make-do custom mattress for an antique daybed

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Before and Afters, Decorating, Furniture Makeovers, Room Makeovers, upholstery makeovers34 Comments

Remember the antique Jenny Lind daybed I bought off of Facebook Marketplace a few weeks ago?  Well, I finally received the foam and batting I ordered to make a custom mattress for it. antique jenny lind daybed My plan is to make a french-style tufted mattress, but I starting wrapping the foam in the cotton batting I ordered and I … Read More

five things | fall decorating favorites

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Holiday19 Comments

Because I’ve been busy with home and work projects, I haven’t done much fall decorating.  I did buy one heirloom pumpkin yesterday and some heather, but otherwise, I’m not going to do too much this year.  I may change my mind in a week or two!  The temperature was a crisp 40 degrees this morning on my walk and a … Read More

studio chair slipcover

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Before and Afters, Decorating, Furniture Makeovers, Home Studio, My House, upholstery makeovers36 Comments

I wasn’t able to get my post up yesterday, because I was shooting a local home in Rochester.  It was such a fun day!  I love photoshoots, styling, tweaking, etc.  Anyway, today I’m going to share about a slipcover I made for my studio desk chair.  Remember this desk chair that I got a couple of years ago when I … Read More

makeover in a month | home office makeover reveal

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House, Office, Room Makeovers47 Comments

The makeover in a month is finished and it’s time for me to share the full home office makeover reveal! A few weeks ago, when I was planning out the projects to work on with my parents, my office wasn’t officially on the list.  I had written “home office – stripes?”  I was considering something like painting tone-on-tone stripes on … Read More