studio desk chair & the computer ban

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Home Studio, My House, Office24 Comments

Since I did the office/studio furniture shuffle in February, I’ve been sitting on makeshift desk chairs.  At first, it was a Fench cane chair that worked pretty well, even if it wasn’t the best height or the most comfortable.  But, I could slowly feel the cane seat loosening and it finally punched through (which was awesome for my self-esteem.)  So, … Read More

custom seashell art

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Tutorials17 Comments

I decided to do a loose beach theme for the boy’s bathroom because it’s a classic decorating choice.  Also, both of my boys love the beach and have fond memories of family trips to my uncle’s Myrtle Beach condo.  My oldest son would live in the surf while we were there.  I also have a ton of shells that have … Read More

boys’ bathroom refresh

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Bathrooms, Decorating, My House, Room Makeovers39 Comments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Walmart. As always, all opinions and words are honest and my own. Believe it or not, there are rooms in this house that have been furnished, but are otherwise untouched.  I haven’t painted the trim or walls or intentionally decorated them.  One of those rooms was the boys’ bathroom.  And, it was probably the … Read More

the melodeon

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Antiques, Decorating, Master Bedroom, My House41 Comments

You caught a glimpse of the melodeon I purchased from the old schoolhouse/music hall in yesterday’s post, but it was buried under a bunch of stuff.  Here is where it ended up in our house and how it looks after a good cleaning and polishing with some MMS Milk Paint Hemp Oil. I have been looking for something to go … Read More

green & white summer tablescape

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Dining Room, My House85 Comments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Walmart.  All opinions and ideas expressed in this post are, as always, honest and my own. Last week, I shared a tutorial for some mini landscape “place cards” and here is the tablescape that goes along with them!  I was challenged by Walmart to show vintage style using some of their home products and, … Read More

how to dry annabelle hydrangeas

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Gardening22 Comments

I have been patiently waiting until my Annabelle hydrangeas were just right, so I could cut off the blooms and dry them.  I did this last year and I have been so pleased with how long the dried flowers have lasted!  I cut them almost a year ago and they still make a nice bouquet. I waited until the blooms … Read More