketts 2017

Marian ParsonsAntiques, Shopping Tips31 Comments

Lucketts 2017 is just around the corner!!  I know May doesn’t seem that close, but when I have to fill a 5,000 square foot pavilion, it is right around the corner. Lucketts will be entirely different this year.  Well, not entirely, because it will still have awesome antique dealers, makers, food vendors, beer crafters, and music.  It’s different because it’s … Read More