finding your style under clutter

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Design Ramblings20 Comments

For those of us who love collecting pretty things, there is a problem.  When is enough, enough?  When do the amazing things we own prevent our style from even being visible?  Our style is buried under the clutter.  Too much furniture and collectibles wedged into a room not big enough for it all.  But we love it all, so how … Read More

design ramblings | episode 10 | investment pieces

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Design Ramblings13 Comments

Happy Friday!  Kriste and I are back with another episode of Design Ramblings.   In our 10th episode (woohoo) we talk about investment pieces for the home.  It took me many years of decorating and redecorating to learn that some things are worth a splurge…   Yep, I’m a little bit passionate about bed frames, in case you didn’t notice! … Read More

workshop preview & farmhouse style ramblings

Marian ParsonsDesign Ramblings17 Comments

Today was a big day.  We hosted our very first workshop in the Mustard Seed Studio!  Twelve delightful ladies attended and I think it’s safe to say that we all had an amazing time.  Here are a few pictures as a preview, but I’ll be sharing more, of course.  For Design Ramblings this week, we decided to chat about another … Read More

design ramblings | contentment with your home

Marian ParsonsDesign Ramblings29 Comments

Kriste and I thought we’d mix up the ramblings a bit and talk about contentment and how it relates to our homes.  I’ve written about contentment before and it’s something I’ve struggled with off and on.  I’m sure it’s something we all struggle with, especially in the day of blogs, magazines, Pinterest, HGTV…there are so many sources of inspiration, but they can … Read More

design ramblings | sliding barn doors, paneling & painted fireplaces

Marian ParsonsDecorating, Design Ramblings12 Comments

It’s time for another Design Ramblings…  I hope you’re all enjoying these, because we sure are! I think Kriste and I are both getting more comfortable chatting together in this format.  Since it is “design ramblings”, most of the episodes will be us talking about a specific design-related subject, but we already have some field trips planned as well as videos … Read More