Non-Christmas Holiday Decor Ideas

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Holiday30 Comments

I remember an article I read in a magazine years ago about a room that was completely transitioned from a spring/summer look to a fall/winter look by changing out some accessories and the slipcovers on the furniture.  The entire room went from feeling fresh and cheery to homey and warm without the addition of any traditional seasonal or holiday decor.  … Read More

Holiday Crafts with Walmart

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, crafts, Decorating, german glass glitter, Holiday, Tutorials25 Comments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Walmart.  All words and opinions, as always, are honest and my own.  Let’s make some holiday crafts… I have always loved making things for the holidays…for gifts, for decorations, or just as something fun to do to fill a quiet afternoon indoors.  This holiday season, I find the pull to making things even greater.  … Read More

who’s making the decorating decisions?

Marian ParsonsDecorating51 Comments

I get random articles about decorating e-mailed to me on a weekly basis.  They cover everything from giving your kitchen a makeover with paint in a weekend (amusing notion) to kitchen trends to the latest design house triumph.  I usually just scan them briefly before they are deleted.  I received one earlier this week that got me thinking…  It was … Read More

the great Christmas decorating debate

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Holiday82 Comments

I think this debate has been happening for decades, but it’s been taken to the public forum of social media over the past few years, so it feels like more of a “thing.”  When should you decorate for Christmas?  There is the “pull out all of the decorations when the clock strikes midnight on Halloween” crowd on one end and … Read More

antique pine chest in the foyer

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, My House49 Comments

I hope you’re all having a wonderful week!  We are having some warm, sunny days this week, so that’s giving me lots of energy to be productive and creative.  I’m also looking forward to traveling east to visit our families (it’s been way too long since we’ve been to PA and NC) and the entire holiday season.  I have some … Read More